Angama Safari Camp

A LIGHT-FOOTPRINT SOLE-USE TENTED CAMP

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A tented camp like no other View the gallery
Mara views at every turn View the gallery
Set in the heart of the Mara View the gallery
A guest area as perfect for 2 as for 8 View the gallery
Angama Safari Camp View the gallery
A tented camp like no other View the gallery
Mara views at every turn View the gallery
Set in the heart of the Mara View the gallery
A guest area as perfect for 2 as for 8 View the gallery

A CAMP UNLIKE ANY OTHER

Welcome to Angama Safari Camp, a light-footprint sole-use tented camp accommodating up to eight guests in four lovely ensuite tents sited deep in the Maasai Mara. This unique camp captures the romance and adventure of the glorious Golden Age of safaris, yet with a lightness of spirit that will both surprise and delight guests. Here, you can enjoy the comforts of 21st century camping, but with the thrill of having nothing but canvas between you, the Mara and year-round abundant wildlife right on your doorstep.

All this "Just for Me"

THE SOPHISTICATION OF SIMPLICITY

With a fresh, playful and uncluttered approach, the ensuite guest tents have been designed for landscape orientation in order to maximise the light and views across the plains. Each features an extra-king length bed, writing desk, dressing room, vanity, seperate w/c and the playful addition of double bucket showers. Interiors echo the much-loved elements from Angama Mara - red Fermob rocking chairs and furniture by master-weaver John Vogel - with the best of everything but always just the right amount of everything.

Read the story behind the Safari Camp

UNCONSTRAINED FREEDOM

Each day the Safari Camp team, together with the guide and dedicated safari vehicle, plans our guests' day around what they would like to do. From before sunrise to after sunset, safaris will be packed with adventure followed by stories around the camp fire. No one day will be the same as the one before. Perhaps set off in the early morning at to watch the sunrise over the Mara, enjoying breakfast and lunch picnic-style under a fig tree somewhere in the middle of nowhere? Or come back to the Safari Camp for a long, lazy lunch and a siesta - the choice is all yours.

EASY LIVING IN THE GUEST AREA

Come together to relax in the cosy and charming guest area with a great book, or enjoy a delicious meal cooked over the coals. Welcoming leather couches in the lounge look onto the Fermob dining area furniture, while a little gazebo is set up just alongside, open on all four sides but shaded on top - the perfect place for mid-afternoon tea or a family lunch. The space is as perfect for two guests as it will be for eight, with the Safari Camp always tailored for our guests.

TUCKED AWAY IN THE HEART OF THE ACTION

Extraordinary wildlife experiences right on your doorstep with the Maasai Mara yours to explore. The exclusive camp site is surrounded by abundant resident wildlife - prides of lion, cheetah, leopard, large elephant herds, buffalo and abundant plains game. During the Migration Season, you will be right in the heart of the action, surrounded by the mega herds. With your days spent exploring the landscape and abundant resident wildlife, and your nights spent under the stars, you will fall asleep listening to the nocturnal silence of the wilderness punctuated by the sounds of lions and hyena calling.

GRACIOUS KENYAN SERVICE

If there is one thing we love, it is spoiling our guests. You can look forward to the same charming service that delights guests at Angama Mara when staying at Angama Safari Camp, with the same experienced team looking after every aspect of your stay with their warm Kenyan approach to hospitality where nothing is ever too much trouble. At Angama Safari Camp you will have your own dedicated safari guide, camp host, chef, and a team of butlers, kitchen staff and askaris to ensure every detail is taken care of.

EVERY MEAL IS A CELEBRATION

Meals are prepared using the freshest ingredients with the menu tailored around what you love to eat. Whether it’s an individually packed picnic under a tree somewhere in the middle of the Mara, or bitings shared around the campfire as the chef cooks dinner over the coals the food will always be good, but never fancy. Freshly baked bread, fire-roasted meat and vegetables, Kenyan cocktails and plenty of delicious surprises delivered with the warmest Kenyan smiles.

Read more about Angama's food philosophy

How To Get There

LOCATION & ACCESS

There are daily scheduled flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport directly to the Mara - approximately a 45-minute flight, depending on routing, followed by a safari from the airfield to the camp. For those coming from elsewhere in East Africa, there is excellent air access from Nairobi and the Serengeti. Angama Safari Camp is also accessible by road from other camps in the Greater Maasai Mara.

MORE ABOUT YOUR JOURNEY TO THE MARA

How To Get There

LOCATION & ACCESS

There are daily scheduled flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport directly to the Mara - approximately a 45-minute flight, depending on routing, followed by a safari from the airfield to the camp. For those coming from elsewhere in East Africa, there is excellent air access from Nairobi and the Serengeti. Angama Safari Camp is also accessible by road from other camps in the Greater Maasai Mara.

MORE ABOUT YOUR JOURNEY TO THE MARA

Safari Camp Experiences

ADVENTURE BY DAY AND ROMANCE BY NIGHT

With a dedicated safari vehicle, guide and Safari Camp team, each day’s programme is entirely up to you: Stare at the fire, listen to the birds, read, take a nap, relax in the red rocker, watch the sun set, cook over the coals; breathe the fresh air and count the stars.

FROM THE OWNER

“Our purpose is to provide an impeccable safari experience that distils the sophistication of simplicity right down to its very essence. Stare at the fire, listen to the birds, read, take a nap, relax in the red rocker, watch the sun set, cook over the coals; breathe the fresh air, try and count the stars, and share many stories. Our wish is for our guests to experience an overwhelming sense of ‘this is all mine’.”
Nicky Fitzgerald

Plan your stay

Safari Camp Details

NUMBER OF TENTS

Angama Safari Camp has four spacious ensuite tents. It is a sole-use camp and can be booked for just one guest - all the way up to a maximum of eight guests in total. There is also a smaller en-suite tent for a private guide, chef or host. A minimum stay of three nights applies

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Children of all ages welcome (triples are not offered)

MALARIA PROTECTION

The Mara is classified as a low risk malaria area – seek medical advice prior to travel

SEASONS & TEMPERATURES

The Mara enjoys a warm and temperate climate all year round. Summer months are October to April with temperature min 20˚C/68˚F and max 34˚C/94˚F; Winter from May to September with temperatures: min 11˚C/52˚F; max 25˚C/77˚F. Rainfall generally occurs in brief afternoon thundershowers during the months of March to May and November to mid-December.

CHECK IN & CHECK OUT

Check in at 12pm
Check out is at 10am
Due to the sole-use nature of the camp, regrettably no early check ins or late check outs are possible

PASSPORT & VISA REQUIREMENTS

Many nationalities, including the US & UK, require a visa to enter Kenya. The cost is $50 and visas are obtainable through an online portal. Please make sure your passport is valid for a minimum of 6 months after arrival in Kenya, with a minimum of three consecutive blank pages

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