Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve is located along the border with Tanzania. It is one of the oldest and beautiful places for Safari in Kenya. It has an area of about 600 square miles. This place for Tripety travelers is well-known for its wildebeest migration. Private Olare Motorogi reserve has a camping that is situated on the edge of Masai Mara. It has an area of about 350000 hectares of wild nature. World Tripety Travelers have access not only to this place but also to other 100 000 acres of the protected area with wild animals and nature.

Kenya is a home for a safari that makes your trip unforgettable with its deserts, wildlife, and impressive nature. Maasai Mara and close reserves are home to wild animals and birds. 

Maasai Mara is a land of Maasai. They are famous for their warriors, and ancient pastoralist culture. Nowadays some Massai tries to live for a more modern life that is closer to all peoples. But the majority of Massai tries to follow their old traditions that include different difficulties rituals.

  • Masai Mara National Reserve is 1.510 sq km and is managed by local authorities.
  • The wildebeest bring new life to the Mara, not just through their cycle of regeneration of the grasslands, but for the predators who follow the herds.
  • The Mara is an awesome natural wonder, a place where Maasai warriors share the plains with hunting lions, a place of mighty herds and timeless cycles of life, death and regeneration.
  • All members of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, African elephant, cape buffalo, and black rhinoceros) – plus popular species like zebra, giraffe, hyena, cheetah, eland and gazelle are found in the Maasai Mara.
  • Scientists have identified more than 570 species of wild birds in the park.
  • The Maasai are strongly independent people who still value tradition and ritual as an integral part of
  • their everyday lives.
  • Evidence of early human establishments, including pottery and arrowheads left behind from the Neolithic era, have been discovered within the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

On the territory of  Masai Mara, you can find not only lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, antelopes, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles, but also many other rarer animals. First of all, the reserve is famous for its wildebeest migration, which takes place in September-October. Every year, around July, they return back to the south.

Tripety travelers can visit Masai Mara all over the year, but the most exciting period is the time of the “great migration” from August to September. The least successful months are March-April and November (rainy seasons).

There are two rivers in the reserve – Mara and Talek. Acacia forests grow along these rivers.


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