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  • Location: Kenya, Masai Mara
  • Type of Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Comfort Level: Mid-range

overview

This small and intimate tented camp is situated within a forested area of the Masai Mara and is considered one of the area's premier safari camps. Governor's Il Moran offers luxurious tents that are dotted along the Mara River and offer endless opportunities for excellent game viewing. This camp is an ideal safari retreat for honeymooners and romantics. Set out on early morning game drives to search for the Big 5 or perhaps witness the Great Migration - depending on the time of year you are visiting.

For a unique experience of this wilderness, take an early morning, hot-air balloon safari. Visits to the nearby Maasai village will give you the chance to learn more about their culture and ways of life, while a walking safari in the company of the resident naturalist will have you learning all about this intricate and magnificent environment.

highlights

  • Forest setting along the Mara River
  • Personal attention & absolute privacy - only 10 safari tents
  • Location - thrilling game drives 
  • Highly trained & passionate guides
  • Opportunity to view the migration between July & October 
  • Unique activities - balloon rides, cultural visits & walking safaris
  • Romantic candlelit bush dinners - perfect for special occassions
  • Fully inclusive safari experience

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Facilities

Between game-viewing activities, relax at the bar and dining tent which overlooks the Mara River as you sip a refreshing drink and watch as the wildlife come to the river to drink.

General Facilities

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    Internet facilities
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    Wi-fi available
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    Bar
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    Laundry service

Dining

After returning from your morning game drive or hot-air balloon safari, you can look forward to a delicious hot and cold breakfast spread on the banks of the Mara River, naturally accompanied by freshly-brewed Kenyan coffee. Lunches are also served on the river banks and include delicious salads, meat dishes, and a variety of desserts. In the evening, you can either dine in the open dining tent by candlelight, or enjoy an alfresco meal outside. If you feel like enjoying a particularly romantic evening, you can request for a bush dinner to be set up in one of the scenic spots around camp. Here you can tuck into the same delicious meals, but with a private waiter and without being disturbed by anything except the sounds of the wilderness around you.

Superior Tent

The 10 exclusive tents are dotted along the river beneath the shade of the evergreen trees. The tents are particularly spacious and luxurious and offer a comfortable, private stay.

Each tent has a super king-sized bed that is constructed from fallen olive trees. In the en suite bathroom, you'll find double basins, a shower with hot and cold running water as well as a classic, Victorian bathtub.

Superior Tent AMENITIES

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    En-suite bath and shower
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    International adaptors
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    Outside area

Activities

  • Cultural tour
  • Day tours
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Local village visits
  • Walking safaris
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 15 Dec 2014 $600 Game Package
  • 16 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 $750 Game Package
  • 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015 $620 Game Package
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 30 Jun 2015 $435 Game Package
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $795 Game Package
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 15 Dec 2015 $620 Game Package
  • 16 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $795 Game Package

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Governors' Il Moran was in a different league! Great camp - wonderfully situated, food & tents. The hot air balloon trip was great plus amazing breakfast. Thousands of wildebeest but no crossing.

    Ken Williams, September 2012
  • As far as Kenya and the Governors camp, again it was a great experience with quality accommodations and service. The only disappointment was the late arrival of the migration of which you have no control. I probably should have planned a two-day stay in Tanzania to cover it all. Most, if not all the people we met at Il Moran had been or were going to other camps, and I think that is a very good plan to see different wildlife.

    Susan Yokoi, July 2012
  • The accommodation at the lodges was without any exception excellent. Lodge management and staff were just very nice everywhere. The food was the best in the Moran Camp.

    Erich Gautschi, July 2012

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Maureen Stover

Maureen Stover

Africa Safari Expert

"My favourite out of all the Governor's Camps! Ideal for couples seeking romance and a really intimate experience. The tents are quite spectacular!"

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The accommodation at the lodges was without any exception excellent. Lodge management and staff were just very nice everywhere. The food was the best in the Moran Camp.

Erich Gautschi, July 2012 >View more reviews