A second to none wildlife destinations for its natural wildlife populations. Home to one of the seven wonders of the world for its spectacular wildebeest migrating from the endless plains of the vast Serengeti in Tanzania, on the south towards the Masai mara on the north of the Grand ecosystem, encompassing both.
The Serengeti, derived from a Masai word ‘Seringet’ signifying ‘endless plains’ covers 14,750km² whilst the masai mara, derived from its inhabitants the ‘masais’ and the famous mara rivers name ‘mara’ which means ‘spots from afar’ covers 1510km² of surface area.
Its very true to the meaning of the word ‘’Mara’’ as one evidently observes spots from afar while approaching Mara,theses are in fact the savanna grass & bush land appearing inform of spots from far.
Why visit the Masai Mara?
Its annual migration phenomenon July – August through September. Up to a million wildebeests, zebras and Thompson gazelles from north from south in search of new pastures(with the grand ‘Serengeti – Mara’ ecosystem.
More chances for spotting the Big Fives (Lion, Leopards, African Elephants, Black Rhinoceros, The Capes Buffalo) and others such as the topees, giraffes, snake, crocodiles, vultures,hyenas..e.t.c. More chances of witnessing the fastest mammal on planet,’’the Cheetah’’ performing its marathon prowess. Scenic landscapes of wild savanna grass & Bush land for photographic lovers
Home to more than 400 bird species for bird watchers,reptiles,and other mammals.
Activities in the Mara:
- Safari Game drives abord 4×4 vehicules
- Hot Air Baloon Safaris
- Walking & Horse riding on the nearby private and non-profit conservancies.
- 6-7hrs drive from Nairobi
- 01 hrs flight from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport or 2-3 hrs flight from Mombasa International Airport