The Masai Mara reserve contains Kenya’s richest concentration of wildlife. The lush golden grassland plains are filled with plentiful zebras, lions and wild beasts. The Masai Mara reserve provides a good opportunity to spot the five giants, the elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and the wild buffaloes. Feel the intriguing sense of nomadic life with captivating day-time activities and splendid overnight stays at camps or lodges on this trip to Masai Mara Safari.
The Masai Mara provides the best view of the famous wildebeest migration as the animals cross the Mara River between July and August.
The Mara is also home to the richest concentration of wildlife, including the "Big Five" (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalo), zebras, antelope, gnus, Oribis, hyenas, giraffes, warthogs, gazelles, hartebeests, hippos, crocodiles and others. The park has the largest concentration of African lions, including the black-maned lion.
Birdlife is as numerous as wildlife at the Masai Mara, which boasts over 400 different birds species spotted.
The reserve's topography is mainly open savannah (grassland) with clusters of acacia trees along the southeastern area of the park. The Mara and Talek rivers grace the rolling plains of the reserve. Myriad seasonal rivers appear during the rainy season but dry out once the rains are gone.
The park experiences a hot and dry climate with a regular rainfall season twice a year.
Maasai Mara National Reserve does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS); instead, it is managed by the local county council of Narok district.
Transfer from Nairobi to Masai Mara and Game Drive
Pick up from Airport or place of Residence in Nairobi at 7:00am, Your safari takes you to the Masai Mara Reserve and into the domain of the Masai, Kenya’s cattle-herding nomads determined to preserve their traditions. The Mara is magnificent, home to Kenya’s richest concentration of wildlife, and regarded by many travelers as an essential stop on any tour of Africa. The plains are packed with wildebeests, zebras, lions, and jackals.
After arrival in Masai Mara in time for lunch, embark on an evening Game drive until Late evening when you settle for dinner and overnight
Game Drive in Masai Mara Game Reserve and Community tour
Spend the day in Masai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game reserve where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. You will also have the option of visiting a local Masai village.
Return to Nairobi
Early Morning breakfast at your camp check out of the camp and park and drive to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Lunch at The Carnivore afterwards drop off at your respective hotel or airport at in the afternoon.
End of Safari
- Rescue Insurance
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari.
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes and service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
- Game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
- Exclusive transport in a safari 4 x 4 with a game viewing
- Items of a personal nature.