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The Maasai Mara is a large game reserve in South-West Kenya. The name is derived from the Maasai people and the Mara River which divides it into eastern and western parts. The extensive savanna grassland in between the rolling hills hosts a large variety of wild animals. Every year about 2.5 million wildebeests and hundred thousands of zebras wander through the Masai Mara between the months of June and October on their Great Migration between the Serengeti National park in Tanzania and Masai Mara in Kenya. This spectacle has recently been declared the 7th natural world wonder. Masai Mara is a permanent home to lions, leopards, cheetahs, black rhinos, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, antelopes and around 400 species of birds among many others.
Temperatures averaging 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Long rains are anticipated from mid April to June and the short rains from November to early December.
Sentrim Mara Lodge is located adjacent to the Maasai Mara Game reserve, 3 km from Sekenani gate. The entire camp is spread over 100 acres of tranquil natural vegetation. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge, restaurant, bar, fire place, pool bar, jacuzzi and swimming pool.
Maasai Mara is 260 km from Nairobi and takes 4 ½ hours drive by road and 40 minutes by air. Transfer from the airstrip to the camp takes 30 minutes.