Hot Air Balloon In Murchison Falls National Park : Hot air balloon safaris are considered one of the top most activities that attract many tourists to travel to Uganda while looking the best way to have a good time while on their safari. The hot air balloon safaris provide tourists with remarkable memories and good experiences while exploring in the sky while capturing classic and beautiful views of the beautiful nature. More so, Hot air balloon safaris are specifically and best conducted with in Murchison falls national park, which is known to be the largest national park in the country and it, is found in Masindi district.

Hot air balloon safaris in Uganda are under the management of the Dream Balloon tours who paid partnership with a government agency that is responsible for protecting all the national parks in the country and it is known as the Uganda Wildlife Authority and also patterns with the Uganda communications commission and with the national environmental management Authority and the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. Pilots who are well skilled and experienced at their job handle these hot air balloon safaris. These pilots always go through the Egyptian Aviation Authorities where they learn how to operate and how to fly the hot air balloons in the air and get a clearance. Therefore, these pilots are always required to go through the aviation course and graduate in order to easily be able to get opportunities to fly the hot air balloons at any time people may be in need of their services hence improving their lives.

Hot air balloon safaris in Murchison falls national park.

Murchison falls national park is famously known to be the best place where tourists could ever travel in order to have the best hot air balloon experiences. In addition, these national park offers two hot air balloon safaris and these include;

Morning/ Sunrise hot air balloon.

Hot Air Balloon In Murchison Falls National Park
Hot Air Balloon In Murchison Falls National Park

The morning hot air Balloon safaris are always seen, as the best time for this activity because during this time, tourists always arrive abit earlier an hour before and get chances to watch how the balloons are filled with air. These Uganda wildlife safaris begin at 5:00 am in the morning and end at 9:00am and during this period of time, tourists always get to enjoy the stunning views of the beautiful sun as it rises and they take off in the sky as they have a wonderful moment while capturing classic and fascinating views of the beautiful landscapes, good adventures and natures surrounding in the park, and get opportunities to over sight see a number of unique wildlife species such as; giraffes, lions, leopards, African elephants among others. later, as soon as the tourists land on the ground, they relax amidst the national park where they are served with a bush breakfast which is always accompanied with a bottle of Champaign and after each individual is given a certificate which shows they have participated in this activity and then meet up with their drivers who take the responsibility to take them back to their lodges as the they enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the country.

Evening/ sunset hot air balloon.  

Evening Hot air balloon safaris always start at 4:00pm and end at 6:30pm and during this time, tourists enjoy the views of the beautiful sunset and get opportunities to sight see the beautiful scenery of the park and look at various wildlife species as they return to their dens after  a long day of them wandering around the park and they get chances to overlook at nocturnal species which are always getting ready for their hunt during evening hours and these animals include; bush babies, lions, civets among others. more so, these tourists who choose to go for evening hot air balloons can also always get chances to embark on other interesting activities such as; night game drives however, they tend to miss the opportunity of having the bush breakfast and the Champaign. Later, they are return to their respective residence where they have their dinner.


Tourists who decide to engage in Hot air balloon safaris in Murchison falls national park are always required to pay a fee of about 380 USD per person for the foreign residents and 925,000 Ugx for the African Citizens. However, the benefit of paying this fee is that it also covers other payments like; the flight insurance, the pilot fee, a third party insurance.

Contact our trusted tour operators in case of any more inquires and information about the hot air balloon safaris in Murchison falls national park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your hot air balloon safaris.

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