The Masai Mara is Kenya’s most celebrated game park. It offers the possibility of seeing “the big five” and many other species of game. This is where the great wildebeest migration is a spectacle to behold for any who would be visiting Kenya mainly in July and August of each year. Millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains cross the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since dose to about 452 species have been recorded. Hot air balloon safaris are readily available in this park.
Pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs and drive via the scenic Great Rift Valley to the Mara Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Leisure lodge. Meals: L,D.
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the Big 5. Optional hot air Balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 490 per person. The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara.
Morning game drive then drive to Nairobi via Narok; we stop to browse in the bustling, vibrant Masai markets to buy curios and handicrafts before continuing to Nairobi where our 3 Days Masai Mara Lodge Safari ends.