OLTOME MARA CAMP
Oltome mara camp is considered to be both Budget and mid range safari tented accommodation found deep in the wild ,on the bottom of Nairok hills and just 10 minutes from sekenani gate of Masaai Mara national Park in Kenya. The camp is located in the quiet green leafy bush outside the park and fenced to keep the animals at the bay . You can be at the camp by road or air transport taking approximately 5-6 hours (250km) drive from Nairobi city center to Masaai mara national park and an hour to fly from Nairobi to the close Keekerok airstrip then 20 minutes to be transferred to the camp. The camp is convenient and affordable to guests who want to see wildlife especially elephants that migrate during dry season (wildebeest migration) and other wildlife plus the natural african beauty of Masaai mara national park.
Oltome mara camp consists of 15 spacious and comfortable tents that reflect traditional building styles of local woods and permanent roofs. Each Tent is well elevated with raised deck and furnished with en-suite facilities like clean flush toilets, hot and cold showers, dressing tables, mosquito nets , Televisions, Deck chairs, work Decks , Wooden Tables , Free bottled water in the rooms and many others . Each tent has a sitting areas, verandas and private wooden balconies that gives a better view over the wilderness and animals vising the camp.
Tents are equipped with comfortable clean beddings containing queen sized beds with ceiling fans. There are fireplaces at the camp that provides warmth to visitors during cold nights. The camp offers tents suitable for family as well as individuals ; single ,double, twin ,and triple rooms and rooms cost 150$ per night and above during high season rate is always high than in low season rate
Oltome Mara camp offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant in main canvas structure that serves different meals both international ( vegetarians and non- vegetarians) and Kenyan cuisine to meets guests choice ; Continental breakfast picnic lunch and outdoor and indoor dinners served by well trained, friendly and organized staff ,they also serve bush diners , A well stocked bar and lounge with variety of refreshments both , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the cocktail while overlooking the breathtaking views over the masaai mara park wildlife visiting the camp and surrounding area , Free parking space available, Laundry services available , Wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, airport pick up and drop-offs offered, solar energy with a back up generator available , Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the camp with variety of masaai souvenirs gifts like shoes, clothes , safari essentials and many more , Recreational areas available at the lodge like Game drive, Hot air ballooning safaris , nature walks , and many others
Masaai mara national park is among the largest and most visited park in Kenya know of its incredible density and variety of animals . it is situated 270km north of Nairobi in Kenya occupying the total area of 1,510 km squared . There are many over 1 million tribes in Kenya, Masaai are initial and local group of semi –Nomadic people that settled in Kenya and the northern part of Tanzania. Maasai Mara National park is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border.
The park contains over a million of animals that include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos and 600 species of bird and 60 species of raptors in different colors . Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration from Serengeti national park during July ,August and October .The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek river.
There are several accommodations in Masaai mara national park ; budget , mid range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests visiting Masaai mara national park. There are different activities to do while in Masaai Mara national park; Game viewing ,you spot various animals while migrating from Serengeti , boat cruise at mara river, hot air ballooning riding, bird watching since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, ,visiting masaai river, see wildebeest migration, flying safaris, cultural visits in the masaai homes and many others.