Maasai Mara the 8th wonder of the world is located in south western part of Kenya, covering 1510km sq making it the largest National game reserve in Narok County. The annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle and wildebeests to and from Serengeti Tanzania makes it globally famous for wildlife enthusiast. It is the greatest wildlife sanctuary hosting the ‘big five’; (lion, leopard, African Elephant, Cape buffalo and black rhinoceros). It also hosts an outstanding diversity of other animals while The Mara River hosts the hippos and crocodile.
Activities in Maasai Mara
Maasai Mara is among the best National reserve in east Africa offering a spectacular wildlife viewing. It also offers a fantastic place for bird watching. Hosting over 570 birds including saddle billed stork, African fish eagle, African hippos just to mention a few. Turkenya tours & safaris has created unique packages that allow tourist to indulge in various activities such as:
- walking safaris,
- Game drives (day or night game drives)
- balloon safari
- flying safari
- bush camping
Get a touch and taste of Maasai culture and heritage picnics at the magnificent village/homesteads of the famous Maasai people.
Visiting Maasai Mara reserve will give you a great opportunity experience a spectacular wildebeest’s migration. The migration starts from Maasai Mara to Serengeti and happens from around July to October. Turkenya tours offers a range of experience that caters for everyone ranging from low budget camps to luxurious lodges & camps.
Enjoy a camping experience at some of the best facilities this includes:
- Mara base camp,
- Tipilikwani Mara camp
- Kicheche Mara camp
- Mara bush camp
- Entim Mara camp
- Royal Mara camp
In addition to the above mentioned camps, others are, Mara Serena safari lodge and Sarova Mara camp. These are some of the places you can enjoy a variety of delicacy ranging from African dishes to sea food on the other hand Olare Mara Kempinski, Mara Ngenche ,Mahali mzuri,Keekorok lodge, Neptune Mara rianta luxury camp & Mara explorer are some of the lodges & camps that offer a spectacular & luxurious hideaways.
Furthermore, best time to visit the Mara is around July to October for a spectacular view of wildebeest migration. Turkenya tours as a leading travel company in Kenya gives you an opportunity to explore the vast beauty of the great Maasai Mara. Visit Maasai Mara for excellent safaris in Africa.