Hot Air Balloon Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Hot Air Ballooning in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Hot air balloons. Hot air ballooning is rather a new and unique and intriguing experience in Uganda tourism. Hot air ballooning trips in Queen Elizabeth national park commenced in 2014 when a newly in cooperated company Balloon tours operated its first ballooning trip in this amazing wilderness precisely on 16th November 2014 after it had received all the necessary certifications from Civil Aviation Authority, Uganda Wildlife Authority and National Environmental Management Authority to operate in Queen Elizabeth Park.

Since then, there has been no turning back and it has become the daily routine for tourists to take to the skies and have a lifetime experience of this beautiful wilderness from a different vantage point. Hot air ballooning experience begins by the arrival of tourists to Kasenyi gate at around 05:30hrs from wherever they are residing then picking them and transferring them to a launch site, a briefing is done as the hot air balloon is prepared for take-off. The balloons used for Hot air ballooning activity have a carrying capacity of up to 16 people and can rise up to 2500ft or 760m into the open skies, this gives you the ultimate opportunity to have a scenic view of this incredible nature’s creation and all there is to offer in terms of wildlife Safaris in Uganda.

Hot air ballooning experience can last between 45minutes to 1.5 hours depending on the weather conditions of the day and fuel onboard. The entire activity is very safe as it is conducted by seasoned pilots with over 1000 hours of flight in hot air balloons and also the company conducting the entire trip has your insurance covered while on this trip so worry of nothing as you are in the best possible hands while you take on this adventure. In order to take part in this awesome adventure, you only need to part with 380$ and children pay 50% less of the adult price and all this comes with a tasty and yummy bush breakfast that has been carefully crafted to make your taste buds happy by the experienced chefs of the 5-star Mweya safari lodge after landing.

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