3 days 2 nights
Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) is known as Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserve, situated in southwest Kenya. Famous for the abundance of lions, the Great Wildebeest Migration where over 1 million wildebeest and Zebras follow an annual migratory route from and to Serengeti to Maasai Mara and the Maasai people, well known for their distinctive custom and dress, it is without a doubt one of Africa’s most famous safari destinations.
Maasai Mara National Reserve stretches 1,510 sq km (580 sq miles) and raises 1,500-2,170 meters above sea level. The terrain of the reserve is primarily grassland and Riverine forest with clumps of the distinctive acacia trees. It’s about 270 km from the capital city Nairobi and takes about 5-6 hours by road or 40-45 minutes by flight.
The Maasai Mara Ecosystem holds one of the highest lion densities in world and this is where over Two Million Wildebeest, Zebra and Thompsons Gazelle migrate annually. Its hosts over 95 species of mammals and 570 recorded species of birds. This is considered the 7th wonder of the new world.
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|DEPARTURES||HOTEL RATING||3 DAYS (residents)||3 DAYS ( non – residents)|
|Mara Budget Tented camps||1 star||KES 13,900||USD 200|
|Olmoran Tented camp||3 star||KES 19,700||USD 290|
|Mara Sopa Lodge||5 star||KES 26,399||USD 400|
|Sentrim Mara||3 star||KES 20,999||USD 300|
|Keekorok Lodge||5 star||KES 19,800||USD 400|
|AA Lodge||4 star||KES 19,1999||USD 400|
NB: Single room supplement is additional 35% and children 3-11yrs sharing pay 75% of adult rate