Hot Air Balloon Safari Maasai Mara with Champagne Breakfast

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Want to make your Kenyan safari holiday even more unforgettable? Spice it up with a hot air balloon ride in the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve

Highlights

  • Watch the sunrise in a hot air balloon
  • Experience an aerial view of the Masai Mara National Reserve and watch the wild
  • Have a bush breakfast with champagne

Description

Departure is from your lodge where you are collected by one of our drivers in our 4×4 safari vehicles before dawn (normally between 4.30-5.00am). Occasionally, if preferred, you can use your own drivers/vehicles from the lodge where you are staying, this can be arranged at time of booking. The experience begins when you arrive at the launch site in the heart of the Masai Mara National Game Reserve. It is dark and you can hear animals grazing close by, with the occasional lion roaring in the distance at his early morning ‘kill’, but the immediate sense is of activity as our crew team are bustling around the balloon basket and the balloon envelope laid out on the ground ready for inflation. You will often be seated in the basket prior to Take-off. The pilot will inflate the balloon and when it is safe to do so and the balloon is standing upright, he will tell you to stand-up, your adventure has really begun. The sharp-eyed will spot animals quickly; what never fails to amaze is the natural camouflage African wildlife has. Gently gliding with the wind over the plains of the Masai Mara, the silence, beauty and magnitude is breathtaking! Once the balloon has landed, the pilot will ask you to stay in the basket until he has deflated the balloon and the ground crew and drivers have arrived to pack the balloon away. This is the Masai Mara and wild animals may be close by: so passengers are asked to stay close to the basket until the drivers arrive. In most cases they are there as you land. Your Balloon Safari Masai Mara finishes with a flourish. In the time celebrated tradition of balloon flights the world over, you toast your return to earth with breakfast in the Masai Mara (complete with sparkling wine), served in the bush close to wherever you land. Your lodge drivers will collect you from the bush breakfast and return you safely to your lodge with a game drive.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off to your lodge or camp in Masai Mara Full breakfast and a glass of champagne Local guide Hot air balloon ride Gratuities (optional) Pickup from lodge or camps in the far west areas of Mara West Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, and Neptune Mara Rianta Luxury Camp

Important Information

  • Client should advise on the place of pick up as there are camps/lodges that we do not cover for this tour.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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