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Best Places to Visit in Narok of 2017

  • 01 Mara Triangle

    Mara Triangle
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    The Mara Triangle is a part of the Maasai National Reserve which is famous for camping and watching wildlife animals. You can also carry your own camping gear and stay at a private or public campsite or just get it from a club there. Highlights:Wildlife enthusiasts will just love what the Mara Triangle has to offer. Along with an exotic range of animals, there are various varieties of birds to watch as well. If you like camping and staying in midst of a jungle, it is one of the most fantastic places to be at.Location:Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.Timings:You can visit it whenever you please but since it is a jungle, it is better to settle there before dusk falls.Price:The pricing depends on your nationality as well as the place you will be staying inside the conservatory. Check the latest pricing of the conservation fees before visiting.

  • 02 Mara Naboisho Conservancy

    Mara Naboisho Conservancy
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    The Mara Naboisho Conservancy is a private conservancy which is a ground breaking project of tourism.

    Highlights: Visitors coming here for exploration and can encounter a lot of personal space, wildlife and freedom. Camping can be a good fun here. You can set up the camp on the plains of the African savannah and wake up to the sounds of the zebras right from out of your tent. This conservancy is also a home to the big cats in vast numbers. A variety of wildebeest, elephant and giraffes can also be spotted here. Unlike its neighbour Masai Mara National Reserve, the Mara Naboisho Conservancy strictly keeps a count on the number of tourists who visit the place.

    Location: Mara Naboisho Conservancy is located in Kenya and lies adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve.

    Timings: The Mara Naboisho Conservancy remains open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    Price: You’ll have to pay a small entry fee to take admission in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy.


  • 03 Maasai Mara

    Maasai Mara
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    Maasai Mara is one of the most incredible game reserve of the world. Nestled on the border of Tanzania, Mara is the northern extension of the Serengeti. It makes for the wildlife corridor between the two countries Tanzania and Kenya.

    Highlights: Maasai Mara is christened after the dignified and red cloacked people of Maasai who reside here and graze their animals here. In the local language, Mara refers to mottled which is perhaps a reference to the play of shadow and light from the acacia trees as well as the cloud-studded skies on the vast spread grass lands. The park is majorly known for its Great Migration when several thousands of zebra, wildebeest and Thomson's gazelle travel to and fro from Serengeti in the months from July to October.

    Location: Maasai Mara is located on Narok County in Kenya.

    Timings: 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM

    Price: Non Resident Adults Inside the park – US$ 70 Non Resident outside the park – US$ 80 Non Resident Children inside the park – US$ 40 Non Resident Children outside the park -US$ 45 Non Resident Student Adult – US$ 40 Non Resident Student Children – US$ 20 EAST AFRICAN CITIZEN (Ksh) Citizen Adults – Ksh. 1000 Citizen Children – Ksh. 200 Citizen Student – Ksh. 200 EAST AFRICAN RESIDENTS (Ksh) Resident Adult – Ksh 1,200 Resident Children – Ksh 300 Resident Student – Ksh 300


  • 04 Narok Museum

    Narok Museum
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    Narok Museum is the solo official attraction of the town. It is a small museum that displays contemporary and traditional Maasai culture as well as that of the different Maa speaking people including the Ndorobo, Samburu and Njemps peoples.

    Highlights: The Narok Museum also known as the Maa Museum is a home to the exquisite variety of artefacts and pictures that very well preserve the strength and beauty of the rich traditional culture of the people who speak Maa. You can also found exceptional ethnographic portraits of Joy Adamson.

    Location: The Narok Museum is located in B3 of Narok in Kenya.

    Timings: Narok Museum remains open from 9:00 AM in the morning to 5:00 PM in the evening.

    Price: For adults the admission fee is Ksh 500 and for the children the admission fee is KSH 250.


  • 05 Mau Forest

    Mau Forest
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    The Mau Forest is the largest indigenous montane forest enclosures in the whole of East Africa. It is also a place which receives the highest rainfall in Kenya and thus you must avoid going here during monsoon. The forest is also the largest water catchment area in Kenya and due to all these facts, it has started attracting a number of people. Highlights:You will find numerous plant and bird species in the forest and for this reason is termed as a heaven for bird watchers. You can also spot various local ethnic groups with whom you can interact during your visit. The Rift valley is a must visit place inside the Mau Forest complex.Location:It is located at Nairobi Road, Elburgon, Kenya. Timings:The place is open throughout the day and night. Price:There is no particular price for visiting the forest but you can donate an amount for the conservation of the forest.

  • Nearby Getaways from Narok
  • 01 Nairobi

    Tourist places in Nairobi that are worth visiting are National Museum, Railway Museum, Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen, Karura Forest, David Sheldrick Trust Elephant Orphan Centre, Ngong Hills, Blue Sky Tours in Diamond Plaza, Nairobi Arboretum, Panari Sky Centre, Bomas of Kenya, Uhuru Garden, GP Karting, Village Market, Mamba Village, Paintball Fury Limited, Maasai Ostrich Farm, Paradise Lost, August Memorial Park, Kenya National Archives, KICC, Art Centres and Nairobi National Park. Kenya’s largest city and capital, Nairobi implores diversity in romance and puts forward exalted adventure. The city transformed from a meek camp for the railway employees in the year 1899 to the capital named British East Africa by the year 1907. Today, the rich retrospective history and tribal culture and lifestyle are brought to life through its excellent and knowledgeable museums. In particular, the museum named Karen Blixen Museum is one of the biggest hits – not only the African fans come to praise and appreciate the museum but also people from all over the world visit the museum to view the namesake Danish author who with drudgeries toiled on the coffee farmstead in the midst of the beautiful Ngong Hills. Even in such a scampering city like Nairobi, wildlife is a colossal draw. Being a cosmopolitan capital, Nairobi is the only city in the globe that brags a safari park within its frontiers.

     

    The travelers can relish a classic African wildlife escapade at the Nairobi National Park which is a fifteen-minute jaunt from the skyscrapers of the megalopolis. Animals like buffalo, giraffe, rhinoceros, zebra, cheetah, lion and wildebeest meander under the sun-soaked grassy plain in the tropical or subtropical region neighboring meager trees. Here animal lovers too get a chance to clasp, cuddle and embrace the baby elephants and yoke with the giraffes at the spectacular animal sanctuary located nearby. However, with a fabulous and spectacular national park located at the doorstep of the wildlife centric charismatic attractions, Nairobi maddens on, jars and counterpoints on the beautiful and glorious natural beauty. The polarising outlook and character of Nairobi assure rapturing ecstasy to the city. Also, the gateway to the world-class and popular Kenya’s safari parks, Nairobi attracts gripping seekers of adventure for over a century.

  • 02 Arusha