How to get to Masai Mara

How to get to Masai Mara: Masai Mara is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Here are some ways to get there:

  1. By Air: This is the most convenient way to get to Masai Mara. There are daily flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to several airstrips in Masai Mara like Keekorok, Olkiombo, Musiara, and Serena. The flight usually takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by your safari lodge or tour operator.
  2. By Road: This is a more adventurous way to get to Masai Mara, but it takes longer. The drive from Nairobi to Masai Mara usually takes about 5-6 hours, depending on the condition of the roads. You can either drive yourself, hire a car with a driver, or join a group tour. There are several gates to enter Masai Mara, such as Sekenani Gate, Oloolaimutia Gate, Musiara Gate, and Talek Gate.

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Remember, you will need to pay park fees to enter Masai Mara, which can be done at the gates or in advance online. It’s also recommended to book your accommodation and safari activities in advance, especially during the peak season.

Always ensure to travel with a reputable tour operator or safari company to ensure your safety and the best experience.

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