An extra ordinary adventure, imagine floating on hot air balloon over the Serengeti or Tarangire, offering a unique perspective, great viewing, and photographic opportunities of the amazing scenery and wildlife below.
Launching as the sun rises, you gently float over the plains of the magnificent Serengeti or Tarangire. Your Balloon Safari adventure starts early morning when you depart your lodge or camp. It is still dark and you may be fortunate to see nocturnal animals on the way to the launch site. When you arrive, you will meet your pilot and witness your balloon being inflated and prepared for launch. After a thorough safety briefing and demonstration of boarding and landing position you board your balloon and lift off!
Rising as the sun rises your balloon floats in whatever direction the winds of the day are heading over this wonderful area. It is an adventure even for the crew. Whereas they tend to know where they have started, they genuinely do not know where they will land as you all float in the direction of and speed of the wind.
Your pilot will use varying altitudes and layers of air to navigate the balloon over this amazing area. Each day is different, some of the flight may be low, offering a different perspective and at other times your balloon may climb to 1000’ or more. Nobody can predict, no two flights are ever the same and your balloon safari will be unique. While impossible to guarantee particular animals, you are likely to see various species from above. Your pilot knows the area well and is also a committed conservationist and will point out animals, birds and features of interest.