was Closed in 2012
National Park, Kenya
Balloon Safari | Awesome | Breathtaking | Spectacular
Balloon Safaris fly daily over Amboseli National Park
which lies on the border with Tanzania, Kajiado District
in the Southern Part of Kenya. and covers an area of
392square Kilometers. The entire safari takes 3 and
a half Hours)
Kilimanjaro as seen from the Hot Air Balloon Ride
Hot Air Balloon Safaris View
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Hot Air Balloon Safaris; Amboseli Hot Air Balloon
rides are available in Amboseli National Park in Kenya.
Orange flames dance as they light up the cool crisp
Amboseli dawn filling the balloon with hot air. It’s
a few precious minutes to sunrise and the balloon begins
its tranquil ascent into the Amboseli skyline.
with the gentle wind across the myriad of pinks, oranges
and purples lighting up the Amboseli sky as you watch
the spectacular ‘African sunrise’.
Hot Air Ballooning is without doubt the most romantic
way to fly… Imagine floating over the open plains
and watching as the sunrise turns the awe inspiring
Mt. Kilimanjaro the highest in Africa a purple hue,
and the snows on its Kibo peak, a delicate pink.
magnificent sight of Kilimanjaro above herds of elephant
crossing the plains of Amboseli is a timeless African
image and one of life’s most memorable experiences.
Hot Air Balloon Safaris allows you to spot buffalo,
zebra or giraffes happily roaming the Park, perhaps
even the king of the jungle (Lion) enjoying an early
an aerial view of the authentic Masai villages (Manyattas)...the
list is endless and after about an hour depending on
the conditions, the balloon will slowly descend on the
red volcanic ash of the Amboseli earth.
balloons only go where the wind takes them, each balloon
flight is a unique journey of its own.
Balloon Safaris Prices
Rates are based on Per Flight
31st Dec 2013
470 US Dollars
Balloon flight of up to one hour
Champagne breakfast (Full Hot English breakfast)
Up : From any Lodge or Camp in Amboseli National Park
Safari Destination: Amboseli (Kilimanjaro View) Kenya
Game drive return transfer to starting point or lodge/camp,
In order to secure bookings guests are required to make
full payment at the time of booking due to limited seats
avaialble at any given time
Hot Air Balloon Breakfast
Amboseli Hot Air Balloon
taking early morning flight is crowned with a very personalized
traditional champagne (good ol’ sparkling wine’)
breakfast in the bush.
fruits, freshly made bacon, sausage, eggs, mushroom,
and tomato among a host of others are all set out
the intrepid travelers. Do something that you would
only otherwise dream of doing ….
out in the wild of Africa, on the slopes of the highest
mountain in Africa; eavesdrop at the calls of the wild
animals in the distance while casually sipping the finest
of Kenya’s aromatic coffee.
Hot Air Balloon Game drive
open land 4 x 4 Land rover patiently waits, to treat
you to a game drive on the way back to your lodge.
Hot Air Balloon Safari
* Balloon safari over the plains of Amboseli with a
view of Mount Kilimanjaro
* Champagne bush breakfast
* Game drive
Balloon Safari Itinerary
Wake up call may differ depending on the pickup from
the Lodge or Camp
Wake up call at 0530 Hours
Tea or coffee will be served at your lodge or camp before
the drive to the launch site
* Pre-flight briefing by pilot at 0600 Hours
* Lift off at 0615 Hours. Flight lasts approximately
* Champagne bush breakfast after the flight
* Return to lodge or camp around 0930 Hours enjoying
a game drive on route
* Game drive on route to the lodge or camp
* Breakfast beverages: champagne, tea, coffee and juice
* All VAT, state levies, service charge and related
Professional Kilimanjaro - Amboseli ballooning services
24 Hours-7 days office and cellular emergency contact
details while in Kenya
All point-to-point personalized transfer service to
the balloon site as in the program
First class transportation in a custom designed safari
vehicle abiding by vehicle standards
Pre-planning professional program expertise, resource
guiding along with firsthand experience
* All gratuities except to driver-guides, game rangers,
escort, and lodge, hotel, camp or bar staff
expenses such flying doctor service, travelers insurance;
Amboseli accommodation, communication charges, visas,
international airfares; flights to Amboseli, meals,
drinks, excursions, optional activities or sightseeing
not included in the itinerary.
(All Questions Answered!)
Is ballooning dangerous?
Amboseli Kilimanjaro ballooning Safaris
use a large modern passenger balloon which gives passengers
added stability, security and comfort.
being high in the air, you will be surprised how smooth
the flight is, and how secure you feel as safety is
our priority and Amboseli Kilimanjaro ballooning Safaris
only fly in perfect weather conditions.
also feel reassured in the knowledge that ballooning
is one of the safest of all the adventure activities.
Add to that Our perfect safety record, and you are assured
of peace of mind when you fly with Amboseli Kilimanjaro
What weather conditions do you fly in?
In order to fly Amboseli Kilimanjaro
ballooning Safaris needs
light winds and good visibility with no rain. The launch
site is chosen with regard to the wind speed and direction.
If the weather does not cooperate the flight will be
postpone and reschedule at the guests convenience, based
How high do we fly?
Amboseli Kilimanjaro ballooning Safaris
flights generally fly from treetop to 3000 feet above
What do we wear?
Dress comfortably based on the temperatures
on the ground; remember that temperatures in the air
are similar to those on the ground. It is advisable
that passengers should wear clothing suitable for the
time of year with flat-soled shoes not high heels.
Kilimanjaro ballooning Safaris suggest
hats, sun glasses and long trousers and sleeves, preferably
made of natural fibres.
How long does it take and where do we land?
The entire safari takes 3 and a half
hours. You will be picked up from your lodge in Amboseli
at around 5.30am and taken to the launch site, where
you will begin your ascent a few minutes before sunrise.
hot air balloon safari will take about an hour depending
on conditions and the pilot will land the balloon in
a safe place free from animals and trees.
What happens after we have landed?
Our crew who has been following the balloon
will meet the balloon at the landing site. After a photo
session to record your unique flight, we depart for
Breakfast, where you will share in the 200 year-old
tradition of a complimentary champagne toast.
How does the chase crew know where the balloon is going?
The chase crew is in contact with the
pilot at all times and follows the balloon while you
are in flight. The chase crew is well briefed and experienced.
The previous evening, the pilot will
give you the exact time you will be collected at your
lodge and all the information that you need to be ready.
Keep in mind that ballooning is weather permitting and
if the pilot feels it not safe, he will cancel the flight.
Where and when do we meet?
We meet approximately one hour before
sunrise at your hotel. From there Amboseli Kilimanjaro
ballooning Safaris transport balloon guests to one of
the launch sites. The launch site is chosen by the pilot,
based on wind direction. As passengers, the pilot will
give you two briefings.
first will be just after you have got into the basket
prior to taking off. The second will be shortly before
Can we bring cameras?
Guest are welcome to bring cameras and
binoculars are especially recommended on the flight,
Kilimanjaro ballooning Safaris
flights do not accept responsibility
for personal belongings.
& Reservations for Amboseli Hot Air Balloon rides
are available in Amboseli National Park in Kenya
Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871
: 0721242711 (Safaricom) - Kenya