MaAsai Mara

The Maasai Mara is named after the Maasai people, traditional inhabitants of the area, and the Mara River, which bisects the park.

The Mara is a vast grassland teeming with wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, and rhino) and is best known for the Great Migration

Weather today

Maasai mara
Maasai Mara
6:27 am, Jun 24, 2024
temperature icon 11°C
broken clouds
Humidity Humidity: 92 %
Pressure Pressure: 1020 mb
Wind Wind: 4 mph
Wind Gust Wind Gust: 5 mph
Clouds Clouds: 67%
Visibility Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise Sunrise: 6:37 am
Sunset Sunset: 6:40 pm


Things to do

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TOP THINGS TO DO IN maasai mara

Nature & Wildlife

Hot Air Balloon Safari

Witness the breathtaking spectacle of the Mara plains at sunrise from a hot air balloon.

Guided Nature Walks

Explore the savannah on foot with a Maasai guide to learn about the ecosystem and traditional uses of plants.


Great Migration Viewing

Experience the awe-inspiring sight of the Great Migration, one of the world’s most extraordinary natural events.

Night Game Drives

Discover the nocturnal animals of the Maasai Mara with a thrilling night game drive.

Culture & Heritage

Maasai Village Visit

Immerse yourself in Maasai culture with a visit to a traditional village (Manyatta), learning about their customs, dances, and way of life.

Maasai Warrior Training

Participate in a Maasai warrior training session, learning skills such as spear throwing and traditional jumping.

maasai mara TRIP PLANNER

Not sure what to do? Here is our suggested guide designed to help travellers organize their journey with recommended experiences in the Maasai Mara.

Day 1
Big Five game drive

Day 2
Hot air balloon safari at dawn

Day 3
Maasai village immersion

Day 4
Night game drive to spot nocturnal animals

Day 5
Maasai warrior training session