A pleasant green world. God's little acre.
There are many exciting and beautiful game parks in Kenya each unique in it's own way. However the Masai Mara offers the higher probability of veiwing a wonderful variety of animals. It is also the only park with regular daily balloon flights.
The Masai Mara is 800 kilometres from the coast and covers 1? square kilometres consisting largely of well watered grassland with two permanent rivers the Mara and Talek. A pleasant green world of lush grass plains at an altitude of 5 500 feet the Mara is cool in the morning and warm by day. Riverine woodland follows the river courses. The hills in the south east of the reserve are covered with forest. The Mara represents un-spoilt Africa and teems with wildlife. Karen Blixen world famous author of Out of Africa visited by oxcart in 1912 and wrote "The Air of the African Highlands went into my head like wine and I was all the time slightly drunk with it. The joy of those months in the Mara was indescribable."
For a two or three days safari in one game reserve the Masai Mara is therefore the best value for all year round excellent game viewing. During the annual migration of Wildbeest and Zebra one million or more animals pass through the Mara between July and September in one of the world's greatest wildlife spectacles. Fly close to the snow capped peak of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro at 19208 feet the tallest mountain in Africa and the largest free
Fly over the dry salt pan of Lake Amboseli and then shortly after fly across the mighty fault line of the Great Rift Valley with views of the Soda Lakes Natron in Tanzania and Magadi in Kenya. Arrive in the Mara in time for a leisurely check-in and lunch.