Talek gate

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Altitude: 1600 m.a.m.s.l.

An entrance/exit point on the north western border of Masai Mara national reserve, with facilities such as toilets and offices for the Mara conservancy that manages the area.

What to do there?Anything to do with park permits, payments and information about the park though these could also be done online. Or get a ranger for security purposes.

Or visit other attractions in the park, a list of which can be found on our attractions page.

Best time to visitAugust to October, when the large Wildebeest and Zebra herds have immigrated into the area.

Location of Talek gateThe gate is located amidst the vast Savannah plains on the north eastern border of Masai Mara national reserve, right next to the Talek river. It also is on the outskirts of the small town of Talek.

For more information on this location, please see the map below.

How to get there?By air or road, with the option of several airstrips both inside and outside the park, and scheduled flights from Nairobi and Mombasa airports.

Or take the scenic route and drive yourself there. For more information on park fees and bookings, please see the Mara conservancy website.

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