The best month to visit the Masai Mara in Kenya largely depends on your specific interests and what you hope to experience during your trip. The Masai Mara is a renowned wildlife destination known for its incredible wildebeest migration, which is one of the most spectacular natural events on the planet. Here are some considerations for different months:

July to October (Migration Season):

These months are often considered the best time to visit Masai Mara because of the Great Migration. Millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other herbivores migrate from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in search of fresh grazing land, crossing the Mara River during this time. This migration attracts large numbers of predators, such as lions, cheetahs, and crocodiles, making it an ideal time for witnessing thrilling wildlife can reach out to as Delight rose safaris to help you book a safari to see the wildbeest migration at affordable rate wether for luxury lodge safari or budget and group safaris we got you covered

January to February (Calving Season):

If you’re interested in seeing baby animals and witnessing the calving season, January to February is a good time to visit. During this period, the wildebeest give birth to their young, and you can witness adorable baby animals taking their first steps in the wild.for the migratory wildbeest calving takes place at serengeti national park .You can book one of our serengeti safaris to see this during this season.You can also do a combination of masai mara and serengeti safari.

November to December (Short Rain Season):

These months offer lush, green landscapes due to the short rains. While the wildlife viewing might not be as concentrated as during the migration season, the scenery is stunning, and it’s generally less crowded, allowing for a more peaceful experience.


Each season has its own unique charm, so it ultimately depends on what you prioritize during your visit. If you’re keen on witnessing the Great Migration in all its glory, then July to October is the best time. For those who prefer fewer crowds and vibrant landscapes, the short rain season might be more appealing. Regardless of when you visit, the Masai Mara is an incredible destination for wildlife enthusiasts, offering remarkable experiences all year round.

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4 days Masai Mara lodge tour

4 days Masai Mara lodge tour starts from Nairobi

Day 1 Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve

Pick you from your hotel or airport, and departure for a scenic drive down into the Rift Valley, to Masai Mara, Kenya’s premier game reserve. You will be in your own private safari vehicle. Stop briefly en route at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for stunning views of what is the world’s largest valley.
Arrive at Masai Mara in time for lunch. The afternoon game drive at 3.30pm allows spotting of the unrivaled wildlife in the park. Return to your lodge by 6.30pm.
Expect to see Elephants, Lion, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeast and and many more
Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included) Drinking water. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2: Full day  Masai Mara

Full day in Masai Mara. You enjoy two game drives today, one in the morning and the other in the late afternoon after lunch. As your safari is private your game drive timings are flexible, useful if you are traveling with children, or are on a honeymoon. You may also choose to have a full day game drive. You will enjoy a picnic lunch with the hippos and crocodiles at the Hippo Pool. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge.

Day 3: Full day Masai Mara

Full day spent game viewing exploring the park in search of the Big 5. Early morning and late afternoon game drives are offered.
You may want to add a Masai Village visit or a Hot air Balloon ride into your safari with an extra cost.
Dinner and Overnight at the lodge.

Day 4 Masai Mara National Reserve-Nairobi

Depart for Nairobi after early morning game drive and breakfast. Arrive Nairobi by late afternoon, transfer your to hotel or the airport for your flight home.
Meal & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch.


  • Transport in a safari van or Land-cruiser customized for game viewing
  • English speaking Driver/guide,
  • Game drives
  • Accommodation in lodge
  • Meals on Full Board Basis while on Safari
  • Mineral water
  • All Park Entrance Fees

Not Included

  • Soft & alcoholic drinks
  • Things of personal nature
  • International Airfares, Visa Fees
  • Optional activities unless specified as included
  • Tips and other gratitude