Top 3 things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

15 Aug 2022

Top 3 things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

The original home of the Maasai people, Mara means ‘spotted land’, so named for its boundless plains lightly sprinkled with acacias and kopjes. This scene has become the face of African safaris and set the Masai Mara firmly at the top of Kenya’s ultimate safari spots. It also happens to be home to some of the highest densities of wildlife in Africa, which provide some of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles.

Maasai Mara National Reserve thrills with abundant of tourist activities enjoyed by several travel lovers on a Kenya safari to Maasai Mara. The major activity enjoyed in any savanna destination in Kenya. The best time to explore Maasai Mara for game drive safari is during the period of the annual wildebeest migration that starts in Serengeti national park in Tanzania and crosses the crocodile infested river into the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The wildebeests usually arrive in Maasai Mara around July and stay around the reserve throughout August, September and October and finally cross over back into Serengeti national park Tanzania where they give birth from and the cycle of life proceeds.

1. Game drive

Maasai Mara national reserve is such a wildlife gem with plenty of animals to spot while on your game drive safari. Game drives are just one of many activities that you can experience in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.  A 4×4 safari vehicle is necessary to take on your game drives in the park as it helps you to easily navigate through the plains as you enjoy a breath taking view of all that this reserve has to offer you wthin this beautiful savanna vegetation and wildlife.

2. Hot air ballon safari

Maasai Mara National Reserve is amongst the top destinations that offer a breath taking hot air balloon safari that enables travelers to enjoy an aerial view of the animals that reside in this stunning savanna.

3. Cultural tour

A visit to Maasa Mara National Reserve is incomplete not until you meet with the local Maasai People for a breath taking cultural adventure.


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