Balloon Safari Serengeti
Balloon Safari in Serengeti offers unparalleled panoramic views of the inspiring landscapes. A very popular adventure for those of our clients willing to spend that little bit extra and can be added on to any safari that includes a night in the Serengeti plains. The balloons fly everyday day each with a capacity of carrying 12 people.
Commencing with a pre-dawn pick up from your lodge early morning before breakfast, and a drive to the launch site, you then enter your hot-air balloon at dawn for a breathtaking one hour flight. As you float over the plains in the increasing light, the pilot will take you up to at least 1,000 foot altitude for a breathtaking panoramic view of the plains. Much of the remainder of the flight will be at a tree-top or even grass-top level for some close up views of the wildlife, landscape, flora and fauna below.
On landing, you met by the ground support team with a bottle of champagne to celebrate. Then it’s off to the breakfast table (bush breakfast), which will have been set up under a fine umbrella tree close to the landing spot. You are served a full cooked English breakfast with some tropical additions.
The balloon safari is complete at around 9.30 a.m. and then met by your driver/guide. As this is an early morning activity, you can add this on even if you are in a group and not all members would like to participate. Balloon safari Serengeti cost US$499 per person.
Balloon Safaris Tarangire
Explore Tarangire using A-415 Cameron Balloon with a Capacity of 16 passengers. The adventure starts early morning picked by balloon vehicles from the lodges or camps and drive to the launch site. Typically the flights take off at sunrise. Take-off sites can vary depending on the weather but all are easily accessible.
On landing, guest are served breakfast on the river banks as they enjoy panoramic views of Tarangire River and the cool breeze through the baobab trees. Following the hearty breakfast, Guest are taken on a game drive en route back to their lodge, camp or to the drop-off points as agreed by the tour guides.
The balloon rate for Tarangire is US$ 450 per person inclusive a Champagne Breakfast and all Government Taxes.