No Ordinary Vegetable Patch

Kiswahili for ‘vegetable garden’ the Shamba is a much-loved experience for Angama Mara’s guests. Step through the entrance — a passionfruit arbour — and follow the Shamba Keepers around the one-acre profusion of plants. Or while away a morning or afternoon under the shady moth trees, taking in sweeping views of the Mara below whilst watching the butterflies and birds flitting through the greenery.

What to Expect

The winding landscaped paths have been set out in a ‘snakes and ladders’ design. The Shamba Keeper will share the story behind the design.

No ‘hands off’ here – you can pick and taste the fruits, flowers and herbs along the way

A good place to stop by on your way to or from the Mara — or arrange a lazy lunch under the Moth Trees

With a plethora of beautiful places to dine in and around the lodge, this one rates as one of the most unique and — dare we say it — down to earth

How to Do It

The Shamba is more than a vegetable garden. It’s an experience of exploration, of getting in touch with the soil, fruits and vegetables of Africa and finally, an explosion of taste.

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