Angama Mara, Masai Mara

It’s Swahili for ‘suspended in mid-air’. Looking out over the Masai Mara, standing high above the floor of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, you’ll understand how Angama found its name.

The view over the Great Rift Valley may well be staggering, but will it prove as memorable as watching zebra and giraffe sauntering nonchalantly past the lodge as you’re having breakfast? Or spotting a pod of hippos – just a couple of hundred metres below you - lumbering from one watering hole to another? Angama Mara stands high above one of the African Continent’s greatest game reserves so, if you take a safari here during your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Kenya, you will undoubtedly be able to fill your camera’s memory with dazzling shots of life in the wild.

Families of elephants drifting slowly across the landscape. Big cats, red in tooth and claw. Eland, topi and impala. Zebra, giraffe. Huge raptors and colourful flocks. Buffalo and hippos…

Angama Mara, at a glance

  • Exclusive, owner-managed safari lodge with soaring views over the Masai Mara
  • Superb wildlife observation without leaving your tent 
  • Choice of two camps, each with just 15 luxurious safari suites 
  • Modern tents with canvas roofs, sides and solid wood floors 
  • Glass walls leading to private observation decks with rocking chairs 
  • Bathrooms and facilities with fantastic views 
  • Furnishings include drinks cabinets and writing desks 
  • Fine restaurant, in-room dining and brilliant bush picnics

For leisure and pleasure

  • Fast access to the Masai Mara 
  • Individual safaris designed to suit your expectations 
  • Excellent sightings of the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo 
  • Dawn and dusk game drives 
  • Day long safaris to explore the Mara Triangle 
  • Phenomenal bird watching with over 570 different species recorded 
  • Hot air ballooning trips at sunrise 
  • Hiking on the edge of the Rift Valley 
  • Private airfield
  • Victoria was incredibly easy to chat to, quick to gauge our requirements and produced a fab itinerary. She was enthusiastic and knowledgable.

    EP, Kenya, 2014


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