Along the edge of the Great Rift Valley lies the magical Angama Mara Lodge, its name inspired by the Swahili word for ‘suspended in mid-air’ and offers travelers an authentic Kenyan safari experience. Angama Mara consists of just two separate camps, each accommodating 15 intimate tents spread out along the edge of the Rift Valley. Each tent offers expansive views overlooking the Masaai Mara and was meticulously designed by architectural geniuses, Silvio Rech, Lesley Carstens and the King of Canvas, Jan Allan.
Tent interiors are thoughtfully decorated and include opulent wood furnishings, subtle hues of creams and olive Earth tones, traditionally woven screens and stools with pops of Masaai red.
For a fully-immersed, romantic safari experience Honeymooners and couples at Angama Mara are in for a treat. The safari lodge offers a truly special, intimate picnic on top of the hill where the classic movie, ‘Out of Africa’ which comfortably accommodates two. Other unmissable highlights include walking safaris along the Rift Valley led by a Maasai guide, sightings of the Great Wildebeest Migration (seasonal) – a photographer’s dream, Maasai cultural visits, red rocking chair safaris on your own private wooden deck or romantic hot air balloon safaris over the Mara.
If you want to be a part of a unique “Out of Africa” experience and go beyond the standard Big 5 viewing then contact Iconic Journeys and let us help customize your next magical trip through Kenya.
Written by Meghan Opperman, Digital Administrator