THE PERFECT BLEND OF WILDERNESS AND LUXURY IN THE MAASAI MARA RESERVE, this small tented camp is one of the most authentic camps in the area, ticking all the boxes for the safari traditionalist!
Nkorombo is Serian's tented mobile camp, situated in a private riverside campsite, with views over the rushing Mara River. It has a snug set up, nestled amongst wild olive trees and Orange Croton bushes, offering shade from the beating sun.
The camp consists of five traditional 'Selous Style' Meru tents, decked out with leather, weathered wood and gauzy swathes of cotton to replicate the authentic safari styles of the past. Each tent has its own en-suite bathroom with a flush toilet and bucket shower, combining authenticity with modern day luxury. In keeping with tradition and its classic theme, the camp is hosted by local Maasai, so most mornings you should expect to wake up to the sounds of tea being delivered to your verandah and water to your shower.
Nkorombo is the perfect location for spectacular game viewing, guests can look out over the Mara River where hippos and crocodiles can be seen bathing, or take a small walk round the river bend to where there is a wildebeest and zebra crossing point. The area is famous for these migration river crossings which are at their peak in July/October. Next to the camp there is also a lively salt lick: black rhino, lion and leopards are regularly seen here. There is an abundance of predators and prey in this area, and the gentle rolling grasslands surrounding the camp ensure that animals are never out of sight.
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The camp benefits from 5 spacious 'Selous Style' tents. Dining is hosted in the camp's stylish mess tent or can also be enjoyed on the riverbank. There is a 24 hour generator providing electricity to the camp.
Located in the amazing heartland of the Mara Confluence area, this Serian camp offers its guests a really special experience by being one of the most traditional camps in the area being hosted by the local Maasai. The Serian experience here provides expert guiding with all groups of guests benefitting from their own private vehicle. The area is renowned for strong wildlife all year round and is famous because of the migration river crossings in July/October.
The classic style camp uses traditional style tents which are fully canvas and located in exclusive positions along the Mara River. Each tent has an ensuite bathroom and flush toilet. Like all Serian camps, this camp follows trend by being environmentally sensitive with almost zero footprint. There being only 5 tents gives its guests an awareness of the camp's exclusivity, being at one with its conservation awareness, positioned in harmony with its natural surroundings.
All groups of guests have exclusive/private use of 4x4 safari vehicles with a dedicated guide and wildlife spotter. Game drives are plentiful and benefit from the prime area of the Maasai Mara, with its beautiful scenery and an abundance of wildlife due to the River Mara. There is also access to the major migration river crossing points which are famous for the main wildebeest and zebra migrations in July/October.
Ice-cold sundowners are on offer for all guests round the campfire and for those keen on photography, the opportunities at this camp are endless and amazing.
The camp's core is the tented mess, which is positioned sensitively in light woodland on the river banks. There are separate lounge and dining areas and additional sofas are positioned on the veranda.
Bathrooms have flush toilet with hot water bucket showers.