The Maasai Mara is situated in the south-west of Kenya, a habitat of a million fauna and flora. The Mara is considered Kenya’s best park and Africa’s popular safaris destination. A pride of lions can be spotted ready to run for a kill, cheetah and its cub taking a nap on the rocks, a pair of ostriches walking and gazelle. The reserve sits on 1510 kilometres (583 square miles) of land. The quintessential Maasai safari delivers many attractions and is a home of excellent all year concentration of games over two million animal.
The Mara is a land of breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains. The Maasai Mara was made famous by the book Out of Africa by Karen Blixen, which was presently made into a movie starring by Robert Redford and Meryl Streep.
The migration of over two million wildebeest that start from Serengeti national park in Tanzania crossing river Mara which is inhabited by crocodiles to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National reserve in Kenya during the month of July to October makes Mara the ”seventy wonder” of the world
Maasai Mara Attractions
Over 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and more than bird species have been recorded recently. Over 1.5 million Wildebeest migration.
When to visit
The great migration usually takes off between July all the way to sometime in October, which kicks off from Serengeti national park to Maasai Mara, however visiting any another time of the year can as well be worth-while and breathe taking.
Getting to Masai Mara
Mara is 224km from Nairobi the capital city of Kenya and all roads to the park are all weather. It takes 45 minutes by air to the three airstrips:- Keekorok, Olkiombo, and Musiara, all of them murramed.
Maasai Mara has the assortment of accommodation a perfect fit for all budgets, tastes and interests. The Luxurious safari lodges ranging from 3 starts to 5 start hotels, comfortable tented camps with fully furnished tents, classified camps for your private use, basic campsites where you can build a canvas tent and extra.