7/14-day Masai Mara EcoQuest
This EcoQuest course takes place in Kenya at the Mara Training Centre, it includes unique elements which reflect the fascinating dynamics occurring in the surrounding wildlife areas.
It is an immersive educational safari for those wanting to visit Kenya specifically and the seven day to two-week durations fit perfectly with the wildebeest migration and other Kenya travel plans.
Located alongside the Mara River, the center is nestled between community villages and wildlife areas. Some of these courses dates overlap with the world-famous migration in Kenya and Tanzania so the options for a diverse exciting visit to Kenya are many!
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What to expect from the Masai Mara EcoQuest Course
Relationships with the local communities
This Kenyan wildlife course is based on the same foundation as the South African and Botswana EcoQuest course except it includes fascinating dynamics occurring in the wilderness areas of the Masai Mara in Kenya. Whilst absorbing all there is to know about nature on game drives and nature walks, participants also learn about the three-way relationship that exist between the local communities, wildlife and conservation efforts.
Knowledge in tracking and trailing
This wildlife course in Kenya is a great fit for wildlife enthusiasts wanting to gain a greater knowledgeable understanding of nature while experiencing East Africa’s wildlife. The Masai Mara EcoQuest course fits perfectly with wildebeest migration and other Kenya travel plans. Participants enjoy daily bush activities on the Mara plains teeming with wildlife; learn to track and trail game; learn about the fauna and flora, study the Kenya night skies and get to know how the ecosystem works.
The benefits of taking the Masai Mara EcoQuest Course
Discover the wonders of the Masai Mara with EcoTraining EcoQuest Course. This adventure offers an introduction to ecology, animal tracking, birding, plant identification, and insights into animal behaviour. You’ll even gaze at the mesmerizing night sky during astronomy sessions. Explore life in the Mara, witnessing wildlife coexisting with communities, their cattle, and crops.
Learn about conflicts between pastoralists and wildlife, and discover conservation models involving cattle in wildlife areas. Visit community schools, sports in conservancies, and the rhino sanctuary to see conservation efforts firsthand. This course will deepen your love for nature and empower you to protect and conserve the environment.
Entry level requirements
What to pack
We’ve put together a useful packing list for you so you know what you need to bring with you on this course. What kind of clothing, gear, bedding, toiletries and shoes you’ll need to be comfortable and make the most of your time in the African bush.
02 September – 08 September 2023 (7 days)
01 July – 07 July 2024 (7 days)
01 July – 14 July 2024 (14 days)
02 September – 08 September 2024 (7 days)
20 August – 02 September 2024 (14 days)
FAQ about the Masai Mara EcoQuest Course
It is an immersive educational safari for those wanting to visit Kenya specifically and the seven day to two-week durations. Learn to track and trail game; learn about the fauna and flora, study the Kenya night skies and get to know how the ecosystem works.