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 4×4 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 4×4 safari vehicle to the camp, approximately 15 minute’s drive away.

 

Prices

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GOVERNORS CAMP, MASAI MARA AIR PACKAGE: PRICES IN US$ [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 4×4 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 FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING 2 NT PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (PACKAGE) CHILD (3 - 11 YRS) SHARING EXTRA NIGHT PER PERSON SHARING
01-Jun-18 30-Jun-18 1097 USD NIL 702 USD 351 USD
01-Jul-18 31-Jul-18 1387 USD 210 USD 928 USD 496 USD
01-Aug-18 30-Sep-18 1517 USD 246 USD 1014 USD 561 USD
01-Oct-18 31-Oct-18 1387 USD 210 USD 928 USD 496 USD
01-Nov-18 15-Dec-18 1228 USD NIL 822 USD 430 USD
16-Dec-18 31-Dec-18 1517 USD 246 USD 1014 USD 561 USD
01-Jan-19 31-Mar-19 1315 USD NIL 882 USD 460 USD
01-Apr-19 31-May-19 1097 USD NIL 736 USD 351 USD
01-Jun-19 30-Jun-19 1151 USD NIL 736 USD 378 USD
01-Jul-19 31-Jul-19 1447 USD 228 USD 968 USD 526 USD
01-Aug-19 30-Sep-19 1615 USD 268 USD 1076 USD 610 USD
01-Oct-19 31-Oct-19 1447 USD 228 USD 968 USD 526 USD
01-Nov-19 15-Dec-19 1315 USD NIL 882 USD 460 USD
16-Dec-19 31-Dec-19 1615 USD 268 USD 1076 USD 610 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

Child Policy

Child rates applicable for pax between 3 and 11 years

Extra night

Extra night rates are inclusive of Masai Mara National Reserve fees.

Optional/Extra

Exclusive Use of Vehicle for Game Drives (instead of shared vehicle): $380 Jan to Mar & 1 Nov to 15 Dec; $380 Apr to Jun; $340 Jul to Oct  & 16 Dec-31 Dec $435

Drinks Package (complimentary house wine, beer, local spirits and soft drinks): $30 per night

Hot Air Balloon Flight (Per Adult): $475 Jan to Mar & 1 Nov to 15 Dec; $475;  Apr to Jun; $409, Jul to Oct & 16 Dec -31 Dec $495.

Walking Safari:  Jan to Mar & Nov – 15th Dec – $155 / $110 per child; Jul – Oct & 16 Dec – 31st Dec – $160 per adult, $116 per child (NB does not operate Apr to Jun).

Bush Breakfast or Lunch: $65 per person

Bush Dinner: $80 per person

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If you wish to discuss your requirements with one of our expert safari consultants please call on:

Kenya Kenya Tel: +254-774-136523

UK UK Tel: 07546​ 433 250 (Sally Wanjau) or 07901-396513 (Steve Sturton-Davies)

USA USA Tel: 1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or 1-855-372-3274 (Phil Bottrell)

India India Tel: +91 819 723 4947 (Santosh Ojha)

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