2023-2024 TOP Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Rides
Our 2023-2024 TOP Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Rides. Masai Mara hot air balloon safari is a wonderful way to explore the country’s wilderness. A hot air balloon safari in Kenya Masai Mara is one of the activities to consider when planning for a trip in Kenya. An exhilarating ride over Kenya’s famous Game Reserves, Masai Mara will unleash your imagination of travel to the wildlife paradise, Africa.
Hot Air Balloon Ride in Maasai Mara -Kenya
A hot air balloon safari in Kenya is of great adventure and the balloon in most cases are set to take off at the break of dawn, around 6 am, gliding silently during the ride over the savannah grasslands below where you have a great opportunity to spot a variety of wildlife in the country’s premier Game Reserves like Masai Mara and the country’s other National Parks.
Are balloon safaris safe?
The Kenya hot air balloon safaris are operated by qualified and approved companies, with qualified and experienced pilots thus no need to worry about your safety while on a hot air balloon safari in Kenya. The hot air balloons used in Kenya are manufactured in Great Britain and run by a company called Cameron, specialists in a hot air balloons.
Where to go for a hot air balloon safari in Kenya?
An African safari is made more magical with proper planning before setting off to a safari. On your safari to Kenya, a hot air safari is once in a lifetime experience you should consider on your bucket list. Planning where and when to have your hot air balloon safari will make your safari more magical.
Kenya’s Masai Mara is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife viewing areas and one of the country’s greatest pleasures. The Masai Mara is approximately 600 square miles and the National Reserve is remarkable and famous for its outstanding year-round density of big game wildlife spotting Africa’s Big Five here is something easy to almost a blink of an eye. It’s a no-brainer when selecting a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience in Africa. Flying in a hot air balloon over the skies of Masai Mara plains is an evocative experience that any traveler shouldn’t miss while on a safari to Kenya and a must include on your bucket list.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is located in the southwest of Kenya along the Tanzanian border which is part of the large spanning and Africa’s most spectacular and diverse ecosystem, the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem. Masai Mara National Reserve is home to abundant amount wild animals such as lions, elephants, giraffes, buffalo, and cheetah. The National Reserve is a famous destination for year-round incredible wildlife viewing. The vast grassy plains of the Reserve and the Mara River are remarkably a stage for one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on the planet during the Great Migration. Every year over two million wildebeest, alongside zebra, elands, and gazelle, migrate to the Masai Mara National Reserve along a round trek of drier lands in Tanzania. The great migration in the Masai Mara National Reserve is the second largest terrestrial mammal migration on earth and one of the seven natural wonders of Africa. The migration of the mammal grazers manifests the existence of large numbers of predators in the Reserve. The predators tend to follow the migrating mammal grazers with intentions to catch prey.
The reserve is also home to large numbers of birdlife with over 450 bird species living here. A hot balloon safari over the skies of Masai Mara plains will offer you a great opportunity to sight different kinds of wildlife.
How much does it cost to ride a hot air balloon in Kenya?
The balloon rides at the Masai Mara cost about $500 for an adult. For children under the age of 12 years, it’s $400 per person (this price is not inclusive of the transportation and accommodation to the Masai Mara, something that a tour operator like Kabira Safaris has to advise you on).
WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM A BALLOON – Hot air balloon ride in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
Booking a Balloon flight in Masai Mara
To book your balloon safari to Masai Mara, Kabari Safaris have wide knowledge and expertise in organizing balloon safaris in Masai Mara. We are a genuine Tour and Travel company locally based with a wide knowledge of Balloon safaris. With your preferred date which should at least be earlier than your second day of stay in Masai Mara, we will be able to organize your Balloon safari.
Top Kenya Hot Air Balloon Rides
1. Top Kenya Hot Air Balloon Rides
Kenya Safari | Hot Air Balloon in the Mara | Ol Kinyei Conservancy & Maasai Mara
Flying high up in the skies above the Masai Mara is the ultimate safari experience. The landscape below is a never-ending exciting mixture of riverine forests, sprawling savannahs, towering escarpments and rugged rivers. Against a backdrop of stunning sunrises, hot-air balloon flights in the Masai Mara give you a unique vantage point of the abundant wildlife living below. There’s really nothing quite like it, the view is unparalleled and the experience is unforgettable. Flying high up in the skies above the Masai Mara is the ultimate safari experience.
2. 3 DAY MASAI MARA BY AIR from Nairobi – (MINIMUM 2 PAX)
Our First Hot Air Balloon Experience | Maasai Mara | Kenya Trip
Explore one of Africa’s most unique eco-systems during this private, three-day tour to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Skip the tiring drive and travel by plane, with door-to-door ground transportation from Nairobi to Mombasa and flight tickets to the park. Embark on early morning and sunset game drives in a four-wheel-drive Land Cruiser. Meals and luxury campsite accommodation are included.
- A three-day private tour of Maasai Mara with flights from Mombasa
- The ultimate time-saver tour: spend less time on the road and travel by air
- See Africa’s “Big Five” and the annual migration point for wildebeests
- Enjoy VIP perks: multiple game drives, private transportation, and all-inclusive meals
3. Masai Mara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro, Let Your Luxurious Migration Safari Begin!
SERENGETI BALLOON SAFARI An unforgettable experience in TANZANIA
Come for East African Adventures to 3 national parks! You will see the Annual Migration at the Serengeti plains of Tanzania and the Mara Reserve in Kenya. Traverse these areas and the Crater Highlands and see rhinos, lions, leopards, elephants, geese, storks, vultures and lots more! Read more about Masai Mara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro, Let Your Luxurious Migration Safaris Begin!
4. 3 DAYS WILDEBEEST MIGRATION FLYING OFFER ( from Diani/ Mombasa) (MINIMUM 2 PAX)
Hot Air balloon over the Masai Mara with Wildebeest Migration
Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve is one of East Africa’s most famous safari destinations and a favourite amongst wildlife lovers, photographers and conservationists. The Masai Mara National Reserve (also known as the Maasai Mara) lies in the Kenya Rift Valley Province in south-western Kenya. The Reserve forms a northern extension to Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Renowned for its magnificent Big Cat population that hunt the wildebeest, zebra and other plains game that dominate the Mara, it has even been nicknamed the Kingdom of the Lions.