Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara national reserve is the most popular safari destination in Kenya famous for the great wildebeest migration and the big 5, Masai mara national reserve is located in the south of Nairobi along the border of Kenya and Tanzania and lies in the Great Rift Valley.
Masai Mara national reserve a world-famous wildlife safari covering an area of 1,510 square kilometers, the park is composed of open plains, rolling hills and it is traversed by 2 two rivers that are Mara River and Talek River flowing in the northern direction.
Masai mara national reserve is divided into 3 sections that are Mara Triangle, Sekenani, and Musiara, the Park inhabits a variety of wildlife species such as lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, cheetahs, wildebeests, topis, elands, antelopes, giraffes, and many more.
There are over 470 bird species in Masai Mara national reserve such as Abdim’s stork, African Finfoot, African wood owl, Ayres’s hawk eagle, Cinnamon-breasted bunting, Denham’s bustard, Giant kingfisher, Grey-crested helmet-shrike, Grey penduline tit, Hildebrandt’s Starling, Jackson’s widowbird, Lazy cisticola, Ostrich, Purple grenadier, Red-throated tit and many more.
Masai Mara national reserve offers amazing safari activities such as game viewing, hot air balloon safari, guided nature walks, cultural safaris, and guided walking safaris.