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Countries like Italy, France, and Dubai are famous around the globe for adventurous activities like a hot air balloon ride. Seeing the growing popularity of this activity now, you can go for a hot air balloon ride in India as well. Few places in India offer you a mesmerizing experience to watch the entire city from a massive height. Below we have listed 8 places that are perfect for a hot air balloon ride in India.

  1. Assolda Ground – Goa

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: October to March

Time Taken: 1 hour

Price: Rs. 10,000

Goa is one of the go-to destinations for travelers. The place boasts off numerous adventurous activities that include a ride in a hot air balloon. The one-hour long hot air balloon ride will offer you a stunning view of the city. Moreover, you can even have a view of sunrise and sunset in an exceptional way.

You can take a flight from Delhi or any city to South Goa airport, which is Dabolim Airport to visit Assola ground. Online travel websites such as Cleartrip will help you select the best flight that, too, at the best price, and on top of it, you can use Cleartrip coupons to get a discount.

  1. Lonavla – Maharashtra

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: October to May

Time Taken: 1 hour

Price: Rs. 6,000 to 12,000

The hot air balloon rides in Lonavla are available at Kamshet, which is approximately at the distance of 100 km from Mumbai. It makes for the perfect gateway destination for Mumbaikers and people living in cities around. The ride offers a scenic and mesmerizing panoramic view of greenery and all the sight in and around Lonavla. The maximum height of the hot air balloon ride in Lonavla is 4000 feet.

  1. Jaipur and Pushkar – Rajasthan

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: September to June

Time Taken: 1 hour

Price: Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 12,000

The capital city of Rajasthan and the city of temples Pushkar are ideal destinations for hot air- balloon ride. Nothing could be as alluring than watching the pink city and monuments from the height of 4000m. The flight also offers you the view of Aravali hills from close. You can even go to Pushkar for this thrilling experience.

  1. Taj Mahal- Uttar Pradesh

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: October to March

Time Taken: 20-25 minutes

Price: Rs. 5000-Rs. 7500

The exotic air balloon ride is available at the Taj Mahal. It is one of the best excursions with beautiful sights. What could be even best than having a look at the Mughal structures from the top? The ride is accorded at the height of 500, and you can have a look at the most of the sights around. The adventure is ideal for honeymooners and travelers.

  1. Mysore and Bidar – Karnataka

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: December to January

Time Taken: 60 to 90 minutes

Price: Rs. 8,000 to 12,000

Nothing could be as enchanting as observing sites at Hampi from the height of 500m. Karnataka is one of the perfect places in India for a hot air balloon ride. Every year 4 days long hot-air balloon festival takes place in the cities of Karnataka. People from around the country visit the city to participate in the festival.

  1. Damdama Lake and Neemrana – Gurugram

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: September to March

Time Taken: 1 hour

Price: Rs. 9,000 to 13,000

If you are a Delhite or reside in Gurugram or around, you do not have to travel to other cities, especially for a hot-air balloon ride. Damdama Lake is a perfect place for a picnic with family and friends, and now the place offers adventurous activities as well. The flight from Damdama Lake gives you a panoramic view of the city. The adventure activity is also organized at Neemrana, which is at a distance of 87 km from Gurugram.

  1. Manali- Himachal Pradesh

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: October to December and May to July

Time Taken: 15-20 minutes

Price: Rs. 900

Manali tops the list of places to visit in India. Besides boasting a wonderful climate throughout the year, the place also offers adventurous activities such as hot air balloon rides. People get to witness the landscape of the city in a different yet memorable way.

  1. Jeet Stadium- Bhopal

Best Time for Hot Air-Balloon Ride: October to March

Time Taken: 2 hours

Price: Rs. 800-Rs. 1000

This adventurous activity has recently started in Bhopal. However, it offers 2 hours long ride, and you can have a view of the mesmerizing sites around. The balloon does not go at much height, which makes it perfect for the people who have height phobia, plus it is priced reasonable as well.

Conclusion

Hot air balloon rides are new in India. Cities like Goa, Jaipur, Gurugram, Bhopal, and few others are ideal for this activity.