Tipilikwani Camp is close to where over a million wildebeest and thousands of zebra cross from Tanzania into Kenya’s Masai Mara during the annual migration.
Open all year round, Tipilikwani Camp occupies a lovely setting on the banks of the Talek River, which boasts plenty of permanent game. The 20 well-appointed guest tents at Tipilikwani Camp are decorated in rich reds, browns and coppers echoing Maasai culture. Each tent also has a comfortable outdoor deck facing the river, furnished with deck chairs and table for a quiet place where guests can relax in private. Guests here can enjoy a meal in the privacy of their own tent or dine in the more convivial atmosphere of the shared dining room. The camp also has a comfortable lounge and bar.
Activities at this wonderful camp include expert-guided game drives in open-sided safari vehicles which are rare in the Masai Mara, informative lectures on nature and culture by Tipilikwani Camp’s resident naturalist, as well as entertainment by local Maasai warriors. It’s also possible to visit a traditional Maasai manyatta (village) or kraal (enclosure).
- An upscale yet casual camp in the heart of the Masai Mara
- Located in a game-rich ecosystem
- With excellent views of the annual wildebeest migration (July-October)
- Learn about the Maasai and their culture
- A good option for both couples and families
- Game drives in the Masai Mara
- Bush dining and sundowners
- Cultural visits
- Lectures on Maasai culture and nature
- Entertainment by local Maasai warriors
*Some activities are available at extra cost.
From Nairobi the easiest way to reach the camp is via a short light aircraft flight from Nairobi’s domestic airport to Ol Kiombo Airstrip. The airstrip is a 45 minute game drive from the property. Alternatively, Tipilikwani Camp can be reached by road from Nairobi – approximately a 6 hour drive.
Accommodation in the Masai Mara
Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Masai Mara. Please contact us to tailor design a selection of accommodation options to suit the style of your trip, and your budget.
andBeyond Bateleur Camp
andBeyond Bateleur Camp has a distinctive old-world safari ambience and is situated in a forest at the edge of Kenya's Masai Mara.
andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
andBeyond Kichwa Tembo is a timeless safari camp on a private concession adjoining Kenya's Masai Mara Game Reserve, where forests and plains converge.
Elewana Sand River
Sand River Masai Mara by Elewana is a vintage-style safari camp near Tanzania's border with exceptional gameviewing. The wildebeest migration is an added bonus.
Governors’ Camp was once exclusively reserved for Kenya's colonial rulers. Today, it remains one of the Masai Mara’s best safari camps.
Governors’ Il Moran Camp
Governors’ Il Moran Camp is The Governors' Camp Collection's most premium safari lodge inside Kenya's world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Governors’ Private Camp
On a riverbank in Kenya's Masai Mara Game Reserve, Governors’ Private Camp is yours to enjoy in its entirety as it is only available for exclusive use.
Kicheche Bush Camp
A classic tented camp in a private conservancy bordering Kenya's Masai Mara, Kicheche Bush Camp offers an African safari experience without the crowds.
Kicheche Mara Camp
Located in the Mara North Conservancy, seasonal Kicheche Mara Camp offers a classic Kenya safari experience and views of the annual wildebeest migration.
Kicheche Valley Camp
Kicheche Valley Camp offers an exclusive safari experience in the Mara Naibosho Conservancy, a stunningly wild section of Kenya's Masai Mara ecosystem.
Little Governors’ Camp
At the edge of Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, Little Governors’ Camp offers a peaceful setting to view the wildebeest migration.
Mara Bushtops is one of the most exclusive safari camps in Kenya's Masai Mara, offering great gameviewing and views of the annual wildebeest migration.
Mara Expedition Camp
Set amid a grove of acacia trees in the Masai Mara Game Reserve this rustic camp draws inspiration from intrepid explorers of a by-gone area.
Mara Explorer Camp
Mara Explorer Camp is located where four of the Masai Mara’s prime safari areas converge. The camp offers some of Kenya's best wildebeest migration viewing.
Mara Intrepids Camp
Family-friendly Mara Intrepids Camp sits close to Kenya's notorious Mara River, where crocodiles and wildebeest battle during the annual migration.
Mara Ngenche Safari Camp
Luxurious Mara Ngenche Safari Camp offers plenty of permanent game as well as excellent wildebeest migration viewing in the heart of Kenya's Masai Mara.
Mara Nyika Camp
Meaning “Large Plains” or “Great Plains” Mara Nyika Camp is located in the 50,000 acre Naboisho Conservancy bordering the legendary Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Mara Plains Camp
In the heart of big game country, ultra-luxurious Mara Plains Camp sits on a bend of the Ntiakitiak River on the northern border of Kenya's Masai Mara.
Family-friendly Naibosho Camp in Kenya's private Mara Naibosho Conservancy offers intimate safari experiences not found in the busy Masai Mara or Serengeti.
Deep in Kenya’s Masai Mara Reserve, Rekero Camp offers unrivalled views of annual wildebeest migration river crossings and superb year-round gameviewing.
Sublime Sala's Camp is one of the first camps in the Masai Mara to witness the celebrated annual wildebeest migration.
Tipilikwani Camp is close to where over a million wildebeest and thousands of zebra cross from Tanzania into Kenya's Masai Mara during the annual migration.
Masai Mara and Kenya Itineraries
The following tours can be easily tailor-designed to your personal travelling requirements, are private and independent. Please contact us to begin custom designing your personalised Kenya experience.
Best of Kenya and Tanzania
This safari combines the best wildlife experiences of Kenya and Tanzania, including the Samburu, Lake Nakuru, the Masai Mara and Serengeti.
Highlights of Kenya
Discover the Highlights of Kenya on this classic safari itinerary, taking in the Samburu National Reserve, Mt Kenya, Lake Nakuru and the renowned Masai Mara.
Inspiring Sights of Kenya
This superb safari incorporates the popular Giraffe Manor in Nairobi and 3 luxury camps situated in sensational gameviewing areas throughout Kenya.
Kenya at a Glance
This tour combines two of Kenya's most famous wildlife areas: Lake Nakuru in the Great Rift Valley, and the game-rich plains of the Masai Mara.
Kenya Family Adventure
Explore the highlights of Kenya with the family, from Giraffe Manor in Nairobi to fantastic kid-friendly camps and lodges in the Samburu, Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara.
Wings over Kenya
Maximise the time that you spend exploring Kenya’s game parks on our Wings Over Kenya safari, flying into the Samburu and Masai Mara.
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