Classic Balloon Safaris

Hot air balloon safaris offer a unique vintage point of view of the abundant wildlife. Balloon safaris fly over the endless plains high up in the skies above the landscape below. The landscape is a never-ending mixture of riverine forests, savannahs, towering escarpments, and rugged rivers.

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Experience utmost luxury in the air

Hot air balloon rides are exhilarating in any setting. The hot air balloon experience offers a unique vantage point of the abundant wildlife. This fascinating and exhilarating safari experience offers you an opportunity to fly over the endless plains high up in the skies above the landscape below composed of a never-ending mixture of riverine forests, sprawling savannahs, towering escarpments, and rugged rivers. The balloons rely on air currents, such as wind direction and speed.

Views include undulating hills, sparkling rivers, and verdant grasslands. From time to time the pilot must put more heat into the balloon with the powerful whisper burners. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to really appreciate the spectacular magnificence of wild Africa.

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The Maasai Mara Balloon Safari

The pinnacle of a safari is taking to the air above the Masai Mara. The scenery below is an endlessly thrilling combination of riverine forests, vast savannahs, towering escarpments, and rough rivers. Hot air balloon rides over the Masai Mara provide an unparalleled view of the diverse species that live there, all against the backdrop of magnificent sunrises. There simply isn’t anything quite like it; the vista is unmatched and the experience is priceless. Flying high over the African plains gives you a sense of freedom and elation unmatched. A chance to see the “Great Migration” while flying over the African plains exists if you choose to visit the Masai Mara between the months of July and October.

Every hot air balloon ride offers the chance to see the “Great Migration” of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles. Other thrilling things to view include observing leopards sitting high in trees, hyena dens, and lions chasing their food.

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