Thinking of trying out Uganda balloon safaris? Tourists to Uganda has been enjoying game drives in all national parks through safari vans with open roof till of recent in 2011 when the dream balloons introduced Balloon safaris. Uganda Wildlife Authority with other authorizing authorities like Uganda Communications Commission, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and National Environment Management Authority recognized and certified its operations in Uganda. They used to operate in two national parks of Uganda; Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls national parks with two shifts morning and evening. Currently hot air ballooning safaris in Uganda can only be experienced in Murchison Falls National Park. The hot air balloon launches daily every morning around Para safari lodge for Murchison falls national park and Kasenyi sector for Queen Elizabeth National Park. The clients are given instruction during the brief briefing before entering to the balloon and always sit down before the balloon takes off to the air as it produces much noise and bumpy shaking take off to leave the ground. This is one of the best moments of your Uganda balloon safaris. Taking off from the ground is an exciting moment.
During a hot air balloon safari, the pilot as the guide will be answering all sorts of question clients ask, they do all the guiding showing and explaining to clients all animals seen when the clients have seen their most interesting animal the balloon will stand still to give them enough time to view the animal before later moving slowly to other destinations as we keep to chase the time as the balloon does not work well during sunny and windy day time. There is also evening or a sunset balloon flight at 4pm which is always good for the hunting big cats when they start hunting for their prey. This activity is best for the honeymooners, first time African safari, life time experience and other adventurous who want to explore the whole sector of the parks with an eagle eye. Uganda Hot air ballooning safaris makes you have the general scenic view of the park, see all the animals without offending or committing any park crimes like off truck driving and other offences which will lead to penalties. Find some of our Uganda hot air ballooning safari packages below.