GUIDE ON ILKELIANI CAMP IN KENYA
Ilkeliani Camp is one of the options for budget-conscious guests who desire a non-frill yet wondrous vacation trip to the Masai Mara Reserve. The camp is located near the main eastern gate of the reserve, so you have a nice place to stay that offers convenient access to the reserve via a safe suspension bridge. Set amidst a river woodland, the incredible views include the Talek River and the plains reserve. From the onset of your stay, the warmth and friendliness of the staff is apparent as you are escorted to one of the 17 bush tents. Your tent patio keeps you close to nature as you nap on the daybed, sip a cup of tea or coffee, read your favorite book and watch the activity of terrestrial, aquatic and avian wildlife at the river. Inside, the modest décor is inspired by the rich greens, taupe and other earthy colors of the natural surroundings. The en-suite bathroom features flush toilet, shower with solar-heated water, mirror, towel racks and single vessel sink. A personal safe keeps your valuables locked away while you are out experiencing your dream East African safari in the remote wilds of south-western Kenya. Other amenities include writing desk and hanger for your clothing and luggage. The camp has been designed to treat guests to sunset or sunrise, one of Africa’s many spectacular natural events, so we advise AfricanMecca guests to take this into consideration when reserving their tents. Additionally, families and guests with limited mobility may prefer tents that are located closer to the common areas. AfricanMecca Safaris arranges all of the non-stop action for your wildlife photo tour in Kenya. We suggest that you partake of an early morning game drive to get a feel for all that Masai Mara Game Reserve has to offer. You are escorted into the bush by an experienced guide who knows the reserve intimately, right down to the favorite and strategic locations of the animals that you most want to see! As you travel across the landscape, your guide describes the ecological and cultural value of the flora and fauna, as well as points out any animal behaviors, such as lion kills, grazing and foraging, and during the long rainy season, mammalian birthing. If your ideal Masai Mara holiday expedition occurs from July to October, your game drive takes you to excellent vantage points for seeing some of the Great Migration. More than 1.5 million wildebeests and vast numbers of zebras travel through the reserve from northern Serengeti during these months. Guests can return to camp for breakfast, or we can arrange a half-day outing that includes a bush breakfast. Before lunch, watch the animals at the river or read a book under a shade tree. After your mid-day meal, indulge in siesta mode before an afternoon game drive, nature walk or community visit. You can also spend this time learning first-hand about some of the community projects that are supported by Ilkeliani Camp. Observe new and unique twilight behaviors during an afternoon to early evening game drive, followed by sundowners and dinner. Next morning, you may wish to enhance your time at the reserve with a superb African aerial travel experience – a Mara hot air balloon safari as an add-on activity option!
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We had a fantastic trip to the Masai Mara. Thank you for helping to organise it. We will definitely recommend yourselves to our friends who are planning on travelling to Kenya. Thank you again.
Tadhg Jones - AIG Inc - Croydon, United Kingdom
We had a fantastic trip to the Masai Mara. It was well organized by AfricanMecca Safaris and I had no worries. We loved the baby lions and were also able to see the leopard stalking its prey.
Ken and Pam Daut - California, United States
Jambo Raza!!! The safari trip was spectacular! Everything went off without a hitch. We loved the Masai Mara. The migration was awesome. You listened to what I wanted and delivered it perfectly.
Judi & Chaim Platt - Toronto, Canada
My trip to Kenya was beyond fantastic. I loved every second of it and I must thank you and your staff at AfricanMecca Safaris for making my travels to Masai Mara possible and most enjoyable.
Katie Chakey - New Jersey, United States
Raza, Thank you for all your diligent assistance in coordinating our photo safari to the Masai Mara. Thanks again for all of your help in making this a truly dream vacation. I will be recommending you.
Rusty Phenix - (Phenix & Crump Attorneys At Law) - Texas, United States
We had an incredible experience in Masai Mara & on the beach. Everything went very smoothly and the AfricanMecca representatives were fantastic. Thank you for putting together this amazing trip for us.
Dr Cory M. Bryant - US FDA - Washington D.C, United States
I cannot say enough about the quality of AfricanMecca. Their teams in Kenya and Tanzania were top notch. Raza, again thanks to you and your entire organization! We will be repeat customers.
Dan Kobick - Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers - New York, United States
EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR ILKELIANI CAMP IN MASAI MARA KENYA
When staying at Ilkeliani Camp in Kenya, we recommend combining your wildebeest migration safari with Amboseli, Samburu or Laikipia - Lewa, Nakuru, Elementaita, and Naivasha - Great Rift Valley Lakes. You can also climb the 2nd highest mountain in Africa: Mount Kenya.
You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Meru, Chyulu Hills or Tsavo East - Tsavo West for an offbeat wildlife tour.
You can end your vacation at the Indian Ocean for a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour on the exotic spice island of Zanzibar, Lamu, or Mombasa.
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