Things to do in Tanzania

3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari

3 Days Serengeti balloon safari is a Tanzania wildlife viewing experience which will start in Arusha, with an opportunity to visit Serengeti National Park which is one of the most popular safari destination in the northern part of Tanzania, and Africa as a whole.

This 3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari will see you enjoying some of the top and most sought after activities in Serengeti National Park such as extensive game drives in the morning and in the afternoon or evening. You will also get to enjoy a hot air balloon ride experience, and enjoy an aerial view over the vast savannah of the Serengeti Plains.

During the 3 days Serengeti balloon safari, you will also search for wildlife species such as the big 5 like elephants, lions, leopards, rare rhinos and buffalos and other wildlife species like wildebeests, zebras, hippos, antelopes, kudu, dik dik, cheetahs, giraffes, impalas, hartebeests among so many other animals in Serengeti National Park.

You will get to explore the central plains of Serengeti national park, the Seronera Area which teems with the highest densities of animals in the Serengeti, during this short Tanzania safari which will end with drop off in Arusha.

Note that this 3 Days Serengeti Balloon safari can be customized as per your liking and preference, and definitely budget.

Safari highlights of 3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari

Day 1: Pick up and drive to Serengeti national park

Day 2: Hot air balloon safari and game drive

Day 3: Departure

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and drive to Serengeti national park

Your guide will welcome you in Arusha on the 1st day of your safari and you will also have a short briefing about the safari. You will start your drive to Serengeti national park which is known for the wildebeest migration and also for numerous wildlife species.

3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari
Wildebeests in Serengeti

You will engage in a game drive around Serengeti national park as you explore the vast savannah and acacia woodlands in search of wildlife species like elephants, lions, buffalos, hippos, giraffes, elands, impalas, zebras, wildebeests, dik dik among others. After your game drive around the national park, your guide will drive you back to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Osinon camps and lodges.

Day 2: Hot air balloon safari and game drive

After waking up early at your lodge in Serengeti national park, your guide will drive you to the starting point of the hot air balloon safari in serengeti National Park, where you will be briefed about the Serengeti hot air balloon safari activity. You will get into the hot air balloon and start your experience over the savannah plains of the national park as you enjoy seeing wildlife species and an aerial view of the national park. After the hot air balloon ride, you will return to the landing site, enjoy an English breakfast and champagne and enjoy interacting with each other. You will meet your guide thereafter and continue with your Serengeti National Park safari. After lunch, you will yet again engage in an afternoon game drive in quest for different wildlife species such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, buffalos, zebras, antelopes, wildebeests, impalas, kudu, giraffes, hippos among others. Your dinner and overnight will be at Osinon camps and lodges.

3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari
hot air balloons in serengeti national park

Day 3: Departure

On the last day of your 3 Days Serengeti Balloon safari, you shall enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge, check out of the lodge and proceed for departure via the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, back to Arusha town where you driver guide shall leave you, bringing your 3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari to an end.

End of 3 Days Serengeti Balloon Safari

Price Includes:

  • All day game drives as per itinerary
  • Accommodation for the duration of the safari
  • 4×4 land cruiser safari vehicle
  • Professional English speaking safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • Hot air balloon ride rates
  • All meals on the safari
  • Drinking water in the safari vehicle
  • Government taxes


Price excludes:

  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature (laundry, beverages, etc.)
  • Any hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any items not included in the itinerary


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