Hot Air Balloon Safari in Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is Tanzania’s biggest National Park, covering about 13,000 sq km and lies in the southern part of this beautiful, premium safari destination country. Ruaha National Park is a far cry from the busy tourist circuits of northern Tanzania, it boasts a baobab-decorated landscape and excellent game viewing for untouched Game and wilderness, through Game drives or foot safaris. However tourists are now exploring wildlife in Ruaha national Park by an adventurous experience on a floating ride in a Hot Air Balloon safari in Ruaha National Park – the biggest wildlife protected park in Tanzania.
This luxury experience of Hot Air balloon safari in Ruaha National Park is the invention from the Serengeti Balloon Safaris, which has been operating in central Serengeti since 1989 with a repute of having flown more than 250,000 visitors, The first official balloon ride in this Ruaha National Park successfully took flight on since to 2018 and thus still welcomes safari-goers visiting the Ruaha National park to enjoy an open-air wildlife ride from the top.
Renowned for its thick elephant population and remote location, Ruaha National Park has a distinguished topography of vast dry landscapes with the flowing the Great Ruaha River, a lifeline to wildlife in the region and thus Ariel views of a herd of elephants digging in the giant baobab trees; kudus and giraffes quenching thirst by the river, vigilant of the predators; a hundred birds chirp around your open-air flight will make your Hot Air Balloon Safari a redefined one.
This trip has the early morning flights that take up to 12 passengers for a spectacular wildlife game viewing experience which usually lasts for a full hour, passing above the river and seasonal tributaries where antelopes such as impalas and waterbucks are spotted around schools of hippos, hungry crocodiles and leopards, you will further view pride of lions, roaming free in the vast savannah, the cheetahs stalking in the grasslands along sneaky leopards tucking behind large rocks.
The minimum age for Hot Air Balloon Safari in Ruaha National Park is 7 years, there is no maximum age, though passengers must be relatively fit and able to climb in and out of the basket, hold on to rope handles and bend their knees. Ballooning is not recommended for anyone with health or mobility issues, or for pregnant women.
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