Masai Mara Maasai Manyatta Camp

Maasai Manyatta Camp is a traditional camp situated in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. The lodge provides guests with an authentic Maasai experience that will stay with them for years to come.

Masai Mara Manyatta Camp offers a variety of unique experiences such as traditional dancing and storytelling from local Maasai elders. The camp is located near the Talek River, which hosts large herds of zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and hippos during the Great Migration.

Guests at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp can also spot big cats such as lions and leopards in the surrounding area. The accommodation also offers comfortable accommodations on a full-board basis. Guests can spend their nights in luxury safari tents or enjoy a traditional Maasai experience with an overnight stay in a manyatta (traditional hut).

How to Book Your Stay at Manyatta Camp Masai Mara

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Our Most Booked Packages to Maasai Mara National Reserve

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 resident 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-liter 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.

Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Photos


Manyatta Camp Mara Property Description & Location

Manyatta Camp Mara is situated on the edge of the Talek River in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. The camp provides luxury safari tents and traditional Maasai manyattas for overnight stays.

The property offers a variety of activities such as evening campfire stories and cultural dances, game drives to spot wildlife in the surrounding area, bush walks, bird watching and more.

There are also plenty of opportunities to go on a hot air balloon ride in the area or visit a local Maasai village for an authentic cultural experience.

Manyatta Camp Mara is located approximately 6 hours from Nairobi, making it an ideal trip destination for tourists looking to explore Kenya’s wilderness and unique culture without spending too much time on the road.

Manyatta Tented Camp Accommodation

Every accommodation at the camp is en-suite, with everything you will need during your stay including hot running water, comfortable beds and private bathrooms. The camp also offers a variety of tents and manyattas to choose from depending on the size of your group and the type of experience you are looking for.

1. Single Rooms

The single rooms at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Mara are designed to make your stay comfortable and convenient. The single tents provide en-suite bathrooms, electric lighting, mosquito net-covered beds and hot showers.

2. Twin or Double Rooms

The twin or double rooms at Manyatta Camp Mara provide guests with the ultimate Maasai experience. The twin tents offer traditional Maasai furnishings, comfortable beds and private bathrooms. Guests can also enjoy a view of the surrounding savannah from their room.

3. Triple Rooms

The triple rooms at the camp are perfect for groups of three or more. The tents offer spacious interiors, mosquito net-covered beds and private bathrooms with hot running water. The lodge also offers full-board meals with delicious local cuisine.

All the tents have en-suite bathrooms and other facilities for the experience. Guests on a safari also have the perfect view from the bed of the Mara Game Reserve.

4. Traditional Manyattas

Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Mara also offers traditional Maasai manyattas for an even more authentic experience. The Manyatta is a traditional mud-walled hut with comfortable beds and mosquito netting to keep you safe and sound during your stay in the bush.

Maasai Manyatta tented Camp - room
Inside View of the Masai Mara Manyatta Camp

Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Services & Amenities

A 3-day trip to the Maasai Mara National Reserve with accommodation at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp will see you enjoy the following amenities and services.

1. Bar Facilities with Local & International Drinks and Mineral Water

Enjoy an extensive selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp. The bar also serves mineral water throughout the day, subsidised for guests who have booked a full board package with us.

2. Barbeque Place (for Groups)

Groups can enjoy an outdoor barbeque at Manyatta Camp Masai Mara and sample the local cuisine with family and friends.

3. Borne Fire

The camp’s bonfire is where you can spend your evenings listening to traditional Maasai stories told by some of the elders from the local community.

4. Nature Walks

Nature walks are the perfect way to explore the surrounding area. Guests can enjoy a tour around the camp and learn about local wildlife, plants and trees.

5. Bush Dinner

Enjoy a bush dinner with family and friends during your stay at Manyatta Camp Mara. The camp offers traditional Maasai cuisine cooked over an open fire, giving you an unforgettable experience in the Kenyan wilderness.

6. Conference Facilities

Manyatta Camp Mara also offers conference facilities for corporate events and meetings. The lodge can host up to 100 people at a time, making it an ideal venue for group trips or company retreats.

7. Dining Area & Restaurant

The camp’s dining or restaurant area offers the perfect atmosphere for guests to enjoy a meal while taking in the views of the surrounding savannah. The camp provides full-board meals with freshly prepared local cuisine throughout your stay.

One of the best things about dining here is that travellers can bring their own food to be prepared by the professional chefs.

8. Free Self Parking

Free self-parking and a secure parking area are available for both cars and buses at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp.

A view of Manyatta camp with parking
Parking at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp

Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Rates & Property Policy

Rates for Masai Mara Manyatta Camp vary depending on the season and number of people. Rates start from Kes 4,500 per person sharing a double tent or manyatta. A single room at this accommodation goes for about Kes 9000 only per night.

The property has a strict no-smoking policy and all people must be aged 18 and over to stay at the lodge. Pets are not allowed on site and any damages caused by guests will be charged accordingly.

Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Reviews

Guests on a safari to Maasai Mara National Reserve staying at Masai Mara Manyatta Camp have left a lot of positive reviews about this accommodation.

One guest said, “The en-suite tents are spacious with a great view of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The breakfast was delicious.”

Another guest said, “All the staff at the camp are quite friendly and ready to assist you. The camp is located in a prime location that gives a perfect view of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.”

Other people have said, “Our safari at Masai Mara Game Reserve was a success thanks to the Masai Mara Manyatta Camp. The en-suite rooms and the tents are all ideal for the night’s rest. Its location to the game reserve gate is also short.”

Manyatta Camp view
Inside the Luxury Tented Camp of the Camp

Commonly Asked Questions about Maasai Manyatta Camp

We will look at the commonly asked questions about Masai Mara Manyatta Camp and Maasai Mara National Reserve.

1. What is a Maasai Manyatta?

It is a traditional mud-walled hut used for shelter by the Maasai people of Kenya. The camp offers manyattas as part of their accommodation options, giving guests an authentic cultural experience in the bush.

2. Why are the Maasai unique?

The Maasai are a nomadic tribe native to Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa. They are known for their fierce reputation, unique culture and traditional way of life. The Maasai have a strong connection with the land and their culture is deeply rooted in the environment around them.

3. Who are the Maasai in Kenya?

The Maasai are a semi-nomadic people that live in the Great Rift Valley region of Kenya and Tanzania. They are known for their distinct dress, jewellery, rituals and beliefs. The Maasai have lived largely unchanged for centuries, living off the land and herding cattle in the surrounding savannahs.

4. Where do the Maasai live?

The Maasai primarily live in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya and Tanzania, although they have spread out to other parts of East Africa as well. They are mainly found in the area around the Masai Mara National Reserve, where Masai Mara Manyatta Camp Mara is located.

5. Can travellers carry their own food to be prepared by the camp's chef?

Travellers are allowed to bring their own food to be prepared by the local chefs. This can be for lunch, dinner, or breakfast. Alternatively, you can opt to take your breakfast and other meals at the restaurant if you are on a full-board basis.

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