Tanzania Hot Air Balloon Safari

Multi-day Tour /7 days /Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara National Park

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3890 - $4250
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
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A hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti plains and the spectacular Tarangire national park offers passengers innumerable unique, mesmerizing sights and is a truly magnificent Tanzania safari experience. It gives you not purely a game viewing experience but an opportunity for wilderness adventure and unique perspective over outstanding quintessentially African landscapes.

This exclusive luxury hot air balloon ride start in early morning, you will meet the hot air balloon pilot for briefing. While floating on air you will be able to take eye-catching animal photos for your lifetime memories of your original African balloon safari over savannahs sky.

Day 1: Arusha- Tarangire NP
After breakfast head to Tarangire National Park. Apart from elephant, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and giraffe, Tarangire contains almost the full range of animals found in east Africa such as plentiful lions, occasional leopards, hyena, African wild dog, bushbuck, lesser and greater kudu, Thomson’s and Grant gazelle, impala, gerenuk, Kirk's dik dik, waterbuck can be sighted and there are many warthogs. Dinner and overnight in Tarangire

Day 2: Tarangire- Lake Manyara NP
Awakened by an early-morning cup of tea (around 5.30 am) you will be driven to the balloon take-off point. As dawn breaks, the balloon slowly rights itself majestically into the cool of the morning air. Eventually, it descends to a gentle controlled-landing on the plains, celebrate and drive back you camp/ lodge for hot lunch and relaxation. Afternoon game drive and head to Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Lake Manyara NP
After a buffet breakfast, head for Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch. The Lake shimmers below the western Great Rift wall in the heat haze, home to flamingos, pelicans and innumerable other water birds. As you drive through a luscious green underground water forest, you will spot tree climbing lions, buffalo, dik-dik, giraffe, hyenas, impala, baboon, monkey, bush pig, wildebeest, hartebeest, hippos and many more. Also has a fantastic profusion of birdlife over 400 species. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara

Day 4: Lake Manyara- Ngorongoro Crater
After having a hearty breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro and descend down to the Crater floor. As you drive down the descend road, the black dots below becomes discernable shapes, with the crater becoming ever more beautiful and irresistible. Zebra and wildebeest mix on the crater floor along with some 50 lions, 400 hyenas, grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, cheetah, antelopes, hippos, various types of jackal, greater and lesser flamingo and many other species. Late afternoon, return to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater- Serengeti National Park
Early morning, depart Ngorongoro crater for Serengeti with your picnic lunch via Olduvai Gorge where the skull of Zinjanthropus nicknamed “the Nutcracker” due to large back molars found by Dr. Louis and Mary Leaky in 1959, the museum behind Olduvai's viewing platform provides some further clues as to the secrets such as the prehistoric tools and the bones of extinct animals and the exhibits, tell their own story of yesteryear. You will visit Maasai boma and have lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge in Serengeti

Day 6: Serengeti National Park
One of the most magically memorable of the Serengeti experiences, a balloon safari allows you to drift in silence above the splendor of the plains to dip down to visit the hippo pools of the Grumeti River and to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the wildlife theatre as it is enacted below you. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge in Serengeti

Day 7: Serengeti- Arusha- Fly Home
After an early game drive, head back to Arusha. After arrival to Arusha, you will be taken to KIA and fly home.

OR prolong your safari trip and opt for luxury and relaxation in Zanzibar Island.

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Fabyson Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +255 714094921
Since: Mar 2011

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Hot air balloons
Hot air balloons
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