Maasai Mara


The Maasai Mara is the most popular safari destination in East Africa, along with the Serengeti in northern Tanzania. It is the site of the Great Migration, where over 2 million zebras, gazelles and wildebeest travel from Serengeti to the Maasai Mara each year. Often called the Jewel of Africa, the Maasai Mara takes its name from the Maasai tribe who have inhabited these lands since the 17th century.



The Masai Mara Reserve is known around the world for its abundance of cats, portrayed by numerous wildlife documentaries that have been filmed here. The profusion of cats and the annual Great Migration that enters the reserve from July to October makes for concentrated wildlife interaction. Places like the Musiara Swamp, Rhino Ridge and Topi Plains are some of its famous locations. The best places for the migration are the banks of the Mara or Talek rivers or the confluence of the two. Combine your visit to the reserve with a stop at the neighbouring private conservancies, where numbers are more controlled and walk, night drives and off-road driving are allowed. The Masai Mara can be a wonderful experience but a disappointment if not well planned.There are many lodges that bring hordes of visitors into the reserve during peak season, from July to the end of September, so get an expert to book somewhere that suits your taste.

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Impression
  • Price 300$ - 500$
  • Categories Destination
  • County Narok
  • Language English, Swahili
  • Currency USD
  • Calling code +254