Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge
Luxurious, spacious tented accommodation Unique, comfortable & agile game vehicles
Luxurious, spacious tented accommodation
Unique, comfortable & agile game vehicles

Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge

 

The distinctly unique Mara Engai  Lodge is nestled amongst pristine Kenyan Ravine forest on the Oloololo (Siria) Escarpment. Overlooking the amazing Masai Mara National Reserve and Wildebeest Migration Route, with around 120km of unbroken views across the vast savannah of the Masai Mara – it is simply breath-taking

 

Country

Kenya

Highlights

Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge exudes luxury with spacious, beautifully furnished, tented suites, each with private viewing decks. Built on raised platforms; some overlook the plateau below, while others are nestled in the forest canopy.

Organic Farm on site where guest pick their own fruits and vegetables to be freshly prepared by our chefs.

 

Need to Know

After a thrilling game drive, the well stocked bar provides the opportunity to unwind in the lounge, whilst watching the sun set over the Masai Mara and surrender to a mass of twinkling stars. Guests can then refresh in their individually styled suites, before enjoying exquisite cuisine and excellent wines available à la Carte.


SafarisSafaris


Unique to the Masai Mara, Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge has 6-wheeled Pinzgauer safari vehicles - widely acclaimed by experts as being the most capable off road vehicle in the world. Each vehicle has been cleverly converted to a high specification to ensure a superb, comfortable and utterly unique game viewing experience. The are also specifically designed to ensure minimal impact on the environment. Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge offers thrills and adventure at every turn. Whether it’s the hauntingly beautiful African wilderness or the abundant wildlife the Lodge is rich in its diversity. Here, you will create memories to savour for a lifetime.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The highlight of the Masai Mara’s nature packed calendar is the Great Migration. Some 2 million animals including Wildebeest, Zebra and Giraffe make their way from the Serengeti to cross the Mara River; where predatory lions and crocodiles eagerly await their arrival. Positioned overlooking the migration route, the Lodge invites guests to enjoy front row seats to one of nature’s most spectacular shows on earth.

The Conservancy itself boasts an array of wildlife at our very doorstop including all members of the Big Five — Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, and Black Rhinoceros plus Wildebeest, Zebra, Giraffe, Buffalo, Hyena, Dik Dik, Eland, and an abundance of birdlife.

 

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

  • A hot air balloon trips over the Masai Mara are available locally. It is an incredible and very romantic experience. There is also the opportunity to experience, understand and help the local community through projects organised by the Mara Engai Foundation.
  • Organic Farm on site where clients can go and pick their own fruits and vegetables and these can be freshly prepared by our chefs for their meals.
  • Visit(s) to the Maasai Village.
  • Guided Nature walks and Bird Spotting
  • Balloon Safaris (children over 12 years)
  • Family game drives in our 6 x 6 Pinzgauer vehicles.
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Bush Breakfast
  • Bush Dinners
  • Learn how to make fire like a Maasai
  • Dance with the Maasai
  • Be re-named at a Maasai naming ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

FacilitiesFacilities

  • In room dining available
  • Dining on proivate viewing decks
  • Caters to all types of cuisines
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Child minders available

 

AccommodationAccommodation

Luxury tents

Spacious tented accommodation, beautifully furnished with king sized, deep comfort beds. Full en suite facilities featuring waterfall showers. Private viewing decks, overlooking the Masai Mara, and others nestled within the ravine forest.

 

Fine dining

Indulge in the masterpieces created by our talented chefs, prepared with fresh produce from our own organic garden. Dine in our spacious restaurant with panoramic views, within the intimacy of your own private deck or even al fresco in the bush.

 

Breathtaking experiences

Unique to the Mara, the Lodge has specially adapted 6×6 Pinzgauer vehicles for more agile and comfortable game viewing within the Masai Mara’s rich Wilderness Triangle. Enrich your visit with amazing activities, from walking and night time safaris to cultural Maasai trips and balloon rides over the Mara.

 

Spectacular location

Breathtaking views overlooking the Masai Mara Triangle, located 1000ft up on the Oloololo escarpment. Here you will experience solitude and serenity. Exclusive access into the Masai Mara, via our private road.

 

Families Welcome

Our Lodge is child friendly, our accommodation includes family suites and we offer a range of activities designed for younger safari goers. We also offer child minding services.

 

SeasonSeason

Open all year. Migration Season: 1st July to 31st October

Average StayAverage Stay

3 to 5 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

USD824 to USD1468 per room per night, based on two people sharing. Plus park fees. • Bed • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • All drinks included: Soft Drinks, House Wines, Local Beers and Selected Spirits, Teas & Coffees • Two Scheduled Shared Safari Game Drives per day • One Sundowner per stay • WiFi • Laundry • Return Airstrip Transfers • All Kenyan tax and levies.

 

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children aged up to 18 years USD165 to USD294. Children - 1 child under 12 years stay free , second child pays 50%.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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