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Ol Seki Hemingways Mara

Naboisho Conservancy-Masai Mara

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Ol Seki Hemingways Mara Camp,Kenya

This stunning private tented camp is your enclave of luxury in the wildest terrain of Kenya. 9 exclusive luxury tents with 270° panoramic views of the Mara plains.

Hemingways Ol Seki Mara is located in the heart of the Naboisho Conservancy which borders the Maasai Mara Reserve. The conservancy limits entry to clients actually staying inside the area and offers an incredibly private safari experience. We have a choice of nine exclusive tents in which to host you accompanied by some breathtaking views and the warmest Kenyan hospitality you could wish for. There is no typical day at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara. We’re small and aim to personally tailor every day to suit what you want making your time in the Mara an unparalleled adventure in the realms of safari.

Accommodation

Small and exclusive, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara hosts a maximum of 20 guests. Each stylish tent has been designed to offer secluded privacy and spacious accommodation in muted tones with a twist of Bedouin style as a nod to the shape and style of the tents. Locally sourced fabrics and furniture, a writers desk and a large comfy day bed add further comfort.

Every tent sits on a private vantage point up on the rocky escarpment offering a 270° view of the bush from your bed which takes in the slope of the acacia scrub where animals graze in the shade of the sparse trees. Beyond the immediate vista, the Ngama hills hem the horizon to the east and beyond lie the plains of the Maasai Mara.

The Simba Private Villa

The Simba Private Villa is a self-contained penthouse in the bush with a private driveway. Complete with kitchen, dining room and living area, the tent connects two enormous double bedrooms, both ensuite. There’s a fully stocked bar and fridge and guests can decide the level of service they require – a butler can be present at all times to pour drinks and make coffee as required, or staff will stay in the background to give guests the freedom to help themselves to the amenities.

Family tent

The expansive terrace with small plunge pool provides an ideal viewpoint for wildlife watching during the day and stargazing at night. The main feature of the Simba Suite is exclusivity with your own dedicated chef for all meals as well as a private game drive vehicle and guide.

Nina Tent

These tents are ideal for couples. The high dome centers over a double bed decked out in fine linens. Six opening panels encompass the bed on three sides, which mean that from the comfort of your pillow, you can watch the dawn break in panorama. The rear section of the tent houses your en-suite bathroom and dressing area and in front of the tent is a large deck where you can enjoy private dining, sunbathing and star gazing.

Exquisite & Wild Cuisine

This is bush life at its most glamorous – fine cuisine, a fully stocked bar and personal service.The experienced chef will impress you with a varied menu while our staff will pour your drinks. The beauty of our catering is its mobility – wherever you are in the Conservancy or the Reserve, you can indulge in excellent fresh food served on china plates and chilled drinks poured into real glasses

As well as being mobile we’re also flexible. Breakfast can be before you head out for a morning game drive or after you come back. Lunch can be a perfect picnic out in the Reserve or a light lunch back in camp. After a long day on safari, afternoon tea is delivered to your room as you take a few hours to relax and re-energize. And if all that’s not enough, enjoy a 3 course dinner in camp or out in the bush under the stars.

Explore

200km² of private conservancy thronging with wildlife and adventure year round. Add to that the large rolling plains of the world famous Mara Reserve featuring the greatest show on earth from July to October. The result is a truly spectacular once-in-a-lifetime safari experience.

Activities

The privilege of a private conservancy is 200km² to explore exclusively. Naboisho is your secluded wilderness, away from the flash and chatter of tourists. There’s so much to discover here – myriad wildlife indigenous to East Africa, as well as the wild birds and plants. You might like to meet the local Maasai herdsmen and their families and learn about their pastoral way of life. Or take a hike, visit a N’dorobo cave, watch birds, photograph the sunset, dine under the stars or soar above the plains in a hot air balloon. You’ll love the personally tailored experience Ol Seki Hemingways Mara offers in the hands of our attentive, observant guides.

Game Drives

Days are as action packed or as relaxed as guests want and being in a conservancy means we have the freedom to head out on game drives whenever suits; that might be at first light to capture the sunrise and an early morning cheetah hunt or that might be after dark to experience some of the alternative wildlife that you wouldn’t see during the day.

Especially during the months of the migration, many guests do enjoy one full day in the Mara Reserve itself, along the main rivers in the hopes of spotting a wildebeest crossing. We will of course arrange this for you, sending you out with a lovely picnic lunch and the drinks of your choice to enjoy the day. 

Guided Walks

Being in a conservancy we are also able to offer guided walks through the wilderness where you have the chance to learn about the area, the Maasai culture and all the plants of the region and their traditional uses.  You’ll also have the chance to learn the tracks and scat of the animals that have passed by that day. 

Community Visits

As we work so closely with the local community, we have also been invited to take our guests along to some of the local village homes for an introduction into the Maasai lifestyle.  There is always beadwork and carvings for sale during these visits so this is a perfect time to collect your souvenirs with the added benefit that your money contributes directly to the local Maasai women producing these exquisite artefacts.  Don’t be afraid to bargain and barter however, it is expected.

Hot Air Balloon Safaris

One of the iconic experiences of a safari in Africa, a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the Mara Reserve is a great way to get a different perspective on the park. The early morning Mara breeze will float you southwards towards Tanzania and as you follow the Mara River all the wonderful animals of the Mara are visible. The flight usually lasts about an hour and once you’re safely back on solid ground, celebrate the early morning escapade with a champagne breakfast in the bush

Ol Seki Hemingways Mara Rates

Rates
Nina TentsRegularHighPremium
Per Person Sharing650875990
Single Room80010651250
Child 8-12275350350
FAMILY TENT SUITE240031503550

Family Suite Occupancy:-Maximum 4 Adults Or 2 adults & 3 children

For the Family Tents; Rate includes Private Game Drive Vehicle and   Private Chef

Seasons

  • Regular Season:- 3rd January 2023 to 11th April 2023 & 1st November to 19th December 2023
  • High Season: 25th May – 30th June, September, October, 2023
  • Premium Season: July, August, 2023 & 20th December-3rd Jan 2024

These rates include:

  • Full board accommodation (early morning tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, sundowner, dinner)
  • All drinks including standard alcoholic drinks, excluding premium drinks and champagne
  • 2 shared Day Game Drives in Naboisho Conservancy
  • 1 shared Bush Breakfast per stay (weather permitting)
  • 1 shared Night Game Drive per stay in Naboisho Conservancy
  • Return transfers to Ol Seki Naboisho airstrip. (For transfers from/to Keekorok/Olkiombo or within the Mara Reserve, Mara Reserve Park fees and transfers charges to apply.)
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Government taxes
  • Minibar available in tents

These rates exclude:

  • Daily Naboisho Conservancy Fees – USD116 per adult, USD58 per child Please note for conservancy Fees, child is under 18 years
  • Game Drive to the Mara Reserve or airstrip transfers to and from Keekorok/Ol Kiombo or within the Mara Reserve USD145 per person per game drive/transfer
  • Bush Dinner – USD65 per person
  • Extra lunch for guests on afternoon departure – USD30 per person
  • Guided Bush Walks – USD40 per person
  • Cultural Village Visits – USD35 per person per visit
  • Mara Reserve Park fees – Guests landing at any main Mara Reserve airstrip are required to pay park fees upon arrival.
  • Exclusive use of safari vehicle – USD400 per vehicle per day

Child Policy:We have no age restrictions for children staying in a Family Tent however children

East African Residents Rates in Kenya Shillings

East African Resident rates

Valid from 4th Jan -28 March 2024

 Ground Package Nightly3 Nights Fior 2 Offer4 nights for 3 Offer
Per Person SharingKsh 85,576Ksh 1 71,152Ksh 2 56,728
Single TentKsh 104,880Ksh 209,760Ksh 314,6 40
Child (8—12yrs)Ksh 35,872Ksh 71,744Ksh 1 07,6 16
Family Suited Tent (4 pax)Ksh 42 7,120Ksh 85 4,240Ksh 1,281,360

Inclusion

  • Accommodation  on full board basis (early morning te/coffee, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea,sundowner,  dinner
  •  All drinks including standard alcoholic drinks.
  • 2 shared day game drives  at Naboisho  Conservancy
  • Two  shared night game drive per day
  • Of Seki Airstrip transfers
  • Laundry
  • Excludes  Conservancy Ksh 2,320 per person per day | Ksh  1, 160 per child under 1 2 years”

Additional Services

  • Cave Dinner :      Ksh 7, 500 | Masai Village Visit Ksh 4,000
  • Vehicle transfer Nairobi to Mara — 6 seator Land Cmiser Ksh 35,000″

Terms & Conditions

  • Rates are quoted in Ksh, indusive of government taxes, service charge and catering levy.
  • Proof of East African residency required upon reservation
  • Non—refundable deposit of 2 Où required to confirm reservation
  • Full payment 30 days prior to check in
  • Cancellation within  1 3 days  of travel or less  will attract  100s canœllation fees
  • Family Tent can take 4 Adults  or 2 Adults and 3 Children
2024 Bush and Beach Hemingways Collection Flying Package

Enjoy the perfect beach and bush holiday offer! See rates below or view flyer here.

7 NIGHTS FLYING PACKAGE

3rd Jan – 15th Apr 20241st Nov – 19th Dec 2024July – Aug 2024 Jun, Sep, Oct 2024
Per Person SharingUSD 3,263USD 4,958USD 4,837
Single OccupancyUSD 4,079USD 6,198USD 6,047

This package includes 1 night accommodation at Hemingways Nairobi/ Hemingways Eden on Bed & Breakfast basis, 3 nights accommodation at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara on an all inclusive basis and 3 nights accommodation at Hemingways Watamu on a half board basis.
The package includes a 3 for 2 offer at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara.

9 NIGHTS FLYING PACKAGE

3rd Jan – 15th Apr 20241st Nov – 19th Dec 2024July – Aug 2024Jun, Sep, Oct 2024
Per Person SharingUSD 4,107USD 6,253USD 5,047
Single OccupancyUSD 5,133USD 7,816USD 6,308

This package includes 1 night accommodation at Hemingways Nairobi/ Hemingways Eden on Bed & Breakfast basis, 4 nights accommodation at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara on an all inclusive basis and 4 nights accommodation at Hemingways Watamu on a half board basis.
The package includes a 4 for 3 offer at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara and a 4 for 3 offer at Hemingways Watamu

11 NIGHTS FLYING PACKAGE

3rd Jan – 15th Apr 20241st Nov – 19th Dec 204 July – Aug 2024 Jun, Sep, Oct   2024
Per Person SharingUSD 4,738USD 6,982USD 5,776
Single OccupancyUSD 5,923USD 8,728USD 7,220

This package includes 2 nights accommodation at Hemingways Nairobi/Hemingways Eden on Bed & Breakfast basis, 4 nights accommodation at Hemingways Olseki Mara on an all inclusive basis and 5 nights accommodation at  Hemingways Watamu on a half board basis.
The package includes a 4 for 3 offer at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara and a 5 for 4 offer at Hemingways Watamu.

The above rates include:

Hemingways Ol Seki Mara

  • Return flights – Wilson/Ol Seki /Wilson Airports
  • Full board accommodation including early morning tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner.
  • All drinks including alcoholic beverages excluding imported spirits, premiums drinks & champagne
  • 2 shared day game drives in Naboisho Conservancy per day
  • 1 shared bush breakfast per stay weather permitting
  • 1 shared night game drive per stay in Naboisho Conservancy
  • Daily Naboisho Conservancy fees
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Government taxes

Hemingways Watamu

  • Return flights – Nairobi/Malindi/ Wilson Airports
  • Half board accommodation
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Mineral Water
  • Complimentary use of the gym and tennis court
  • Return airport transfers – Malindi Airport to Hemingways Watamu.

Hemingways Nairobi/Hemingways Eden

  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast
  • Airport pick up from JKIA
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Government taxes

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  • 11 nights offer includes one half day excursion including a visit to David Sheldrick Elephant orphanage. (subject to availability at the time of reservation), Giraffe centre, Karen Blixen Museum and shopping.
  • 9 and 11 nights offer include a half day whale watching private trip for 2 in the months of July & August.
  • Above offers  include all ground transfers between hotels and airports.

Payment Terms:

20% non refundable deposit required upon reservation
30% 60 days prior to arrival
50% 30 days prior to arrival

Cancellation Terms:

  • 60 days, 20% of entire stay
  • 59-30 days, 45% of entire stay
  • 21-29 days, 55% of entire stay
  • 14-20 days, 75% of entire stay
  • 13 days or less 100% of entire stay

Note: Hemingways Ol Seki Mara will remain closed from 12th April to 24th May 2024

Honeymoon Package

Enjoy an all inclusive honeymoon package in Hemingways Nairobi and Ol Seki Hemingways

Hemingways Collection has the perfect Honeymoon Packages for you this 2023. We have an all inclusive honeymoon package which includes two locations; Nairobi and Ol Seki-Maasai Mara.

Make your honeymoon extra special by spending it at the best honeymoon destinations in Kenya. Enjoy a luxurious stay in Hemingways Nairobi and a luxury safari in Ol Seki Hemingways.

Come and make memories that will last you a life time.

BOOK YOUR HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2023 FOR KES 406,770 per couple

Honeymoon Package Inclusions:
• 1 Nights Fullboard accommodation at Hemingways Nairobi
• Complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability) to an Executive suite
• VIP Transfer to Wilson Airport
• Return Flights to Ol Seki
• 3 Nights Full board Accommodation in Hemingways Ol Seki including conservancy fees
• Bottle of wine
• Romantic Cave Dinner

Validity: 5th January – April 2023

T&Cs

 A valid wedding certificate (dated not longer than 180 days before the arrival date) has to be presented upon check-in. If no valid certificate is presented, the hotel reserves the right to apply the standard rate.

Proof of East African Resident Required.

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