Hot Air Ballooning
Travel Tips

There is no prior medical fitness is mandatory for the flight. Though not everyone is fit for the ride in hot air balloons.  Pregnant women and individuals with high blood pressure must avoid the ride.Keep aside 4 hours for the trip aside excluding the activity.

  • Avoid ballooning on a turbulent day. Choose winter days for the trip.
  • The flight is organised during the month of September to March. The area stays too hot during the summer time. The temperature is unbearable at that time.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and sturdy shoes. If possible carry a moisturiser. The area is very dry and cool all year around during the morning time.
  • Young children tend to get tired easily. So, think before you take your little children. Children under the age 5 should not take this journey.
  • Always keep all your body parts inside the basket during the flight.
  • Follow the rules of climbing the hot-air balloon.
  • Stay at the right place during the trip. Do not hang around in the basket. It may trip.
  • Follow the words of the pilot in command.
  • Cover your face and all the body parts during the ride to avoid the dry wind.
  • Carry thermals to beat the chilling weather.
  • Ground wind velocity must be under 8 miles per hour. Anything more than that should be avoided.

If possible consider booking the morning flights. Evening flights get cancelled most of the time due to low light.

It is best to carry bottled water, comfortable clothes, moisturiser, hat and sunglasses during the trip. Avoid wearing flowy clothes which may make you uncomfortable. The best time to enjoy the ride is November to March.

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Route/ Place

New Delhi and the surrounding places of the capital is full of attractions to the tourists. The proximity to other popular destinations has made this place busy all around the year. Other than the historical buildings, monuments, museums, forts the city is offering hot air ballooning sports as a brand new adventure. This sport is taking its slow but steady space in the demand among the travellers due to the sheer level of excitement. This metro city is organizing balloon Mela at the Safdarjung airport during the month of November.

Places to Stay

How to Reach

  • New Delhi has Indira Gandhi International airport which is connected with all the major cities of the world and country. Domestic and international flights are available on regular basis.
  • Delhi has three major rail heads connecting north, south, east and west parts of the country. New Delhi railway station, old Delhi Railway station and HazratNizammudin railway station are the three major stations connected via trains of Indian railway on regular basis.
  • National highways are connecting this city with all the other metro cities of India. Private taxis, public buses, AC deluxe coaches are available on a regular basis to help the traveller roam around the northern part of the country.

Surrounding Attractions

The national capital is present with its arm full of offerings in terms of popular tourist places. Starting from historical sites to amusement places, everything is present in this city. india gate, RashtrapatiBhavan, Indira Gandhi Museum, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, JantarMantar, QutubMinar, Lotus temple, Akshardham temple, Raj Ghat, odhi garden, PuranaQuilla, Humayun tomb, Dilli hat and etc. Delhi is known for its small narrow alleys named after dishes. ParathaGalli is one of the famous one which is offering unique type of parathas to the people for years.

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