A safari vehicle under a tree on the plains of the Masai Mara at duskA safari vehicle under a tree on the plains of the Masai Mara at dusk

Mara Plains Camp

From: $1,000.00

Mara Plains Camp is one of only two Relais & Chateau properties in Kenya. The concept embraces the ultimate in luxury coupled with authentic East Africa safari styles. With access to over 100 000 acres game viewing is exhilarating and complimentary Canon camera’s ensure each moment captured forever.


Mara Plains Camp

Olare Motorogi Conservancy

Mara Plains Camp is a unique, seven tent camp located in the private 35,000-acre Olare Motorogi Conservancy, just on the northern boundary of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. This intimate camp is one of Kenya’s only two Relais & Chateaux properties. The other being it’s sister property ol Donyo Lodge. Both are blends of the finest in wildlife viewing with the absolute best of safari hospitality and guiding.

There are no other camps that offer the extensive traversing area of Mara Plains Camp. The camp has access to a total of 100,000 acres of private conservancy land. Safaris can also access the world-renowned Maasai Mara, home to the Great Migration. Each guest at Mara Plains contributes considerably to the success of the Olare Motorogi Conservancy’s flourishing ecosystem. Conservation fees paid safeguard this habitat, while supporting over 1,000 Maasai families. The partnership promises the survival of an astounding volume and diversity of wildlife.

The camp is nestled in the lush forest on the winding bends of the Ntiakitiak River. The camp does not stick out of the surrounding landscape, the design is of a peaceful refuge. It’s position provides her guests with sweeping views across the plains from within the riverine forest. It is captivating camp on first arrival.

Mara Plains Camp main area will surely leave you quite breathless. After walking across the bridge, Africa is revealed in magnificence. The horizon lies ahead, open but for a single acacia tree. It’s the Africa of your imagination. Flanking the main lounge is the library where a quiet afternoon passing the time feels idyllic.

All seven tents have deep canvas ceilings, authentic wood floors and reminders of East Africa’s rich safari history. The en-suite facilities include a deep copper bath. A wide wooden veranda finishes each beautifully crafted guest suite.

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For more information on the conservation efforts in the Masaai Mara visit the Masaai Wilderness Conservation Trust website.

Looking for an authentic safari experience? Explore Mara Expedition Camp, and, if you prefer luxury, then ol Donyo or Serengeti Bushtops is for you. Cottar’s Camp is a great place for family safaris and within her own private concession.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly in to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with KLM, Swiss Air, Egypt Air, Emirates, Qatar, South African Airways or Lufthansa.

On arrival you will be met by your safari representative who will transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Olare Motorogi airstrip. On arrival you will be met by your guide for the game drive to camp.

For assistance with your flights get in touch with us, we’ll make your safari seamless.



  • All meals
  • Accommodation
  • Morning and afternoon game drives
  • Night drives
  • Local brand drinks
  • Laundry
  • WiFi (strictly rooms only)
  • Camera gear
  • Binoculars


  • Cultural Excursions
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Gratuities
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Domestic / inter-camp flights

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