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Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa

Jumia TravelUS$1,035*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 4 days / 3 nights at Encounter Mara and had an amazing time. Loved the camp, the park and the people. The food was delicious and the staff took care of everything. I loved the days out with the animals and truly enjoyed spending the evenings around the campfire and at dinner talking about the adventures.

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello Kathleen, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and do hope to see you back at Encounter Mara in the future. All the best, The Encounter Mara Team

Wilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our time at Encounter Mara was wonderful from start to finish. The staff went out of their way to be helpful and and our guide for the game drives was top notch: we saw all the big five (apart from rhino which are not present) and a huge variety of other animals including an aardvark! The food was excellent and...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello Julian, Thank you so much for taking the time to put together a review of your time with us. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back at Encounter Mara in the future. All the best, The Encounter Mara Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Encounter Mara for 3 days (2 nights) with my husband and two kids (7 & 4) in April 2017, we were part of a group of 20 plus adults and children. As soon as we landed on the airstrip, we received a warm welcome from our tour guides, Sentura, Dickson and Evelyn. Our journey to the camp was...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello, Wow - thank you so much for your detailed and wonderful review of your stay with us! We loved having you and your family stay with us and are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed it too. We hope to see you back at Encounter Mara in the future. All the best, The Encounter Mara Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the camp with our two young children and a group of friends for an amazing 3 day stay in April 2017. From the minute we landed at the airstrip, the three knowledgeable guides, Evelyn, Dickson and Sentura took us under their wing on an amazing drive back to the camp. Upon arrival, the staff could not have been...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hi Pura, Thank you so much for your lovely review and for taking the time to put so much information in - we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you back soon! We have the best guides and are so pleased you and your family got to share some special...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved everything about my stay at Encounter mara: wonderful staff, so kind to kids, they did everything they could to make our trip an unforgettable one. the guides are extremely knowledgeable and they do their best to find the wildlife that you are really keen to meet. They can answer any question on the wildlife and the ecosystem. Service...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hi Nathalie, Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you back soon! All the best, The Encounter Mara Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This Eco Lodge provided an amazing trip. A great family feel located in the heart of a beautiful Conservancy. The team made this trip truly amazing...Dickson was a superb guide on all game drives. The food was exceptional and the service impeccable.

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We would love to have you stay with us again in the future. Warmest regards, The Encounter Mara Team

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Enchanted Mara is a superb, ecologically balanced safari lodge adjacent to Maasai Mara. This is my third safari and I have never seen as many animals as I did at Enchanted Mara. The staff and service are off-the-chart excellent. Andrew and Ginny will ensure your needs are met. Our guide, Sendura, was the best I have ever experienced for his...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to put together such a lovely review. We loved having you and hope to see you again in the future! Warmest regards, The Encounter Mara Team

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Encounter Mara was an amazing stay! the staff and guides where incredible and made the stay even better amongst the animals. The camp was very clean and always felt safe and at home. Ben was an amazing guide and I heard from other groups that their guides where the same! Again the staff were incredible and I recommend a stay...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello Tessa, Thank you for your wonderful review of your time with us, We loved having you and hope to see you again in the future! Warmest regards, The Encounter Mara Team

Berry, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We loved staying at Encounter Mara. The camp is very well appointed and comfortable, and the staff friendly, helpful and efficient. Our guide Wilson was so knowledgeable with eyes of a hawk. The variety and density of wildlife was truly amazing. Where else can you have delicious breakfast with the wildebeests and sundowners with a cheetah on its kill!

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Hello, What a lovely review - thank you! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards, The Encounter Mara Team

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Encounter Mara has a number of qualities that make it such a wonderful safari adventure - the guide was the best I've ever had, the sundowners were breathtaking, the camp staff was awesome, the food was great, the tent as beautiful, and the morning coffee was to the second and hot. And, the camp is located in a conservancy that...

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Hello Steve, Thank you so much for taking the time to put together such a lovely review. We loved having you and hope to see you again in the future! Warmest regards, The Encounter Mara Team

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Set in the sought-after Mara Naboisho Conservancy, award-winning Encounter Mara is the stuff safari dreams are made of. Enjoy some of the best game viewing in Africa all year round from the low-key yet lavish comfort of this superb eco-camp. Shaded by a thick acacia forest, Encounter Mara enjoys glorious views of the surrounding savannah, while closer at hand a salt lick attracts a range of animals throughout the day, from plains game to big cats. The sheer comfort of the traditional-style safari camp combined with the opportunity for bush walks and night drives mean that there are few more rewarding places from which to experience this slice of wild Africa. ... more   less 

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Address: Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve 20500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: €881 - €1,314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Encounter Mara, Asilia Africa 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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