Masai Mara is a large park reserve situated in south-western Kenya. It is the northern furtherance of the Serengeti National Park game reserve in Tanzania. Masai Mara, one of the foremost tourist destinations in Kenya, is populated by the Maasai people, the traditional occupants. The Mara River flowing through the region is famed for a colourful population of fish. It is also a well-known retreat of the wildebeest during July and August. These migratory birds speck the Mara River in great numbers during this time and hence the immigration is known as the Great Migration.A must see on Kenya travel, Masai Mara encompasses an area of 1510 square kilometres.