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Each of these tented camps displays rustic furnishings along with elegant safari touches like canvas fabrics and flagstone flooring. Days are filled with wildlife sightings—giraffes, lions, hippos during game drives—as well as cultural activities like a visit to local Maasai villages. Wind down with dinner around the open hearth or a dip in the freshwater pool.