Kenya, and the internationally acclaimed Maasai Mara National Reserve in particular, are considered the birthplace of the traditional wildlife safari. Kenya is still celebrated today by people worldwide as the ultimate destination for an authentic safari experience, although now with the contemporary luxuries and greater investment in a tourism model that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. A safari has always been one of the best ways to visit the wide, open spaces of the outdoors, exploring the wilderness, and encountering its wildlife safely and comfortably.
As African countries, like Kenya, slowly begin opening national, regional, and eventually international borders, visiting an iconic African reserve like the Maasai Mara is once again becoming a possibility, albeit in the future. A safari is a transformative experience that captures the mind, body, and soul. In fact, travel writer Brian Jackman was spot-on when he said, “everything in Africa bites, but the safari
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