maasai mara

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve is a large game reserve in south-western Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It is famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and fro the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration. All members of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, African elephant, African buffalo, and Black Rhinoceros) are found in the Maasai Mara.

Entry fees are currently $80 for adult non-East African Residents and $30 for children. There are a number of lodges and tented camps for tourists inside the Reserve and the Conservation area borders. The visitors cater for their own expenses, unless previously arranged by their agencies. There is strict control over vehicle numbers around animal sightings which means a better, more authentic, experience when out on a game drive. Lodges and camps are available inside the Reserve including Keekorok. Balloon safaris are also available. Early morning departures let visitors see the vast landscape, the rising sun, and the gatherings of animals. You won’t regret visiting this place, since it will for sure be an amazing experience for you to see what Maasai Mara has to offer.

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