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where can we go balooning in kenya and at what cost.

we are a group of 8 may be octomber.

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City: Nairobi

Area: Nairobi Area

Country: Kenya

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Best ballooning is at Masai Mara game reserve especially with the wildebeest migration going on till November. The cost is $450 per person. there are 6 balloon operating companies in the reserve.
Baloon safaris are only available at the mara and nakuru, at a cost of 450 USD per person...
I'd receommend the Mara.It is scenic and costs $400.
This is James Asudi, General manager for Victoria safaris. We are a tour operator company based in Kenya offering Balloon Safari bookings in the Maasai Mara. We can book for you the balloon Safari trip in the Maasai Mara at a cheapest cost of US$ 345 per person.()
Habari yako Josephat ngechu ?Maasai mara is the only way to go.

MASAI MARA BALLOON SAFARIS EXPERIENCE
Visitors to the Maasai Mara can experience the rare excitement of game viewing from a hot air balloon. In the crisp air of dawn, the passengers drink coffee while the crew partially inflates the balloon with enormous fans. The gas burners are then ignited and the balloon fills with hot air slowly raising the baskets. Before departing, finalized checks are made, and the passengers then climb into the balloon basket for a take off.

The balloons lift off just before sunrise when the breeze on the plains is still cold. Once airborne, the balloons are blown by the prevailing winds across the broad landscape. Apart from the hiss of the burners, the flight above the Masai mara plains is magically silent. 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.

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1. For Ballon Safari Departing from Sarova Mara Camp area (including Sarova Mara Camp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Simba Lodge, Siana Springs Intrepid Camp, Mara Bush Tops, Keekorok Lodge, and any camps and lodges within the Sekenani Area)

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the best ballooning site is at the masai mara game reserve and there are couple of companies operating them at the site, its between 395usd and 475usd per per person depending on the plus package anyone chooses from, kindly browse each one of them before settling for one (for costing purposes). please contact your agent for the companies contacts.
Thank you the Best is Masai Mara,
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At night listen to bush sounds from roaming wildlife like Lions Hyenas, Elephants etc

Location.
Maasai Mara Game reserve, Africa’s greatest wildlife reserve presently rated as the New Wonders of the World the home of Africa wildcats and big five is located 270 km away from Nairobi in the south Rift. Easily accessible by road, you are able to view plenty of things along the way and also make stop over .Highway signs on the location and distance from one town to the next is posted.
Enchoro Camp is simply in the best location of Masai Mara’s Oloolaimutia gate to the world renowned and one of the best Game reserve. ‘Maasai Mara’ referred to as the new Wonders of the World.
It offers panoramic views of Oloolaimutia hills on the East gate of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
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Enchoro Wildlife Camp in the Maasai Mara is a perfect lodge with a modern touch, all of our nine accommodation suites are designed to match with the surrounding environment, Accommodations of our luxury large spacious tents with spacious changing room and lockers for guests valuables, a writing desk with foldable safari chairs and magazines to keep you entertained.
The tent canvas wall front can be opened completely to allow an open view from the sleeping and bathroom areas. Relax on the balcony with safari foldable camp chairs and a circular wooden table where you can sit and watch wildlife roaming in the bush.
Our guest suite facilities include king size double beds and singles, all with ensuite bathrooms with flash toilets and showers, sinks, mirror and sufficient lighting. We provide both hot and cold water throught the day, water is harvested from our well source and pumped to our safe storage tanks, generator for lighting and charging your cameras or cell phones for free our security is sufficient and reliable.
There’s plenty of parking.
We assure you of your safety and comfort always.

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From street cafeteria’s to casual dinning to the most extravagant fine dinning experiences,Enchoro offers an extraordinary variety of local and international tasty finger liking cuisines, buffets lunches&Dinners,BBQ Buffets or alacate.
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We do all kinds of tailor made excursions, game drives with safari vehicle or 4×4 wheel drive, hot air balloon safaris, Bush walking safaris, Hicking, Masai traditional dances, visit to Maasai village and get the real touch with the Maasai culture & traditions as well as giving a helping hand to volunteer work and community service like tree planting with the Maasai people.
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Balloon Safari in Mara is at a cost of US$450.00 per person.
The migration period takes place between late July to November.

However a tour and travel agent should be able to give you a small discount if and when you reserve.
Masai mara will be the best place for you to visit.The price per person is $450.Try to avail yourselfs in the next 2 coming months.
Ballooning at Mara is recommendable. You will sure have good experience there. The cost ranges from 390 USD to $450 USD. Enjoy your adventure!
Hi Ngechu,

How about going to the Mara and doing an aerial game drive.

You can contact Transworld Safaris/Adventures Aloft for more info. Depending on the lodge that you will be staying at, one balloon company can be better than the other.

Cost: USD 385 - 425.

Cheers

Sheila.
Baloon safaris in Kenya are available in Masai Mara and Taita Hills. The best area for balooning is Masai Mara. It will cost you US$485 per person if you book with Beach and Bush Safaris. This cost include transport from Nairobi to Masai mara, accommodation and meals.
Masai Mara-transworld or balloon safaris kenya found near sekanani gate. Amboseli(The operator here not sure). lake elementaita-go ballooning. costs about USD350-450. Service is available any of the places if you are on safari there. try book through your accommodation package as your number
There are several balooning companies at the mara and the most reliable to me is the transworld baloons whom we have a contract with. the cost is 450u$ per person There are other costs like trasport and acommodation which are not included Trasnport = 160u$ per day and Acommodation is 80u$ per person per day park fees 60u$ @person @day -none residens and resident ksh 1000 @ day
Balooning is only done at Masaai mara here in Kenya. prices depends on the tourist season. like now the season is hi. the prices may be higher.
You can do balloon safaris in Amboseli National park, Mbweha camp near Lake Nakuru National park and then Masai mara National Reserve. The best price is $385 per person. If interested you can contact us using the following email or phone 254721362769 or 0721362769
Josephat I have checked your site and I can see you are Kenyan offering travel services to all National parks including Masai mara, how come you can ask this same question?, or how can you ask a question which you ought to be answering yourself?. I am not sure about this, but I find it quite interesting that you do not know that Balloon safaris services are offered in Masai mara and yet you are a travel consultant in Kenya.
Okeno.
Our rate for balloon safaris if included with our safari package is $345 per person.
Okeno.
There are two types of balooons one for 6 pax and the other for 8 and above They all depend on the booking time and number of pax availabe on that date My transport is from nairobi to the mara and acommodation at the luxurius kimana tented camp which you will be picked from thereto the baloonig point
Best place to baloon is Mara. You will have alot of fun and learn about the plains fauna and flora. Your spending budget should range US$400
The best place to balloon is Mara. Your budget should range US$400 - 420
This rate is only for the balloon safari. Accommodation, transport to the Mara, park entrance fees are charged seperately.
Regards
you can go to maasai mara the prices vary from USD 385-425 per person with a capacity of 10-12people in one baloon as per the basket size
The best place to undertake the ballooon tour is at Maasai mara,this is the only place where balloon safaris are offered.It normally cost 380us dollers.
Hot air balloon safari is a totally unique way of seeing the wildlife in Kenya. I would highly recommend seeing the mara and Tsavo on hot air balloon. It goes for $500/per person which comes with Breakfast and champagne and a picnic lunch after the ride.
We can arrange this for you if interested, please contact us at for exact dates and any other details and we will arrange a magical experience for you.
MAASAI MARA AT THE COST OF $450 PER PERSON. We can help in bookings and all arrangements at
Balloon safaris are a romantic and evocative way of experiencing the wilderness of East Africa, as you gracefully and silently fly over the plains teeming with herds of wildlife in the early morning.

Typically, a baloon safari begins at break of dawn, about 6 am, and lasts for around 1 hour, during which you will fly over parts of the vast Masai Mara plain, seeing the magnificent wildlife below, spread over several square kilometres of the reserve..

Balloon flights are available daily in Maasai Mara and take off from designated sites where the disturbance to animals is kept to a minimum. Your safari vehicle drops you off at the take off site and picks you up from your landing site.
The flight is followed by a champagne breakfast "in the bush", with a well laid out seating arrangement and waiters on hand, to give you a fitting finale to your memorable flight in the wild.

Prices: Vary from USD 385-425 per person.
Capacity 10-12 people in one balloon as per basket size.
Hi there. You should try the Maasai Mara game reserve. I am not sure which Safari Camp offers the service but I am sure if you inquire from your tour guide, they will be able to assist in getting those details. The cost is about $450.
Saw your question late but hope this information will help you.

You have three options. At amboseli the scenic view of mount Kilimanjaro is breathtaking, The maasai mara; this is the tail end of the wildebeest annual migration. I do not think you will see any migration in November. As of last week my guests only saw grass, a lion here and "something in the tree like a leopard" . The last option is At Elementaita. This last option is subject to confirmation since the pilot recently left and they have not had one for a while. If confirmed possible this would be my choice; a breathtaking view of the rift valley and in the words of one guest, "pink-dotted lakey groud"
All the three cost $450. They all are early morning,one and a half hour flights taking off at roughly 6:30 am and landing at 8:00am for a Champagne breakfast in the wild. Even for the Masai mara, in the absence of hordes of animals, it is still breathtaking to see an aerial view of such an expanse of the seventh new wonder of the world. it is worth the expense.
Hi. sorry for the late response. Balloon safari in either Masai mara national reserve or Naivasha/Lake elementaita/ soysambu conservancy.The price is US$ 450.
I will be very happy to hear from
Balooning can be best done in Masai Mara National Reserve and Amboseli National Park, it is done at the cost of usd.450 per person, a discount willl be considered for a group like the one you have. They're best done very early in the morning, the rate includes breakfasts served on the Savana immediately after landing.
Thanks.
thank you all who participated assisting me on this.
your advices were very helpful
Maasai Mara is the best place to do the bollooning - mainly becouse of its landscape and high concentration of game. There are several balloon companies offering these services, but in different parts of Mara:
- Transworld Balloon Safari @ US$ 430 per person
- Adventure Aloft @ US$ 430.00 per person
- Governos Balloon @ 430.00 per person
- Balloon Safaris @ US$ 415.00 per person
- Skyship Co @ 380.00 per person

Kindly contact me to help you reserve the same

Regards
Bernard
Mara is the best and the cost is approx. USD435 per person.
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