3 days Masai Mara safari takes you on an adventure to Masai mara national reserve, Masai mara nation reserve is a topnotch tourist destination and a national park in Africa ranked among the wonders of the world, Masai mara national reserve is the spot for the best wildlife experiences and the annual great wildebeest migration which normally occurs in August to September every year. The best highlight of Masai mara national reserve is the annual wildebeest migration which involves over 1.5 million wildebeests, and thousands of zebras and gazelles are witnessed crossing the mara river to Serengeti national park in Tanzania. This Mara short safari begins and ends in Nairobi. Masai mara national reserve houses over 95 mammal species such as wildebeests, gazelles, elephants, lions, buffaloes zebras, antelopes, and many more.
Masai Mara National Park is located in the south of Kenya along the border of Tanzania and is adjacent to the neighboring Serengeti National Park. The park is named in honor of the indigenous people of the Maasai community. Masai Mara National Park occupies an area of 580 square miles. It represents the northernmost section of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. The Mara River, Sand River, and Talek River are the premier rivers draining waters of the park. The Masai Mara is famous for its variety of larger plains species inclusive of predators. The key wildlife species that might be seen in the Masai Mara include hippo, giraffe, waterbuck, warthog, eland, reedbuck, roan antelope, baboon, crocodile, topi, gazelle, zebra, monkeys, and black rhino. There are also good views of high numbers of predators like lions, jackals, hyenas, leopards, cheetah, and mongoose species. The Masai Mara is a section of the greater Mara Ecosystem which includes the Ol Chorro Oirowua, Olkinyei, Naikara, Ol Derkesi, Maji Moto, Kerinkani, Koiyaki, Lemek, Siana, Maji Moto, Kerinkani, Oloirien, and Kimintet reserved ranches. Maasai mara hosts the scenic Wildebeest migration between July and October with over 1.5 million wildebeest crossing the Mara River all the way from the adjacent Serengeti national park, besides wildlife the park presents a beautiful view of the plains and wooded landscapes. Masai Mara also presents high chances of encountering legendary and cultural experiences; you can explore the Maasai culture on your tour o the Maasai village. The Masai Mara is closely the leading destination in Kenya; it is home to 95 species of mammals. It is also a birding spot with over 400 species of birds.
3 Days Masai Mara Safari Highlights;
- Transfer from Nairobi to Masai mara national reserve
- Hot air balloon and game drive
- Morning game drive and transfer back to Nairobi