Ballooning over Tarangire National Park, flight allows passengers to float over the world’s most spectacular area. Ballooning in Tarangire National Park, you will find two of the giants of African Wilderness: the Elephants and the Baobab Trees, and the other. The National Park got its name from the Tarangire River that flows through the center. It is this river that forms the dry season refuge for wildlife, especially for elephants!
In this National Park, visitors can see threatened and endangered species of ebony trees, Python, cheetah, elephants, African wild dogs, lesser and greater Kudu, Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, etc.
A record of about 550 species of birds in Tarangire is just Amazing! It is a larger number of bird species than the famous Serengeti.
The Balloon flight reporting time at Launching Site is at 6:00 am. Passengers arrive in time to watch the balloon inflation as the pilots torch the colored fabric to life before it takes off at 6:15 am. The flight lasts for approximately 1 hour and, each one flies a different path and following the prevailing winds of the day.
When landing, the balloon crew sets up a full champagne breakfast complete with Bloody Mary’s. Each passenger then receives a certificate from their pilot as a memory of their flight. A game drive (provided by our vehicle) en route from/to the lodge or the main gate ends a unique morning.
The accommodation facilities are lodges, luxury tented camps, and budget public campsites. Let us know your preferred type of accommodation, please.
You can do this tour on a separate itinerary of at least One and a half days trip. Flexibly, you can do it on any itinerary that Tarangire National Park is one of the parks you’re visiting.
Follows here is the detailed itinerary.
Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from your place of accommodation in Arusha ready to leave for Tarangire NP.
- Distance: About 120km from Arusha (approximately 2 hrs drive),
- Activities: Transfer and Game/wildlife viewing drives,
- Highlights: Big herds of elephants, wildebeest, zebras. Also, huge trees (the baobabs), lions, giraffes, cheetah, water bucks, and a variety of bird species.
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