Masai Mara National is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya- Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland.
Wildlife tends to be most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment.
The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.
There have been some 95 species of mammals, amphibians, and reptiles and over 400 bird species recorded on the reserve.
Wildlife- Nowhere in Africa is more wildlife abundant. The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world, with an excellent chance of seeing the big five, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, impala, waterbuck, oribi, reed-buck and zebra.
Climatic conditions – Altitude 5,300 feet (1,600 metres). Rainy season from November through May, with peak rainfall in December-January and April-May. Dry season from June-November. Often sunny mornings with cloud build-up in the afternoons – during the rains this develops into thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Max temperatures up to 30°C and min temperatures around 20°C.
Access – The Mara Triangle is serviced by two all-weather airstrips– Mara Serena and Kichwa Tembo. The main road access into the Triangle is through Narok and Sekenani Gate.
Accommodation – Mara Serena (150 beds that have luxury bedding and cozy pillows) and Little Governors’ Camp (36 beds luxury bedding and cozy pillows) are the only two lodges situated in the Triangle. Kichwa Tembo, Mpata Club, Olonana, Mara Siria, and Kilima Camp are situated on the periphery but use the Triangle.
Best time to visit – Peak season is between July and October, during the migration. Early November and February can also offer excellent game viewing.
Activities – Game viewing, camping, night game drives, visits to Masai cultural villages, ballooning, bush dinner, lunch, and breakfast. Masai Mara makes for a spot for a destination wedding photographer to engage different scenes with clients.
|Hotel||Van (ksh)||Cruiser (ksh)||Validity|
|Lenchada||11,000||14,500||22 Dec 2021|
|Rhino River camp||12,000||15,500||22 Dec 2021|
|Mara Topi Lodge||17,000||20,500||30 June 2021|
|Mara Chui||18,000||21,500||30 june 2021|
|Mara Leisure lodge||22,350||25,350||30 june 2021|
|Keekorok||23,350||27,200||30 june 2021|
|Figtree||24,600||27,600||31 May 2021|
|28,200||21,700||30 June 2021|
|Ashnil||23,000||26,500||30 June 2021|
|Mara Siria||25,320||28,600||30 June 2021|
|Simba Oryx||25,350||28,800||30 June 2021|
|Sarova Mara||25,800||29,300||30 June 2021|
|27,500||31,000||30 June 2021|
|basecamp||26,500||30,000||30 June 2021|
|Emaiyan||28,900||33,500||30 June 2021|
|Mara Serena||28,900||33,500||31 May 2021|
Park entry fees (To be paid at the entrance of the gate)
Anything not mentioned above.
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