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The Magical Masai Mara

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Kenya is an incredible destination for wildlife and travel enthusiasts , housing a range of incredible animals from big cats to small butterflies and birds, and featuring some of the world’s most wonderful landscapes and environmental wonders. From the post-card worthy Indian Ocean coast with white sands stretching for miles against turquoise blue waters to the wildlife reserves and their seemingly never-ending plains, Kenya Safari Holiday are ones that will leave you in awe of this magical Safari destination and many return visits will be made to the birthplace of African Safaris.

There are so many different ways to experience Kenya, and so many incredible sights throughout the country that it’s often hard to narrow it down.  With so much land to cover, it can be difficult to experience all of Kenya in one holiday.  We will help you select the best areas beginning with the wonder of the famous Masai Mara National Park.  Without doubt, Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve  offers you some of the best experiences with luxury game lodges and incredible wildlife.  This is where you will experience the awesome Wildebeest Migration from June to October, the once in a lifetime Mara Balloon Safari and spend early morning sunrises and late evening sunsets in the Savannah.

THE MARA MIGRATION

Kenya is home to the incredible Wildebeest Migration, a wonderful natural phenomenon that is both humbling and awe inspiring to witness. From mid-June to October, over 1.4 million wildebeest, alongside over 200,000 zebra and gazelle, migrate across Tanzania’s Serengeti plains in search of fertile grasslands, crossing  to the Masai Mara of Kenya. There is a wide range of accommodation throughout the Masai Mara Reserve from ultra-luxurious, to luxury and budget. The  lodges are full of trained wildlife experts with the most up to date and expert knowledge of the migration.

 

 

 

MARA BALLOON SAFARI

For those looking to add an extra special something to their Kenya Safari, you can take a hot air balloon safari above the Mara Plains. This is an incredible once in a lifetime experience to witness the landscape and spot some wildlife from above.  A balloon safari allows you to experience Masai Mara by floating up in the clear skies with the visual feast of the Savannah below you. To top it off, you will be treated to a luxurious champagne breakfast upon landing, making it perfect for couples and honeymooners looking for something different.

 

 

KENYA’S LUXURY LODGES

Spending time isolated in the bush may not seem so luxurious to some, but there are many ways to make your experience in Kenya special and indulgent. With flying safaris, in which you can be transported from one incredible game reserve to another by plane, or exclusive accommodation with private wildlife-viewing areas, Kenya has something for everyone. With many of the accommodation options featuring exquisite restaurants and bars, spas and private swimming pools also, it is hard to see how anyone could overlook the luxury of Kenya. From spending time above the plains in the hot air balloon to hearing the thunderous storm of the wildebeest migration to relaxing in your private pool under the African sun, Kenya really does have something for everyone.

 

 

 

KENYA HONEYMOON SAFARI

Home to some of the richest and most awe-inspiring wildlife game reserves, landscapes and colours, not to mention friendly and welcoming people Kenya is an ideal destination for a safari honeymoon not only because of its incredible wildlife but its luxurious and romantic accommodation and experiences. The lodges throughout the reserves, whether it be the Masai Mara or a private resort-specific wildlife reserve, are rich in both large and small animals, not to mention incredible landscapes, plants and sights. Nothing says ‘I love you’ like the seclusion, exclusivity and romance of a private dinner under the African sunset amongst the bush. The mountains and plains are renowned for their natural beauty, and experiencing them in style is only the beginning of a honeymoon here.

 

 

 

WHY MASAI MARA?

The Masai Mara is the ideal choice for wildlife enthusiasts who wish to experience the incredible sights of the Wildebeest Migration and for those searching for a well-rounded wildlife experience and sightings of Africa’s Big Five ( the Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo).  No matter what the pull, Kenya’s Masai Mara has so much to offer.

Check out for Part Two of this blog series here where you can start organising your Masai Mara adventure.

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