Murchison falls national park hot air balloon safari- This is one of the most exciting activity that you can find only in Murchison falls and queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda. Murchison falls national, being Uganda’s biggest national offers not only hot air balloons but also having stunning wildlife as enabled a lot more activities like game drives to view the different species of game in the forest and different species of birds also found at the park has made Murchison falls one of Uganda’s tourist destinations for wildlife safari tours to Uganda.
Hot air balloon site is near the paraa lodge known to be a home for many animals during the preparations of the activity like pumping air in to the balloon, there is a great opportunity for you to feast your eyes on some of the game around the area this is yet more exciting before you set of on a hot air balloon.
When you are finally ready you are given some of the rules and regulations to be followed closely during the hot air balloon activity .As you board full of excitement, expect a lot more as you get up to the top, you will be able to have a great view of the magnificent savanna below this makes it more easy as you get to view the wildlife around the vegetation area.
The Murchison falls hot air balloon come with a lot of more exciting attractions for you to view while you are in space. This brings clear views of the Murchison falls national park, the lake albert and the Victoria Nile spectacular views. after the activity you will have bush breakfast experience and you will be rewarded with the certificate of participation marking the end of the activity. This will be morning you still continue with other activities at the park.
You can also opt for a sunset hot air balloon this comes with a lot of excitement as you wind up your day from the long activities, it starts at 4pm in the evening. It’s much rewarded since you get to view a lot of attractions at the park. But on a sad note, it doesn’t come with any offers like the bush meals after the ride.
Hot air balloon is suitable for any person having interest but would be perfect for those in honeymoon with specular views of the attractions below, this will give un ending memory of your life time safari in Uganda
3-day hot air balloon to Murchison falls national park.
This comes with other activities like game drives, launch cruise.
Day by day detailed itinerary
Pick up from the airport and start your journey to Murchison fall national park driving northwestern part of Uganda .on this day there no much activities but you will have great views of many attractions at the country side, you can decide to make a few stop overs like at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to Murchison falls national park a home for the only remaining Rhinos where you can do Rhino tracking. Lunch enroute at Masindi. proceed and enter Murchison falls with the visit to the top of the falls. Arriving in the evening check in to the lodge, Dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation; paraa safari lodge (luxury), pakuba safari lodge (mid-range) or heritage/Red chilli rest camp(budget)
Morning breakfast as you head for the hot air balloon activity around the paraa area with great views of wild game as you organize for the activity. You will be briefed and given some quidding rules and regulations as you set for the hot air balloon. After you will be offered bush breakfast meal, this will be still early so you can opt for a game drive around the park to add on the great experience during your hot air balloon.
You will return to the lodge for lunch and set of on afternoon launch cruise from paraa to the base of the falls here will sight a lot of water animals and birds around the shores of the Nile. Water animals like the buffalos, crocodiles around the sandbanks and hippos crowding in the waters and birds like the shoebill stork, African Darter, Giant Kingfisher, Osprey, Grey headed kingfisher, black headed lawping and many more.
Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay
Return to Kampala and your guide will drop you at the airport for your departure flight or the hotel of your choice marking the end of your hot air balloon to Murchison falls national park.