Masai Mara National Reserve
Tel: 254 20 6950002
"The sounds and sights of the hippos are unforgettable" at this camp near a Masai village on the Mara River. Tents with canopied beds and writing tables "are nicely decorated." Meals include "a wonderful passion fruit pavlova" and pizzas from the on-site oven. Of guides: "Ours spotted several lions lounging under a baobab tree 20 minutes into our first drive."
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2010
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