MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
Masai Mara National Reserve lies about 270 kilometers from Nairobi, and takes about 4 to 5 hours by road. There are scheduled flights, twice daily from Wilson Airport Nairobi, which take about 40 - 45 minutes. The reserve covers about 1,812 square kilometers (700 sq miles) of its total area.
The reserve is inhabited by the Masai communities and its inner park of 518 sq km has been developed for the national park purposes living the rest of the area for the local Masai dwelling with their cattle. Masai warriors live within the dispersal area with their stock but a century of close association with the wildlife has resulted in an almost symbiotic relationship where wildlife and people live in peace with one another.
Mara possesses the largest population of lions to be found in any other part of Kenya national parks, large herbs of Topi as well as relative population of Roan Antelope, animal not found in many other parks of Kenya.
The panorama of wild continuous by boasting Thomson's and Grant's gazelle, Eland, Elephant, Buffalo, Black Rhino, Common Zebra, Coke’s Hartebeest, White-bearded Gnu, Warthog, Oribi, predators such as