The world-famous Masai Mara Reserve offers you a choice of no less than 35 tented camps and lodgings! Some of them are located near the Mara and Talek rivers giving you a front-row seat to elephants coming to drink, while hippos and crocodiles bask nearby in their natural habitat.
Other Mara camps are set inside the Mara plains, surrounded by gazelles, zebra, and wildebeests.
At beautiful Lake Naivasha, you can choose from basic facilities all the way to a “Country Club”, with all the amenities if you so desire.
Lake Nakuru National Park is rich with acacia forests, waterfalls, and the lake with its colorful birdlife. The offerings here range from lodges with views of Africa’s Great Rift Valley to a contemporary 3-story hotel.
To the north, you’ll find Aberdare National Park’s highland setting charming but of equal note, the lodgings here are raised at tree-level affording views of the wildlife as they settle at nearby watering holes. A bit of history: England’s Princess Elizabeth arrived at one of these lodges on an African safari and while there, learned of the death of her father, the king. She arrived a princess and left as a queen.
Tsavo West National Park is large and legendary for its lions and other Big Five. Several lodges here are elevated so you can enjoy the endless vistas of the park’s immense grassy savannahs. One lodge also features a watering hole and salt lick so guests can enjoy the parade of wildlife moving about below.
And at Samburu National Park one of the accommodations is set in a natural oasis at the Shaba Reserve, right in the “Born Free Country” of Elsa the lioness that was home to Joy Adams for years.