Float in a hot air balloon over the famous Serengeti National Park with its enchanting scenery and amazing wildlife. This may be the most beautiful area in the world for a balloon flight. There are no power lines, fences and few roads. Our capacity is limited making this experience a special and exclusive one. Each and every balloon flight is different and therefore an adventure even for us. We aim to provide the high point of your safari and an experience that you will always remember. A balloon offers an opportunity to see the Serengeti from a unique perspective. You will notice wildlife trails made by generations of animals impossible to see from the ground.
Day1: Tarangire National Park: After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. This small park offers an amazing sights, during the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife gather at the River, which is a permanent source of water. Spend the night in our lodge beautifully set inside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere. In the late afternoon we make a short journey from the park to our special tented camp. Dinner and overnight at Roika Tented Camp: Fall board.
Day2: Tarangire National Park- Lake Manyara National Park: Breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National Park – smaller parks; yet with diverse safari experience; enjoy a full day of game drives. This is one of Tanzania’s but still offers a rewarding and diverse safari experience. The lakeshore- this great spot offers varied birdlife, amidst the elusive tree-climbing lions, a large mammals and the striking cliffs on the Rift escarpment form a dramatic backdrop; take a short break for your lunch Late afternoon travel to the park to our Luxury lodge at Karatu- at Gibbs farm. Dinner and overnight
Day3: Lake Manyara National Park -Serengeti National Park: After your morning meal- head towards the Serengeti National Park. En route there is an opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge, located on the steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made one of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. Visit the small museum, see evidence of our ancestors dating back to 2.5 million years. Have lunch and drive into the Serengeti, spend the rest of the afternoon game viewing in the immense plains only broken by acacia trees and the occasional kopje. In December, January and February we will normally meet the migration with large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle. There are always resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. Retire to your special tented camp. Dinner, overnight at Kati Kati.
Day4: Serengeti Hot Air Balloon Safari: Transfer by SUV to our launch site near Masai Kopjes, meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon. At dawn we take off, rising as the sun rises and float to whichever direction the winds take you. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon flying at treetop height, low, offering a exclusive perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife , also enjoy the wildebeests migration of through the endless plains below. Breakfast, go for Balloon Safari, see the spectacular Serengeti savannah grass land with the numerous animals – this is one of the world thrilling and ultimate Safari experience. You will descend for your breakfast, your driver guide will meet you and take you for a full day game drives by car. Dinner and overnight at Kati Kati Tented Camp.
Hot Air Balloon
Day5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Highland Masai Experience Tour: After your breakfast, start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife have an opportunity to take a glimpse of the Masai way of life. Stop at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape. Have a lunch break then drive around the rim of the Crater and at this point you are able to look down, see herds of wildebeest and buffaloes. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wild Tented Camp.
Day6: Ngorongoro Crater: After an early breakfast, drive to the crater which will provides great game-viewing all year-round. The large herds are permanently drawn to graze here, due to the water supplies throughout the seasons. Descend into the crater, the natural sanctuary for the animals, like lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky), giraffe does not live here because of its long legs that are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater- late afternoon, drive outside of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha. Dinner and overnight at The African Tulip.
Day 7: Ngorongoro – Kilimanjaro: Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport- back home after a rewarding tour.
End of your safari
Safari Includes: Full board accommodation – en suite tented camps and lodges, drive guide, 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing, airport transfer, full board, meals, all Park entrance fees, crater fees, A day’s hot air Balloon on safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water and wildlife guidebooks, Government taxes and, Doctor Service
Safari Excludes: Visas, personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)Meals not listed above, optional tours (short safari after your climb etc.), tips and any items of personal nature.