Welcome to Mara Heritage Camp, a luxurious and enchanting retreat nestled in the heart of the Northern Serengeti. Located just 20 minutes from the Mara River, on the outskirts of the Northern Serengeti zone, our camp offers an ideal vantage point to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of wildebeest herds crossing the river. Set on a hill surrounded by majestic evergreen trees, our camp provides breathtaking views of the Northern Serengeti, immersing you in the pristine beauty of this remarkable wilderness.

Mara Heritage Camp offers a truly remarkable experience in the heart of the Serengeti. With its stunning location, exceptional dining, luxurious accommodation, thrilling activities, and comprehensive amenities, our camp ensures that your African safari is nothing short of extraordinary. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Northern Serengeti, witness the dramatic wildebeest migration, and create lifelong memories in this pristine wilderness.

Experience the magic of Mara Heritage Camp and let the untamed spirit of Africa captivate your soul.


Mara Heritage Camp is perfectly positioned in Kogatende, a region renowned for its abundant wildlife and spectacular landscapes. Away from the main road, our camp offers a sense of seclusion and tranquility, allowing for intimate and remote game-viewing experiences. From July to November, when millions of wildebeest migrate across the Northern Serengeti with the goal of crossing the Mara River, our camp becomes an extraordinary vantage point to witness this incredible natural phenomenon.


Indulge in an exceptional culinary experience at our camp. Our skilled chef prepares delicious three-course meals served in our camp kitchen. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, every dish is crafted with care and showcases the rich flavors of African cuisine. Immerse yourself in the warm and inviting ambiance as you savor each delectable bite, accompanied by impeccable service from our attentive staff.


At Mara Heritage Camp, we offer luxurious bell tents that redefine the concept of glamping in Africa. Step into a world of comfort and elegance as you enter your spacious tent. Each tent is beautifully furnished and equipped with modern amenities to ensure a delightful stay. Enjoy the convenience of electrical outlets, the comfort of mosquito nets, and the pleasure of sipping tea or coffee while taking in the serene surroundings. The en-suite bathrooms feature showers and flush toilets, providing a touch of luxury in the heart of the wilderness. With pure cotton linen sheets and thoughtful touches throughout, our tents provide a cozy sanctuary amidst nature’s grandeur.


Embark on unforgettable adventures during your stay at Mara Heritage Camp. Discover the remarkable diversity of wildlife, including the Big Five, as well as the renowned annual wildebeest migration. Join our experienced guides on exhilarating game drives that take you deep into the heart of the Serengeti, where you can witness incredible wildlife encounters and capture breathtaking photographs. For a unique perspective, soar above the plains on a thrilling hot air balloon flight, offering panoramic views of the expansive landscape below. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of nature with guided walking safaris, where you can observe the intricate details of the flora and fauna up close. Additionally, engage in cultural experiences by visiting nearby Maasai villages and gaining insight into their rich traditions and way of life.


At Mara Heritage Camp, we believe in providing the utmost comfort and convenience for our guests. Our camp features cozy lounges where you can relax and unwind after a day of adventure. The restaurant offers delectable dining options, while the bar boasts an extensive selection of cocktails and liquors to satisfy your cravings. Gather around the bonfire in the evening and share stories of your safari experiences with fellow guests. For those who enjoy outdoor cooking, our grilling stations provide the perfect opportunity to indulge in a delightful barbecue under the starlit sky.

Each tent at Mara Heritage Camp is thoughtfully designed to cater to your needs. With electrical outlets, mosquito nets, and tea/coffee-making facilities, we ensure your stay is comfortable and convenient. The en-suite bathrooms with showers and flush toilets offer modern amenities in a rustic setting.

At Mara Heritage Camp, we strive to provide our guests with a comfortable and memorable stay. Our camp amenities are designed to enhance your experience in the Serengeti and ensure that you have everything you need during your time with us. Here are the amenities offered at Mara Heritage Camp:

  1. Cozy Lounges: Relax and unwind in our cozy lounges, where you can socialize with other guests, read a book, or simply enjoy the peaceful ambiance of the camp.
  2. Restaurant: Indulge in delicious meals at our on-site restaurant. Our talented chefs prepare a variety of dishes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, ensuring a delightful dining experience.
  3. Bar with a Large Selection of Cocktails and Liquors: Enjoy a refreshing drink at our well-stocked bar, which offers a wide selection of cocktails, spirits, and liquors. Sip on your favorite beverage as you unwind after a day of exploring the Serengeti.
  4. Bonfire: Gather around the bonfire in the evenings and share stories and laughter with fellow guests. The warm glow of the fire creates a cozy atmosphere and adds to the sense of camaraderie at the camp.
  5. Grilling Stations: Experience the thrill of a traditional African barbecue at our grilling stations. Our staff will be happy to assist you in preparing a delicious meal while you enjoy the outdoor setting.

Each tent at Mara Heritage Camp also comes with the following amenities:

  1. Electrical Outlets: Stay connected and charge your electronic devices conveniently in your tent.
  2. Mosquito Nets: Enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep under the protection of mosquito nets, ensuring a comfortable and uninterrupted rest.
  3. Tea/Coffee: Start your day off right with a freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee in the comfort of your tent.
  4. En-suite Bathrooms with Shower and Flush Toilets: Each tent features a private en-suite bathroom with a shower and flush toilets, providing modern conveniences in the midst of the wilderness.
  5. Pure Cotton Linen Sheets: Experience ultimate comfort and luxury with our high-quality pure cotton linen sheets, ensuring a restful night’s sleep.
  6. 24 Hour Communication Service (Walkie Talkies): For your safety and convenience, we provide a 24-hour communication service using walkie talkies. Stay connected with our staff and fellow guests throughout your stay.

These amenities are designed to enhance your comfort, relaxation, and enjoyment during your stay at Mara Heritage Camp. We strive to create a memorable and immersive experience in the Serengeti, allowing you to fully appreciate the beauty and wonders of this remarkable wilderness.

Getting There by Air and Road

Reaching Mara Heritage Camp is a seamless experience, with multiple transportation options available for your convenience.

By Air: The closest airport to Mara Heritage Camp is Kogatende Airstrip, which offers both scheduled and charter flights. You can arrange a flight from various airports, including Arusha Airport and Kilimanjaro International Airport. Upon arrival at Kogatende Airstrip, our camp staff will warmly welcome you and provide a transfer to the camp, allowing you to begin your safari adventure without delay.

By Road: For those who prefer to travel by road, Mara Heritage Camp is accessible via well-maintained roads. Whether you choose to self-drive or hire a private transfer, the journey to our camp promises scenic landscapes and the opportunity to spot wildlife along the way. The camp provides secure parking facilities for guests arriving by road.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where is Mara Heritage Camp located?
    Mara Heritage Camp is located in Kogatende, on the outskirts of the Northern Serengeti zone. It offers stunning views of the Northern Serengeti and is approximately 20 minutes away from the Mara River.
  2. When is the best time to visit Mara Heritage Camp?
    The camp is open from July to November, which coincides with the migration period of millions of wildebeest across the Northern Serengeti. The best time to visit is in July and staying until the middle of November to witness this incredible wildlife spectacle.
  3. What is the accommodation like at Mara Heritage Camp?
    Mara Heritage Camp offers beautiful bell tents that provide a luxurious and cozy glamping experience. Each tent is spacious and equipped with amenities such as electrical outlets, mosquito nets, en-suite bathrooms with showers and flush toilets, and pure cotton linen sheets.
  4. What dining options are available at the camp?
    At Mara Heritage Camp, guests can enjoy three-course meals served in a camp kitchen by our skilled chef. Our restaurant offers a variety of delicious dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
  5. What activities are offered at Mara Heritage Camp?
    The camp provides a range of exciting activities for guests to enjoy, including game drives that offer the opportunity to spot a diverse array of wildlife, including the Big Five. Other activities include guided walking safaris, where you can explore the Serengeti on foot, and balloon flights for a unique perspective of the vast landscapes.
  6. What amenities are available at Mara Heritage Camp?
    Mara Heritage Camp offers cozy lounges, a restaurant, a bar with a wide selection of cocktails and liquors, a bonfire area for evening gatherings, and grilling stations for traditional barbecues. Each tent also features amenities such as electrical outlets, mosquito nets, tea/coffee facilities, en-suite bathrooms with showers and flush toilets, and pure cotton linen sheets.
  7. How can I reach Mara Heritage Camp?
    You can reach Mara Heritage Camp by air or road. The closest airport is Kogatende Airstrip, which offers scheduled and charter flights. For those traveling by road, the camp is accessible via well-maintained roads, and secure parking facilities are available.
  8. Is there a communication service at the camp?
    Yes, Mara Heritage Camp provides a 24-hour communication service using walkie talkies. This ensures that guests can stay connected with the camp staff and fellow adventurers throughout their stay.

If you have any further questions or need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to make your stay at Mara Heritage Camp an unforgettable experience.

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