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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Located upto 5 km from the Talek Gate is a perfect place for relaxing time between gamedrives. Comfortable and spacious tents are hidden in the natural bush surrounding. The beds are big and comfortable with net. The tents are equipped with small bed table and one bigger table with night lamp. The bathroom is specious as well, very clean, with...

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nairobi
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Was there with a group of 21 8-10 year olds. They enjoyed every bit: the swimming pool, the tents overlooking the river, entertainment by the Masais. The food was also child friendly - the most fussy eater enjoyed the vegetable soup and the bread that was offered! The fresh juice offered for breakfast was energizing for the whole group. Esther...

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

My pals and i decided to do a last minute planned safari, we got some good referals from some of our friends and we were not disappointed. The tents were very large and spacious with a raised deck facing the river and park on the other side. We could see animals while seated inside our tent. There was always hot...

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Thika, Central, Kenya
Reviewed 9 February 2012

The safari experience was fantastic and not comparable to some of the reviews posted on the internet. We stayed at the camp for four nights and had the experience of a life time. The food was also good and the staff were very friendly. The camp has an african touch to it. Animals were right outside the electric fence and...

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Reviewed 17 November 2011

Vandalism and lost cash and electronics valued at 2500 dollars. Dirty linen, towels, and filthy bathing water. No one should ever put themselves in such danger. It should be avoided like a deadly plague. Dr. Jack Edwards

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2011

Sometimes the best places are made by the staff and Kichakani is one of those places! The tents were basic, but large, clean and comfortable, with an incredible view across the Talek River to the Maasai Mara, where giraffe and eland wandered in the evening light! What really made this camp was the staff...Evelyn, Eroch and the 2 Josephs! From...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 October 2011

I hadsuch an amazing weekend at Mara Kichakani Camp. Its spectacular, and gives you peace and calm, the meals are irresistibly delicious, the tents are great, i loved the balconies from where you can have an evening drink as you watch wild animals from a distance. the relaxing pool side, the lovely furniture and amazing staff. Kichakani Camp is a...

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Yeadon
Reviewed 3 September 2011

When staying in the Maasi Mara on a budget for 1 night all you expect is clean and tidy. This was neither. The house keeping was very disappointing. If you stay for 2 or 3 nights it may be better, but we only stayed for 1 night. One of our towels had very obviously not been changed from the previous...

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Vienna
Reviewed 21 August 2011

This no-frills tented camp could do with more attention to details. Although the tents are quite large, with double beds and simple bathrooms, they are encased in unattractive grey concrete bathroom niches. Also the other buildings would benefit from some paint, decoration and maintenance. However, all functional and clean. The garden is dry and slightly abandoned/under construction looking. Infrastructure-wise, there...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 September 2010

This camp is build on the banks of River Talek which borders the Masai mara game park. Fenced with an electric fence which uses solar since there is no supply of electricity in the Mara. The fence prevents animals from entering the camp compound. The camp has 15 tents of which five of them were recently constructed. There is a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Innovatively conceived spectacularly on the edge of the expansive Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kichakani Camp a simple but classic camp nestled amidst the big figs of the Mara. It offers a panorama of the Burrungat and Posee plains on its sides. The camp is conveniently located on the banks of the Talek River, just next to a major wildebeest crossing point. With the river as the only physical boundary between the park and the camp, it offers excellent game viewing. The camp décor and architecture is intentionally simplistic in nature, with semi-permanent grass thatched bandas fitted with tents – flash toilets and hot shower bathrooms en-suite – and a deck for outdoor sitting. The food is a fusion of African and International cuisines prepared and presented in a unique African style. Kichakani Camp does not miss to capture the romance of safari life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kichakani Mara Camp

Address: | PO Box 5533, Masai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $242 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Kichakani Mara Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Kichakani Mara Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“The tented rooms near the river are the best for the soothing nature effect.”
 of 5 bubbles charmainer881, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the south are just by the river, very good feeling.”
 of 5 bubbles Gakenia, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all are good”
 of 5 bubbles SweetAfricaSafaris, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms closest to the river are good as you can often see game when you wake up in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles walkaboutwomanSydney, 17 Oct 2012 | Read review
“If you are camping with kids, request for the center tents, its easy to supervise them.”
 of 5 bubbles susani322, 22 Feb 2012 | Read review
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