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When is the best time to visit the Masai Mara

The Masai Mara is an excellent all year safari destination, providing travellers with reliable sightings of it's resident wildlife. However, if you're planning a migration safari, it's best to travel during the months of August and October if you wish to witness the Mara River crossings.

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Masai Mara wildlife discovery

The Masai Mara is the world's most prolific game viewing area for big cats and the Great Migration

$ 6,617

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R 77,609

5,387

per person

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Witness the wildebeest migration in Kenya's iconic Masai Mara National Reserve with HerdTracker

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Masai Mara (Reserve)

Masai Mara (Reserve)

The Masai Mara Reserve is known around the world for its abundance of cats, portrayed by numerous wildlife documentaries that have been filmed here. The profusion of cats and the annual Great Migration that enters the reserve from July to October makes for concentrated wildlife interaction.…

Masai Mara (Conservancies)

Masai Mara (Conservancies)

The conservancies bordering the Masai Mara Reserve are well managed and the number of vehicles allowed is controlled. This creates an important buffer zone between the sensitive Masai Mara Reserve and the neighbouring Maasai land that was traditionally used for grazing cattle and village…

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