Cottar’s 1920 Safari Camp

Cottar’s 1920 Safari Camp Cottar’s camp is located in the Masai Mara, in an area bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves. The camp encapsulates the original spirit and essence of the African Safari, an experience that should not be missed.

Location: South East Masai Mara

Unique Features: Founded in 1919, the camp remains deeply rooted in the African Safari tradition.

Seasons: Closed from April 1st to May 31st

Languages Spoken: English and Swahili

How to Get There: Keekorok airstrip and Cottar’s private airstrip are the arrival points. Airkenya operates daily flights from Nairobi to Masai Mara, Samburu, Nanyuki, and Meru. Safarilink also offers daily flights from Nairobi to Masai Mara, Shaba, Samburu, and Nanyuki. Tropic Air operates daily flights from Meru, Lewa, and Laikipia.

Facilities: The camp offers six en-suite white tents styled in the fashion of the 1920s – comprising 5 doubles, 1 twin room, and 4 Family Tents (each suite consists of 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin, with a shared sitting room). Additional amenities include laundry service and a swimming pool.

Drink Policy: Soft drinks, beer, house wines, and non-luxury spirits are included in the room rates. Champagne, special wines, and luxury spirits come at an additional cost.

Activities: Activities available include day and night game drives, guided bush walks, bush meals, sundowners, river swimming and fishing, shopping, massages, and cultural visits.

Interesting Facts: Voted as Top Guides of Africa by Conde Nast Traveller.