About Maasai Mara Reserve
Maasai Mara Game Reserve is the major attraction is the great wildebeests and zebras migration from Serengeti National Park from Tanzania to Maasai Mara through Mara River. This annual events happens every year between
July and September and is the greatest show on earth. At this exercise taking place you are bound to see crossing point in Mara River the pretentious lazing away of their sleep and snap up the migrating wildebeests and Zebra.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is home of wildlife and more than 470 species of the birds are identified in the reserve many of which are migrants with 60 species being raptors.
All members of big five are found here in Mara.
LEOPARDS, AFRICA ELEPHANTS, CAPE BUFFALO AND BLACK RHINOCEROS,
Crocodiles and hippopotamus are found here in large numbers in the Mara and Talek River. Hyenas, Jackals, Foxes, Antelopes, Grant’s Gazelles, Dulkers, Cokes Hartebeests, Impalas, Maasai Giraffe are all Resident in this Reserve.
Some of the Birds are: Hornbills, Vultures, Crowned Cranes, Marabous Strorks, Ostriches, Africa Pygymfalcons, Long- cresed Eagles, Lilac-breasted and many others.
Maasai Mara National Reserve was established in 1961 as wildlife sanctuary and its covered 1570 km square kilometers.
It’s an Altitude of 1500 – 2180m
Temperature range 12 – 30 c
Maasai Mara National Reserve is managed by Narok County Council known as Mara Triangle Local non profitable Organization formed by the Local Maasai people to learn the reserve as the interest of all Maasai Community.
In Kenya we have two season in a year whereby we receive it in April –May short rain we receive in October –November. Warmest month; December to March, coldest month, June and July.
WARMEST TO VISIT MAASAI MARA
June to October
December to March
These are all the best time to visit Maasai Mara excellent game viewing.
By road is 6 hours drive (van or landcruiser)
Flying 45 minutes
By road we normally use tour van and land cruiser on client request.