The Cottar’s Safari tradition began in 1919. Just under a century later they continue to provide an unparalleled safari experience to discerning clients in Africa. Extending an era of luxury and quality, they return to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’, reminiscent of a golden era – an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance. The camp situated in the Maasai Mara, bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves in an untouched exclusive concession guaranteeing privacy and an abundance of wildlife.
The camp accommodates up to 22 guests in authentic white canvas tents, which are spacious and luxuriously furnished. They incorporate original safari antiques from the `20`s, private en suite dressing rooms, bathrooms the main bedroom and a verandah.
Calvin, a fourth generation Kenyan grew up in the bush, gaining experience with wildlife from Glen, his father and Bajila, his father’s tracker. Calvin has been voted the best Guide in Kenya. Calvin has passed his silver-level Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association (KPSGA) exam and has also been awarded a position as Honorary Warden for the Kenya Wildlife Service.
Fodor’s 2014 Trip of a Lifetime Winner
Best Tented Camp in the World Tatler Magazine
150 Best Places on Earth – Safari Camp Winner, Harpers
Best Environmental Practices, World Travel Market
Best Tourism Company Africa, The Africa Small to Medium Business Award
Best Business, East Africa The Africa Small to Medium Business Award
Best Guides in Africa Numerous Magazines
Closest Airport (line of sight) : Cottars Airstrip 4.0 KM
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