The royal state of Rajashthan has been blessed with picturesque landscape and lovely vistas that can best be explored through a hot air balloon. Though it is a new kind of adventure activity in India but it is slowly becoming extremely popular. Hot air ballooning in Rajasthan is offered at Pushkar and Jaipur. Fly above the vibrant landscape of these two lovely cities.
While on one side, the colorful views of the Pushkar festival from up above takes your breath away, on the other hand, admiring the magnificent architectural marvels and bustling markets of Jaipur proves to be a real treat for your eyes. A ride in the air gives the traveler a chance to view the places with a different perspective. Each balloon can carry up 4 to 8 people at a time.
The facility of hot air balloon ride is available all across these places but they are subject to prior booking. There are ride operators at both the places who organize balloon safari tours on a regular basis. Generally, the duration of these rides is 1 hour, including balloon flights and refreshments. Hot air ballooning is truly a wonderful and unforgettable experience. Hot air balloon ride is available in the morning during sunrise and in the evening during sunset.
Duration: 1 – 3 hours (approx.)
Fee: INR 9000 to INR 13,000(approx.)
Best Time for Hot air ballooning: October to April
Maximum elevation of the balloon- 1200 feet from the ground (approx.)
Recommendations- Wear comfortable clothes and do not forget to carry sunglasses.