Governors Main Camp

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Once reserved exclusively for Kenya's colonial Governors and their royal visitors, the Governors Main Camp is today popular with both animals and their admirers visiting the Maasai Mara and is currently hosting the BBC film crew for Planet Earth Live. The camp emphasis is on enjoyment of the wildlife heritage of Africa in the highest possible style.

Situated along the banks of the Mara River in the west of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve Governors Main Camp is an icon of standards in luxury tented camping, putting particular emphasis on comfort and a seamless service, all complimented by the sort of good food which would have been impossible to savour in the bygone days of the grand safari. Maintaining these unique qualities as a tradition, the camp has been refined and improved over the years.

Accommodation

The site and size of a safari camp is critical to its vitality. Governors' Main Camp with 37 tents set amongst the trees along the Mara river boasts of unrivalled views over the plains and is visited and re-visited every year by guests who find the continued excellence, personal style and family feeling quite reassuring.

All guest facilities are under canvas and keep the authentic, traditional safari atmosphere. All guest tents have en-suite bathrooms with shower and basin, running cold and hot water as well as a flush toilet. Gas and paraffin lamps are used for lighting. The privately located Justus Suite is perfect for honeymoon couples, as is tent 37 which has incredible views over the Mara plains and its wildlife. The dining tent, our campfire and the bar tent are the centre of the camp. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style, alfresco. Dinner is served in the dining tent. For dinner the menu offers a choice of four courses, including a choice of main courses

Activities

Various activities are available throughout the day including: 3 daily game drives in open side 4x4 safari vehicles with trained drivers; Hot air balloon safaris that give tremendous views over the Mara plains and its wildlife are also arranged from the camp; Guided game walks in the African bush with experienced guides and cultural visits to the nearby Maasai villages are quite an eye opener experience.

Next to the reception is a small gallery with local paintings and handcrafts as well as a small souvenir shop. A traditional campfire is lit at sunset every evening and after dinner clients enjoy sitting around the campfire, reminiscing about their safari in its evocative light.

Governors Main Camp is accessible from Nairobi and other safari destinations in the region depending by flying into the nearby Musiara airstrip. Guests are met on arrival and transferred by a 4x4 safari vehicle to the camp, approximately 15 minute's drive away.

 

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 Special Offer

Free Night Offer: stay 4 nights for the price of 3. Valid for stays completed within 1 Nov 2014 to 30 June 2015 if booked by 31 Dec 2014. Must use Governors Aviation flights - please ask us for a full quotation.

Please Note that Special Offers are subject to availability at the time of booking, may apply to a certain number of rooms / tents and can be withdrawn by the property at any time. Other Terms & Conditions may apply.

 Prices

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GOVERNORS CAMP, MASAI MARA AIR PACKAGE:PRICES INUS$ [MINIMUM 2 PAX]

PRICES INCLUDE:WILSON – MASAI MARA – WILSON RETURN FLIGHTS, RETURN AIRSTRIP TRANSFERS, 2 NIGHTS FULL BOARD ACCOMMODATION,SHARED GAME DRIVES IN 7-SEATER 4x4 SAFARI VEHICLE WITH EXPERIENCED DRIVER-GUIDE& PARK FEES.

PRICES EXCLUDE:NAIROBI CITY TRANSFERS, EXCLUSIVE USE OF VEHICLE, DRINKS, BALLOON SAFARI, GRATUITIES & ANYTHING OF A PERSONAL NATURE

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DATES FROMDATES TOPER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGESINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGEPER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGEPER PERSON SHARING, EXTRA NIGHT
15-Jul-1431-Oct-141600 USD255 USD1095 USD615 USD
11-Nov-1415-Dec-141375 USD210 USD940 USD525 USD
16-Dec-1431-Dec-141615 USD252 USD1110 USD615 USD
01-Jan-1531-Mar-151455 USD210 USD1010 USD540 USD
01-Apr-1530-Jun-151160 USD0805 USD410 USD
01-Jul-1531-Oct-151675 USD270 USD1155 USD650 USD
01-Nov-1515-Dec-151415 USD210 USD970 USD540 USD
16-Dec-1531-Dec-151675 USD270 USD1155 USD650 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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