Discover the Maasai Mara National Reserve, the most famous large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania. It is named in honor of the Maasai people and their description of the area when looked at from afar: “Mara,” which is Maa (Maasai language) for “spotted,” an apt description for the circles of trees, scrub, savanna, and cloud shadows that mark the area.
It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration one of the most impressive natural events worldwide.
Wildebeest, topi, zebra, and Thomson’s gazelle migrate into and occupy the Mara reserve. All members of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, African elephant, cape buffalo, and black rhinoceros) along with hyenas, cheetahs, jackals, and bat-eared foxes are found in the Maasai Mara. Hippopotami and crocodiles are found in large groups in the Mara and Talek rivers. The plains are also home to the distinctive Masai giraffe. Finally, more than 470 species of birds have been identified in the park.
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Early morning pick up from your Nairobi Hotel or Airport at 7.00 am and then drive along the Great Rift Valley, passing by the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot en route to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, arriving for lunch as well as check in. Relax until 16:00 hours time for evening game drive to see the Big Five and spot herds of Wildebeests, Zebras, Gazelles, Impalas, Maasai Giraffes and other kinds of African wildlife in this fascinating wildlife paradise. Dinner and overnight at Camp or Lodge, (Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Spend a whole day viewing wildlife in Maasai Mara Game reserve with morning and afternoon game drives. More afternoon game drives at this jewel park of Kenya. Dinner and Overnight at Camp or Lodge, (Full Board).
Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi.
Morning games drive and then depart after breakfast for Nairobi with lunch on your way, later drop off at your respective hotel or Airport, (Breakfast & Lunch).
Above Itinerary includes:
- 3Days Amboseli National Park (2 Night).
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Park Entrance Fees, Accommodation, Transport and game drives.
- Drive in a Safari Jeep/Van with English speaking Tour Driver/guide.
- Drinks at the lodges, Maasai Village fees, tips and things of personal nature.