Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya- One of the most famous and greatest wild-life reserves of Africa, covering 1510 square km of area. The large game reserve in the Narok county of Kenya, named in the honor of Maasai people who inhabit the region and the Mara river which flows through the region. The reserve boasts for big games like lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalo and elephants. It offers lot for travelers from abundant wilderness, breathtaking vistas, spectacular and abound plains. Maasai Mara is host to 95 species of mammals and over 570 species of birds. Maasai Mara and Serengeti National park together form the best wild life destinations in the world. The Masai Mara and its neighboring private conservancies offer a range of luxury and economy accommodations, from child-friendly to romantic retreats. It would be great trip if you add adjacent parks like Amboselli, savo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park and Serengeti National Park and beach breaks of Watamu Beach & Diani Beach, Zanzibar.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit is from July to October when the wildebeest migration occurs and is a great time to see this incredible movement of animals. December to February is also a good season as it is dryer and good for the Big Cats.
Attractions: Guided Trails and Treks, Balloon Safari, Game Drives, Maasai culture tours.
Climate: Summer October to April, Min 20°C/68°F Max: 34°C/94°C.
Winter May to September, Min 11°C/52°F Max: 25°C/77°C
Rains: Long- April to May. Short- November to mid December
Travel: The nearest airport is Nairobi 270 KM from Masaai Mara National Park.
Languages: The national language is Swahili, most Kenyans can speak English.