Enjoy absolute peace of immense as you appreciate the Mara from above, on a dawn balloon flight. Join flocks of birds soaring high across Kenya’s plains, forests and the rivers of Masai Mara, great lift valley lakes, volcanoes and Serengeti in Tanzania watching and hearing the wildlife below.
Bigmac Africa Safaris offers ultimate Balloon safaris to locations with perfect flying conditions which are matched by expansive big sky, incredible views to enjoy wherever you turn.
Early morning is the ideal time to see wild animals on the plains and sunrise. The flight lasts an hour or so, drifting wherever the air currents take you, and with ample opportunities for photography and video filming. Upon landing you will have a champagne breakfast to add to the buzz you will get from the early morning fresh air, the sights, sounds and the ever present promise of something wild.
You will be driven to the balloons which are inflated by hot air from the burners released gradually, the balloon slowly takes shape and rise high above the plains. Our team of highly experienced pilots and crew who will make your experience fabulous and unforgettable one leaving you yearning for more.
A flight certificate is issued on completion of the balloon safari. You will then be driven to your lodge/camp.
Note: This safari is usually combined with other packages as a final touch, if it’s what you are mostly interested in, then it should have at least a one night in Masai Mara.
Our TYPICAL ITINERARY
05.30: Wakeup call
06.00: Cup of coffee or tea at lodge/camp lounge
06.15: Drive to launch site
06.30: Lift off for approximately one hour flight. On landing a delicious champagne breakfast is served in the bush. Flight certificates will be issued by your captain. Drive back to your lodge/camp at 09.00
Duration: 4.5 hours (5.00AM - 9.30AM)