On this unforgettable day trip, discover the magic of hot air ballooning over Sri Lanka’s breathtaking landscape. Take off early in the morning and soar over the luxuriant jungles, undulating hills, and historic sites of this lovely island nation. Experience breathtaking aerial views that you won’t soon forget.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Sigiriya or Dambulla to start your day. You will then be driven to the launch site to meet your pilot and crew. You’ll board the balloon and ascend into the air following a safety briefing.
Some of Sri Lanka’s most famous sites, such as the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the Knuckles Mountain Range, and the Habarana Wetlands, will be visible as you float over the countryside. Even some wild elephants or other wildlife may be visible from the air.
You’ll take off and land back at the launch site after a roughly hour-long flight. You’ll then be driven back to your hotel for a sumptuous breakfast.
This is a truly exceptional and memorable way to see Sri Lanka. Today, reserve your hot air balloon tour and discover for yourself why it’s one of the most well-liked island activities.
05.15 - 06:15 a.m. - Transfer from the hotel to the Hot Air Balloon launch site. The time of pickup will be confirmed the evening before. 07.00 - 07:30 a.m. - Assisting the pilot and crew in preparing the balloon for takeoff with one's prior experience. Our experienced crew will assist you in preparing the 350 thousand cubic foot envelope for inflation, which will be almost as memorable as the journey itself. Enjoy the picturesque landscape as nature awakens to the first rays of the sun at sunrise. 08:00 - 08.30 a.m. - Landing followed by the efforts of our ground crew to retrieve the aircraft, with the pilot displaying his finest landing and maneuvering techniques. It's all part of the experience of flying. The final packing of the envelope and equipment, along with many laughs and photographs, contribute to the recollections. 08.30 – 09.30 a.m. -We head for a champagne toast and fruit juices as a way of acknowledging the reality of returning to life as seen from the ground. With your flight certificate in hand, you will return to your hotel with our driver and the pilot.