Masai Mara National Reserve

Iruko Kenya Safaris - Game drive in the Masai Mara National ReserveMasai Mara National Reserve has the greatest diversity and quantity of wildlife in one setting. Tasteful hotels, lodges and camps in the reserve blend in with the natural surroundings yet display unconcealed views of the savanna.
– Game viewing – the wildebeest migration attraction, declared as one of the wonders of the world, takes place annually across the Masai Mara – Serengeti ecosystem. All the Big Five (Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo) the Big Cats, various antelopes, zebra and giraffe are all delightfully present in the reserve. The fastest mammal – the cheetah, mostly hunts in the grasslands. The Masai Mara National Reserve has the largest population of lions in Kenya. Elephants and buffalos also move about in large numbers. The meandering Mara River bears hippopotamus and some of biggest the crocodiles in Africa. During the wildebeest migration, some of the 2 million migrating animals fall prey to the crocodiles while crossing the Mara River.
– Birding – Masai Mara is a bird’s favorite with over 500 species. Obviously visible are the big birds like the ostrich/the largest bird in the world, the vultures, eagles, storks, herons and cranes.
– Cultural visits – the reserve is the perfect place to witness the rare and original Masai culture.
– Hot air balloon safaris – hot air balloons usually lift off into the Masai Mara morning sky for aerial safaris that reveal beautiful views of the wildlife and vast grassland landscape.