Maasai Mara wildebeest Migration

Maasai Mara wildebeest Migration : Maasai Mara National reserve is the largest safari destination in Kenya. The reserve is known as the site where the Maasai people do inhabit. Maasai Mara is the best and the most popular and wildlife conservation in the entire Africa and world with its first class of the wildlife including the big five mammals like the leopards, buffalos, rhinos, elephants and the lions. This makes it has the well-known inspiring safari destination that makes everyone to select it has the right safari destination. The reserve is the vast scenic expanse of the gently rolling African savannah plains it borders with Serengeti National Park in the south.

Maasai Mara Wildebeest migration.

Maasai Mara Wildebeest migration is the unique safari destination in the entire world which makes the reserve to be the most attractive wildlife safari in Kenya. The wildebeest migration takes place, from Serengeti National Park during the period between July and October to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Maasai Mara National Reserve is the gorgeous destination hosting the great migration, which is among the seven wonders of Africa, and its one of the ten wonders in the entire world.

Every year 1.5 millions and millions of wildebeest, 400,000 zebras and other thousands of the Thomson’s gazelles, elands migrate from Serengeti national park in Tanzania while crossing Mara River to Maasai Mara National Reserve this describes the iconic natural phenomenon. The wildebeest do migrate to Masai Mara national reserve to look for the green pastures to sustain their lives.

During migration the wildebeest can be disrupted by the various predators along the way as others do drown, others can be consumed by the crocodiles in the Mara River as their prey, then the successful ones can be waited by the big cats like the lions as their next meal, but still the resilient ones can still stand and survive.

Watching the wildebeest migration is as attractive, this is where the tourists on a safari do sight the wildebeests jumping from the riverbank ledges and getting into the Mara River, this is much exceptional to say the least. As the wildebeest enter in Maasai Mara National reserve where they can be rewarded with the spoils of the wide open and impressive savannah plains, where they get the adequate food hence making their life the greatest one in the reserve and as well as presence of the drinking water.

Maasai Mara wildebeest Migration
Maasai Mara wildebeest Migration

Best time to visit Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Maasai Mara National Reserve can be visited at any time when the travelers feels like, but it’s best when visited during the dry months. In order to catch the wildebeest migration, the reserve is best visited during the months of July to October that’s when you will enjoy watching the wildebeest in the full flow in the reserve. And again that’s the period when the various wildlife in the reserve tend to accumulate and surround in the various water sources in the reserve hence easy spotting of the different animal species which makes your safari the best in Maasai Mara National reserve.

How to get to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Maasai Mara national reserve is located in the south west part of Kenya. The reserve can be accessed in two different ways that is both the road transport and the air transport from the Nairobi the capital city up to the reserve.

By Road transport.

Maasai Mara National Reserve is located at 280 km from Nairobi. The drive takes the tourists around 5 to 6 hours in the Kenya safari van or in the land cruiser. During the road transport the tourists explores the best landscape views like the great valley, Mount Suswa, Mount Longonot and among others which makes your journey the most incredible one to the reserve.

By Air transport.

Maasai Mara national reserve can be can be accessed by the air means of transport as well, as this is the quickest way to get to the reserve. The reserve can be accessed by the daily flights to Mara from Wilson Airport provided by the companies like the safari link and Air Kenya. This is the easiest means as this takes the tourists about 45 minutes to reach inside the Maasai Mara National Park in its various air strips.

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