The Governors Il Moran Camp comprises of 10 tents buried deep in the Great Plains of the Masai Mara. This grand scale is a view of some of the world’s most spectacular wildlife and most ancient trees. Therefore, a verandah extended from ones private tent is a blessing, one which offers an intimate window into the daily activities of foreign species. Each tent is accompanied by all the necessities of home. Some also use these verandahs for meals. Dining can also take place at the riverside or, on request, at a special bush sites at extra charge. Activities range from game drives to game walks, and visits to the local villages.
Set in the heart of Africa’s Great Plains, the Masai Mara boasts 1,672 sq kilometers of unspoilt wilderness. It offers the best game and bird viewing not only in Kenya, but anywhere in Africa. The views across the rolling golden grasslands studded with acacia trees, rivers and forests are dazzling, the sense of space is overwhelming. Throughout the year the Masai Mara is a place of natural drama, a kaleidoscope of colour and life. Most stunning of all are the months between July and October, when the savannah teams with animals during the Great Wildebeest Migration. Millions of wildebeest gather in the Masai Mara in one of the natural wonders of the world. Staying in one of the Governors’ Camp properties puts you right in the heart of the action, closer than anyone else to its incredible sights and sounds.
Governors’ IL Moran Camp has ten vast, luxurious tents that feature super king size beds fashioned from ancient fallen olive trees, and Victorian style baths.
The camp comprises of 10 tents, 20 beds, with 10 double suite tents. Extra beds can be added if necessary. Facilities include en-suite bathrooms with Victorian-style baths, large shower, twin basins, flush toilet, running cold and hot water. Each room is furnished to a superior standard. The beds have been hand carved from specially selected wood from fallen ancient olive trees. Each tent has a large extended verandah designed so you can take dinner in private at your tent if you wish.
During the day, meals are served on the banks of the Mara River under the giant evergreen trees. Dinner is served by the candlelight in the open dining tent or alfresco by the river. It offers an open concept bar and dining tent with a stunning view over the Mara River. Room service on request, tea and coffee is served in the tents with a morning wake up call. Bush meals are offered, and include bush breakfast, lunch and dinner. These can be organized on request at a supplementary costs.Complimentary wine is served with dinner. For breakfast there are fresh fruits, cereals and hot-baked breads together with a full cooked breakfast prepared before your eyes. For lunch, a buffet that will satisfy the hungriest appetites.
The Masai Mara is a unique area with a constant and unrivalled flow of wildlife throughout the year. From July to October the Mara becomes a backdrop for one of the last great natural wonders of the world, when 1.5 million wildebeest and zebra surge up from the Serengeti plains in their annual search for the seasonal grasses that sustain them. The spectacle as the vast herds cross rivers and sweep through the golden grasses and is punctuated by individual struggles with the predators, which are in turn drawn to take their part in this dramatic event. Whilst the migration is spectacular, game viewing at all other times of the year remains almost unrivalled anywhere in Africa.
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