Hot Air Balloon Sunrise Flight Over The Serengeti in Tanzania

Few things in this world can get me out of bed at 3:30am. A sunrise hot air balloon flight over The Serengeti during our safari adventures in Tanzania was one of them. The entire safari experience is surreal but this in particular was a nice treat, especially since we were able to see things outside of our jeeps. We were picked up in the morning and drove about an hour to our balloon sight.

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We went early October and it was a bit chilly, especially that early in the morning. The air is refreshingly cool and crisp so jackets and a light scarf definitely came in handy! We caught the sun peeking out while they began to inflate our balloons and briefed us with a bit of safety and precautions.

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Shawn, our guide did a great job of following the winds and getting us a good view of all the stunning scenery. We caught some fun views of hippos, zebras, giraffes, elephants, and a few hyenas but the real treat is definitely the scenery. The entire experience was like being in a postcard, it was a stunning sunrise and chance to be up in the air.

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We ended our ballon ride with a bottomless mimosa outdoor English breakfast! All in all, it was a lovely experience. Definitely worth getting up early in the morning! And you get back midmorning so plenty of time for safari-ing post adventure!

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