Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya- Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland.
The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.
There have been some 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and over 400 birds species recorded on the reserve.
Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino).
Mara Triangle Masai mara kenya
The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the Big Five
Climatic conditions – Altitude 5,300 feet (1,600 metres). Rainy season from November through May, with peak rainfall in December-January and April-May. Dry season from June-November. Often sunny mornings with cloud build-up in the afternoons – during the rains this develops into thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Max temperatures up to 30°C and min temperatures around 20°C.
Wildlife – The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the Big 5, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, impala, waterbuck, oribi, reed-buck, zebra.
During the migration (July to November) huge numbers of wildebeest move in.
Access – The Mara Triangle is serviced by two all-weather airstrips– Mara Serena and Kichwa Tembo. The main road access into the Triangle is through Narok and Sekenani Gate.
Accommodation – Mara Serena (150 beds that have luxury bedding and cozy pillows) and Little Governors’ Camp (36 beds luxury bedding and cozy pillows) are the only two lodges situated in the Triangle. Kichwa Tembo, Mpata Club, Olonana, Mara Siria and Kilima Camp are situated on the periphery but use the Triangle.
Best time to visit – Peak season is between July and October, during the migration. Early November and February can also offer excellent game viewing.
Activities – Game viewing, camping, night game drives, visits to Masai cultural villages, ballooning, bush dinner, lunch and breakfast. As wedding destination in the country, it makes for a spot for a destination wedding photographer to engage different scenes with clients.
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|HOTELS/LODGES IN MASAI MARA||LOCATION||COST|
|MARA BUDGET SAFARI||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 13,999/-|
|MARA OLMORAN CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 17,999/-|
|MARA CONCORD LODGE||MASAI MARA||Ksh.20,999/-|
|EMAYIAN LUXURY CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh.25,999/-|
|SIMBA & ORYX LUXURY CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh.22,999/-|
|MARA SOPA LODGE||MASAI MARA||Ksh.28,999/-|
|EXPLORE NATURE CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 19,999/-|
|SAROVA GAME CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 34,999/-|
|KEEKOROK LODGE||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 25,999/-|
|ELANGATA OLERAI CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 16,999/-|
|MARA SIMBA LODGE||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 23,500/-|
|ASHNIL MARA LODGE||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 25,500/-|
|MARA LEISURE CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 25,500/-|
|MARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 31,999/-|
|MARA FIG TREE CAMP||MASAI MARA||Ksh. 24,500/-|