Probably the most beautiful balloon flight in the world and the ultimate African safari experience. This can be arrange in Kenya (Masai Mara and Taita Hills) and Tanzania in Serengeti.
5:00 am: Collection from your Serengeti (Central) and Masai Mara lodge or camp, and transfer you by Land rover to the launch site. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon.
At dawn we take off, rising as the sun rises and float in whichever direction the winds of the morning take us. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon: sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below.
At other times he will ascend to 1000' or more to see the enormity and wonderful panorama of the Serengeti. From time to time the pilot must put more heat into the balloon with the powerful whisper burners. In between these burns, there is silence apart from the natural sounds below
The flight is for about one hour depending on conditions, on landing you celebrate in the traditional manner with champagne (well, an excellent sparkling wine), before sitting down to a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in 'Out of Africa' style with bone china, linen table cloths, King's silver etc.
After breakfast you receive your Balloon certificate and we drive you back to the Lodge or camp with game viewing en route. 9:30 am Arrive at the lodge/camp ready to continue your day's activities.
Masai Mara: US manner with champagne (well, an excellent sparkling wine), before sitting down to a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in 'Out of Africa' style with bone china, linen table cloths, King's silver etc.
1. Masai Mara balloon ride: US$ 450 per person
2. Serengeti balloon ride: US$ 550 per person
Included in the hot air balloon Safari:
- 1 hour of balloon flight
- Services of an experienced Guide
- Return transport from the Lodge/Camp
- En-route game drives
- Champagne Breakfast
- Balloon Safari Certificate
SPECIAL NOTE: There are no special requirements for participation in a Balloon Safari. You should be in good health condition and reasonably fit and active. It is not recommended for children under 10 years. People with health and/or back problems should not participate as the landing can be bumpy and may cause injury. ballooning is subject to weather conditions. Height restrictions may apply.
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MASAI MARA HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARIS
HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARIS IN MASAI MARA & SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
P.O. Box 51322 - 00200, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: +254 20 2244068 / 317656, Fax: +254 20 317656, Cell phone: +254 722 884748
Website: www.africansermonsafaris.org E-Mail: email@example.com