Highlights of Kenya

Maasai Mara

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A familiar name to many, the Maasai Mara is likely to conjure up a nostalgia in a lot of us, of watching Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries or Big Cat Week in our younger days, with lion, cheetah and hyena hunting wildebeest and gazelle amongst its yellowed, savanna landscape.

The Mara ecosystem plays host to the annual migration of over a million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle, between June and October, as they rove from the Serengeti in Tanzania, northwards into Kenya and over the Mara River. Possible numbers have been quoted as 1.5 million wildebeest, 400,000 zebra, 12,000 eland and 300,000 Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve and Mara Conservancy border Tanzania, with a number of private conservancies bordering the former to the north east, extending the area of land protected. There are countless camp and lodge options, but bear in mind visitor numbers will be much lower in the private conservancies, which can greatly enhance the quality of safari experience for the wildlife watching purist.

Accommodation Near

Maasai Mara

Naboisho Camp

With its low tourist density, and outstanding African big game viewing, the Mara Naboisho Conservancy is well placed to deliver one of the finest safari experiences in Kenya.

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