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

overview

Situated on the banks of the Talek River and overlooking the vast plains of the Masai Mara, Tipilikwani Mara Camp is an exclusive and intimate tented safari camp on the eastern border of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Ideal for those who want an authentic Mara experience, the camp radiates the warmth of the local people and gives you ample opportunity to explore and learn about these incredible surroundings.

Get up early in the morning to go on thrilling game drives to spot the Big 5 and many other plains game and savannah wildlife. You could also enjoy a balloon safari one morning and enjoy a champagne breakfast as you land. Set out on walking safaris in the company of Maasai guides who will share their knowledge of these lands. Night time game drives will bring you to see some of the nocturnal animals and offer a completely different yet equally exciting experience.

highlights

  • Fabulous views over the Mara & Talek River
  • Thrilling game drives, bush walks & Masai guidede cultural visits 
  • Hot-air balloon safaris followed by champagne breakfasts available
  • Small & intimate camp with warm African hospitality 

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Facilities

The lounge area is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a drink before dinner or a night-cap before going to bed.

Sit back with a book or a glass of red wine on the comfortable stone-coloured couches.

General Facilities

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    Laundry Service
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    Bar

Dining

The dining area at Tipilikwani Camp is a vibrant gathering place and features original oil paintings and soft intimate lighting - ideal for romantic evening dinners.

Dining is a wonderful experience with a delicious alfresco breakfast in the morning, followed by a 3-course lunch. Dinner is usually set in the open-sided dining area or outside under the Kenyan stars and offers a 4-course, candle-lit gourmet meal.

Standard Tent

The camp consists of only 20 riverfront tents, keeping it intimate and exclusive.

All the tents boast incredible views over the Mara plains and are spacious and stylishly decorated to suite your every. Each tent has either a king-sized bed or two twin beds and is decorated with rich, vibrant African colours to create a warm feeling. The en suite bathrooms feature a beautiful stand-alone bathroom.

Standard Tent AMENITIES

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    En-suite bath only
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    Twin bed available

Other Room Types

The family tents comprise two tents that are interlinked so that the children are never too far away. One tent is fitted with a king-sized bed while the other features two twin beds.

Activities

  • 4x4 drives
  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Historical tours
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Local village visits
  • Night drives
  • Cultural tour
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Apr 2014 - 31 May 2014 $0 Full Board
  • 01 Jun 2014 - 30 Jun 2014 $0 Full Board
  • 01 Jul 2014 - 30 Sep 2014 $0 Full Board
  • 01 Oct 2014 - 22 Dec 2014 $0 Full Board
  • 23 Dec 2014 - 02 Jan 2015 $0 Full Board

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 curent rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • What an amazing time I had - it was sensational! The Tipilikwani was really really nice - so strange, no hotel key, just a zipper! I loved it!

    Mary Kay Belcolore, October 2011

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Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

Africa Safari Expert

"I love the massive tents at Tipilikwani - the decor is understated and relaxing. Being on the Talek River is an additional bonus as the wildlife comes to you."

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What an amazing time I had - it was sensational! The Tipilikwani was really really nice - so strange, no hotel key, just a zipper! I loved it!

Mary Kay Belcolore, October 2011 >View more reviews