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Located in the game-rich, world-famous Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya, East Africa, our Ilkeliani Luxury Camp is the perfect destination for your safari.


The famous Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya

Ilkeliani Luxury Camp is located in the Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya, East Africa. It’s one of the world’s most visited Big 5 game viewing destinations.

It’s best known for being host to part of the Great Migration, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This is an annual pilgrimage when over a million wildebeest make their way across the national park in search of greener pastures, followed by other antelopes, zebras, and hungry predators. However, it’s a prime safari destination year-round, with an impressive density of predators, especially big cats like lions, leopards and cheetahs. Birdlife is also prolific, with over 450 species to spot on your safari.

The culture of the local Maasai is another drawcard, their colourful attire, rituals and warmth stealing the hearts of tourists from across the world.

Exclusive Experience of the Maasai Mara

The Maasai Mara National Park is a massive 1,510 square kilometres (583 square miles) in size. Therefore, where you stay will directly affect the type of experience you'll have. We've carefully selected our location for Ilkeliani Luxury Camp so that you're in the heart of the Maasai Mara National Park and set on the banks of the Talek River for excellent sightings without even having to leave the Camp.

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Directions to Ilkeliani

Our Camp is a six-hour drive from Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. Alternatively, daily scheduled flights depart from Nairobi, Samburu and Nanyuki, which will take about 45 minutes. You’ll land at Ol Kiombo Airstrip, where the team will welcome you and transfer you the rest of the way via road transfer, taking about 25 minutes.

Discover more about Ilkeliani

Enjoy a luxury safari in Kenya at Ilkeliani Camp, a luxurious oasis in the centre of the world-famous Maasai Mara.



Fill your days with the many adventurous activities on offer or enjoy the camp at leisure.



If you’re looking for a luxury Kenya safari lodge, look no further than our Ilkeliani Luxury Tented Camp accommodation options.

Discover the beauty of Ilkeliani

Indulge your senses on a luxury safari in Kenya at the ever-stylish Ilkeliani Camp, overlooking the Talek River in the Maasai Mara.

"Everything here is simply excellent! The food was unreal, we weren't expecting such great food. The service here is also as good as it can get, everyone is very friendly and welcoming! The tented cabins are very nice and quite new. Lots of privacy between the tents. Power stays on 24/7. Highly recommend staying here."
"Everything was perfect, our room was amazing as well as the food and the staff, hats off to them they made our stay feel more like home. 5 star experience thanks for making our trip to Kenya a memorable one."
Joe Brawley
"This is an outstanding tented camp. The meals were excellent, and one of the few that offer an A la Carte menu for three meals a day. The service was outstanding, and the tents were very clean and extremely comfortable. Highly recommended."
Andy Harper
"Ilkeliani is incredible. We found it hard to decide where to stay in the Mara but our guide gave us great recommendations. Not only is Ilkeliani conveniently located in the middle of the park, it is also easily accessible by the main roads of Nairobi."
Jasmine Gupta