Enkewa Mara Camp managed to impress me from the very first moment.
The accommodation is spacious and luxurious, with comfortable beds and resting area.
When travelling, an important thing to me is how eco-friendly the place is, and I was really happy to see how they strive to minimise their impact on the environment.
The safaris, rather than in large groups of cars, were actually very exclusive. I felt I had the Masai Mara just for myself, I hardly saw any other cars around, and we could go really close to some animals, without disturbing them.
Jose, the owner, looks after all guests, ensuring everyone is enjoying their experience.
There I also had the chance to spend time with the local Masais, and experience their way of life and culture.
It was all very genuine, no silly stuff just for tourists! Everything here felt very personal, very exclusive, and I do hope to have the chance to go back.
The accommodation could hardly be described as 'tents' as they were extremely comfortable and the extra touches were noticed and appreciated (organic soaps and creams, hot water beds at night and for early morning game drives). All food is provided and really is to die for. The owner sent the Masai cook over to Spain to learn!
We had a much more exciting experience than expected, particularly on the night drive.
During one of the safaris done at night time we saw a Caracal which was
We also visited a small village where one of the staff member lives and we got to see one of the typical houses as well as the local shool. The Enkewa camp and in particluar Jose, his manager colaborates with the community in several projects.
In summary we felt really welcomed and this is one of those trips that we will repeat without a doubt
Only regret is that we did not stay an extra night or two so we could take in all the opportunities available.