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Maasai Mara

Maasai Mara National Reserve is a large game reserve in the Rift valley province of Kenya. Named in the honour of the Masai people, the original inhabitants of the area, this is the most popular tourist destinations in Kenya. Covering an area of over 1500 sq km, the Masai Mara National Reserve is home to a plethora of wildlife like lions, leopards, cheetahs, zebras, gazelles and wildebeests.

Maasai Mara was established as a Wildlife sanctuary in 1961. Initially the total area under the sanctuary was 520 sq km but it was later increased to include 1821 sq km. With time, a part of the sanctuary was declare as a National Reserve and 321 sq km was returned back to the local communities. Currently the total area under Maasai Mara stands at 1510 sq km.

Information

Timing 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Foreigners Staying inside the park (US$) Adult  70
Child  40
Not Staying in the park (US$) Adult  80
Child  45
Students Adult  40
Child  20
East African Citizens (Ksh.) Adult  1000
Child  200
Student  200
Residents (Ksh.) Adult 1,200
Child  300
Student  300