Little Governors' Camp

Location: Masai Mara | Kenya

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Little Governors is a small and intimate camp that is nicely tucked away in its own spot in the Masai Mara. Being one of the very few camps that is actually inside the reserve means that everything the Masai Mara and the great wildebeest migration has to offer is right on your doorstep.
Perfect forFirst time safari goers who want something more exclusive and private.
In the knowLittle Governors’ there is a resident family of warthogs that wander freely through the camp so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Guiding
  • Setting & Views
  • Walking & Trekking

Hotel Overview


Little Governors is one of the few camps that are actually inside the Masai Mara National Reserve

Rooms at Little Governors

The camp is intimate in character, with just 17 luxury en-suite tents that are all tucked into the edge of the forest overlooking a natural waterhole frequented by many animals. Each one is spacious with an en-suite bathroom, they have polished wooden decks with large verandas to enable guests to relax and enjoy the panorama of animals visiting the watering hole in front.

Food and Facilities

Like its larger namesake, Little Governors tries to deliver delicious and satisfying meals with authenticity. Expect to eat dinner bathed in light from flickering paraffin lanterns, and meals are eaten outdoors as often as possible. There’s a dining tent for the cooler evenings, a bar, a small shop, and, most importantly, a crackling campfire that’s lit each night.

Activities at Little Governors

Activities on offer from the camp include game drives in their custom built 4 wheel-drive vehicles, great for wildlife photography. Governors run their own hot air balloon safaris to give you a wonderful way to see the world as you glide serenely by. You can also go on a visit to the nearby Masai community manyatta and visit the community and conservation projects that Governors supports. With their excellent guides to drive you around the Mara you will be bound to see some of the fantastic sights with so much wildlife and incredible scenery on offer.

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