This forms the Africa’s wildlife diverse spectacular ecotourism park which is located in the south west of Kenya; Maasai Mara National park stretches 1,510 sq. km (580 sq. miles) and raises 1,500-2,170 meters above sea level. The park hosts over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds, the journey to the park is about 270 km from the from Nairobi which is the capital city of Kenya, an approximation of 4-5 hours by road or 40-45 minutes by flight. The road to Sekenani Gate is dirt road but fairly good. Among the most diverse activities and interesting features to see within the park include,
Wildebeest migration, this is among the most surprising adventures in Maasai Mara national park, the migration leaders of the activity are the wildebeest, whose numbers appear to be around 1.7 million, including some 400,000 Thomson’s gazelle, 300,000 Zebra and 12,000 eland. These migrate to the nearby Serengeti national park in Tanzania through Mara River a river with herds of crocodiles. The best time to enjoy this amazing scene is during October to December.
What’s amazing are the predators including the lions, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs and lesser predators that wait the annual coming of the migration with eager anticipation to have some fresh from the young migrating animals.