Kicheche Mara Camp

Kicheche Mara is a CLASSIC TENTED CAMP HIDDEN IN A secluded valley on the vast Mara North Conservancy bordering the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

Kicheche Mara is an excellent camp within its price range, offering a warm welcome, friendly management and service, lovely food and super guiding. The setting of the camp is beautiful, nestled into a valley overlooking the Olare Orok River with game often seen from camp. The property has the feel of an authentic tented camp with communal dining and an informal ‘outdoor’ ambience. The tents are very comfortable and well furnished, however the emphasis is on your safari experience rather than luxury and relaxation. Consequently Kicheche Mara tends to attract guests who are passionate about wildlife and are looking for an outstanding wildlife experience at a reasonable cost level.


There are eight comfortable safari tents overlooking the meandering course of the Olare Orok River and plains beyond. Each tent is very comfortably furnished with small touches and soft lighting. To the front of each tent…


The Masai Mara ecosystem is one of the best game viewing areas in Africa and is especially good for viewing the big cats. Elephants, buffalo, hippo, crocodiles, giraffe, zebra, lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyaena, impala, gazelles, eland…


Kicheche Mara is very suitable for families who wish to immerse themselves in nature and enjoy an authentic safari experience. The staff are fantastic with children and will keep them entertained in between game drives as required, teaching them…

Conservation & community

The Kicheche Community Trust is involved in education, health, environment and empowerment within the communities in which they operate. The Trust supports the local Masaai families through conservancy land leases. They assist…

Location Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara
Access Scheduled or Charter flight into Mara North (1hr game drive)
Open June to March (usually also closing for a few weeks in late November)
Pricing £££££
Camp Style Tented camp
Focus Big game / Photography
Children No age restriction
Activities Game drives (by day) / Guided walks / Cultural excursions / Mara Elephant Project / Fly camping
Vehicles Open (solid frame with open sides and roof hatches)
Maximum Guests on Vehicle 4 (or 6 in extended vehicle)
Private Vehicle Options Yes (1 electric vehicle is available)
Off-road Driving Yes
Number of Rooms 8 tents (including 1 family tent)
Family Accommodation 1 two bedroomed family tent / Triples and quadruples possible in some tents
Bathroom Flush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed shower
Power for charging In room / Communal
Lighting Solar
Hairdryer Not possible
Heating/Cooling No
Room Safe No (management safe)
Laundry Service Complimentary
Communication in room Radio
Wi-Fi Designated area (intermittent)
Mobile Reception No
Swimming No
Wellness No
Dining Style Communal
Drinks Included House drinks
Credit Cards Visa, Mastercard and AMEX