Welcome to Kenya most famous for its annual migration of Wildebeests which takes place in July to October. MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE is one of the national parks in Africa which keeps abundance of wildlife and bird life. Therefore, Kenya Safaris in this park are exceptional and of a lifetime of which every tourist who makes it to the Park will achieve the best from his or her safari in Kenya. For a tourist to have a chance to visit and enjoy the excellent game viewing of the Park, you should search for the best tour agencies in East Africa and Kenya which offer best services to Kenya travelers. ECO TOURS KENYA is among the leading tour agencies in East Africa for safari tours and travelers are advised to book with the above agency if he or she is to enjoy the safari tour in MAASAI MARA and the agency will offer you with the best vehicle you should use and enjoy your safari in the Park.
The Park inhabits all Africa’s big five such as; Cape buffaloes, African Elephants, Lions, Leopards and Rhinos and other wildlife species which include Coke’s hartebeests, Grant’s gazelles, Bat-eared foxes, Masai giraffes, Impalas, Gigantic Hippos, Large roan antelopes, Duikers, Jackals, Cheetahs, Crocodiles, Elands, Hyenas among others. All these wildlife species can easily be seen in the Park since they exist there in huge amounts. The Park is full of many attractive things such as Talek River and Mara River which resides Hippos and Crocodiles in the Park. The balloon safaris in the Park also provide a great chance to a tourist to enjoy the views of the whole ecosystem where the Park lies.
Most spectacular in the Park is the Mara River because it offers an excellent game viewing since a large group of animals entering into the Park pass through this River. In July to October is the best period to view a large number of animals at the River such as crocodiles and hippos together with the migrating animals from the southern parts of the Park in Serengeti plains in Tanzania accessing the Maasai Mara Park of which through this migration millions of animals access the Park to enjoy its virgin pastures. In the migration, a traveler will view over 1.5 Wildebeests, half a million of Thomson’s gazelles, over 200,000 Zebras, 97,000-plus Topis and over 18,000 Elands all which offers an excellent game viewing to the traveler who will have visited the Park.
To enjoy all the fruits of this Park, you should at least organize for a 4-days package in the Park of which your first day will be for accessing the Park and the second day is when you will go in the Park to enjoy the annual Wildebeest migration and all animals at Mara River. Your third day will be for viewing other wildlife species in the Park and a view to over 500 bird species in the Park and then the last day you will first enjoy the balloon safaris which last for about 1-2 hours and then leave the Park for your next destination. The Park entrance fee is always as low as US$ 80 per individual and on your first day and other days in the Park you will be basing from one of the Park’s lodges which include; Mara expedition camp, Mara bush houses, Little Governors camp, Entumoto camp, Mara intrepids, Mara explorer, Mara plains camp, Mara leisure camp, Porini lion camp, Naboisho camp, Mara Serena lodge and Mara safari club among others.
The Park is surrounded by the Masai tribe and it is the reason as to why it was named so thus you will meet one of the most amazing cultures in Africa. The culture of the Masai people will let you to learn many things which you literally don’t know as well as you enjoy. Their dressing style is so special from others and the way they decorate their faces when singing and dancing is really interesting. The Masai people are traditionally cattle keepers and they have a slogan that God gave them full rights on all cattle in the World thus they believe that all cattle in the World is supposed to be theirs in that even when they do cattle rustling they believe that they are not stealing cattle but rescuing what it is supposed to be theirs. Due to the large number of cattle they rear, you will enjoy the products got from cattle such as beef, milk, Yoghurt and many more.
From the Park, you can also go for a one day circuit safari to LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK to view the largest number Flamingos in the world which invade the shores of Lake Nakuru and from there you can also get involved in the boat cruises at Lake Naivasha thus getting a joyous and complete safari since you will have seen a large number of Wildlife in Maasai Mara as well as a large number of birds at the shores of Lake Nakuru.