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Relaxing Getaway- Rustic but exceptionally comfortable camp

Maasai Simba Camp was built by hand, authentic with a rustic charm and uniquely different from any other average safari camp in Kenya.The camp has been designed to give guests the feel that it is part of the Maasai tribal village. The village atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food, and comfortable rooms have inspired many heartwarming comments from guests such as "we felt as if we were members of the Maasai family" and "This has been the highlight of our experience in Africa."

We have three types of accommodations; 6 guest rooms, 4 cottages, and 2 Safari tents

Hemingway Style Safari Tents


The camp offers 2 Hemingway style Safari tents - each with its own private veranda. Also Hemingway Safari tent has an open-air bathroom which allows you to have a shower under the sun or the stars! Each tent is beautifuly furnished, it's simple and charming at the same time. Safari Themed Experience!You are welcome to bring your favorite pillow, teddy bear or anything else that helps you sleep deep at night!

If safari tents aren’t your thing we have charming rooms and cottages for your choice!

Guest Rooms


You walk into your room and “wow” comes to mind. Comfortably furnished rooms. It is Safari glamping!

The Warriors house has 4 charming rooms, while the Chief’s house has 2 rooms. Like the cottages each guest room is beautifully furnished with all the usual amenities you’d want. The rooms are simple and comfortable at the same time. Some rooms have queen size beds. Other rooms have two twin beds.


Guest Cottages

We offer 4 one-bedroom cottages which are like your own private beach cabin. The cottages are made of Basalt rocks, with floors made of mazera stones, and artistically thatch roof. These recently refurbished and charming cabins are nestled deep in the acacia forest facing a seasonal river.


Adorn with African décor each cottage has all the amenities and charms of an exclusive Safari retreat. Rooms are furnished with the following:

  • 1 double or 2 single beds
  • 6 foot 6 inch inner sprung mattress
  • Bedding includes cotton sheets, pillow, and extra blankets
  • Treated mosquito net
  • Luggage rack
  • Closet and shelve cabinets
  • Ensuite flush toilet and hot showers
  • Writing desk and safari chair

Peace in the Wilderness

The peaceful surroundings of our property makes you want to pause, take a deep breath and enjoy the tranquility of this peaceful retreat. The camp was built with nature in mind. The native trees and vegetation are left intact, making it a perfect foraging garden for giraffes, velvet monkeys, and an estimated 400 species of birds.

Birders Haven

The camp is a symphony of African birds. The songs of weavers, go-away-birds, starlings, African hoopoe, the franklins, lilac-breasted roller, woodland king fisher, red and yellow barbet, and woodpeckers filled the air, all under the canopy of indigenous acacia trees. There’s no better place to see African birds than right here at Maasai Simba Camp.

Simba Restaurant



We serve hearty, healthy, and downright delicious foods prepared by our own chef! Simba restaurant is a family style dining room that offers African, Asian, European, and American cuisine to suit all tastes. Our meals are fresh and organic. Vegetarians are accomodated respectifully. We also accommodate clients with allergies to specific food items such as gluten.

*Beer and wine are also available for purchase with your meal. Occasionally we offer Bush Breakfast. Click to see this optional breakfast with zebras and giraffe in the wilderness.

Relax at Oloip House (Guest lounge and library)

From your cottage, you are just a short stroll from Oloip house, a spacious and cozy guest lounge and library with a high ceiling and traditional thatch roof, which keeps the area cool from the African sun. Play games, read a book, interact with your guides, or just relax and watch velvet monkeys and hundred species of birds as they hop from one tree to the next. Let the savannah serenity quiet your mind and allow yourself to escape into this peaceful retreat.


Adventure with the Maasai is the kind of experience where you can put your feet up at the end of the day, have a cup of tea, and say yes, this is Africa.

Adventure family Fun Center


Are you bringing your kids along? No problem we have a wonderful adventure family fun corner with tire swings, wood swings, chair swings, dirts, archery, and more. Parents relax in a hammock and let your kids swing and leap in a very safe play ground.

Solar Power - Environmentally Friendly Eco-Camp

Our primary source of energy is solar. However for times of additional need, we do have a diesel generator as back up support. To conserve energy, we ask that guests turn off lights in their cabins when not in use. Cottages are not equipped with electrical outlets, and there is no television, radio or telephone. We do have a central charging station for your laptop, camera, i-pod, etc. Also there is a cell phone on site should you need to communicate with your friends and relatives back home.



Security is our top priority. There will be Maasai warriors on site 24 hours a day. All the animals of the African savanna know and respect the warriors. Warriors will accompany you during all nature walks and on Safari. This would be the safest place you can be in Africa.

FYI: Most visitors to Maasai Simba Camp also traveled with us to the Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park and other wildlife parks in Kenya. You can book a full 12-day safari program with us. Click to see sample itinerary.





Maasai Simba Camp | P.O. Box 231 | Emali, Kenya |

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''50 Best Tours of a Lifetime''
By National Geographic.


Maasai Simba Camp is nestled under a canopy of indigenous acacia trees that provide a cool haven from the African sun.

The camp provides an excellent base when spending time with the Maasai and visiting Amboseli National Park at the same time. Also, the camp gives you an opportunity to hike across one of the most scenic places in the African savanna.

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The Chief's house


The Chief's house has ensuite bathrooms. All of our facilities are designated as smoke free areas.



Relax and enjoy our small library with a wonderful collection of books and magazines from Africa and beyond.

Additional Facilities Includes:

  • Main restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner
  • Bush restaurant in a secluded area
  • Fully-stocked bar
  • Guest lounge
  • Board games, cards, tennis table, archery javelin throw & darts
  • Guest library
  • Laundry service
  • Beautiful relaxing bush gardens with thatch umbrellas & hammock
  • Children’s play area with tire swing and wooden swings
  • Gift shop
  • On-site parking & 24 hour security

Tea & Coffee is ready by: 6:00am - 7:30am


Breakfast after nature walk: 9:00 am

Lunch Time: 12:30pm

Dinner Time: 7:30 pm

Bush Breakfast





There is nothing quite as wonderful as sipping a cup of Kenyan tea or coffee or cold Tusker beer on a beautiful bush patio. Relax and enjoy some quiet time and fresh air on this light green bench just outside your cottage.