Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) is known as one of Africa’s
Greatest Wildlife Reserves, situated in southwest Kenya and is part of the
northern section of the Serengeti National Park. Famous for the abundance of
the big cats, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and the Great Wildebeest Migration and the
Maasai people, well known for their distinctive custom and dress. There are
many places to stay in and around the Maasai Mara. The Mara has several
conservancies surrounding it that have restricted number of vehicles allowing a
more private game viewing.
Safaris including the Maasai Mara are without a doubt some of the best one will ever get. To get the best out of your safari time, try a book at seven-day safari at least and cover two or more other destinations. The Maasai Mara Ecosystem holds one of the highest lion densities in the world with over two million Wildebeest, Zebra and Thomsons Gazelle migrating annually.
The best time to visit Maasai Mara will be from July to October with the wildebeest migration, making this the best time to see this incredible movement of animals. Also, December to February are great times as it is dryer and good for the Big Cats.