Masai Mara kenya national reserve: Described as “legendary destination” and famously known as the 8th world wonder, Masai Mara is absolutely a travel destination to Reckon, A destination that describes the true meaning of adventure safari. From the jaw dropping iconic savannah plains with thousands of wildlife at display and Great migration Safari simply brands Masai Mara an extra-ordinally and impressive safari Destination all year around.
Known for its diverse wildlife, Lions, huge herds of elephants and home to over 100 mammal species and 750 bird species with a rich Masai culture is a treat of all senses. Masai Mara Kenya derives its name from the Indigenous people “The Masai” and the “Mara” a Masai word to mean “spotted” or how the people saw the expansive endless plains being enveloped by the clouds in dotted single standing acacia trees, brings to life the famous name MASAI MARA. The Masai Mara reserve is connected to Serengeti national park of Tanzania and together they make the eco system for the magical wild beast migration safari.
What to see & Do in Masai Mara Kenya
Masai mara national reserve being in the mara-Serengeti ecosystem has got a vibrant display of quite a number of wildlife and birdlife for game viewing. Game drives are done in two phases which are the morning game drive and evening game drives or night game drives. There is absolutely unending and suprising wildlife you can encounter on a single game drive in the masai mara kenya spanning from huge herds of the masai giraffes, buffalos, antelopes and so much more with an additional over 500 bird species that call Masai Mara Home.
Nature walks In Masai Mara
You cannot get short of activities in the masai mara region. The reserve has quite a number of protection from the masai locals as well as the armed men from the government authority while opting for the awesome and close encounters to nature during a nature walking safari.
Nature walks in the Masai Mara gives a traveller confidence to have nature walks in the park or outside the park to view and be up close with nature or wildlife better than the when in the Safari vehicles.
Ballon safaris in Masai Mara
Seeing the great eco system in the masai mara through air with an eagles view is not only great but fascinating. Masai mara has got a few Balon safari companies offering this great experience to the travellers through the Masai Mara eco system. One of the most recommended safari Experiences in the great Masai Mara.
Birdwatching & Picnic views
Masai mara reserve is a birders paradise, with over 500 bird species in the national park. You can be assured to watch them on and evening picnic either on the walking Safaris within the Masai Mara. The ostrich is one of the biggest and impressive bird specie to spectate at while birdwatching in the Masai mara.
The most unique and virgin culture in Africa is the Masai culture. In the masai mara game reserve you get to have a close encounter with this unique African culture. Singing, dancing eating and the way Masai people dress or do their daily things is fascinating for the eyes but will be healing for your soul.
Wild beast Migration
Undoubtably the most amazing thing to ever witness as a wildlife spectacle is watching as thousands and hundreds of wild beasts, zebras and antelopes crossing the crocodile fested mara river while predators wait on the other end to have a prey for the day. The Wildebeest migration starts all way from serengeti as wildebeests cross into the masai mara in such for fresh grass and water to feed.
This is a circle like movement from Serengeti ecosystem to the mara ecosystem and later reverse back to the Serengeti
A wildebeest safari Migration into the masai mara has been a major puller for wildlife enthusiastic travellers into the masai Mara national reserve