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Maasai Mara normally considered one of the Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. This wildlife reserve situated at the southwest Kenya. When considering traveling and seeing wildlife, the best tourism destination is Maasai Mara. Maasai Mara tourism is famous for the abundance of the famous wildebeest migration, lion, and also the Maasai people. The Maasai people well known for their distinctive custom and the mode of dressing all throughout Africa. Maasai Mara tourism is the famous safari destination. The national reserve located at the southwest of Kenya, and it stretches 1,510 square kilometers and raises 1500 – 2170 meters above the sea level. This reserve is primarily riverine and grassland forest and has clumps of distinctive acacia trees. The distance from the reserve to Nairobi is about 270 km. it is easy to access the reserve through the road or by flight. Visiting the reserve takes almost 5 to 6 hours by road and about 40 to 45 minutes by flight. The reserve established in 1961 with the aim of protecting wildlife from hunters. The common reason as to why tourist come to Kenya is for Maasai Mara tourism.


 

Maasai Mara tourism considered having an ecosystem that holds the highest density of lions globally. During Maasai Mara tourism, it is where there are more than two million zebras, wildebeest, and Thomsons gazelle that migrate annually. Maasai Mara tourism is a tour where a person is capable of seeing a variety of animals and pieces. This is a reserve that holds over 570 species of birds and 95 species of mammals. During Maasai Mara tourism, a guide normally provided that inform people on the animals that one expected to see and the topography of the area.


 

Choosing Maasai Mara tourism is something that people should be extremely careful about so that to meet their expectation. When people are making the visit for only general viewing, there is no best time. This is because of its abundant resident wildlife and the temperate climate of the reserve. This is a reserve normally regarded as a year round safari destination.  The best time usually advised for Maasai Mara tourism is during July to October. This is the period when the wildebeest make their migration. This is normally the best time when people who visit the reserve can have a clear view of watching the incredible movement of the animals. December to February also considered the best time since it considered dryer; however, the wildebeest and most of the zebras are likely to move to Serengeti national reserve located in Tanzania during the time.


 

It usually recommended that when people are planning for Maasai Mara tourism, the recommended number of days for the visit to the reserve is about three to four days. This is then amount of days that people planning to visit the place should take because of the large amount of things that can be seen. There are a lot of things that people can do during Maasai Mara tourism. Sometimes even the three or four day visit may be considered to be fewer. If people interested in taking photographs while, in Maasai Mara tourism, they may be required to take a longer period so that they can have better chances of getting the ultimate photo. This is the best touring destination.


 

 
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