Kenya is abundant with beautiful landscapes, great wildlife and culture. The Maasai Mara National Reserve hosts the 7Th Wonder of the world. This wonder makes the country experiences numerous tourist during the Wildebeest migration at the Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Tourists get to see the migration of the wildebeest from Serengeti National park, in Tanzania, crossing the Mara River to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The reason why the migration takes place is purely on following the rainfall. Calving of the wildebeest happens from December to March. The calving it begins in the Serengeti area of Ndutu , following wherever the grass is greener thus migration to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, which experiences adequate rainfall at that period of migration. Generally the rainfall pattern dictates the Wildebeest migration. It’s not predictable of when the migration should take place.
While on a tour to experience this 7th wonder of the world, you get to see the Mara river crocodiles take advantage the migration. Although this grinning reptiles are extremely shy, they feast on the wildebeest as they cross the river, sometimes making the river turn to a pool of blood. You also get to see the big cats (Lion, Cheetah and Leopard) take advantage of the migration and get a good share of the wildebeest for food.
Entering at the park will cost you park fees per person per day.
The park fees for Non Residents is:
- Adults inside the park – USD 70.00
- Outside the park – USD 80.00
- Children inside the park – USD 40.00
- Children outside the park – US 45.00