A Masai Mara Safari Kenya is the first choice of many for their Kenya Safari Holiday, because it is renowned the world over for its exceptional game population, but mostly because of the immense annual migrationof the wildebeest every September and October.
The Masai Mara named for the Maasai tribespeople, and the river Mara which divide it. Situated in south west Kenya it is a continuation of the Serengeti national park in Tanzania.
The Masai Mara Game reserve is not the largest in Kenya for your in Kenya Safari, but it is certainly the best known. The whole park is within the Great Rift valley, and is the idea destination for a luxury african safari. Most of the wildlife is to be found in the swampy western border of the Masai Mara, and because this area is the furthest away from Nairobi, it is the open grasslands of the east that sees the greatest concentration of in Kenya safari tourists.
The Masai Mara is well known for lions, but all the othe members of the ‘big five’ are to be found here. The dominant inhabitant however is the wildebeest, and in July they migrate north to the Masai from Serengeti, and then go back outh again in October.
No Maai Mara Kenya Safari is complete without seeing this amazing migration of over a million wildebeest, and hundreds of thousands of Thmson’s Gazelle and Zebra. Naturally your safari will also include the predators on the fringe of the great migration, the lions and hyenas.
A Masai Mara safari with luck will include the Masai giraffe, the large Roan antelope, and the sptted hyena, plus over 450 species of bird life.
Lodges and camps to stay at, inside the reserve must include, Mara Serena, Governor’s Camp, Siana Springs tented camp, Mara Simba, Keekorok, and Sarova Mara.
Take a Masai Mara safari, you will not be disappointed.