“Nyika” means “Large Plains or Great Plains”

Mara Nyika is a sister camp to Mara Plains in Kenya.  Set amidst the iconic flat-topped Acacia trees in the 50,000 acre Naboisho Conservancy, Mara Nyika is designed like a luxurious tree camp. The light colored canvas suites rise above the tree canopies to offer outstanding views of the Masai Mara landscape. Privacy in this camp is the key to understanding it. Privacy to live, think, explore, be romantic and be pampered – all the while with one of the most spectacular backdrops Africa can provide.

Getting to Camp:  There are daily scheduled flights to  the Mara from Nairobi- access is by air only and takes about an hour of flying time. We can help fly you in from most international airports in East Africa and offer complete assistance with flight reservations and taking care of your transfers. Private air charters are possible, on special request if you need more flexibility in your schedule.
Accommodation at Mara Nyika comprises of only 4 luxury suites with all the comforts, the suites are large & specious (1000 sq ft) and feature en suite showers and dressing area overhead ceiling fans and power outlets, yoga mats and bands, electronic mini-safe for storing valuables, low voltage hairdryers. All the 4 luxury suites at Mara Nyika offer spectacular views from the raised decks. Mara Nykia can accommodate 8 guests sharing, plus an additional guide’s tent if required.

Minimum age for children at Mara Nyika is 8 years, however, the camp can be privately booked to accommodate younger guests. Mara Nyika offers thoughtfully designed experiences and game drives for families traveling with multiple generations. In addition to game drives, young guests at Mara Nyika can explore a range of activities such as baking with chefs, birding and learning to track smaller wildlife with expert rangers.

Mara Nyika Camp is powered entirely by 24-hour clean solar energy delivering 240v electricity to the rooms. The camp produces sufficient clean energy during daylight hours to handle all of the camp’s electrical needs. Universal plug points are available in each tent. Hairdryers in all tents. Gas fireplace provides a comfortable and cozy atmosphere in the cold season.  Wifi is available around camp and in guest suites.

Your stay at Mara Nyika Camp will include:
  • Luxury safari accommodation at Mara Nyika
  • Guided game drives in custom 4×4 land cruisers
  • Spotlit Night game drives in the private concession
  • Complimentary use of professional cameras
  • All Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • All drinks inclusive: Soft drinks, bottled water, house wines, beer
  • Complimentary laundry service
  • Organic toiletries and in-suite bath amenities
  • Bush walks for birders
  • Gourmet picnics and longer game drives on request
  • Walking safaris and boating with professional guides included
  • All VAT and government levies inclusive


Other amenities around camp include;  A Luxury Spa, Professional cameras and lens provided in each guest tent, Safari vehicles are outfitted with photography bars & chargers, Professional Swarovski binoculars at camp. Private Photography Guides are available, on request.

Please note that due to the nature of the wild and adventurous setting, the camp is unable to support wheelchair access given the steep, uneven terrain. For individuals with difficulty in walking, rooms closer to the main lodge areas are recommended for ease and comfort.


Duration: 2 Nights

Day 1
From Wilson airport, board the one hour scheduled flight to the Mara. Arrive into Ol Seki airstrip where you shall be met and transferred to Mara Nyika Camp in the Naiboisho Conservancy.  from the flight, you will have a great view of the Masai Mara.

Arrive at Camp and check-in. Thereafter enjoy lunch and later in the afternoon embark on a game drive in the Naiboisho conservancy. Return back to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 2
Morning and afternoon game drives enjoying the serene environment that Naboisho Conservancy offers in the expansive Naboisho Conservancy.  The conservancy offer  exceptional wildlife  which includes thriving populations of lions, elephants, cheetahs and leopards. All meals at Camp and in the evening, following dinner, enjoy story-sharing around the fireplace.

Day 3

Wake up early and enjoy and early morning game drive and bear witness as the savanna springs to life and the sun rises. Return to camp for breakfast and thereafter check out and depart for the airstrip enjoying one more game drive through Naboisho Conservancy to Ol Seki airstrip for your mid morning flight to Wilson airport, Nairobi.



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From Nairobi’s Wilson Airport, board return schedule flight to the Masai Mara. Upon Arrival at the Ol seki Airstrip, friendly and and knowledgeable  guides will receive you and  introduce you to the exceptional wildlife of Naboisho Conservancy as you drive to the camp, arriving in time for Lunch. You will enjoy 02 nights  at the New Mara Nyika Camp, enjoying exceptional game drives in the camps custom 4×4 safari vehicle and with knowledgeable guides, plus sumptuous meals at camp.  On the Last day (day 3) transfer back to the Ol seki airstrip for your schedule flight to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport.


Please select your currency:
11-Jan-24 31-Mar-24 4123 USD NIL 2248 USD 1838 USD
01-Apr-24 14-Jun-24 3247 USD NIL 1807 USD 1399 USD
15-Jun-24 31-Oct-24 5775 USD 2590 USD 3073 USD 2664 USD
01-Nov-24 19-Dec-24 3247 USD NIL 1807 USD 1399 USD


  • Fully inclusive of accommodation,
  • Naboisho Conservancy Fees,
  • Scheduled wildlife viewing vehicle activities in Naboisho Conservancy,
  • All meals,
  • Laundry,
  • Return Conservancy airstrip road transfers,
  • Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (excluding premium brand spirits and champagne).
  • Every 3 night + stay includes one day’s wildlife viewing in the Maasai Mara Reserve per day. For guests staying 1 or 2 nights only, an additional Maasai Mara Park entrance fee is applicable. ($ 80 per adult per night | $ 45 per child (08 – 15 years)**
  • Return Flights from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Ol Seki airstrip
  • Each guest tent includes one pair of high quality binoculars and a professional camera set, including camera body and 100-400mm and 24-70mm lenses for guest’s complimentary use. Photos will be downloaded to a memory stick on
    guest’s departure.



  • Maasai cultural visits ($20 paid directly to Maasai),
  • Optional hot air ballooning Safari. US$ 455 per person
  • $ 20 per person per night Great Plains Foundation Conservation levy
  • Exclusive Vehicle use ($765 per day)
  • Late Check out charged Extra.
  • Masai Mara Reserve fees for the above 2 night package



  • Minimum age is 8 years.
  • Child rates are applicable for up to two children aged 15 and younger sharing with two adults in the Mara Nyika Family Suite.
    — Should the family tent be unavailable, child rates are applicable for up to one child aged 15 and younger sharing with two adults in a tent.
  • Children 16 and older will pay applicable adult rate and be accommodated in a separate tent.

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Our Safari Advisors have helped many hundreds of our guests to plan their trips and will be delighted to assist you and to help you plan your ideal safari.

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USA & Canada USA & Canada   Tel: +1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or +1-519-686-4776 (Rick McIntyre)

UK & EU UK & EU   Tel: +44 (0)7986-978985 (Wayne Hammond)

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