Big Time Safari Camp is on the slopes of the Oloongams Hills, near Ololaimutiek Gate. It offers an introduction to Maasai culture, as well as to wildlife. The camp has budget accommodation just outside the Maasai Mara National Reserve. it is affiliated to Big Time Safaris, which offers camping, trekking, bird watching and beach holidays in East Africa.
There are 27 en-suite tents, with twin beds and outdoor showers. The dining room serves traditional Kenyan breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meals can also be served alfresco. The bar, around a stone fireplace, has soft drinks, beers and spirits. Activities include game drives in either 4WD vehicles or safari vans.
For a surcharge, vehicles can be booked on an exclusive basis. Game walks introduce visitors to the tracks and signs that animals and birds leave in the bush. Cultural visits to local Maasai villages can be arranged; local dancers provide entertainment and traditional souvenirs are on sale. The camp also offers warrior training. The resident naturalist gives lectures and slide presentations on the Maasai Mara National Reserve. For a surcharge, a night game drive followed by bush dinner can be arranged on request. The camp can book balloon safaris with a nearby operator.
Big Time Safari Camp – Facilities
- 24-hour hot running water
- Game walks
- Game drives
- Night drives
- Visit to local villages
- Bush meals
- 4WD vehicles
- Full board
- Seated all together,safari style
- Credit cards