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Mara Triangle

#2 of 16 things to do in Masai Mara National Reserve Features Animals
Masai Mara National Reserve 00619, Kenya
+254 725 789273
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The Masai triangle was a great safari park. We were able to see many animals including the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
patrnct
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A beautiful area

We were not sure which part of the Mara to stay in. We stayed just outside the Mara Triangle and it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SGJHB
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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The Mara is a beautiful but sensitive environment that can survive only if properly respected. Well-watered by the Mara River, enjoying abundant vegetation, wildlife and rainfall, its ecology would appear, at first sight, to be relatively resilient. It also appears to have withstood the erosive effects of huge numbers of visiting tourists extraordinarily well. There are signs, however, that the delicate balance between tourist numbers and wildlife populations cannot be properly maintained for much longer as evidenced by the reduction in the protective vegetation cover and the emergence of a series of dust bowls. Meanwhile, the Reserve is host to 95 species of mammals, amphibians and other reptiles and 485 species of birds. During the dry season (July to October) it also hosts a major concentration of migratory herbivores including about 250,000 zebra and 1.3 million wildebeest. Amongst the list of easy-to-view species are: gazelle, elephant, topi, buffalo, lion (Kenya's largest population), black rhino, hippo, hyena, giraffe, leopard and mongoose.
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Masai Mara National Reserve 00619, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Masai triangle was a great safari park. We were able to see many animals including the wildebeest. A must do on safari. It makes a little more work for you if you want to do more than one country because of the visas. Do...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were not sure which part of the Mara to stay in. We stayed just outside the Mara Triangle and it was just unbelievable. i will be back!

Thank SGJHB
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in this area for 3 days in early August 2017 and were very lucky to see many many animals that already crossed the Mara River in late July. We saw huge number of wildebeests and also witnessed a group of hundreds of wildebeests...More

Thank aiyi w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did our first ever safari here and we saw the Big 5 the very first night drive! The people we shared the Jeep with had been there for 5 days and did not see the leopard until that evening. It wasn't the best view...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spotted some of the largest herds of Wildebeest and Buffalo in this area.. we also saw Ostriches, Zebras, Cheetahs and Hyenas etc...

Thank Bappa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wildlife here was absolutely stunning with a lot on offer. Very convenient as many small planes reach there and it's an hour flight from Nairobi Wilson Airstrip. Its proximity to the Serengeti and Tanzanian border makes it quick and easy to go to Tanzania....More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there during the migration and the plains were so full of life. Lots of wildebeest and zebras wondering around. The scenery is quite wonderful to look at. There were a lot of tourists in the area of course, which made the experience turn...More

Thank Mari H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mara Triangle is formed by Three borders which encompasses the Masai Mara forest region... Mara river, Siria escarpment and Tanzania. The place is awesome with exotic view of the grassland. Cool morning breeze with the rising Sun peeping behind the clouds with forest aroma is...More

Thank Durbaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First experience of snorting Wildebeeste, zebras, elephants, herds of Impalas. Cheeta mother and cub drinking water in a little gully and a pair of male lions enjoying an afternoon snooze mad my day Sunrise on the Mara is out of this world Definitely take the...More

Thank Sarmistha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are planning a trip to East Africa, make a visit to the Mara Triangle your top destination. If you can, make this visit during the migration which is late June to late September. It is a once in a lifetime experience, and the...More

Thank Sam B
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alexclaw
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Thanks Mercy, I Already booked the tour. Regards!
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