Maasai or Masai Mara often referred to as Mara is a National Park situated in East Africa in Kenya. The land is named after the famous Maasai Tribe, inhabitants who are part of the wilderness, and their esoteric culture and lifestyle add to the wildlife experience for the visitors to the reserve. The community spans neighboring Tanzania, north, south, and central Kenya. It is the magical realm of life forms that thrive well in the African ecosystem.
Home to the big five namely the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and African buffalo the preserve is a habitat of many species of mammals, reptiles, insects, and birds. Well, the buck does not stop here for Mara is home to major tourist attractions the cheetah, giraffe, wild dog, zebra, and hyena to name a few. Though the predators have always been the cynosure of tourists on game safari, the amazing biodiversity and the panoramic landscape attract visitors no less. Along with big game watching, birding is equally attractive.
A large habitat that supports diverse flora and fauna, Greater Mara is contiguous with Serengeti National Reserve, and several conservancies. The contiguous stretch thus supports the well-known annual migration of herbivores in search of greener pastures. Thousands of tourists flock every year to experience the amazing spectacle of migration at the National Reserve in Kenya.