Uganda Hot Air balloon safaris
Encounter Africa safaris packages Uganda Hot air balloon safaris for those interested in exploring wildlife and other features from above. Uganda Hot air balloon safaris are now being operated in both Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park. For those who want an extra experience compared to what you could get on any given game drive, please contact Encounter Africa safaris and we will include a hot air balloon safari in your tour.
Uganda Hot Air balloon safari experience
Our Uganda Hot air balloon safaris allow you to experience the natural wilderness in a special. Catch the sun rise as you fly high and above of the plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park or Murchison Falls National Park with great views of features such as the great rift valley, escarpments, lakes such as Edward, George, the Kazinga channel, Rwenzori Mountains as well as wildlife such as lions, herds of buffaloes, antelopes, and so much more. Admire the beautiful scenery of these two National Park and crown your experience with a bush breakfast at an extra cost.
Frequently asked questions about Uganda Hot Air balloon safaris
Hot air balloon safaris are done in only two national parks in Uganda which include Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park
The cost of Hot air balloon safaris in Uganda is USD380.00 per person and this entitles one to one hour of scenic viewing include a cup of coffee/tea and bush breakfast after the safari
Uganda hot air balloon safaris start at 5:30am with driving to the starting point. At the starting point, you will be served a cup of tea or coffee as the technical team assemble the balloon. You will be briefed about the safety of the balloon and then fly for one hour.
There is no minimum number as long as on can incur the cost of flying that hot air balloon. The maximum number of Hot air balloon safaris in both Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park is 16 due to the carrying capacity of the available balloons.
The entire hot air balloon safari experience is about 3-4 hours. Clients leave their Lodges at about 5:30 am and may return back at 9:00 or 10:00am. The actual flight however takes only one hour depending on the interests of clients and whether conditions of the day.
Children up to the age of 12 years receive a discount of up to 50% of the prevailing adult fee and includes everything.
In a situation where you book a hot air balloon safari and the prevailing whether conditions fail to allow it happen, the company will give you a refund or if you still have sometime/days in Queen Elizabeth National Park or Murchison Falls National Park, you will be given another opportunity.
The minimum age for hot air balloon safaris is 6 so children can part and enjoy this experience in either Murchison Falls National Park or Queen Elizabeth National Park.