Mara Naboisho Conservancy is the second largest Masai Mara Conservancy  and a home to one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in the Masai Mara region, this private conservancy birders the Maasai Mara national reserve to the south west, the Olare Orok Conservancy to the west and the Ol Kinyei Conservancy to the East.

Mara Naboisho Conservancy

Mara Naboisho Conservancy consists of 50,000 acres of private pristine wildlife territory and spectacular scenery comprising of picturesque rolling hills, riverine acacia woodlands and sprawling grasslands.

Birdlife in Mara Naboisho Conservancy

Mara Naboisho Conservancy is a bird-watching paradise with over 470 bird species including 47 species of birds of preys and savannah birds including the world’s largest bird the ostrich. Other birds include pot white-headed buffalo-weavers, northern white-crowned shrike, pygmy falcons, Von der Deckens hornbills, bush pipits, African Fish Eagle, Booted Eagle, Lizard Buzzard among others.

Wildlife in Mara Naboisho Conservancy

It is a renowned habitat for a huge population of lions identified to be about 70 – 100 lions which is one of the highest densities of lions in the world. One of the largest lion prides noticed in Mara Naboisho Conservancy consists of 22 lions, the conservancy is also a home to other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs.

Other wildlife you will find in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy include African Wild dogs, elephants, giraffe, gazelles, elands and wildebeests


Game drives

Game drive is the highlight Kenya safari activity in Mara Naboisho Conservancy, this thrilling activity offers excellent wildlife sightings of various wildlife species inhabiting in the conservancy such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, African wild dogs among others.

Game drives in Mara Naboisho Conservancy are offering as morning, afternoon and night game drives. For each and every activity in this conservancy, there are restrictions to be followed most especially during game drives.

In Mara Naboisho Conservancy the number of vehicles allowed near the areas known for wildlife sightings are limited and they are required to keep a distance of at least 20 meters distance from all the animals.

Mara Naboisho Conservancy
Game drives in Mara Naboisho Conservancy


Walking safaris in the Conservancy takes you deeper into the wilderness of the conservancy and is often combined with fly-camping, during walking safari are able to get a close encounter with various species of animals such as elephants, buffaloes, leopards among others. Walking safaris are done in the presence of an armed ranger for protection purposes.

As the day turns to night, camp is set up under the moonlit sky offering you an opportunity to sleep under the star filled sky thus offering you an intimate African wilderness safari.

Experiencing Maasai culture

Your Kenya tour to the Conservancy offer tourists an opportunity to visit the local Maasai Village for an exclusive Maasai experience where you will have an opportunity to experience the authentic lifestyle of the Maasai people, their cultures and traditions.

 During this experience you will be able to interact with the local Maasai, take part in Maasai local activities such as livestock rearing, milking  of the cattle and building of the local Manyattas.


Asilia Naibosho Camp is a secluded and exclusive accommodation facility situated in the beautiful and unspoilt wilderness of the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Asilian Naboisho camp is a small sized camp offering an intimate and exclusive feeling.  The camp has beautifully furnished tents, these tents are spacious, well equipped and balancing authenticity with comfort.

The camp has thatched lounge and dining rooms offering views of the nearby water hole, the camp has a modified land cruiser (a photographic safari vehicle) with 360 degree rotating photography seats in the back.



Leopard Hill is a modern luxury camp in the African wilderness of the Conservancy located in a secluded valley of Naboisho providing views to historically and culturally significant Masai Mara Fig Trees and abundant of wildlife at watering holes. At the watering holes, animals can easily be seen drinking water and bathing in the watering holes. Leopard Hill is  almost built under a Fig Tree, this tree also referred to as twin tree, dubbed Double Fig Tree was struck by lightning in the 1950s. The tree was splintered in two  giving it its an unusual shape.

From the comfort of your deck of your tent , you enjoy views of animals coming close to the tents.


Eagle view tented camp is an intimate camp located on an escarpment on a natural hill with sweeping views overlooking the Koiyaka Plains, a natural salt lick and watering hole all offering a common hunting site for predators and unique game viewing perspectives.

Eagle view has been voted one of the Top 25 lodges in the World by National Geographic Traveler’s Magazine in 2013 and is one of the most established in the area. Eagle View has 9 small nest tents all equipped with terraces, these tents are categorized as Eagle view Double Tent and Eagle View Family Tent. All these tents has Free WiFi


Kicheche valley camp is an intimate luxury tented camp located in acacia woodlands in the secluded valley, the camp features a group of six sizable luxurious tents dotted along the ridge overlooking the vast expanse of wilderness and a base to see stunning wildlife.

The tents are erected basing on traditional designs , well furnished and with great views.


The Conservancy is located west of Nairobi, just northeast of the Maasai Mara national reserve and near the border of Kenya and Tanzania. The conservancy is accessible using both road and air means of transport, by road it is a drive of about 5 hours to get to the conservancy. By air, domestic chartered flights are offered from Wilson Airstrip to Ol Seki Airstrip.


Mara Naboisho Conservancy can be visited all year around, however the best time to visit for a Kenya wildlife safari experience is from June to September. This period has the best weather conditions and short grass cover making sighting of the wildlife easier, this period also experiences little rainfall making it easy for safari vehicles to navigate through the savannah plains.

The Conservancy experiences off season spanning from March to May and October to November, in this period there are a fewer crowds in the conservancy. Chances of rain are higher , grasses are longer and there are more watering holes for the wildlife making  viewing of the wildlife good but not as good as the period of June to  September.

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