About Hot Air Balloon Safari
A hot air balloon safari is a fantastic way to see the legendary Serengeti national park and Masai Mara game reserve. And the beauty of this experience is that you can always request to add it in whatever day of your game drive.
Hot air Balloon safari gives you a stunning opportunity to loads of animals from a very different perspective. No, lion, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, or any wild animal in these two parks can hide from this sky roller coaster, the game viewing is made extremely beautiful.
And for those who have the plan to finish their game as early as possible to give themselves a time to relax in the lodge, this is definitely the experience for you as it is done early in the morning when the sunrise is at its orange.
Besides, if you’re wondering what the best time for the balloon safari is, the answer is THE WHOLE YEAR ROUND.
The good thing is that the weather in the Serengeti and Masai Mara is suitable for ballooning almost every day of the year. This means that you don’t have to worry about your timing. Whatever time you get to visit Africa for the Serengeti balloon safari or Masai Mara Balloon Safari, this experience is enjoyable.
Timing Hot Air Balloon Safari in East Africa ;
- In the Central, Serengeti balloon safari can be experienced the whole year round
- While on the South Serengeti (Ndutu Area) from the mid of December all the way to the end of March, a Balloon safari is at its best for experiencing the calving season
- Elsewhere in Western Serengeti, June to October is the perfect time for Balloon safari if you need to experience the herds of wildebeests and other ungulates like zebra.
- The ideal place however is in Northern Serengeti from July all the way to the mid of November where migration can be experienced in style.
- Masai Mara – Year-round
We have sample itineraries below for you that may give you an idea of how folks have been enjoying safari experiences with us. Peruse these itineraries and let’s hear how you’d like to do your experience and one of our safari consultants will be more than happy to assist you to build the itinerary that matches your style perfectly.