The Masai Mara Game Reserve


Maasai Mara is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves.

It is globally famous for its exceptional population of Masai lions, African leopards, Tanzanian cheetahs and the annual Great Wildebeest migration zebra, and Thomson’s gazelles to and from Serengeti every year from July to October.

Climatic conditions – Altitude 5,300 feet (1,600 metres). Rainy season from November through May, with peak rainfall in December-January and April-May. Dry season from June-November. Often sunny mornings with cloud build-up in the afternoons – during the rains this develops into thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Max temperatures up to 30°C and min temperatures around 20°C.

Wildlife – The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the Big 5, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, impala, waterbuck, oribi, reed-buck, zebra.

During the migration (July to November) huge numbers of wildebeest move in.

Access – The Mara Triangle can be accessed through airstrips at – Mara Serena, Keekorok  and Kichwa Tembo. The main road access into the Triangle is through Narok to Sekenani and ololaimutiek gate.

Best time to visit – Peak season is between July and October, during the migration. Early November and February can also offer excellent game viewing.

Activities – Game viewing, camping, visits to Masai cultural villages, ballooning, bush dinner, lunch and breakfast.



Speak to our tour consultants for a more custom made itinerary to suit your travel needs.

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