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Hot Air Ballooning  
The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. It is in a class of aircraft known as balloon aircraft. On Nov 21, 1783, in Paris, France, the first untethered manned flight was made by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes in a hot air balloon created on Dec 14, 1782 by the Montgolfier brothers. Hot air balloons that can be propelled through the air rather than just being pushed along by the wind are known as airships or, more specifically, thermal airships.
 
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Hot Air Ballooning The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. It is in a class of aircraft known as balloon aircraft. On Nov 21, 1783, in Paris, France, the first untethered manned flight was made by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes in a hot air balloon created on Dec 14, 1782 by the Montgolfier brothers. Hot air balloons that can be propelled through the air rather than just being pushed along by the wind are known as airships or, more specifically, thermal airships.

A hot air balloon consists of a bag called the envelope that is capable of containing heated air. Suspended beneath is a gondola or wicker basket (in some long-distance or high-altitude balloons, a capsule), which carries passengers and (usually) a source of heat, in most cases an open flame. The heated air inside the envelope makes it buoyant since it has a lower density than the relatively cold air outside the envelope. As with all aircraft, hot air balloons cannot fly beyond the atmosphere. Unlike gas balloons, the envelope does not have to be sealed at the bottom since the air near the bottom of the envelope is at the same pressure as the surrounding air.Get A Free Quote In today's sport balloons the envelope is generally made from nylon fabric and the mouth of the balloon (closest to the burner flame) is made from fire resistant material such as Nomex. Beginning in the mid-1970s, balloon envelopes have been made in all kinds of shapes, such as hot dogs, rocket ships, and the shapes of commercial products, though the traditional shape remains popular for most non-commercial, and many commercial, applications.
1. How do I book a balloon flight?
To book a flight simply call us at +(91)-(11)-43000800 (100lines) or visit our website: www.india-tours.net

2. When are flights available?
The main flying season is from mid September to the end of March.

3. What is the best time of year to fly?
There is no “best time” to fly. We will only fly when the weather is suitable and between September to March, the weather is very Ballooning - friendly in most parts of Rajasthan.

4. What time of day do the flights take place?
Balloon flights usually take place within two hours of dawn and around two hours before dusk, as this is when the winds are most stable. Times do vary throughout the year but basically the meeting times are around 5.30 am and 4:00 pm.

5. Where do we meet?
We shall pick you up from your hotel/residence and take you to the launch site. Driving you back to your hotel/residence after the flight shall also be taken care by us.

6. How long does it take?
Ballooning is an experience and not to be rushed through. One should allocate approximately 3 to 4 hours for the whole experience, wherein the actual time in the air is approximately one hour.

7. What happens if the weather is unsuitable for ballooning?
Ballooning is very weather dependent. You will be informed if the weather is unsuitable. If so is the case, you simply re-book for another convenient day. Alternatively, you will receive full refund of your booking amount.

8. What does flying in a balloon feel like?
Standing in a hot air balloon doesn't feel the same as standing on the edge of a cliff or being in an aircraft - you float gently along with the breeze so there's no sensation of movement. The balloon does not so much as leave the ground as the ground leaves the balloon! You shall feel no acceleration or movement as you do in a lift oran aircraft. We float gently along with the wind; ballooning is a calm experience.

9. How high does the balloon fly?
A balloon flies at different heights up to 5,000 feet. Our highly skilled pilots are experts at skimming the treetops and controlling the altitude of the balloon for the best visual experience.

10. How many people will be in the balloon?
On a standard flight you will join a group of 4 to 8 people depending upon the balloon that you are flying in. For your comfort, the balloon baskets are divided into compartments.

11. Is there an age or weight restriction?
There is no upper age limit, passengers must be able to stand for atleast one hour. Children must be at least 6 years of age and 1.5 m tall (to see over the sides of basket).

12. Can I fly if I am pregnant?
You will be unable to take a balloon flight if you are pregnant.

13. Can I fly if I have a disability or a medical condition?
If you have a disability, medical condition or have recently undergone a surgery, it's best to check with your doctor to ensure you're fit to fly. However, we're unable to fly anyone who is confined to a wheelchair. It is very important that you disclose any medical or physical condition that could be considered to affect your safety or the safety of others. You must not fly if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


Location: Jaipur, Ranthambore, Udaipur, Delhi NCR & Neemrana
US$ 225/person

Flight Locations
  • Jaipur
  • Pushkar
  • Ranthambore
  • NCR & Neemrana
  • Udaipur

Flight Timings
Flight Timings Morning Flight Evening Flight
Oct - Nov 6.15 am 4.00 pm
Dec-Feb 6.15 am 4.00 pm
March 6.15 am No flights due to heat