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Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Serengeti Balloon Safari offers an extraordinary way to experience the Serengeti and witness the great migration from above. The experience begins early in the morning before sunrise. The guests are picked up from their lodges and taken to the launch site. After a safety briefing, guests climb aboard the balloon and lift off into the sky drifting over the vast Serengeti National Park Plains.

Serengeti Balloon Safaris information

Going on a Balloon Safari in Serengeti is a wonderful experience in itself. Guests are picked up from their lodges before sunrise between 04.00 and 05.00 and driven to the launch site. The pilot will provide a safety briefing and instructions for boarding the balloon.  The launch site may be different each time depending on wind conditions, providing guests with a new perspective of Serengeti National Park each time they take to the air.

During a Hot Air Balloon Ride on Serengeti, guests are treated to awesome aerial views of the Serengeti landscapes. Also, they get the opportunity to encounter Serengeti Wildlife as well. From high above, guests can observe the vastness of the Serengeti and see animals from a bird’s eye view. Depending on the season and the route taken, guests may see wildebeest herds or spot predators on the hunt.

Sighting the Great Migration Serengeti from above is one of the highlights of a Serengeti Balloon Safari. From the air, the guests can witness the great herds of over two million animals moving at the same time.  It also provides a unique vantage point to see the challenges that the animals face, such as crossing rivers and avoiding predators.

A Hot Air Balloon over Serengeti typically ends with a champagne breakfast in the middle of the Serengeti. After landing, guests are treated to a delicious breakfast with hot coffee and a glass of champagne. The breakfast is served in the middle of the Serengeti allowing guests to soak in the scenic nature and reflect on the memorable adventure they just experienced. The breakfast is usually set up with a table and chairs, and you may even be provided with traditional Maasai dancing and music for entertainment.

Balloon Safari In Serengeti typically starts in the early morning as it is the best time to see the wildlife. It lasts around 1 hour but the entire experience can take around 4 hours. It includes pick-up from your hotel or lodge, a pre-flight briefing, a balloon ride, and a celebratory breakfast after the flight.

Hot Air Balloon Ride Serengeti is a safe activity with experienced pilots and high-quality equipment. All pilots are licensed and certified and balloons are regularly inspected and maintained. The cost of the safari can vary depending on the operator and the time of year, but expect to pay around $500-600 per person.

To get the best of your safari, it is recommended to book well in advance, especially during peak season. So, ready for an adventure Tanzania Safari Holidays of a lifetime? Book your Serengeti Balloon Safari with Gifted Adventure today! Soar high above the vast plains of the Serengeti, witness stunning wildlife and landscapes, and indulge in a post-flight bush breakfast.

Amenities of Serengeti Balloon Safari
  • Pickup service
  • Binoculars provided
  • In-flight refreshments
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