The distinctly unique Mara Engai is nestled amongst pristine forest on the Oloololo (Siria) Escarpment overlooking the amazing Masai Mara National Reserve. With around 120 km of unbroken views across the vast savannah of the Masai Mara, it is simply breathtaking.
The lodge is in the Mara Triangle, which forms the north-western part of the Masai Mara Reserve. Divided from the rest of the reserve by the Mara River, the Mara Triangle is less visited and less crowded, often with many more game animals grazing on the plains and between the volcanic hills that distinguish this corner of the Mara.
All members of the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino) are found in the Masai Mara. The plains located below Mara Engai are some of the best for game viewing, in particular lions. Game drives from the lodge are in specially adapted vehicles, with exceptionally highly trained and experienced guides meaning you will be sure to see the very best game that the Mara Triangle and Masai Mara have to offer. Game drives are scheduled twice a day but there is also flexibility during the peak Migration period to stay out all day so you are sure to catch nature's 'Greatest Show on Earth'.
Accommodation consists of 20 large tented suites, which are spaced over a large area, providing seclusion and privacy. En-suite facilities include twin basins and invigorating waterfall showers. All tents have private viewing decks, and some tents overlook the Mara Plains and others are nestled in the ravine forest.
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Full Board Package: All meals and Mara Reserve fees are included. Game drives are taken with your private driver-guide.
Game Package: All meals; water, tea/coffee, selection of soft drinks, local beers, wines and spirits; Wi-Fi in public areas; return airstrip transfers from Serena airstrip; Mara reserve fees; and 2 shared scheduled safari game drives per day are included.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.
General Information For Guests
All rooms have a suspended ceiling fan, en-suite bathrooms with twin basins and waterfall showers, and boast views of either the Masai Mara and/or the ravine forest.
Room service and in-tent dining can be arranged on request.
There is 24 hour security.
Wi-Fi is available (free of charge) in the main public areas.
There is a library and a curio shop.
Private vehicles are available to hire for sole usage should you not wish to share the game drives with other guests. Please speak to reception about this option.
The lodge has an emergency contact number which is +254 (0) 726 091 330.