Hot Air Balooning
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Travel Tips

  • There are 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.
  • 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 tends 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.



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Route/ Place

The land of Kings, Rajasthan is the most attractive tourist destinations for world-wide travellers. Any tourist visiting India can’t turn back the call of this highly exquisite state. This culturally enriched state of India is offering platter full of options to all those making a visit at this place. The main attractions of this state is royal palaces and forts with magnificent architecture, colourful handicrafts, classical music, classical dance forms, delicious cuisines. This is called as the state of culture and heritage because of its grandiosity. A camel ride or a night long camping in the middle on the TharDesert may stay as the most fantasying experience for years.

India had a short of offerings in adventurous sports in its area other than mountains and hilly regions. There were huge demand in various type of activities other than mountaineering and hiking. So, hot air ballooning has been introduced in the year 2009 at the state capital Jaipur, the pink city. Later, the ballooning was inaugurated at Ranthambhore National Park and Pushkar Fair. The service is available at Udaipur also.

Within the days of introduction, hot air ballooning has become one of the popular tourist sports around this state because of its sheer level of thrilling experience. The scenery from the ride is breath-taking and provides a bird’s eye view to all travellers.The animals at the park can be seen roaming without a fear by sipping tea or coffee at the basket during the ride.

 
Places to Stay

 
How to Reach

  • Jaipur has domestic and internationally connected airport at a distance of 7 km. all the major cities of India and abroad is well-connected with this city via various carriers. Udaipur has the airport placed 20km outside the city. The airport is named as MaharanaPratap Airport. This is connected via domestic carriers with other parts of India. To reach Ranthambhore, one must come via Jaipur airport which is at a distance of 180 km.
  • Jaipur has the major railhead in this state named as the same. Indian railway is connecting this city with other metro cities of India on daily basis. Palace on wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels make the stop at this station also. Udaipur is completely connected by trains with other major cities of India. There are daily superfast expresses are available for the comfort of the travellers. Luxurious train Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels make a stop at this station also. Ranthambhore is connected via SwaiMadhopur railway station. Many trains of Indian Railway delivers passengers here.
  • Jaipur is completely connected via road national highways and state highways with all over Indian metro cities. There are daily deluxe AC coaches, public buses are available from the New Delhi to Jaipur, Udaipur and SwaiMadhopur. Tourist can come via rented cars or private cars also.

 
Surrounding Attractions

Rajasthan has full of tourist options present for the delight of the visitors. Jaipur, the pink city is the state capital offering delicacies like HawaMahal, Jaigarh Fort, JantarMantar, Nahagarh Fort, Birla planetarium, Laxmi Narayan Temple, City Palace and Museum, Amber Fort, JalMahal, Albert Hall, GovindDevji Temple, Hanuman temple, Akshardham temple, Surya Mandir, Galtaji temple and etc.

Udaipur is the lake city of Rajasthan bustling with huge number of tourist attractions. City Palace of Udaipur, Lake Palace, Jag mandir, Monsoon palace, Jagdish temple, Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Ahar Museum, Silpgram and etc. are popular attractions of this historical kingdom of MewarRana.

Ranthambhore is famous for the national park full of tigers, the pride of India. Leopard, nilgai, sloth bear, sambar, hyena, wild boar are often spotted in the forest area. There are safari rides available on top of canter or open gypsy.

 
Emergency No.

It is best to carry bottled water, comfortable clothes, moisturiser, hat and sunglasses during the trip.

Emergency nos.

  • Police: 100
  • Fire: 101
  • Ambulance: 102