Sand River Camp; Sand River camp sits on the bank of the river within the Maasai Mara National Reserve close to the Tanzanian border. It also located on a secluded site that replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps of the late 1920’s.
More so, the camp has good interior furnishings mirror done perfectly to attract visitors, something that reminds all who visits these countless Hollywood movies which was played from here and paid homage to a perfect era of African adventure.
Sand River Camp –Maasai Mara is a beautiful place of stay while on visit in the African jungle, meaning at any time of the year you can enjoy exceptional game viewing. The reserve is an ideal to high concentration of big cats such as cheetahs, leopards, lions many more. Come along the dramatic arrival of the annual migration of wildebeest added to an abundance of resident wildlife that call themselves species of Maasai Mara.
This pristine safari camp is comprised of 16 tented accommodations including 1 family tent but each divided into two separate adjoining campsites with each area possessing its own designated dining and public area. Thus creating an increased sense of exclusivity and privacy.
The camp also is good in demonstrating all the qualities that have made the camp the premier choice of stay in East Africa. Sand River camp was designed in crafted interior exceptional standards of services and what you need while you’re here must choose a location to provide optimal access to the wildlife species.
Sand River –Facilities
The camp offers 16 comfortable tents divided into separate camps.
They have children play room.
They have clean swamping pool.
They have private dining served with delicious food.
They have free internet for the visitors.
They have welcoming and friendly staffs who take care of the visitors.
They have restaurant well furnished with professional chefs.
They offer free breakfast to visitors.
They also offer individual wrapped food –option available for breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as room services.
Sand River –Guest Services
Their front desk is open 24 hours.
They have concierge services and daily housekeeping.
They offer daily cleaning services.
They offer luggage storage, ticket assistance and turndown services.
Sand River –Room Amenities
They have clean rooms designed with everything that makes it look beautiful for the guest such as Bed sheets, blackout drapes, free cribs, portable fan and rollaway-extra beds, free Wi-Fi.
They offer free bottled water and coffee tea maker.
They have bathrobes and tubs /shower, free toiletries, hair dryer and private bathroom.
They also have infant beds.
Things to do; Camp
They offer game drive viewing at the reserve.
They have outdoor pool for your leisure time while on stay.
They offer free self-parking on site.
They have 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle.
They also have airport shuttle but done on request.
Generally, Maasai Mara National Reserve is the top visited safari destination on Kenya safaris, covering an area of about 1,510 square kilometers and raises 1,500-2,170 meters above sea level. The reserves terrain is composed of grassland and riverine forest with clumps of distinctive acacia trees. It is approximately 270 kilometers from the capital city ‘’Nairobi and covers 5 to 6hours by road. By flight it can take 40 to 45 minutes to the reserve. Furthermore, its ecosystem holds one of the highest lion densities in the world and an ideal place that attracts millions of people to visit the park in wildebeest adventure season, zebras, Thompson gazelle and this great migration happens annually. The reserve is a home to over 95 species of mammals and paradise of birders with over 600 birds recorded such as Kori Bustards, Jaunty Crowned –plovers, Turkey-sized Ground Hornbills, Secretary Birds, Flock of white stork, Saddle-Billed storks, Yellow –Billed stork, Sacred Ibis which can be spotted in the swamplands.
Wildlife to see in Maasai Mara includes; Elephants, wildebeest, cheetah, Hippos, zebras, crocodiles, Thompson’s gazelle among others.