Hot air balloon ride in Dubai is an exciting way to witness the bird’s eye view of this grand land while experiencing adrenaline going mad inside your veins. Dubai is a land of golden sands, gilded luxuries and wonders of architecture in the form of sky-kissing towers and gorgeous structures. Besides, it has also evolved as a major tourist destination for those looking for thrill and adventure. There are numerous adventure activities you can try in Dubai ranging from easy ones to extreme ones.
Apart from scuba diving, desert safari, sandboarding, bungee jumping etc., hot air balloon ride is one of the most sought-after adventure sports you can indulge in on your trip to Dubai. This activity offers you a thrilling experience of gliding over the cliffs and barren landscapes of Dubai and sand dunes of Arabian Desert and offers some breathtaking views that will please your vision. Among so many adventurous rides like camel ride, 4x4 vehicle ride, cruise ride, hot air balloon offers a distinctive ride altogether.
The tour begins with you being picked up early in the morning at 8:30 AM from your hotel, from where, you are taken to Margham, which is a 30-minute drive from Dubai, located next to Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. There, you meet your instructor who gives you a safety briefing on Dubai hot air balloon ride. Post which, you climb inside the basket that can seat up to 24 people, with an experienced pilot. Feel your heart thumping as the balloon starts to drift upward.
While the hot air balloon starts to soar above the land, while gazing at the splendid views of the distant lands, listen carefully to the commentary by your pilot who gives some interesting information about the geology and wildlife of the region. Enjoy the ride and click pictures of the vast stretch of desert and dunes therein. You stay up on the ride for a duration of approximately 1 hour. When your balloon comes back down and touches the land, you are served cold refreshments to wash down the extraordinary experience of the flight. Upon landing, you are also awarded a flight certificate as a memento. After your hot air balloon ride in Dubai, you will be transported back to your hotel.