Masai Mara National Reserve Journals

Masai Mara a Wonder in the World

An October 2007 trip to Masai Mara National Reserve by steveg70

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Quote: We visited Masai Mara, which was included in the list of the wonders of the World.

Masai Mara a wonder in the world


Best things to do is game drive in the reserve to locate the animals and visiting a masai village.

Quick Tips:

We used Steenbok Safaris and Car hire. ( who gave us a discounted price of US per person.

Best Way To Get Around:

One requires safari van with pop up roof to be able to view the animals as well as ease in photography.
Mara Sopa Lodge Photo, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
The lodge is located 206 km south of the Equator on the eastern boundary of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in southwestern Kenya, 2 km from the Oloolaimutia Gate. The reserve, the best-known game area in East Africa, is 1,120 sq. km of prime safari wildlife-viewing territory bordering the Serengeti National Park.

Masai Mara Sopa Lodge has 200 beds by way of 77 rooms, 12 suites and 1 Presidential suite, all of which are 'rondavel' style and have en-suite bathroom facilities, which provide shaving sockets and hairdryers.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 3, 2007

Mara Sopa Lodge
Oloolamuita Valley
Masai Mara, Kenya

Masai Mara Safari


Travel Photo by IgoUgo member
A full day spent game viewing across the rich tree studded savannah grassland and rolling hills. The famous Masai Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain's game, black manned Lion , Leopard and Cheetah. It also has numerous elephants and virtually every type of Wildlife to be found in Kenya.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 3, 2007