Hot ballooning is one of the best ways to encounter wildlife in the world, though the prices are a bit high the encounters are worth. In Uganda there is one national park where tourists can have hot air balloon safaris and that is Murchison falls national park.
Hot air ballooning in Murchison falls national park
Before embarking in the balloon safari, tourist will be briefed about rules and regulations at the departure point near paara lodge in the park and you will watch as oxygen is being pumped in the balloons
As you arise with the golden sun you will be filled with awe of the wondrous African savannah vast plains streaming with wildlife, sometimes you will be able to see the predators strike their prey unexpectedly. Its much easier to see wildlife on shot air balloon than on a car game drive
The companies offering balloon safaris in Uganda are all licensed by the Ugandan aviation authority.
The cost if balloon safaris in Uganda aid $380 per person adults and $180 per child. For low budget travelers, dream land balloon safaris can organize safaris at $200 and $100 per adult and child.
Tourists visiting Murchison falls for hot air ballooning can sleep in lodges such as Chobe safari lodge, Boomu women’s camp, shoebill campsite, UWA cottages, paara safari lodge and many more lodges within the park.
Murchison falls can be accessed with in 4 hours 30 minutes via Masindi town.