Kenya - Masai Mara & Western Kenya (PDF Chapter)
This is the Masai Mara & Western Kenya chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kenya guidebook.
For many travellers, the magic of western Kenya is summed up in two poetic words: Masai Mara. Few places on earth support such high concentrations of animals, and the Mara’s wilde-beest-spotted savannahs are undeniably the region’s star attraction.
- watch one of the greatest wildlife shows on Earth in the Masai Mara National Reserve
- enjoy one of East Africa’s finest wildlife territories, Naboisho Conservancy
- look for birds and primates in Kakamega Forest Reserve, Kenya’s last true rainforest
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Masai Mara, Narok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Maji Moto Group Ranch, Mara North Conservancy, Naboisho Conservancy, Olare-Orok Con-servancy, Olderikesi Conservancy, Siana & the Southeastern Conservancies, Lake Victoria, Ki-sumu, Homa Bay, Ruma National Park, Mbita & Rusinga Island, Mfangano Island, Western Highlands, Kisii, Kericho, Kakamega, Kakamega Forest, Eldoret, Kitale, Mt Elgon National Park, Saiwa Swamp National Park
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