How far is the Masai Mara from Nairobi?
The Masai Mara is located 270km/167mi northwest of Nairobi. The road is notoriously bad and the driving time is about five hours. Most people fly to the park. It is also possible to drive from Lake Nakuru NP.
What is Masai Mara famous for?
Maasai Mara is one of the most famous and important wildlife conservation and wilderness areas in Africa, world-renowned for its exceptional populations of lion, African leopard, cheetah and African bush elephant.
Where is Maasai located?
The Maasai are an extraordinary people with an even more extraordinary culture. They have lived in areas of Tanzania and Kenya for hundreds of years and graze their precious cattle in both countries even today. Originating from ancient lands and simpler times the Maasai can trace themselves back hundreds of years.
Where is Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya?
Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is a vast and scenic expanse of gently rolling African savannah plains located in the south west of Kenya, bordering the Serengeti National park in Tanzania and measuring 1510 sq kilometers in area.
Why visit Masai Mara?
The ‘Mara’, as Masai Mara is also known, is among the best wildlife reserves in Kenya and the aim of this website, Masai Mara .Travel, is to offer comprehensive information to guide visitors and tourists in planning their visit or for booking a Safari most suited to their preferences.
What is the Masai Mara ecosystem?
The Masai Mara is a portion of the larger Mara Ecosystem which combines the Koiyaki, Lemek, Ol Chorro Oirowua, Olkinyei, Siana, Maji Moto, Naikara, Ol Derkesi, Kerinkani, Oloirien, and Kimintet protective ranches. All of these efforts work together recognizing the significance of protecting the wilderness and wildlife that live in the region.
What animals live in Masai Mara National Park?
Lion, leopard, cheetah, jackal, hyena, and various species of mongoose are all found throughout the park. The Masai Mara is a portion of the larger Mara Ecosystem which combines the Koiyaki, Lemek, Ol Chorro Oirowua, Olkinyei, Siana, Maji Moto, Naikara, Ol Derkesi, Kerinkani, Oloirien, and Kimintet protective ranches.