Maasai mara national reserve is found in Narok county where it shares border with Serengeti National park in Tanzania hence making it a continuation of the park.it is a reserve meaning its totally unfenced and its run by the local county of narok.The park experiences hot and dry climate with a regular rainfall season twice an year. Most rain falls between march and may and during the short rainy season in November and December.
Between july and October the weather is dry making it the best time to see wildlife especially the wildebeests which are by then migrating from Serengeti national park to maasai mara reserve as they search for greener pastures.
The reserve has four entry gates which are ololomutiek,sekenani,talek and musiara.one can get to the reserve by road or by air. By road from Nairobi its about five hours and by air one can take a scheduled flight from Wilson airport and jomo Kenyatta international airport in Nairobi which is about 45 minutes.The flight lands either at keekorok,olkiombo or musiara airstrip that serves at the park.