Hot Balloon Safari Ride Kenya: Rates & Prices 2023 ~ 2024

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A Hot Air Balloon Safari is an evocative, once-in-a-lifetime experience that you have the chance to enjoy during any safari you take to Masai Mara. Fly silently over the vast Mara plains, teeming with game, at the break of dawn. The flight lasts just about an hour and concludes with a ''Champagne Bush Breakfast'' in the Masai Mara wilderness. So How much is Hot Air balloon ride in Kenya? Our prices start from US$ 455 per person upto US$ 515 per person depending on the camp or lodge you will fly from in Maasai Mara, valid for 2023 and 2024 seasons. Email us at info@shoortravel.com and we will promptly send you the prices.


- Enjoy a thrilling One Hour flight at dawn, over the African savannah wilderness.
- ‘’Champagne Breakfast in the Bush’’ is what follows once you land – a proper sit down breakfast literally at your landing site.


Typically, a Balloon safari begins at dawn, about 6.15 am, lasting for approximately one hour, during which you will fly overcertain parts of the Masai Mara, seeing the magnificent wildlife below, spread over several square kilometres of the reserve.

Guests must be ready typically by 5.30am at the reception of their respective lodges or camps, for collection and transfer to the Take Off site, usually just a 20-30 minute drive. The flight takes off with a highly experienced Pilot at the helm. Upon landing , you guests are served a "Champagne Bush breakfast" ** , with a well laid out seating arrangement and waiters on hand, to give you a fitting finale to your memorable flight in the wild.

** Champagne is typically substituted for quality Sparkling Wine /Brut’’.

Important Notes:

Unsuitable weather { such as strong wind , rain etc} may result in the flight being cancelled. In such an event, the Balloon Operator will try and reschedule for the next day’s flight, subject to availability and subject again to there being suitable weather. In case you are not able to take the flight, you will be refunded in full less only bank fee charges of USD 30.

Balloon passengers are not not permitted to carry onto the flight any equipment or bulky lens / cameras apart from standard cameras upto a weight of 5 kgs, per person.

Passengers are asked to wear warm clothes for the flight: [ ie light fleece, cardigan etc]. See more details at these dedicated Balloon websites Hot Air Balloon Flight Kenya and Hot Air Balloon Ride in Maasai Mara. There are now also Hot Air Balloon Safari Rides available in Amboseli National Park, especially scenic due to the spectacular views of the snow capped Kilimanjaro. Refer to this link Hot Air Balloon Flight Prices in Amboseli


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price & dates

2023 ~ 2024 Rates: US$ 455 to 515 per person :

{ Rates dependent on the Camp or Lodge at which travelers are staying - Contact us for Details}.

Price Includes Return Transfers from Camp or Lodge in Masai Mara to Take Off / Landing Site, Balloon Flight , Landing fee and Breakfast.

Flight duration is approximately 1 hour but may vary depending on various factors.

To Enquire about this activity, tell us How many you are [ Adults / Children] and your intended Dates of Booking. We shall reply promptly, usually before 12 hours: In case of Children please state the age at the time of Travel: