African Retreat Tours & Travels Ltd
Windsor House, 5th Flr
Muindi Mbingu St, CBD
P.O. Box 7362-00100, Nairobi - Kenya
Location: Masai mara national reserve is located in south west Kenya in Narok county
Size: 1510 square kilometers
Distance from Nairobi by road: Approximately 5hrs to Sekenani gate
Distance from Nairobi by air: 45 minutes flight from Nairobi Wilson Airport
Best time to see the Animals: Early in the Morning between 0630hrs and 0930hrs and Late in the evening between 1600hrs and 1800hrs.
Recommended length of stay: at least two overnights
There are a number of Safari lodges and camps available throughout the year on both luxury and budget categories.
There are well serviced air strips spread out across the reserve for the Safari to Kenya Masai mara by air.
They are conducted in the morning and in the afternoon every day
Mara is a very big reserve but driving about in the park for a approximately two hours you get to see most of the game including many lions, cheetahs elephants, giraffe, buffaloes, hyenas, warthogs, and many groups of the several classes of antelopes like topi, eland, gazelles, kudu, bush back and several other animals in the cat family.
The river runs across the park and it’s the main contributor to the high animal population in the mara reserve. The Mara River is permanent and has good volumes of water year round. It has a very high number of crocodiles mainly concentrated on the animals cross points especially during the great migration.
There are four major forms of landscape in the mara as follows:
A visit to a Masai village introduces you the local people way of life, the different purposes of each each room in their traditional houses called Manyatta, they will also teach you about traditional wedding ceremony, boys circumcision ceremony and other activities like making necklaces using beads.
The best way to watch animals while floating in the air.
Kindly contact us for your safari to Masai mara and we will be able to put together a safari package that will suite your budget even if you want to combine masai mara and other places