Activities to do
See the Wildebeest Migration
This is the main reason for most tours to Maasai Mara. This annual event is thrilling and invites thousands of travelers who jet in to see millions of gazelles, wildebeest and zebras that migrate from Tanzania’s Serengeti to Kenya’s Maasai Mara. It takes places between the months of July and October.
Hot Air Balloon Safaris
Hot Air Ballooning is the only way to admire Maasai Mara’s aerial view. From the basket of the balloon, adventurers appreciate the spectacular views of the reserve’s pretty landscapes, animals and sunset/rise. The balloon departs from the Little Governors camp and rises as the first sunlight hits the Mara.
It lasts for about an hour in the sky while tourists enjoy the beautiful sights, take many photographs and videos. Once it lands back, tourists are welcomed with a champagne breakfast cooked. After continue with a drive back to your hotel.
Game driving is one of the best ways to take in Maasai Mara’s panaroma. This excursion takes you out and into the Maasai Mara in search for various wild animals.
With a trained guide, tourists enjoy game viewing at some of the Park’s best safari camps like Private Governors Camp, Little Governors camp and more.
Game drives in Maasai Mara are offered in 4×4 vehicles with pop up roof. These vehicles are operated by highly trained drivers who offer detailed information about the park with its Wildlife.
Wildlife lovers usually do a day game drive and night drive for those who are after nocturnal species. Some of the animals to see are the African big fives, giraffes, hippos, hyenas, Zebras, antelopes and more.
Visit the Maasai People
The Maasai have lived around the reserve’s suburbs for hundreds of years. If you fancy a mix of wildlife and culture, Maasai Mara is the best for you. Therefore don’t miss to visit a Maasai community for incredible cultural encounters.
One of the best areas to visit is Mara Rianda. This community consist of 48 traditional houses. It’s great for those who need an insight into the Maasai culture. Travelers are usually delighted by the colorful lifestyle of these people.
Your visit to this place supports the project through the money paid when buying an entrance ticket.
Big Game Walking Safaris
With an experienced guide to lead you around, tourists also enjoy the park on foot. These walks offer sweeping views of wild animals, sunset/rise, birds and rolling hills.
Little Governors Camp offer walking safaris as an extra activity together with a champagne bush breakfast.