Governors’ Il Moran Camp

On the Mara River inside the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve, small and intimate Governors’ Il Moran Camp has all the little touches that makes it Governors’ most premium offering in the area. Shaded by ancient trees, the 10 ensuite guest tents are generously sized and contain luxuries such as freestanding claw-foot bathtubs, king-sized beds hewn from timber and comfortably furnished private verandas.

Meals and drinks can be enjoyed in the open-sided bar and dining tent, which overlooks the river, or amid the splendour of the African bush.

Game drives take place in custom-built 4WD vehicles, with the plains playing host to the annual wildebeest, zebra and gazelle migration from July through to October. It is also possible to view the plains from high above in a hot air balloon – an unforgettable experience.

For insight into traditional Maasai lifestyle, visit a traditional Maasai community. Alternatively, take an overnight excursion to an idyllic island in Africa’s largest lake – Victoria.

Location

How to get to Governors’ Il Moran Camp

There are scheduled and charter flights from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Musiara Airstrip (around 45 minutes). Guests are met on arrival and transferred to camp (15 minutes). It is also possible to drive from Nairobi to Il Moran Camp, but the journey is long – approximately 6 hours – and along roads of varying conditions.

Activities at Governors’ Il Moran Camp

  • Game drives on the teeming plains of the Masai Mara
  • Bush dining and sundowners
  • Hot air balloon safaris
  • Maasai cultural visits
  • Lake Victoria island overnight excursion

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Governors’ Il Moran Camp Highlights

  • One of the most premium safari camps in the Masai Mara
  • Only 10 guest tents in total
  • Complete with luxurious freestanding bath tubs and king-sized beds
  • Privileged views of the wildebeest migration
  • Unrivalled gameviewing and bird-watching

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Kenya Overview

Why should I travel to Kenya?
Since the early 19th century, Kenya has captivated visitors with its astounding quantity and diversity of wildlife as well as with its majestic scenery. The country has well-established tourist infrastructure and a good standard of accommodation.

When is the best time to see wildlife in Kenya?
Excellent gameviewing year round. Jul-Sep is popular when the wildebeest migration is in the Masai Mara.

What is the culture of Kenya?
Maasai and Samburu pastoralists who continue their traditional way of life.

What is the climate in Kenya?
Temperate climate (22°- 25°C) due to high altitude but hot in low-lying areas like the Rift Valley (30°- 35°C). Hot and humid along the coast. “Long rains” take place in Apr/May, whilst “short rains” occur in mid-Oct to mid-Dec.

What can I combine Kenya with?
Tanzania, which is situated on Kenya’s southern border and is easily reached by road or air from Nairobi. Mt Kilimanjaro straddles the two countries and Kenya’s Masai Mara is part of Tanzania’s Serengeti ecosystem, the arena for the wildebeest migration.

How to get to Kenya?
The gateway to Kenya is Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Nairobi is linked by daily air services from Australia via the UAE or Qatar in the Middle East or via Johannesburg in South Africa.

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