5 Extra Activities To Do During A Kenya Safari : The Magical Kenya is an Africa safari haven popularly loved by tourists for its amazing safari experiences. If you are looking for a way to elevate your Kenya safari experience, here are the top 5 extra activities to do on your Kenya safari itinerary for a memorable experience.


There is no better to explore the endless plains of Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve and the scenic landscape of Amboseli National Park than a hot air balloon ride/safari. This fascinating Kenya safari activity is a must add on your Kenya Itinerary, hot air balloon ride/ a sunrise hot air balloon in Kenya is a true-life time experience where you glid over the treetops as the sun peaks over the horizon allowing you to experience the endless plains of Masai Mara National Reserve from an unparalleled perspective.

A hot air balloon safari both in Masai Mara National Reserve as well as Amboseli National Park start early in the morning before sunrise, all visitors converge at the landing point where they get to watch to balloons being filled with air. After being briefed about what to expect on this amazing experience, you climb in the basket and ascend into the sky as the sun rises.

You get to encounter the incredible scenery of the orange-range sunrise filled in the endless plains of Masai Mara National Reserve and the snow-capped summit of Mount Kilimanjaro the tallest mountain in Africa.

From above the sky, visitors are treated to aerial views of various wildlife inhabiting in the savannah plains such as herds of elephants, buffaloes, leopards, lions, gazelles, warthogs among others.

If you visit in the period of the Great Wildebeest Migration, hot air balloon ride is an incredible Kenya Safari activity to witness the huge columns of wildebeests filling the endless plains of Masai Mara National Reserve. Also, Hot air balloon ride is perfect for wildlife photography.

Hot air balloon safari is concluded with a champagne bush breakfast sent in the bush for a toast to life.

“Every Hot air balloon ride is unique as it depends on the direction of the wind”.


The Maasai Village Visit is an incredible Kenya cultural experience to add on your Kenya safari itinerary especially for cultural lovers, the Maasai are arguably the most iconic tribal group in Africa as well as the most famous tribe on the continent.

Primary, the Maasai are known as warriors and shepherds and visiting this amazing tribe is the best way to learn about their culture.

In Kenya, the Maasai people live in the vast areas of Southern areas of Kenya and they are a dominant ethnic group surrounding Masai Mara national reserve and Amboseli National Park. The Maasai people still retain many of their traditions as they live largely untouched by modernity and technology.

Visit the Maasai Village offers visitors a chance to interact with the Maasai people and get a glimpse into their culture, unique way of life and see their customs and practices first hard.

You will be greeted in the traditional manners, be entertained by local dances and songs among others.


A night game drive in Kenya is a next level wildlife viewing experience in Kenya offering visitors a chance to see the world’s Africa predators on a wonderful night game drive which is done in a few selected private conservancies.

The best site to do Night game drives in Kenya is in Maasai Mara National Reserve’s private conservancies as they are not allowed in the main reserve, they only take place inside a few selected private conservancies such as Mara North Conservancy, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Siana Conservancy, Trans Mara and Olare Motorogi Conservancy located just outside the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Night game drives take place between 7pm and 9 pm before dinner, animals to lookout for during night game drive include Aardvark, Leopards, Hippos, Bat Eared Fox, Silver backed jackal, Honeybadger, Striped Hyena, Banded Mongoose as well as Bush Baby, Bush Pig, Caracal, Genet Cat, Cape Hares, Porcupines, Civet cats, Aardwolf and Owl among others.

5 Extra Activities To Do During A Kenya Safari
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Walking across the endless savannah plains gives you a sense of immersion that is very difficult to compete with, this incredible nature activity is increasing offered in some of the camps and lodges locate in Kenya’s wildlife conservancies.

On this incredible journey you are accompanied by rangers using traditional tracking methods, you get a close encounter with animals such as giraffes, zebras, warthogs, gazelles among others.


Exploring the beautiful Nairobi City is the best way rewind after or on the start of your Kenya safari, a Nairobi City tour takes you on a visit to The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the Karen Blixen Museum and the Giraffe Center.

On this incredible you get to do amazing experience from feeding the Rothschild giraffes to visit the house of Out of Africa’s author – Karen Blixen among others.

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