Balloon safari


A hot air balloon “Serengeti balloon safari” ride is the ideal way to see wild animals on the plains of Serengeti National Park – Tanzania and the Masai Mara Game Reserve in – Kenya. To explore the Game Sanctuary and astonishing landscape of East Africa famous wildlife parks is a life time experience which you will never forget. Once a year, every year the wildebeest and other plains game estimated to numbers more than two million animals, including zebra, topi, and gazelle a continuous move, milling and unsettle masse on a journey that takes 9 months crossing the cycle from Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve crossing the Mara River along the boarder of Kenya in the north, and Grumeti River to south-east into the Serengeti Plains to Ndutu were they stay for few months for breeding in Tanzania.

Serengeti Balloon Safari Ride Full Itinerary

5:00 am We will pick you up from your lodge or Camp in central Serengeti, and transfer you to our launch site near Maasai Kopjes. Here you will meet your pilot for Serengeti hot air balloon safari, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon.

At dawn serengeti hot air balloon will take off, rising as the sun rises and float in whichever direction the winds of the morning take us. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon: sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below.

At other times he will ascend to 1000′ or more to see the enormity and wonderful panorama of the Serengeti. From time to time the pilot must put more heat into the balloon with the powerful whisper burners. In between these burns, there is silence apart from the natural sounds below

The Serengeti hot air balloon safari flight is for about one hour depending on conditions, on landing you celebrate in the traditional manner with champagne (well, an excellent sparkling wine), before sitting down to a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in ‘Out of Africa’ style with bone china, linen table cloths, King’s silver etc.

After breakfast you receive your Serengeti hot air balloon safari certificate and we drive you back to Lodge game viewing enroute. 9:30 am Arrive at Seronera ready to continue your day’s activities road safari game viewing