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Wildebeest Migration Istock 683267076 Credit Mantaphoto
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Panoramic plains host a wealth of wildlife

Masai Mara

The Masai Mara is Kenya’s quintessential safari destination. Dramatic landscapes – think rocky outcrops, sprawling savannahs, the crocodile-filled Mara River – host vast numbers of wildlife year-round, including over a million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle during the annual Great Migration. The Masai Mara is Kenya’s quintessential safari destination. Dramatic landscapes – think rocky outcrops, sprawling savannahs, the crocodile-filled Mara River – host vast numbers of wildlife year-round, including over a million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle during the annual Great Migration.
Why the Masai Mara?
This is the cornerstone of a Kenyan safari. The iconic Masai Mara supports an incredible diversity of life – there’s no better place for spotting the country’s 400 species of mammals and 1,100 species of birds than right here.The migration season, June to October, is an especially popular time to visit the Masai, but thanks to private conservancies surrounding the national reserve, you’ll have an exclusive safari experience with luxury lodges and specialist guides to help you make the most of your time.

For a whole new perspective, try a hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara, or enjoy a game drive at night. Thanks to its ample life and beautiful scenery, the Masai is perfect for honing your camera skills during a photographic safari. This is also one of our favourite regions for meaningful cultural encounters with Maasai people.
  • Inspiring, acacia tree-studded landscapes.
  • Enormous variety of birds and mammals.
  • See thousands of wildebeest during the Great Migration between June and September.
  • Thriving lion, cheetah and leopard populations.
  • Private conservancies offer an exceptional safari experience and conservation education.
  • Easy to reach and connect with other safari areas in Kenya and Tanzania.
Masai Mara Sunrise Wildebeest Balloons Istock Credit Rixipix
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