Kenya is a spectacular African holiday destination that blends very well with game viewing and beautiful, wild destinations with stunning beaches and different cultures. To get the full experience, A Kenya balloon safari experience will just crown it. Experience the game view from the bird’s eye view by taking the balloon safari. This is the most thrilling experience that one can have.
Apart from having the guided game drives you can chip in a few hours for the Hot air balloon safari.
The experience starts very early in the morning, you will be woken up early in the morning, transferred to the beginning point of this exciting ride which takes only one hour. The balloons lifts off just before sunrise when the breeze on the plains is still cold. Early morning is the ideal time to see wild animals on the plains. Once airborne, the balloons are blown by the prevailing winds across the broad landscape. The pilot controls the height of the craft by regulating the flow of hot air into the balloon. Sometimes the balloon will descend over the plains for a close up view of the wildlife; on other occasions, it rises to clear a tree canopy and rise over the reverine forest. The landscape is stunning and free, and the abundant wildlife can make for spectacular viewings from above.
Once in the air you will spot a variety of animals such as elephants, giraffes, bufallos, hyenas, lions, cheetahs, various antelope species, and ostriches
A champagne breakfast in the bush after you land, crowns the experience making it a memorable one at the end of the flight.
If visiting Masai Mara between July and October, Observing the phenomenon Mara Migration from the balloon is the best way to grasp just how huge the migrating herds really are.
What should I bring with me?
* Carry binoculars and cameras.