Situated in the southwest of Kenya, covering an area of 1,510 square km (583 square miles), the Masai Mara National Reserve is a land of breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains.
The quintessential Masai Mara safari delivers many attractions, as the reserve is home to an excellent year-round concentration of game, including the more than two million wildebeests, zebras and other antelopes that make up the famous Great Migration.
How to Get to Maasai Mara
Flying is the quickest way to get to Mara. There are daily flights to the Mara from Wilson Airport provided by companies such as SafariLink and Air Kenya. A flight to Mara takes around 45 minutes. On arrival, the aircraft will land on an airstrip nearest to your camp.
The most popular mode of transport to Maasai Mara is by road. The road is currently tarmacked all the way to Sekenani Gate. The distance from Nairobi varies from 225 km to 275 kms depending on which gate or entry point of Maasai Mara you want to access.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve named in honor of the ancestral inhabitants of the area is a large game reserve in Kenya. Globally famous for an exceptional population of wildlife, the Maasai Mara National Reserve is only a fraction of the Greater Mara Ecosystem.