Peoples are wiling to go safari, Massai mara safari take ample place which is admirable, Located in the Southwest region of Kenya in Narok County, the Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of the most renowned destinations in Kenya, Africa, and the world at large. The endless plains were named after the ancestral inhabitants of the region, the Maasai community, and Mara is a Maasai term meaning “spotted” due to many short bushy trees that have dotted the landscape. The national reserve bubbles with millions of wildlife including wildebeests, zebras, African elephants, hippopotamus, Nile crocodiles, lions, cheetahs, rhinos, and hundreds of bird species without forgetting the wild plantation. The Mara plains welcome visitors with their breath-taking adventures, exotic auras, and beautiful plains, dotted with wildlife going about their daily activities, not to mention the beautiful sunsets and sunrises. The Maasai Mara safari is great experienc to you all and indeed an iconic destination that will give you an authentic African travel experience that is better experienced than told.
Reasons to visit the Maasai Mara.
Home to a World Wonder.
Every year, the iconic Maasai Mara witness overwhelming numbers of wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, among other grassland animals, migrating from the adjacent Serengeti National Reserve in Tanzania, in search of greener pastures and water. The event gets more spectacular due to the presence of predators both in the Mara River and on the land, waiting to pounce on them. The event features millions of animals strategically and in unison, trekking for thousands of kilometres across the grasslands while dodging the predators they find on the way.
The natural Mara event, known as the Great Migration is undoubtedly one of Africa’s most dramatic survival true arcades. The Great Migration is classified number seven among the World Wonders. The event occurs between July and October every year. If you’re planning to get the experience this year, this is a perfect time.
The Maasai Mara boasts of being among the largest animals gatherings in Africa. The reserve is home to thousands of different animal species, both huge and small. The big five are a common sight in the national reserve. From the roaring lions to the bellowing rhinos, snorting zebras, to the trumpeting elephants, Maasai Mara is indeed an animal paradise.
That’s not all, Maasai Mara also the small five. Yes, the small five. Among them are the buffalo weaver, leopard tortoise, and the elephant shrew, among others.
A Safe Haven
Maasai Mara is indeed a safe haven. During your Maasai Mara safari, you can hardly drive a few miles without coming across security personnel on patrol. The Kenya Wildlife Service has deployed ample security officers throughout the reserve for the safety of both the visitors and the inhabitants— the wildlife. The Maasai Mara is not only magical but also safe.
Maasai Mara is magical for both its animal collection and the people— the Maasai people. The Mara is not just a typical game reserve like the other places. Unlike other game reserves, the Mara is inhabited by both the animals and the Maasai people. It is only in Maasai Mara where you can catch the incredible site of Maasai herdsmen grazing their cattle alongside the big cats. By the look of it, there exists some unity that brings the balance out there.
The Maasai people, known for their bravery, never seem to be fazed away as the big predator cats pass them by on a daily bases. What could be more intriguing than that?
If you’ve ever heard this in fairy tales, it’s time to get yourself ready to come and get the Mara experience.
Besides wildlife and the Maasai people, the Mara experience is topped up with tan accommodation under the 21st-century facilities with a fine touch of the Maasai culture. The Mara is also home to some of the country’s best accommodation facilities that also feature amazing airstrips.
To mention a few, Fairmont Safari Club, Ole Mara Kempinski, Sarova Mara Camp, and Mara Serena Safari Lodge are a few of the wide variety of accommodation available at the Mara.
The Mara accommodations come with tennis courts, massage treatments, spas, and swimming pools.
Varieties of Adventures and Activities
The Mara safari gives you more than the wildlife and the people. Think about boarding a hot air balloon and catching the panoramic view of the Mara on a bird’s view. The Mara features hot air balloon trips that take off in the morning to give you a glimpse of the sunrise before it reaches the ground. There is no better way to view the seventh wonder of the world than this.
When on safari, you will get the chance to come up close to the animals in the reserve. If you’re a photographer, there is nothing more exciting than this.
When not on safari, you can relax and unwind as you enjoy the beauty of the Mara surroundin
The magical Mara Experience
The most significant part of any trip is the experience. Regarding that, the Mara experience can best be described by the term magical. Waking up to the melodies of chirping birds, hippo noises, lion roars, and elephant trumpets in place of screeching alarm noises and cars homes is nothing more than magical.
Catching the early sunrise from above on the hot air balloons, as you toast champagne with your spouse or loved one is the magic in the Mara experience.
Taking safaris around the vast plain fields and watching big cats making meals out of stray zebras or antelopes is the magic in Mara. The Maasai Mara will give you a thousand reasons to come back. Maasai Mara safari gives you a lifetime experience that no other place on earth. If you were wondering where to travel next and haven’t visited the Mara, there is no better destination right now. The safari will be worth every of your penny.