Governors’ Camp in Masai Mara National Reserve : outstands as Africa’s best kept traditional Kenyan Safari camp that provide luxury night stay in the untouched wilderness of Masai Mara National Reserve.
This camp was first established in 1972 and today is set on standards offering some of the best and most luxurious amenities of any camp in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Interestingly, it was awarded as a Silver Eco Rating from Eco- Tourism Kenya, Governor’s Camp continues to be a pioneer in delivering the best and the most immersive and transformational kenya safari experience across Africa.
Location of Governor’s Camp : The camp is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve along the Mara River bank overlooking notable birds, hippos and crocodiles to be seen while on visit.
Governors’ Camp is seated within a riverine forest where guests are given respite from the warm Kenyan climate and awarded a glimpse of an untamed and wild natural ecosystem. It has a perfect setting where rustic comfort and unbridled beauty collide.
Around the facility, you can get amazed of beautiful lioness and her cub roam free across golden plains while antelope and wildebeest move through the Mara River thus leaving nothing to the imagination and everything to the visual beauty of Governor’s Camp guests.
This camp comprises of over 30 excellent tents all designed along the riverbank, including 21 classic safari tents ,8 family tents and one safari suite. It has an exclusive location with nothing but canvas to divide guests and the vast expanse of the Kenyan landscape. Governors’ camp is hidden within the forest and each tent you can enjoy spectacular view of the Mara River or the Mara bush.
All tents at Governors Camp were designed with private verandas that proudly display the landscape in its glory throughout all weathers and all seasons.
More so, all tents are built complete with en-suite bathrooms including a shower, basin, flush toilet and both hot and cold running water for your comfort.
Food menu at Governors’ Camp include continental and full English breakfast, alfresco lunches and a la carte dinners while picnics and packed meals are available for those who love going out on excursions. They also offer specialty bush meals but at an additional cost.
Governors’ Camp offers a range of Cinnabar Green toiletries that the handmade in Kenya with natural ingredients to protect the surrounding environment.
Products provided at the Camp; shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap and body lotion are refilled into reusable canisters to make less plastic waste. Guests at Governors Camp are both welcomed and treated well during their stay.
The Camp is complete with a luxury spa where massage, facial, body scrub, manicure and pedicure treatments all available for guests to enjoy after a day in the unmatched African savannah. Governors’ Camp is a welcome paradise of comfort and exhilaration.
Activities at Governors’ Camp
Game drive : Where you can witness the Big five mammals and have a great sights of other wildlife species. It also offers unrivalled game viewing and photographic opportunities in one of the world’s most remarkable wildlife areas.
Governors’ Camp also offers hot -air balloon tours which stuns over the Mara River, forest and open plains.
A hot -air balloon safari is the best way to spot a great selection of Masai Mara’s most astonishing animals and wildlife species. This is the best way to enjoy the aerial view of the endless plains of the park.
Sunrise walking safaris; This activity offers a thrilling experience of the beauty of the Masai Mara national reserve can be led by experienced guides and guests get a close opportunity and personal with wildlife in their natural habitat.
Guests are welcomed to take part in cultural visit through visiting the local Maasai villages to connect with the residents and learn about the local culture, community and unique way of life.