Things to Do in Masai Mara

Things to Do in Masai Mara: Masai Mara is one of the best and most visited game reserves in Kenya. It is home to many wild animal species. There are many activities in Masai Mara that you can do.

The things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve range from luxury experiences to budget experiences.


Things to Do in Masai Mara

Masai Mara is famous for its vast, wonderful, and game-filled landscape. There are lots of things that you can do in Masai Mara National Reserve. This will make you want to visit the reserve again and again. You cannot get enough of it. Find some of the activities that you can do while in the Masai Mara game reserve.

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Masai Mara Game Drive

Masai Mara is open throughout the year and you can visit any time of the year. It features a large concentration of animals. Discover the beauty of Masai Mara through morning and evening game drives. You will be guided by your tour guide as you explore the different areas in Masai Mara.

Nature Walks

You can explore the open grassland savannah on foot through nature walks guided by a Maasai guide. Here you will get the opportunity to follow the footsteps of the ancient explorers and local herdsmen. Walking safaris mainly happen in conservancies outside the main reserve.

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Horseback Safaris

Experience the reserve in a unique and adventurous way. Horseback Safaris are mainly done in the larger Mara ecosystem.

Hot Air Balloon Safaris

Enjoy a lifetime experience from the skies. The hot air balloon safari is a one-hour activity that will enable you to view the animals from a bird’s eye view angle.

Bush Meals

There are beautiful locations within the reserve where you can have Bush meals and enjoy the sundowners.

Maasai Village Visit

A visit to the Maasai village will enable you to have a glimpse of their lifestyle. This tour will get you up and close to the Maasai people. You will get the opportunity to get into their mud and stick manyattas.


The Masai Mara is abundant in wildlife which makes it an ideal place for photography. The scenery is also beautiful that offers one of the best background spots for photography.

Enjoy the Sundowners

There are beautiful escarpments within Masai mara such as the Oloololo escarpment which offers memorable sundowners overlooking the vast Mara plains.

Witness the Great Migration

Experience the great wildebeest migration which takes place between July and October. The Great Wildebeest Migration is one of the “Seven Wonders of the World”. It is the movement of over 2 million animals, especially the wildebeest and zebras migrating from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya annually seeking greener pastures.

The best day trips to Masai Mara National Reserve:

Masai Mara Safari 3 Days
3 Days Masai Mara Budget Camping Safari
4 Day Masai Mara Safari
4 Days Masai Mara Nakuru Safari