Ever wanted to sail across the African skies as you pursue the sunset or follow the great migrations? Then look no further than East African hot air balloon Safaris, all handpicked through years of experience and knowledge. Hot air ballooning is a trendy tourist activity world over as it gives you the possibility to explore landscapes at your leisure. You'll enjoy the peace and serenity of floating above it all. Speak to us today to find out more about the great offers available.

We take you to a game park for a combined wildlife and hot air balloon safari. You'll Watch the land beneath you while enjoying the spectacular scenes from up, fresh soothing air, the calmness and serenity of a hot air balloon ride. This will be an experience made of thousands of memories you will reminisce every time you think about safari to East Africa. Book a hot air balloon safari with Trafeka and enjoy the comfort, and the support of our experienced team.

Safety of Hot Air Balloon Rides

You don't have to worry about the safety of hot air balloon rides! We work with only experienced and licensed pilots that are allowed to operate the balloons taking safety precautions to ensure there aren’t any mishaps. If the weather becomes inappropriate for flying, the pilots will let you know and you will get a refund!

DESTINATIONS | Where to go for a hot air balloon in East Africa

So now that you know all about Hot Air Ballooning and how to ensure your safety during your trip, here are TRAFEKA’s recommended destinations for hot air balloon safaris in East Africa:

1. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

A hot air balloon ride in Serengeti National Park is a-once-in-a-lifetime experience! At the Serengeti, you will observe the grand natural experience - the Great wildebeest Migration of Serengeti. Watching from up above as millions of herbivores migrate in search of food and water is splendid, to say the least. You can also spot the Big Five here, including; hippos, elephants, giraffes and over 500 bird species. Our trained team will go through your requirements, requests and desires to create the perfect itinerary for you.

2. Masai Mara, Kenya

Witness the annual Great Wildebeest Migration of the Serengeti National Park, as the herbivores migrate to the plains of Masai Mara in Kenya. Here, too, you get an opportunity to view the Big 5 (African Leopard, African Lion, Cape buffalo, African Elephant and Rhinoceros) from the skies, along with many other wildlife species and spectacular views.

3. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Watch the famous tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park as you hover above them! It’s such a stunning and exceptional sight. The lions usually climb trees to get away from tsetse flies on the ground and in the summer, to get away from the hot ground. You can also witness as these lions fiercely hunt for their prey. Our team of experts will help put together the perfect itinerary for you, following your requirements and desires.

4. Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Seize a bird’s eye view of the Victoria Nile, Lake Alberta and the Murchison Falls as you hover above the gigantic National Park. Also observe lions as they hunt Uganda kobs and watch the wildlife as it gathers around the Victoria Nile and Lake Alberta.

5. Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

Hover over the biggest game reserve in Africa, the Selous Game Reserve. The Selous Game Reserve is densely populated by wildlife and the numbers surpass any other in the country. Home to over 4,000 lions, Selous is the best place to watch the big cat! The highlights here include; The Big 5, hippos, wildebeest, zebras, impalas, giraffes, waterbuck, greater kudu, African wild dogs, crocodiles, leopards, hyenas and over 400 species of birds. Speak to us today to help put together the perfect itinerary for you.

So, if you are enthusiastic about hanging around the East African skies for a few hours, then these safaris will bring with you not only striking “Insta worthy” views but memories that will surely last you a lifetime. So, what are you waiting for? Contact us today, we'll create you the experience of a lifetime.

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