Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp in Maasai Mara

Mahali Mzuri - Tent Views

Mahali Mzuri Camp is one of the most spectacular safari camps in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. Located on an escarpment overlooking a stunning riverine forest, the accommodation offers you breathtaking views of animals and birds as you traverse the plains below.

Accommodation at Mahali Mzuri consists of twelve luxurious guest tents with en suite facilities, a private veranda and tastefully furnished interiors. The tents come with all the necessary amenities such as air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi access and much more.

Book Your Stay at Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp with Us Today

You will find the Mahali Mzuri contacts on their official website but you can always book your safari with us. Reach us today at or to book the best tour packages for Masai Mara National Reserve. We are also available through phone and WhatsApp at +254-748-258-880.

Our Most Booked Safari Packages to Masai Mara & Kenya

Masai Mara Safari Deals/Offers/Tours

High Season 1st Nov 2023 – 15th Dec 2023

Festive Season: 16th Dec 2023 – 3rd Jan 2024

3 Days AA Lodges Offer

KES 46,784 Per Person

KES 60,280 Per Person

3 Days Miti Mingi Eco Camp Safari

KES 48,400 Per Person

KES 53,400 Per Person

3 Days Orng’atuny Mara King Camp Tour

KES 49,400 Per Person

KES 58,400 Per Person 

3 Days Sentrim Masai Mara Offer

KES 50,800 Per Person

KES 63,000 Per Person

3 Days Zebra Plain Mara Deal

KES 53,500 Per Person

KES 71,100 Per Person

3 Days Mtito Safari Camp Offer

KES 55,100 Per Person

KES 62,650 Per Person

3 Days Basecamp Masai Mara Package

KES 55,950 Per Person

KES 64,520 Per Person

3 Days Mara Sopa Lodge Package Tour

KES 56,035 Per Person

KES 66,050 Per Person

3 Days Mara River Lodge Deal

KES 57,400 Per Person

KES 68,400 Per Person

3 Days Crocodile Camp Tour

KES 58,500 Per Person

KES 71,100 Per Person

3 Days Mara Maisha Camp Package

KES 59,800 Per Person

KES 77,400 Per Person

3 Days Mara Crossing Camp Tour 

KES 79,400 Per Person

KES 96,400 Per Person

Things Included in the Maasai Mara National Reserve Packages

  • A private tour for 2 adults (contact us to get a quote for a quote tour)
  • Pickup and return to your residence in Nairobi
  • Use of a safari van  – Upgrade to a land cruiser at KES 14000 Per Person
  • Professional safari guide 
  • Masai Mara Park Fee
  • 1 litre of bottled mineral drinking water per person per day
  • Afternoon game drive at Masai Mara on day 1
  • Full-day game drive at Masai Mara with picnic lunch on day 2
  • 2-night accommodation at Masai Mara on full-board basis (Supplement of KES 3000 Per Person Per Night will apply on 24th & 25th Dec & 31st Dec & 1st Jan)
  • High season runs from 1st Nov 2023 to 15th Dec 2023, Festive Season runs from 16th Dec 2023 to 3rd Jan 2024.

Our Location: Where is Mahali Mzuri Located?

Mahali Mzuri is located in the Masai Mara at a private conservancy called Olare Motorogi Conservancy, about 320 kilometres from Nairobi. It’s around a four-hour drive or one-hour flight away from the capital city of Kenya.

It is located on an elevated site with stunning panoramic views of the open plains and distant hills to offer a unique opportunity to get close to nature. The camp is surrounded by lush rolling grasslands, home to an abundance of wildlife including elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes and more.

The location makes it ideal for a safari at any time of the year.

Mahali Mzuri - Zebras and Giraffe
Zebras and Giraffe at Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy

Mahali Mzuri is set in the heart of the Motorogi Conservancy. The conservatory is a 10,000-acre wilderness area that abuts the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. It’s home to diverse wildlife including elephants, cheetahs, leopards, buffalo, giraffes and lions among other wildlife species.

The land is owned by a coalition of Maasai pastoralists, and the ecotourism business here is focused on providing an authentic experience for guests. Visitors to Mahali Mzuri have the unique opportunity to take part in cultural experiences such as traditional ceremonies and life-changing safari walks with local Maasai warriors.

Great Migration at Olare Motorogi Conservancy

At Mahali Mzuri, you can witness one of the world’s greatest wildlife spectacles – The Great Wildebeest Migration. Every year millions of wildebeest, accompanied by zebras and gazelles, migrate in search of food from Serengeti to Masai Mara through the Olare Motorogi Conservancy.

It takes them through the conservancy, providing a unique opportunity for the guests to witness the natural beauty of the wildebeest as they march their way from one place to another. You can experience the great migration with your family and friends with a stay at the Sir Richard Branson tented camp.

Wildebeest migration at the conservancy
Wildebeest Migration at Olare Conservancy

Accommodation at Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp

Mahali Mzuri Camp offers luxurious and comfortable accommodation. The twelve guest tents are spacious and come with en suite facilities, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi access and private verandas. In terms of rooms, you can opt for different types such as:

Single Room

A single room is ideal for solo travellers and comes with a king-sized bed, private veranda and en suite facilities.

Double Room

Double rooms are perfect for a couple or family of three and come with two twin beds, a private veranda and en suite facilities.

Family Suite

A family suite has two bedrooms, a living area and a private veranda. It is ideal for families with up to four children.

Resting area at the hotel
Luxurious Resting Area at Mahali Mzuri

Amenities and Facilities at Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp

At Mahali Mzuri, you will find a variety of amenities and facilities that make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The luxury safari camp offers an array of services such as:

Complimentary Wi-Fi Access Throughout the Camp

Stay connected with your loved ones and the world by availing of complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the camp.

Swimming Pool

There is also an infinity pool overlooking the vast African plains where guests can enjoy a refreshing swim on hot days. Take a dip in the swimming pool to cool off after a long day of safari excursions or enjoy a refreshing dip under the stars during night time.

A Fully Equipped Gym

Stay fit and healthy while on a safari by taking advantage of the fully equipped gym. You can also avail of various spa treatments to relax and rejuvenate after an adventurous day in the wilderness.

Evening view of Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp
View of the Camp in the Evening - Sundowner

Outdoor Dining

Enjoy a delicious meal out in the wild with Mahali Mzuri’s outdoor dining experiences. Watch as animals roam around you as you savour delectable flavours of African cuisine cooked to perfection.

Fully Stocked Bar with Drinks

The Camp also has a fully stocked bar where you can enjoy a wide range of drinks and cocktails. Enjoy your favourite beverage with friends and family while taking in the majestic views of the African plains.

24-Hour Front Desk

The experienced and friendly staff at the camp is available round the clock to make sure that your stay is comfortable. The 24-hour front desk ensures that all your needs are taken care of and that you have a pleasant stay at Mahali Mzuri.

Walking safari at Mahali Mzuri
Walking Safari with the Maasai Warriors at Masai Mara


The hotel also has a restaurant where you can try out African delights made from locally sourced ingredients. You can also sample some of the finest international cuisines that are prepared with utmost care and presented in a unique way. Continental and à la carte breakfasts are available at the restaurant.

Mahali Mzuri Food Experience

At Mahali Mzuri, you can also enjoy a unique dining experience under the stars. Dine out in the wilderness with your loved ones and savour delectable meals cooked to perfection. Enjoy the beauty of nature as animals roam around you while having dinner or lunch outdoors.

Early Check-In and Late Check-Out Time

Depending on the season, the hotel offers you early check-in and late check-out without extra charges. The early check-in and late check-out might not be available during the peak season for Mahali Mzuri guests.

Swimming pool
Swimming Pool at Mahali Mzuri Kenya

Activities at Mahali Mzuri Camp

A vacation at Mahali Mzuri is not without trying out the exciting activities available here. Here you can experience a variety of thrilling adventures such as:

1. Game Drives Safari

Experience the African wilderness up close and personal with safaris to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy game drives in the early morning and evening hours when animals are most active.

2. Bush Walks

Accompanied by experienced guides, go for a bush walk to witness the abundant wildlife in the area. Get close to nature and explore the stunning landscapes of Olare Motorogi Conservancy with an unforgettable bush walk experience.

Hot air balloon safari at Masai Mara
You Can Enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Safari at Masai Mara

3. Hot Air Balloon Over Masai Mara

Experience Africa from the sky and get a bird’s-eye view of the vast savanna. Enjoy a spectacular sunrise hot air balloon ride over the conservancy and take home some amazing memories.

4. Night Game Drives

Explore the nightlife in Motorogi Conservancy with guided night game drives and spot nocturnal animals like leopards, servals, genets, porcupines and more.

5. Sundowners at Masai Mara Lookout

Witness the beautiful sunset from the top of a hill in Motorogi Conservancy with sundowners at Maasai Mara Lookout. Relax and take in the stunning views as the sun goes down and enjoy some snacks and drinks while surrounded by nature.

Great sunset at Masai Mara
Experience the Sunset at the Maasai Mara

6. A Visit to the Maasai Village

Visit the local Maasai village and learn about their culture, lifestyle and traditions. Enjoy traditional dance performances by the villagers and get a chance to interact with them.

7. Community Projects

Mahali Mzuri supports various projects that aim to benefit the community in Olare Motorogi Conservancy. You can take part in these projects and contribute to the development of the local community.

Enjoy Maasai tour
You Can Enjoy a Cultural Tour of the Maasai Village

Mahali Mzuri Rates Per Night Per Person & Cancelation Policy

Mahali Mzuri resident rates per night per person are available depending on the season. The rates for single, double and family suites differ and include full board meals, selected activities and taxes. To check availability and rates, we invite you to contact our team from the email or number above. Keep an eye on your email for any special offers.

The cancellation policy of the safari camp requires you to pay a certain percentage of your total cost depending on the time of cancellation. If you cancel up to 7 days before arrival, you will be charged 25% of your total cost. Cancellations made within 6-3 days prior to arrival will incur a 50% charge, while any cancellations made within 2 days or less require full payment.

Mahali Mzuri Camp Customer Reviews

Mahali Mzuri camp has been highly recommended by many of its guests. The customers have praised the accommodation for its excellent service and hospitality, delicious food, beautiful location and thrilling safari experiences.

One person said, “Thank you for the great services. We stayed for 3 nights at the camp and we had a great time. From check-in to check-out, everything was smooth. The game drives are the best and we were able to see the big five.”

Another client stated. “This is a review about the Masai Mara and hotel experience. The Mara is a top place as a wildlife destination. What we liked is the ability to see the big cats with ease. For the property, it was clean and every room was well-maintained. Our travel date with during the peak season. Thank you for the great services.”

Lion at Mahali Mzuri
A Lion at Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp

Learn More About Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp

This section looks at the commonly asked questions about this property and the Masai Mara National Reserve.

1. Is Mahali Mzuri worth it?

The property is definitely worth it. The vast savanna of the Masai Mara National Reserve provides an unforgettable African safari experience. With luxurious accommodations and a wide range of activities like game drives, this is a great place to have a relaxing stay in the wild.

2. What facilities are there at Mahali Mzuri?

It provides guests with luxurious facilities like a fully equipped gym, outdoor dining, restaurant, bar and 24-hour front desk services. The hotel also has an all-encompassing activity programme that includes hot air ballooning, guided bush walks, night game drives and sundowners at the Masai Mara Lookout.

3. How do I get to Mahali Mzuri?

The Mahali Mzuri is located in the Motorogi Conservancy which is easily accessible from Nairobi. The camp is about 280 kilometres away and you can take a 4-5 hour drive or 45 minutes flight.

4. Is Sir Richard Branson in Kenya?

Sir Richard Branson is often in Kenya to monitor the progress of his projects at Mahali Mzuri. When he visits, he will usually spend time with the staff and guests at the camp. He also visits other nearby places to see how locals are benefiting from the initiatives taken by his teams.

5. How many rooms are in Mahali Mzuri?

It has 12 luxurious suites, all with en-suite bathrooms and private decks. Each suite has been designed to offer the utmost comfort for guests while allowing them to take in the stunning views of the Masai Mara National Reserve.

6. Who built Mahali Mzuri?

It was built by Sir Richard Branson and his team at Virgin Limited Edition in 2006. The property is designed to provide guests with a luxurious safari experience while offering unparalleled access to the wildlife in the area.

7. When did Mahali Mzuri open?

Mahali Mzuri officially opened in 2006 and since then, it has become one of the most popular safari camps in Kenya. The property provides guests with an unforgettable experience and the chance to explore the Masai Mara National Reserve.

8. Who owns Mahali Mzuri Hotel?

Mahali Mzuri Hotel Kenya is owned by Sir Richard Branson and the Virgin Limited Edition. The hotel is part of a larger project in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy that aims to provide guests with a unique African safari experience.

Plan your trip to Kenya

Chat with a local specialist who can help organize your trip.

Clients During game drives in Masai Mara National Park

Governors Camp Kenya - Packages, Cost and More.

Visa For Kenya - How to Apply, Entry Requirements and Entry Info

Kenya Safaris from Mombasa - Packages, Cost and Travel Guide

Top African Safari Luxury Packages - Best Destinations and Cost

Masai Mara National Park - Game Drives in Masai Mara

Safari Africa Holiday: Where to Go & What to See.

Africa Safari Honeymoon - Best Destinations, Packages and Cost

Our clients before an early morning game safari in Maasai Mara Kenya

Best Safaris in Africa - Top Destinations, Packages, Cost & More

Holidays to Africa: The Best Africa Holidays 2023 - 2024

Safaris of Africa - How To Plan the Best African Safaris

10 Best Safaris Destinations - Packages, Cost and Travel Guide