The view of the world changes with height, the world looks a lot different and a lot more beautiful from atop a mountain, this much we all know. But you know what’s better? Soaring in the air as you take in the sights. And that’s what this article is all about, because I believe that a hot air balloon ride can be an unforgettable experience and a lot of people believe that it is an activity that is not available to partake in India. Well, it’s time to change that, here’s a list of the top destinations to take a hot air balloon ride in India,
The party capital of India isn’t all about, the sun, sand and the sea. There are loads of other activities that one can partake in. And the most exciting among all the activities is taking a ride on a hot air balloon. The sight of the Goan landscape and watching the sun rise and set from and in the horizon that looks like its right beyond the sea is a sight that you will never be able to unsee.
– New Delhi and Haryana
In the months of September to March, you can witness the capital of the country like you have never before. The balloon ascends to a height of 5,000 feet and is an exciting and thrilling experience. Flights begin at 6 am, 4 pm and 7 pm from Damdama lake, Sohna and Neerana.
Lonavala near Mumbai has always been the go-to weekend getaway for all Mumbaikars. Kamshet near Lonavala offers its visitors a chance to take in the beautiful sights of the lush green landscape and the vibrant waterfalls that the stunning area is filled with from atop a hot air balloon that is soaring at a height of 4,000 feet and it is a sight to behold.
Ever thought about taking in the regal and rustic charm of the state of Rajasthan from the air? No? Well, visit Pushkar and Jaipur to make this experience your own and witness the Aravalli range, the ornate and historical forts and stunning lakes that the pink city offers.
– Uttar Pradesh
Ascend on a hot air balloon from the Taj Mahal and watch, as one of the most beautiful sights in the country becomes more beautiful when coupled with the beautiful hues in the sky and the horizon acting as a backdrop. With a height of only 500 meters, the hot air balloon rides in Uttar Pradesh offers an up close and personal look at the magnificent structures in the area.
Another destination that offers an up close and personal look at the ancient and ornate structures in the area by keeping the hot air balloon ascension to 500 meters can be found in Hampi. Watch in awe as the stunning stone structures do the impossible and become even more beautiful than they are.
And that’s it, a list of the top destinations to take a hot air balloon ride in India. Also, if you ever find yourself craving an adventure on land, the best way to do it, is on two wheels and the best place to rent yourself a pair of wheels is Wheelstreet!