Tag Archives: Maasai Mara

Migration Update

The 2016 annual migration of the wildebeest has begun a lot earlier than normal. The first herds were seen at Sand River early June coming in from the Serengeti in Tanzania and moving north into the Maasai Mara.   Following … Continue reading

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The Great Migration

Temperatures 13ºc morning 26ºc at midday 15ºc after sunset WILDLIFE The last two weeks the impala have been breeding close to our football pitch and around the landing strip. Occasionally a big bull elephant comes around Mara Intrepids and Mara … Continue reading

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Masai Mara – Early Migration Signs

Weather 18ºc morning 25ºc at midday 23ºc after sunset   The Domestic Migration of the Loita Wildebeest and Zebra to the Mara The Loita wildebeest are between Double Crossing and Ntiakitiak River within easy reach of Mara Intrepids Camp. Some … Continue reading

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The Wildebai Are Coming!

WEATHER Beautiful clear days and clear skies at night – dazzling for star gazing.   Watch the fantastic race of the planets – brilliant Venus and bold Jupiter – as they draw closer together each night. Venus will pass Jupiter … Continue reading

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Mara Explorer Camp Wildlife Sightings – April 2015

Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Weather   Raining.   The rivers and luggas are flooded.   Mara River is rising after the low ebb in the last few months.     The … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP – 30TH MARCH 2015

Weather   The weather has changed.   The rain started around the Mara. It’s the first rain of the year and the land is dry and thirsty. The parched soil will simply soak all the water first. Hopefully, the vegetation … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 11th Feb 2015

Weather   It’s very hot. The sun is blazing during the day forcing animals to look for shade.   Temperature   19c morning   29c at midday   26c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   Following … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 15th January 2015

Weather   The weather: Both cool and sunny.   Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   LOITA WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS MIGRATION (DOMESTIC)   The Loita or local wildebeest, zebras and gazelle have gone back … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 11th October

Weather   It is cloudy but the sky clears by mid-day.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS   The wildebeest are widely spread following the rains filling … Continue reading

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MARA INTREPIDS CAMP ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – 30 August 2014

Weather   It’s cold and cloudy early morning, clearing up before mid-day. Dress warm dressing with Maasai shukas (blankets) for morning and evening game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   MIGRATION … Continue reading

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