Kenya — the name is almost synonymous with the word “safari.” Few other places on earth conjure such a spirit of adventure and romance. The diversity of tourist attractions in Kenya dazzles all who visit, and viewing the country’s abundant wildlife tops the list of things to do.
Maasai Mara, also sometimes spelled Masai Mara and locally known simply as The Mara, is a large national game reserve in Narok, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It is named in honor of the Maasai people, the ancestral inhabitants of the area, who migrated to the area from the Nile Basin.Its here that the famous Wildebeest Spectacle take place
situated at the southeastern corner of Samburu District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is bordered to the south by Ewaso Nyiro River, which separates it from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve.The reserve covers an area of 165 Km² and is located around 345Km from Nairobi.
The Laikipia Plateau stretches from Mount Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley – it not only boasts one of the largest elephant population in Kenya, but also is a stronghold of the endangered black and white rhino. Many of the ranches are cattle farms, but for many years ranchers have also gone to great lengths to protect wildlife, and so the game here is abundant.