Basecamp Explorer Mara is an eco friendly safari camp which offers solar powered showers and environmentally friendly safari experience.
The camp offers comfortable camping facilities, however this is not high end luxury. It’s an eco-friendly, back to nature camp and works closely with the local Maasai communities. Basecamp is involved with nature conservation and the camp offers its guests many activities that include game drives in classical safari jeeps, walking safaris and cultural visits to the Maasai homesteads.
Visitors are advised to select a riverside tent so as to wake up to the spectacular view of a hippo, from the balcony.
There are 12 spacious tents with ensuite bathrooms. Water for showering is heated using solar panels, featuring an open sky bathroom. In total, there are 24 beds and the toilet, urinal and sink areas are separate.
There is an open-air bar and the dining area is set up in such a way that allows for viewing of wildlife in the savannah. There is a fig-tree platform open to visitors for lounging while viewing game. Water for showering is heated using solar panels, leaving the bathrooms with an open sky.
Basecamp Explorer Maasai Mara borders the Maasai Mara National Reserve, and is next to the Talek river.
People interested in relaxing at an eco-friendly setting can also learn about Maasai culture and lifestyle.
In addition, lovers of game have the chance to see various wildlife including wildebeests, antelopes and zebras as they graze in the savannah. The Talek river features hippos as well, making for a great viewing spot for anyone visiting Basecamp Explorer Maasai Mara.
Telephone: +254 735 001 448 / +254 733 333 909
Address: Nairobi Head Office, Magadi Tenting Centre, next to Brookhouse school
Directions: It’s located next to the Talek river, C14 along the path to Maasai Mara National Reserve.