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The Mara offers wildlife in a large variety and abundance: Over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place.
The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following hot on their heels are the predators of the Savannah – lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. Optional: An early morning hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost.
Day 1: Explore Mara’s Vibrant Wildlife
Embark on an enthralling two-day adventure into the heart of the Mara’s diverse ecosystem. Begin your journey with captivating encounters of an array of wildlife. From the majestic lions to the formidable rhinos and the serene elephants, each sighting showcases the Mara’s rich variety. Observe the graceful giraffes, the lively hippos, and the watchful crocodiles along the water’s edge. The landscape comes alive with the movements of wildebeests, zebras, and buffalo, while the spirited warthogs and elusive hyenas add an air of intrigue.
As the sun sets, retreat to the comfort of a Mara lodge, reflecting on the remarkable moments of the day and anticipating the wonders of tomorrow.
Day 2: Potential Migration Marvels
Get ready for an extraordinary day that may offer you a chance to witness one of nature’s most spectacular events – the annual migration of wildebeest and zebras. Depending on the season of your visit, you might have the incredible opportunity to experience this phenomenon. Originating from Tanzania’s Serengeti, these herds embark on a journey in search of essential water and nourishment. The Mara landscape becomes a theater for this captivating survival dance, with predators such as lions, cheetahs, and wild dogs in close pursuit. Their presence paints a vivid picture of the intricate balance of life in the savannah.
For an additional touch of excitement, consider an early morning hot air balloon safari (available at an extra cost). As the sun rises, ascend above the Mara’s expanse, capturing panoramic views of both the sprawling terrain and its remarkable inhabitants. Concluding this enriching two-day journey, you’ll leave with a deep appreciation for the Mara’s natural wonders and the intricate rhythms of the natural world.