Relaxing Getaway- Rustic
but exceptionally comfortable camp
Unwind and refresh in the secluded riverside bush camp tucked away in the deep acacia forest with a wilderness charm and character. Maasai Simba Camp is uniquely charming from any other safari camp in Kenya.The camp has been designed to give guests the feel that it is part of the Maasai tribal village. The village atmosphere,
friendly staff, delicious
comfortable rooms have inspired many heartwarming comments from
guests such as "we felt as if we were members of the Maasai family"
and "This has been the highlight of our experience in Africa."
We have three types of accommodations; 6 charming guest rooms, 4 rock cabins, and 5 Hemingway style Safari tents.
Hemingway Style Safari Tents
Each tent has its own private veranda. Hemingway Safari tent has an open-air bathroom which allows you to have a shower under the sun or the stars! Each tent is beautifuly furnished, it's simple and charming at the same time. Safari Themed Experience!You are welcome to bring your favorite pillow, teddy bear or anything else that helps you sleep deep at night!
Rangers Tent, 1 Bath, Sleeps 3
The rangers family tent sits on stilts near the banks of the Kiboko River. Featuring a river view, a covered porch, a hammock, and a welcoming interior. The front porch features classic safari chairs for enjoying your morning coffee among the trees and scenery. It’s the perfect place to plan your ultimate retreat.
Explorer Family Tent, 1 Bath, Sleeps 3
Surround yourself with acacia forest and classic woodland charm at this family friendly large Explorer tent with a private en suite bathroom, a shaded porch, an outdoor fireplace, a hammock, and a beautiful riverside location. The tent has a three-person table in the porch for more seating or fun games.
Warden Tent, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2
Enjoy a night lit cozy fire a few steps up behind the tents and watch the stars on clear nights. Or read a book on the front porch while rocking away your worries. It’s a great life you’ll love it.
If safari tents aren’t your thing we have charming rooms and rock cabins for your choice!
These newly custom-built charming rooms are made with Adobe bricks and furnished with lovingly crafted woodwork mostly from reclaimed timber.
You walk into your room and “wow” comes to mind. Comfortably furnished rooms. It is Safari glamping!
Bufallo, Simba, Leopard, and Pumba are 4 charming rooms in the Warriors' house. Like the private cabins each guest room is beautifully furnished with all the usual amenities you’d want. The rooms are simple but very comfortable. Some rooms are furnished with a queen size bed, while other rooms have twin beds.
We offer 4 one-bedroom cabins which are like your own private beach cabin. These recently refurbished and charming cabins are nestled deep in the acacia forest facing a seasonal river. The cabins offers a fairly secluded ambiance for some deep relaxation. The cabins are made of Basalt rocks, with floors made of mazera stones, and artistically thatch roof.
Riverside Cabin with patio
Find peace and tranquility in this beatiful riverside cabin. The cabin sleeps two and is ideal for honey mooners. It has a beautiful patio right outside on the sandy reiver bed. Meals and drinks can be served in your private patio.
Adorn with African décor each cabin has amenities and charms of an exclusive Safari retreat.
All roms and cabins are furnished with the following:
- 1 double or 2 single beds
- 6 foot 6 inch inner sprung mattress
- Bedding includes cotton sheets, pillow, and extra blankets
- Treated mosquito netting
- Luggage rack
- Closet and shelve cabinets
- Ensuite flush toilet and hot showers
- Writing desk and safari chair
Relax at Oloip House (Common guest room and library)
your tent, you are just a short stroll away from Oloip house, a spacious and cozy common guest room and library with a high ceiling and traditional thatch roof that keeps the area cool from the African sun. The great common guest room with open walls brings the forest and wildlife into view. Everyone in your group will appreciate spending time together while playing board games in the spacious great room. Let the savannah
serenity quiet your mind and allow yourself to escape into this
The warm and cozy bungalow with a thatch roof will be the perfect place to kick back and make the most of your African bush vacation.
Relax and enjoy our small library with a wonderful collection of books and magazines from across Africa and beyond.
Get cozy by the rock fireplace or gather around the outside firepit and reliving the day’s adventures exploring Amboseli eco-system. Play games, read
a book, interact with your guides, or just relax and watch velvet monkeys and hundred
species of birds as they hop from one tree to the next.
with the Maasai is the kind of experience where you can put your
feet up at the end of the day, have a cup of tea, and say yes,
this is Africa.
serve hearty, healthy, and downright delicious foods prepared
by our own chef! Simba restaurant is a family style dining room that offers African, Asian, European,
and American cuisine to suit all tastes. Our meals are fresh and
organic. Vegetarians are accomodated respectifully. We also accommodate
clients with allergies to specific food items such as gluten.
and wine are also available for purchase with your meal. Occasionally
we offer Bush Breakfast. Click to
see this optional breakfast with zebras and giraffe in the wilderness.
Adventure family Fun Center
Are you bringing your kids along? No problem we have a wonderful adventure family fun corner with tire swings, wood swings, chair swings, dirts, archery, and more. Parents relax in a hammock and let your kids swing and leap in a very safe play ground.
End the day with a soothing swim in our private outdoor pool build with nature in mind.
The camp is a symphony of African birds. The songs of weavers, go-away-birds, starlings, African hoopoe, the franklins, lilac-breasted roller, woodland king fisher, red and yellow barbet, and woodpeckers filled the air, all under the canopy of indigenous acacia trees. There’s no better place to see African birds than right here at Maasai Simba Camp.
is our top priority. There will be Maasai warriors on site
24 hours a day. All the animals of the African savanna know and
respect the warriors. Warriors will accompany you during
all nature walks and on Safari. This would be the safest place
you can be in Africa.
Most visitors to Maasai Simba Camp also traveled with us to the
West National Park and other wildlife parks in Kenya.
You can book a full 12-day safari program with us.
to see sample itinerary.
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Maasai Simba Camp is nestled under a canopy of indigenous acacia trees
that provide a cool haven from the African sun.
camp provides an excellent base when spending time with the Maasai
and visiting Amboseli National Park at the same time. Also, the camp gives you an opportunity to hike across one of the most scenic places in the African
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The Chief's house
The Chief's cabin is the only self catering cabin in the camp. The Chief Cabin has everything you want including a modern kitchen with basic appliances and gas cooker. The kitchen has awesome views of Mother Nature and a secluded setting next to a seasonal river. Enjoy free entertainment from birds and velvet monkeys through your kitchen window as they hop from one tree to the next.
The rental rate is $120 per night. Rental Rates are based on 2 guests. Rent of $35 per person per night is added on up to maximum occupancy of 4 guests.
Other Camp Facilities Includes:
- Main restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner
- Bush restaurant in a secluded area
- Fully-stocked bar
- Guest lounge
- Board games, cards, tennis table, archery javelin throw & darts
- Guest library
- Laundry service
- Beautiful relaxing bush gardens with canvas umbrellas & hammock
- Children’s play area with tire swing and wooden swings
- Gift shop
- On-site parking & 24 hour security
& Coffee is ready by: 6:00am - 7:30am
after nature walk: 9:00 am
Time: 7:30 pm
The backyard patio is perfect for any time of year to sit with a glass of wine or Tusker beer and a good book that is if you are not distracted by the scenery and hundreds of birds that made Simba Camp their permanent sanctuary.
Solar Power - Environmentally
primary source of energy is solar. However for times of additional
need, we do have a diesel generator as back up support. To conserve
energy, we ask that guests turn off lights in their cabins when
not in use. Cottages are not equipped with electrical outlets, and
there is no television, radio or telephone. We do have a central
charging station for your laptop, camera, i-pod, etc. Also there
is a cell phone on site should you need to communicate with your
friends and relatives back home.
Peace in the Wilderness
The peaceful surroundings of our property makes you want to pause, take a deep breath and enjoy the tranquility of this peaceful retreat. The camp was built with nature in mind. The indigenous trees and vegetation are left intact, making it a perfect foraging garden for giraffes, velvet monkeys, and an estimated 400 species of birds.
It is our goal to provide personalized and friendly customer service to all of our guests. We look forward to serving you.