Mara Nyika

Explore the vast private and exclusive 50 000-acre Naboisho Conservancy, immerse yourself in the great migration.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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WELCOME TO MARA NYIKA

Mara Nyika, meaning “Large Plains or Great Plains,” is an intimate four tent camp is set in a valley, straddling a small stream on the western side of the Naboisho Conservancy bordering the Maasai Mara.

Mara Nyika’s four light-coloured canvas tents were designed to sit under the canopy of umbrella thorn trees while still offering guests views out over the plains. Walkways from the tents to the main area evoke the feeling of a treehouse under canvas and the camp’s ethic and inspiration is one of exploration and adventure. Privacy is the key to Mara Nyika. Privacy to live, think, explore, be romantic and be pampered – all the while with one of the most spectacular backdrops Africa can provide.

As from 01 June 2020, Mara Nyika will be reconfigured and offer guests 5 Guest Suites as well as a private 2 bedroom Mara Nyika Jahazi Suite. This suite includes the services of a private butler, chef and services of a private game viewing vehicle and guide.

Mara Nyika allows guests to explore the private and exclusive 50,000-acre Naboisho Conservancy, the second largest conservancy in the greater Maasai Mara region. “Naboisho”, means “coming together” in the Maasai’s Maa language and represents the 500 local landowners who came together to establish the conservancy. The conservancy model combines the conservation of nature and cultural heritage, tourism and the enhancement of livelihoods for the local communities. Each guest’s stay supports over 500 Maasai families with a sustainable livelihood and helps to ensures the conservation of this vital corner Maasai Mara eco-system.

Many guests may opt to spend a few days in Mara Nyika combined with a stay at either Mara Expedition or Mara Plains Camp to get exposure to all three wildlife areas, namely the private Olare Motorogi and Naboisho Conservancies and Maasai Mara Reserve. Each wildlife experience from our camps is unique and offers a different face of the incredible Maasai Mara ecosystem.

Over 50,000-acre is yours to explore from

$1,450

(The above rate is based on a per person per night sharing basis for travel during the period 11 January – 28 February 2020. Closed 01 March – 31 May 2020)
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Quick Facts

Accommodation

Fully inclusive of all scheduled activities, meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (excluding imported and premium drinks). Park fees and flights are additional.

Number of Guests

Mara Nyika can accommodate 8 guests sharing, plus an additional guide’s tent as required.

Children from 8 years are welcome and can be accommodated in our family suite.

As from 01 June 2020, Mara Nyika will be reconfigured and offer guests 5 double or twin configuration guest suites, as well as a private 2 bedroom Mara Nyika Jahazi Suite. This suite includes the services of a private butler, chef and services of a private game viewing vehicle and guide.

Activities

Early morning, late afternoon and night game drives in an open, 4×4 vehicle as well as the option of getting to know more about the local Maasai Community. Balloon flights across the Maasai Mara can be arranged but are at an additional cost.

Location

Located on the 50,000-acre Naboisho Conservancy