Saruni Mara

Located inside the Masai-owned private Mara North Conservancy, Saruni Camp is an eco-friendly, boutique safari lodge bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve. With wide-open game plains to the south and forest to the north, guests have the opportunity to walk in lush forest looking for Colobus and Sykes monkeys, as well as following the big game on the plains below.

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Offering accommodation for only 14 guests in one family villa and five cottages, Saruni is set in a remote valley of forests and hills, overlooking the open savannas. Each of the cottages is furnished with colonial antiques, Persian carpets and African art.

Unique features include canvas fronts which can be opened to offer you an amazing 'shower with a view' and large verandas overlooking a nearby watering hole. Saruni also offers a private spa treatment centre, the ‚??Masai Well-Being Space‚?Ě to provide guests with professional massages and spa treatments.

How to get to Saruni Mara

Regular light aircraft flights from a variety of locations fly into either Ngerende airstrip (45 minutes from the lodge) or and Mara North airstrip (1 hour from the lodge).

Activities at Saruni Mara

Day & night game drives, bush walks, balloon flights, birdwatching, scenic flights, visits to the Rhino Sanctuary, bush meals, sundowners, massage and the Warrior for a Week programme (a special courses in bush skills, animal tracking and guiding)

Saruni Mara Reviews

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Client Score: 5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews 5 Showing 1 - 2 of 4 reviews
Saruni Mara

Terence & Mary Daniels

5

Words can barely describe our experience here. Cecilia and all her staff at the camp could not have been nicer or more efficient. We felt like family from the moment we arrived up until our tearful departure. Food, drink and accommodations were beyond expectation, the concept of dining together with the other guests worked very well for us and we met some charming, interesting people who helped to add to…

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Saruni Mara

Catherine Rivkin & Timothy Visser

5

Gorgeous accommodations; wonderful staff; and a fabulous guide, John. The northern Mara conservancies are fabulous, less populated with visitors, and you can get incredibly close to all the animals, particularly big cats, in a way that's at times difficult in the Mara triangle. The Saruni Mara team was amazing, food was delicious, and they arranged a beautiful private dinner for us at our room for our final night. It…

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Saruni Mara

Magnificent Mara & Scenic Samburu Safari

Days
10
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $5,980 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Kenya
Locations
Masai Mara, Samburu & Shaba

East Africa Safari Highlights

Days
14
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $13,920 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Kenya, Tanzania
Locations
Masai Mara, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Samburu & Shaba

Saruni Rhino Tracking

Days
12
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $8,380 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Kenya
Locations
Masai Mara, Samburu & Shaba

Kenya and Mauritius Twin Centre Holiday

Days
14
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $8,210 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Kenya, Mauritius
Locations
Masai Mara, Samburu & Shaba, Nairobi
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