Attractions: The great wildebeest migration, an annual ritual of nature in which more than 1.5 million wildebeests migrate from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara in Kenya in search of greener pastures (every year from July to October).
When to go: All year round
Park size: 1510 sq. km
What to take with you: Drinking water, binoculars, camera, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and guidebooks.
When it comes to wildlife, the MASAI MARA National Park is a perfect getaway destination for safari and adventurous experience. The land is rich in wildlife with its huge green lands, Jackals, Hyena, Cheetahs and unique birds like Secretary birds, Bee Eaters, Flamingos, Ostriches, and others. It adjoins Tsavo West National Park, Chyulu National Park and Amboseli National Park. The Maasai are predominantly the leading tribe at beginning of 20th century. "Mara," which is Maa (Maasai language) for "spotted," an apt description for the circles of trees, scrubs, savanna, and cloud shadows that mark the area. The Mara has been also called as the ‘Kingdom of Lions’.