Masai Mara

Masai Mara has been listed as one of the best game reserves in the world. The picturesque African landscape that displays an amazing natural beauty found nowhere else on earth. Kenya  home to the world-famous Maasai Mara, the northern extension of the Serengeti plains of Tanzania also known as the Mara –Serengeti ecosystem. In this untamed pristine, African wilderness setting is the exquisite biodiversity, the most spectacular time to visit is traditionally July to October, the annual wildebeest migration season.

During the migration millions animals including zebras and wildebeest, head down from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara in search of fresh pastures.Masai Mara, the staging ground for the annual Wildebeest Great Migration makes the Mara a true wonder of the natural world. This breathtaking African savannah:long swaying grass on the plain dotted with flat tooped acacia trees, and dense green jungle is complimented by the majestic wildlife population of predators, herbivores and exotic ancient cultures. With over 500 species of bird life and open panorama the Maasai Mara should definitely form part of your Kenyan safari experience

There is no better way of adding to the thrill of a safari than taking to the air in an exciting balloon safari. The hot-air balloon sets off at dawn and slowly rises above the plains offering a bird’s-eye view of the wild game and natural habitat.

Highlights of Masai Mara

  • Hot air balloon rides - a great way to see the wildlife and landscape. Drink champagne to celebrate a successful flight while your breakfast is prepared at the landing.
  • Day and night Game drives, guided walks, bird watching,
  • Champagne or bush breakfasts and bush dinner
  • Day trips with picnic lunch to a river crossing.
  • Photographic opportunities are endless. Many species of wildlife are comfortable by the game viewing vehicles and come up close for the perfect picture.
  • A visit to a hospitable Maasai village gives your Maasai Mara safari a cultural edge. The Maasai live a traditional way of life in a 'Manyatta'.

Adventure and Pleasure at the Masai Mara 

  • Hot air ballooning
  • Early morning and evening game drives
  • Open safari vehicles – perfect for photographers
  • Guided walks with interpretive guide
  • Fabulous bird watching ..Overnight fly camps
  • Visits to local villages and Community Trust Projects

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 : arrival Nairobi  Day 2 : Nairobi Excursions feed giraffe by the hand  Days 3/5 : Amboseli Game Viewing against Mt. Kilimanjaro backdrop  Days 6/8 : Masai Mara game viewing  Days 9/13 : overnights Diani   Day 14 :  homebound flight via Nairobi

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