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Air Balloon Safaris

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Duration

3 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

6 people

Languages

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Overview

Balloon safaris in Serengeti and Tarangire National Parks offer a unique and exhilarating way to experience Tanzania’s wildlife and landscapes from a different perspective. A serene and panoramic view of the parks, providing a perspective that ground-based safaris cannot match.

Serengeti National Park, known for its vast plains and incredible wildlife migrations. A Balloon Safari is typically undertaken at sunrise, allowing you to witness the Serengeti or Tarangire awakening from a bird’s eye view. Spot herds of elephants, giraffes, zebras, and possibly even big cats from above as they start their day. at the breathtaking vistas of the Serengeti or Tarangire, with its endless plains, acacia trees, and occasional kopjes (rocky outcrops) and Baobab trees

The actual balloon flight lasts about an hour, followed by a champagne breakfast served in the bush, adding a touch of luxury to your adventure. The tranquility of drifting silently over the African wilderness, combined with the thrill of spotting wildlife from above, makes balloon safaris a truly memorable addition to any safari itinerary.

Highlights

  • Vast plains views
  • Sunrise bird eye view
  • Diverse wildlife
  • Champagne breakfast in the bush
  • Panoramic view of the parks

Itinerary

Briefing, the night before the morning flight

Your experience starts with a briefing by our guides, the night before the flight and signing the waiver form.

Pick up from Campsite or Lodge at 4 or 5 am.

Balloon Safari guide will pick you from your camp / lodge early morning (4 -5 am) to arrive at our launch area by approximately 6 am, giving you enough time to enjoy some hot Tanzanian coffee with homemade cookies, access to a clean toilet, and Free Wi-Fi. During this time the Pilot will brief you on the safety measures, launch & landing procedure, and what to expect. will stand up right just before taking off. We plan take off at about 6:30 am subject to weather. The basket is on its side while you board

Flight time 6;30 to 7;45

Just after you elevate from the ground, you most probably will enjoy a great African sunrise (depending on Just after you elevate from the ground, you most probably will enjoy a great African sunrise (depending on weather). During the flight you will have a birds eye uninterrupted view of the vast plains of Serengeti, and you will understand why they call it endless plains. The pilot will try to spot wildlife for you and lower the balloon for better viewing. He may also rise the balloon for better speed / direction and also for some amazing views. The flight usually lasts 1 hour +/- 15mins depending on the weather. The flight usually lasts 1 hour +/- 15mins depending on the weather. The flight usually lasts 1 hour +/- 15mins depending on the weather. You can still enjoy hot coffee during the flight. You can still enjoy hot coffee during the flight. You can still enjoy hot coffee during the flight.

Landing & Breakfast

Landing really depends on the landscape of the area and the wind speeds. The basket could have few bumps Landing really depends on the landscape of the area and the wind speeds. The basket could have few bumps Landing really depends on the landscape of the area and the wind speeds. The basket could have few bumps before halting, and / or tip over, but most of the time it is a smooth and soft as the flight it self. Once you disembark, you will enjoy a champagne celebration with a little history on how the tradition came to be. After this you will be driven to our carefully selected bush breakfast area, warmly welcomed by our team to enjoy a scrumptious plated breakfast. Be sure to give us any dietary requirements before hand so we can cater for you

Drop Off

fter your breakfast, you will be issued with your certificates and then returned to the Visitors Centre or After your breakfast, you will be issued with your certificates and then returned to the Visitors Centre or nearest airstrip to meet up with your guide to continue with your safari.

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up & Drop off from your accommodation in Serengeti or Tarangire National Park
  • Drinking Water
  • Bush Lunch/Breakfast
  • Insurance coverage
  • Free WiFi
  • Entry Fees to the parks
  • Hard Beverages

Tour's Location

FAQs

Where is this tour available?

This tour is only available in Serengeti & Tarangire National Park.

In Serengeti the tour is available at the following locations. Seronera, Kogatende, Ndutu, Singita & Kirawila

 

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info@safirisafari.com

Website

www.safirisafari.com

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