The Maasai Mara is Kenya's magical National reserve with lots of fun activities all year round; from spectacular game drives, safari walks, bird watching, not to mention the educational visits to the local Maasai village.

Having said this, however, sometimes 'the viewing gets tough and the tough must get going.' One such rare activity that will spare you the long bumpy game drives and hours of tracking wildlife is the exquisite aerial adventure of the hot air balloon. The Hot Air Balloon is a spiritual uplifting experience that will drift you in silent meditation above the undulating Mara plains.

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Take off: The first, pink tongues of sunlight flicker across the skies as the hot air balloon fills, then rises: you are rising with the sunrise, suspended in a basket beneath a rainbow-coloured canopy. This is the start of a game-viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective. However, like the saying goes: if you are going on a safari, you might as well do it in unassailable style...

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