Hot Air balloon safari is one of the unique experiences that was introduced to Uganda Tourism industry by Uganda Wildlife Authority. Hot air balloons have onboard heat source which uses fire to heat the air inside the balloon to gain lift and get the potential to fly to extremely high altitudes.
Hot air balloon is one of the most amazing ways of game viewing and you don’t have to travel from Uganda to Kenya or Tanzania to enjoy such an experience as the pearl of Africa has got you covered. Hot air balloon safaris in Uganda operate in Murchison falls national park and Queen Elizabeth National park offering you more exciting experience away from game drives with exploration being made in heights above the ground. The experience at a raised altitude offers you a different approach to view nature and all the primates in the wilderness without the crowds.
If you love the idea of flying but you’ve nowhere in particular to go there is always a trained pilot to fly you around the park, a hot-air balloon could be just the thing to see sunrise over excellent aerial view giving you Great photo-taking opportunities. Your experience includes pre-flight tea/coffee and post-flight sparkling wine (bush Breakfast).
Flights generally last approximately an hour depending on the winds and the availability of a suitable landing site but the time spent in the space is indeed thrilling where you get to view the big five primates of the wilderness, animals among others.
Best time of flight to experience the safari.
The best time for the flight is always early morning hours where you can spot the animals such as lions, herds of buffaloes, antelopes, hippos, elephants among others moving down the stream and as well going for their hunt and as well where they are likely to spend their day. This is a thrilling moment and thus across the parks where the exercise is done travelers begin the experience early in the morning at 6:30 am for your hour experience and as well catch up with time for the pilot to get an appropriate landing spot.
Note: prior booking for the experience should be done On the exploration day, guests are briefed before taking off about their safety thus the balloons can accommodate 16 passengers with a capacity of 300,000 cubic feet making it possible to accommodate different groups of people ranging from family and children, honey moon, single travelers among others to enjoy the experience with less fear for heights.
Safari Vacations & Travel Services offers different safari packages to enjoy Hot air balloon safari to Murchison fall national park and queen Elizabeth national park with all optional activities to tailor made your safari including community encounter, gorilla and chimpanzee trekking experience, Golden monkey trekking among others, our experience in the tourism sector will offer you gratitude given our trip advisor rating on our client-safari relationship, we are more than ready to serve you on your safari and make it more memorable when you book with us.