Masai Mara Hotels Guide,Information & Tourism
Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, Africa is an extension of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Named after the native Maasai people and the Mara River that runs across, Masai Mara is a well known wildlife destination.
Covering about 1530 km Masai Mara is the northern-most segment of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. The terrain is primarily open grassland with seasonal rivulets. Famous for its wildlife like cheetah & leopard it is best known for the annual huge migration of zebra, gazelle and wildebeest from Serengeti.
Rainfall is bimodal, increasing markedly but varying in space and time. The Sand, Talek and Mara are the rivers draining the reserve. Shrubs and trees fringe most drainage lines and cover hilltops and slopes. The south-east region has clumps of the distinctive acacia tree.
Accommodation in the Reserve includes Lodges at Keekorok, Mara Serena, Mara Sopa and Camps at Fig Tree, Governor's, Intrepids Club, Kichwa Tembo, Mara Buffalo, Mara Cottar's, Mara River, Mara Sarova. There are other campsites on the Talek River and near some of the Gates.