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YHA Kenya Travel, Kenya Adventure Safaris, Balloon Safaris in Masai Mara

Top Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Rides (2023-2024)

YHA Kenya Travel Tours & Safaris

Tour Guide, Nairobi, Kenya

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How much is a safari in Kenya? 

Kenya Safari Cost

A well-planned organized Safari in Kenya range in price depending on the time of year you go. It is based on the type of accommodation, the number of day tours, private or group joining safari, inclusions of activities like balloon rides or other activities and whether or not food is included as well as whether the trip combines different locations such as different national parks or beach time too. But it may come as a surprise that you can actually get affordable Kenya budget safari packages. An organized budget safari in Kenya can start as low as $130 per person per day to $650 pp per day in a luxury safari.

The Magical Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Rides

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 exciting activities to consider when planning a trip to Kenya. A thrilling ride over Kenya’s famous Masai Mara Game Reserve will unleash your imagination of travel to the wildlife paradise in Africa.

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Kenya

A hot air balloon safari in Kenya is of great adventure, and the balloon,  in many cases,  is 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 reserve Masai Mara.

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Where to go for an adventure hot air balloon safari in Kenya?

An African safari is made more magical with proper planning before setting off on a safari adventure. On your safari to Kenya, a hot air balloon safari is once in a lifetime experience you should consider first on your bucket list of activities. Planning where and when to have your hot air balloon safari will make your safari tour more magical.

How much does it cost to ride on a hot air balloon in Kenya?

Balloon safari rides at Masai Mara cost about $450 for an adult. For children under the age of 12 years, at $380 per person (this price is not inclusive of transportation and accommodation in Masai Mara, something that a tour operator like YHA Kenya Travel TEMP has advised about).

Discover Our African Safari Destinations & Experiences

Regardless of whether it’s your first time for an African safari or the many time you have been to Africa, our African wildlife safari experts can tailor-make any holiday package to make it the trip of a lifetime, every time. We know and love these destinations, and we hope that our guides will be a great resource in helping you as a starting point for your adventure safari planning. Experience Africa with YHA Kenya Travel!

Are Balloon Safaris Safe?

The 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 Masai Mara, Kenya. The hot air balloons used in Kenya are manufactured by the best company in the UK and have been run by specialists in hot air balloons in Kenya for decades.