The charismatic bush home of Alex Walker, filmmaker and guide in the Maasai Mara. An exclusive wilderness camp set alongside a secluded valley flanking the Mara River close to the Siria Escarpment. The private marquee tents are set in the shade of large Oleadendra & Walburgia trees that cover the site, a tranquil setting that borders one of the finest Game Reserves in the world.
The Maasai Mara, is the northernmost extension of the Serengetti and a gem in itself. The camp operates throughout the year, the migration of wildebeest covers July through October, quickly followed by the birthing season from October to March. April and May offer the best opprtunities for keen ornitholigists and those wishing to enjoy the solitude and verdant green of the quiet season
The “bedroom” marquee is fitted with large double beds flanked by twin bedside tables and a writing desk. The adjoining “bush bathroom” area includes a shower, twin basins, and large bush bathtub and flush toilet. Hanging swathes of cotton and canvas walls provide complete privacy.
The Mess deck and indoor fireplace leave one with the impression of having found a home from home! Enjoying an expansive view of the Mara river and the Oloololo escarpment, the deck area plays host to a great deal of wining & dining
At Serian we are proud of our guiding skills and the individuals profound knowledge and local ability. Your guides & spotters are crucial to the success of your day. Organizing your walks, game drives and seeking out the big game which you have come to see, designing your day to suit your own pace.
We have gone to great lengths to put together an unbeatable team, who are dedicated to providing a helpful, attentive and knowledgeable service to our guests. Personal service is a byword at Serian, with fourty odd staff serving a sixteen bed camp this equates to around two or more staff per guest when full
There is also the chance to fly camp. put some adventure into your safari, walking with experienced armed guides we will take you into the heart of the Mara. You will immediately notice the difference between a vehicle tour and one conducted on foot. Senses that may have been a little dulled in a car will strain to perceive indications of the wild game that surrounds you. At night we will camp under the stars enjoying a wholesome meal in the company of roaring lions.
Suspended in a basket beneath the balloons canopy, you will have the chance to view the migration from an entirely different perspective. As you float over the plains and above the forest alongside the mara river, you will see Hippos, Crocodile and Elephant from above. The flight time is generally in the region of one hour and ends with breakfast in the open grassland within the reserve