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Mara River

#1 of 16 things to do in Masai Mara National Reserve Features Animals
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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I will be visiting Masai Mara in July 3rd anyone going.I will be touring with Regenbogen Safaris... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Regenbogen S
Ohhhh, I soooo loved this spot

We saw crocs, and so much wildlife. If you are fortunate enough to be there during the migration... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I will be visiting Masai Mara in July 3rd anyone going.I will be touring with Regenbogen Safaris Kenya.

Thank Regenbogen S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw crocs, and so much wildlife. If you are fortunate enough to be there during the migration, lucky you. But either way it's still a great place to see!

Thank 853manager
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love the bushveld and game parks. We have been to most of the game parks in Southern Africa and are regular visitors to the Kruger National Park and a few of the other national parks in South Africa. Maasai Mara is...More

Thank TrevorSawyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time safari experience and will be the best for any first and second timer believe me. Wildebeest Migration is one of the best site and never disappoints when you get the season and viewpoint right. The timing has to be spot...More

Thank Xzaneken
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maasai Mara Game Reserve is the most scenic wildlife park to see all the Big Five (Lion, Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephants) and also enjoy breathtaking scene at the Mara river as thousands of wildebeest and zebras make a daring cross.

Thank BeyondWorldExplorers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We adventured here yesterday and it was amazing to see so many hippos in one spot! Great lookout and cool to think that this is one of the main points for the Great Migration.

Thank clairejd17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw lots of elephants, lions, giraffes, one leopard and some ostriches. The Rhino was elusive and couldnt be spotted despite several visits to its habitat.

Thank Yogesh K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw battle of Hipo vs Crocodile. Crocodile try to eat dead Hipo and Hipo's family protect. It's cruel situation but it's wild life. Even you saw similar situation on TV or film, but real wild scene is totally different. It's worth to go.

Thank ryoscafe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had and amazing experience for the big 5 and all animals we saw. Did a 3 days safari staying in a nice hotel by a river. Loved the trip.

Thank Luis Felipe D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time that we had ever seen crocodiles mating - what a fascinating experience to see the submissive behaviour of the female before the mating.

Thank Claire220752
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Jayshree S
Hi we are planning to do 8 days in kenya in Aug first week. want to do Sweetwater naivasha and Mara. do you recommend doing the above itenery or stick to Mara alone?? will the weather be very hot that time?
17 February 2017|
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Response from Wanza1966 | Reviewed this property |
Hi traveler. yes you can pick the package it will be worth your while. and yes, august is a good month to visit kenya and the mara because it is during the migration period and the weather is warm and good. if you have more... More
Marta R
Hello! We are planning a trip to Kenya with a safari to the Mara River. We were just wondering if it is safe enough to book things ourselves through the internet or if it is better to book through a travel agency? Are most safari agencies reliable? Also, we would like to spend some time at the beach after the safari, we were looking at the area of Diani Beach but have been advised not to go there by one of the travel agents we visited. She seemed to suggest that it wasn't very safe. Any idea why? Would it be better to just go to the beach to the North of Mombasa? Thank you very much! Marta
17 January 2017|
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Response from Wanza1966 | Reviewed this property |
HI marta, it is safe to travel to Kenya at any time. About the Mara, yes it is awesome place to visit for the Big 5 the whole year round. kindly book through Bencia Africa Adventure Safaris (Alfred). As for your Coast... More
Hi! We were exploring of a visit to the Mara River between July 1st through July 10th. What are the chances of witnessing the Wildebeest migration crossing across the river at this time. If not, what is the best time for more guarantees of witnessing the migration crossing?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Terminal Tours K | Reviewed this property |
migration usually kicks off end of June to October , between July and September it's the climax , you can book anytime