May 16, 2022
CM Content Team
Imagine the glorious rays of the sun touching your face and the gentle breeze caressing your hair while you glide amidst the clouds! Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? A hot air balloon ride has caught the fancy of many travellers and explorers hungry for new experiences. Watching a giant colourful floating balloon in the air may look fascinating, but being inside it thousands of feet above the ground is a whole new and exciting experience. There are many destinations where you can take a nice hot air balloon ride in India. So, whether you’re looking to take a trip with your family, friends, or that special someone, here are some destinations you can visit to try the hot air balloon ride in India.
Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Agra is one of the best destinations to enjoy an exhilarating balloon ride in India. You can enjoy an aerial view of the Taj Mahal and several other architectural marvels and historical monuments as you glide far up from the land and into the sky. So whether you’re on a family vacation to witness the artistic brilliance of this town, or you’re taking your special someone to the city of love to pop the big question, this would be the perfect location.
Where to Stay in Agra - After a long and exhilarating hot air balloon ride, check into The Ramada Plaza, Agra, and unwind with the finest amenities and some of the top-notch services in the city.
You may have enjoyed the beautiful sunsets of Goa submerged in the ocean, but imagined how breathtaking Goa must be with a bird’s eye view? Goa is undoubtedly one of the top destinations to enjoy a hot air balloon ride in India. You can fly 2000 feet above the quaint village of Assolda in Quepem, South Goa, and experience the green fields and sandy beaches of Goa like never before.
Where to Stay in Goa - After a glorious experience flying over Assolda, take a scenic drive to Club Mahindra Emerald Palms Resort or Club Mahindra Varca, or Club Mahindra Acacia Palms, all located in South Goa. If you want, book your holiday in Club Mahindra Assonora, which is our first resort in North Goa. Enjoy the rest of the day reminiscing about the beautiful experience while relaxing at the spa and enjoying the tastefully curated amenities that add more joy to your holiday.
A 3-hour drive from Mumbai, Lonavala is one of the best weekend getaways around the city. But while everyone flocks at Tiger Point to take that sunrise selfie, you could have a unique experience flying through the hills in Kamshet. There are early morning and evening rides to choose from. Enjoy a beautiful sunset in the hot air balloon flying over dense green forests and beautiful lakes and dams.
Where to Stay in Kamshet – Check out some of Club Mahindra’s partner hotels in Kamshet and around.
Darjeeling is known for the many adventure sports that let you enjoy its scenic beauty in the most exhilarating way. While paragliding and rafting are some experiences you can enjoy here, a hot air balloon ride is something you can take with your friends and family and enjoy the beautiful scenery from up above together with them. The crisp and cold air and the panoramic landscapes of the mighty mountains around make for an extraordinary experience and a top destination for an exciting hot balloon ride in India.
Where to Stay in Darjeeling – Book your holiday at Summit Hermon, Club Mahindra’s associate property in Darjeeling.
The gorgeous Havelis, crystal clear lakes, and colourful bazaars of Jaipur look so special from up above in a hot air balloon. It’s one of the most unique experiences you can enjoy in this picturesque city rich in culture and heritage. Whether you choose a standard flight or an exclusive flight for just you and your family and friends, the experience will surely be extraordinary.
Where to Stay in Jaipur - If you’re looking for more adventure-filled activities to do along with the hot air balloon ride then head to Club Mahindra Jaipur. From dining by the poolside to an art station for kids, you will have many stories to tell your friends back home from this trip for sure.
As you can see, you don't have to travel too far to try a hot air balloon ride in India. You can experience hot balloon rides and other adventure activities in India that offer you an unforgettable experience. So, plan a trip to one of these destinations and get ready to make some memories.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.