Safaris For Every Budget

Safaris for Every Budget: Affordable travel, budget-friendly safaris, cost-effective options, affordable wildlife experiences.

Some of our favourite safari destinations starting at Ksh 11,750 per person, per night!

Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Ksh 11,750 per person sharing

Fairmont Mara Safari Club is located in the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve, home to the great wildebeest migration. The Club, set on the foot of Aitong Hills offers 51 luxuriously furnished tents featuring four-poster beds, en suite facilities and private decks overlooking the hippo filled Mara River. The property features an outdoor swimming pool, lounge and restaurant and exciting game drives accompanied by the most scenic sundowner cocktails and dining experiences in the bush. The rates are inclusive of meals on a full board basis and two game drives: one at 6:30AM and another at 3:30PM.

Emboo River

Emboo River Camp

Ksh 25,000 per person sharing

Located in a river bend within Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, Emboo River is the perfect spot for a dream safari. It is the first fully sustainable lodge in the Maasai Mara and beyond allowing you to enjoy a holiday in the midst of nature, while positively contributing to the unique environment and community.

Since its launch, Emboo River went all in on sustainability and rethought every aspect of its operations: applying innovation and technology to create carbon neutral safaris. Emboo River’s game drives use a fleet of electric safari vehicles which allow you to approach your favourite animals without disruption.

In between game drives, you can enjoy delicious farm to fork meals with organic ingredients from Emboo River’s garden. Meals are served on hidden spots around the property or during your game drives in the bush. Sundowner drinks with cocktails and mocktails, followed by Maasai stories around the camp fire are the perfect way to wrap the day.

Your room offers floor-to-ceiling views over the river, allowing you to spot wildlife from your bed. The en-suite bathroom boasts a rain shower with nature views.

Cottar's 1920 Safari Camp

Cottars 1920s Safari Camp

Ksh 30,369 per person sharing

The award-winning Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp has its own 7608-acre private conservancy and is situated one kilometre from the famous ‘seventh’ natural wonder of the world, the Maasai Mara in Kenya and the Tanzania Serengeti game reserve. Owned and managed by the oldest established and continuing safari family in Africa, it extends an era of luxury and quality and returns to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’.

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp provides the romance of safari under cream canvas tents, the style of the bygone era of the twenties, while at the same time supplying the amenities required by today’s modern world travellers and professional guides whose qualifications are the highest in Africa. Offering an abundance of wildlife, a guarantee of privacy, and the highest standards of professional guiding in a luxurious and authentic camping environment.

The entire camp is situated to ensure that tents are private and quiet whether for honeymooners or families with young children.

Acacia House

Acacia House Nomad Travel Club

Ksh 99,953 per night (Ksh 16,659 per person sharing)

Located in the spectacular location of the celebrated Mara North Conservancy, The Mara Bush Houses are ideal for those who want the freedom to set the pace of their safari escape. Each house boasts a rich East African heritage and style, and is ideally suited for families and small groups; a true home away from home in the heart of the Mara North Conservancy. Acacia House is a fully staffed house featuring one double room with en suite bathroom, one attic room and a double room on the ground floor with a shared bathroom, perfect for families. Acacia house shares a swimming pool and garden with neighbouring Mara House. Included in the rate is full board catering and refreshments, guided morning and evening game drives, bush picnics and transfers to Mara North airstrip.


Arijiju, Borana, Kenya

Ksh 666,354 per night (Ksh 66,635 per person sharing)

Arijiju Retreat is a luxury exclusive-use retreat on the Borana Conservancy on Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau. Essentially a large private villa, it is a stylish grassed-roof construction designed to blend seamlessly into the hillside on which it sits and offers a new standard of luxury for the area.

The design is inspired by styles both African – there are references to the famous monasteries of neighbouring Ethiopia, and the entire structure is clad in local Meru stone – and European, with chandeliers and first-rate western-style furnishings.

Service at Arijiju Retreat is impeccable: attentive, stylish, friendly, highly professional. The kitchen takes a farm-to-table approach and caters simultaneously to the health-conscious and the gourmand; the Ottolenghi-style cuisine combines the modern, the classic and the local. The dining area features two large fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling arched windows, and meals can also be taken on any of the many decks and patios or even further afield in the conservancy.

Accommodations at Arijiju Retreat comprise of five suites: ten guests is the upper-limit, with smaller groups also catered for. Three of the suites are in the house itself, arranged around the central courtyard. Two more are in ‘cottage’ suites connected to the main villa. Throughout there are king-size beds (some four-poster), stone fireplaces, large lounge areas, luxurious en suite facilities (with freestanding baths as well as showers) and expansive views. Furnishings are stylish and unique, as in the main areas, blending the traditional Kenyan and the contemporary European.

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