MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
The Masai Mara National Reserve is spread our over 1,510 sq km. The Masai Mara National Reserve lies about 300 km from Nairobi. You could also fly to Masai Mara in any of the scheduled flights. The reserve is a 40 - 45 minutes flight.
Masai Mara National Reserve offers an absolutely unique variety of animals. The park is home to a large variety of birds. Over 450 varieties of birds have been recorded out of which as many as 57 are birds of prey! The rivers Mara full of hippos and crocodiles. The banks of the rivers are covered in thick forest that gradually makes way for bush and grassland.
The Masai Mara is has the largest collection of wild animals in the whole of Africa.
There is a particularly dramatic "spectacle" from July to October - the annual migration of huge herds of gnus and zebras. Predators such as hyenas, jackals, leopards and lions of course, closely follow these herds. Gigantic herds of over 200 buffaloes can also be observed. Plenty of food is available for elephants, giraffes, and the many species of antelopes and gazelles all of which can be observed in their natural habitat.