Elephant Pepper Camp in Masai Mara National Reserve
The Elephant Pepper Camp is one of the luxury accommodation facilities known as the four-star facility and it is found within the center of the Masai Mara north conservancy in Kenya. The camp has over 7400 acres of the Mara Conservancy with its own wilderness which is so magnificent. The Camp is so convenient for visitors who are interested in exploring the Masai National Reserve and its attractions and wilderness.
The elephant pepper camp can be accessed by both road and air transport which is about 4 to 5 hours by road from Nairobi city and one would take about one hour while using the domestic flight from Wilson international airport to the nearest airstrip of Mara Shikar airstrip where you will just drive from here for about twenty minutes to reach to the Elephant Pepper Camp. The elephant camp is under the management of the Elewana collection lodges and camps that provide high standards accommodation facilities and it extends to the services to both Tanzania and Kenya as well.
Elephant pepper camp features accommodation that comes in form of 10 elegant and comfortable en-suite tents with 8 standard and two large honeymoon tents that are made in the style that reflects the local or traditional local materials which were used to make the camp with few modern materials.
The rooms at the elephant pepper camp are well designed, decorated with different facilities.
The room facilities at the elephant pepper camp include toiletries, mosquito nets, wooden tables, chairs, wooden tables, and private verandahs, flushing toilets, flat television screens, bathtubs, hot and cold showers, well-sitting areas, terraces. You can enjoy the wonderful moments as you relax with well fascinated panoramic views of the reserve and the surrounding areas.
Still, the rooms also have good and comfortable bedding facilities with sized beds on the queen size with the ceiling and the fans attached on the ceiling, there also bonfires within the rooms which are essential for providing visitors with warmth especially during the cold hours of the night. There are also tents that are suitable for the family and for individual travelers which dubbed as single, double, twin, triple rooms, family rooms and you will pay about $300 for a room permit and this fee is likely to go higher especially in the high season when the Masai Mara National Reserve receives so Many visitors.
As if that is not enough, the elephant Pepper Camp has got also several services and facilities including the restaurant that serves both international and local dishes depending on the preference of the visitors, picnic lunch, and both indoor and outdoor services are also afferent by the elephant Pepper Camp. The elephant camp is equipped well trained and the hospitable staff that serves you well with friendly and positive welcoming gestures.
The elephant camp also has a well-stocked bar with all refreshments that include cocktails, wines, spirits, and international beers including soft drinks. You can sit comfortably sip your cocktail while overlooking the magical Masai Mara national reserve, and its associated wildlife species such as the wild animals especially the buffaloes and the elephant that are always sighted along with the tent.
The elephant camp also provides services such as free parking space, laundry services, there is also free internet connection at the camp, provision of airport transfers, business centers and conference rooms or halls for meetings, and others. The camp also provides services such as the health fitness centers that include spa and massage, craft shops available at the cap, perfect beddings, and the gift shops providing the souvenirs that include shoes, clothes, and safaris necessities among other services
Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the largest conservation areas in Kenya and it is now for its biodiversity and wildlife species including several wild animals such as the big five mammals of Africa. Visitors going to explore the Masai Mara national reserve will have to travel or drive for about 270 kilometers and it covers an area which is equivalent to 1519 square kilometers.
There varied tribes in Kenya but the Masai is the dominant group that is nomads and they are found majorly in northern Tanzania and Kenya. Masai Mara National Reserve is conserved alongside the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The reserve has the largest concentration of animals such as the cheetahs, elephants, zebras, buffaloes, zebras, lions, rhinos, leopards, and antelope among others. Other than animals the Reserve boasts over 550 species of birds and about 60 species of raptors.
The Masai Mara National Reserve receives over million wildebeest especially during the wildebeest migration from Serengeti National Park especially from June to August and then to October when the wildebeest migration is returning back. The Masai Mara landscape has got rolling hills and plains and it is drained by the Mara River and the Talek River.
There are various accommodation facilities which range from budget, midrange, and luxury accommodation facilities as well as camping areas. The accommodation lodges or camps are cost-friendly and visitors choose where they wish to stay based on their budget. Because of various attractions, there are a lot of activities that visitors can do while on a safari in Masai Mara national reserve and these include birding safaris, hot air balloon safaris, guided nature walks, camping safaris, cultural walks, enjoy the wildebeest migration, engage in the safari game drives, visit the Masai homesteads among several activities.