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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are seasoned safari travelers that have tried everything from low budget to luxury safaris, but none of them compare to Basecamp Explorer. This company has managed to find the perfect balance between experience, community outreach, wildlife conservation and value for your...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Maasai Mara and the stay at Basecamp Explorer proved to be everything we expected and more. The camp itself is ecofriendly and sustainable, yet luxurious. Very friendly staff, high deegree of service and top level of security and respect for the fact that they welcome...More

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Response from BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai MaraResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Atomte, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. On behalf of our entire staff, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your compliments on our Camps and always helpful staff, indeed all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Mara in July and stayed in Basecamp for 3 nights. It is a tented lodge. It has a large patio. We got a tent right on the Talek river (no 3). The tent is very private (tents 1-3 are more private than the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever wonder about going on a safari base camp masai mara is the place to go! We combined this trip with Wilderness Camp and Eagle View, which is a part of the same company. Great tents, food and guides!! Thank you so much...More

Thank Marianne H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The basecamp was much more than er expected. We were here for three days and had our time of our life. Very large tents with toilet and shower. Excelent service all the time and very sweet and friendly staff. The Masai's was always looking after...More

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familytravellersgo
6 August 2018|
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Response from MikePflanz | Reviewed this property |
Hi familytravellersgo, The wildebeest migration sweeps in a big arc from the south up through and round the Mara in basically a long circle, crossing the Mara River a couple of times on its way, then three months later... More
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Rtownoflondon
31 July 2018|
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Response from Basecamp K | Property representative |
Hi, The horse rides are carried out in Mara Naboisho Conservancy and not in the Masai Mara National Reserve. We tailor make all our safari programs. Please get in touch with us on email and we shall be happy to help... More
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familytravellersgo
28 July 2018|
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Response from Basecamp K | Property representative |
Hi, it is better to have Kenya shillings with you when you go to the market as it will be easier for you to make purchases. Nonetheless, you can change your currency in Nairobi when you arrive or in the Talek shopping... More
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"Ask for tents 1-3 - these are more private, overlooks the river"
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"all rooms are perfect - tent number 9 was where the Obamas stayed"
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"ask for a tent on the river if possible, but in the end, you won't spend that much time in there..."
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"Obama tent...and many others!!"
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