Our Best Hot Air Balloon Safari Rides in Masai Mara

Hot Air Balloon Safaris in Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve – Hot Air Balloon Ride, guaranteed adventure in Kenya. 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 Kenya

Hot Air Balloon 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.

Hot Air Balloon Masai Mara Kenya

Hot Air Balloon Masai Mara

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).

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.

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