Hot Air Ballooning
Q. What is the duration of the hot air balloon flight?
A. Approx. 60 minutes (+/- 15 minutes)
Q. Where is the flying location?
A. We have 4 launch sites for hot air ballooning near Lonavala. Depending on weather conditions, the pilot decides the launch location. You will be informed about the exact flying site few hours before the flight.
Q. What is the reporting time?
A. The reporting time for the ride are mentioned below:
October to Jan: 6:00 am
February to April: 6:15 am
Q. Why don’t you have flights during the day?
A. The weather conditions, wind speed etc. are not suitable during the day for hot air balloon rides.
Q. How high will we fly?
A. Between 1,000 feet to 4,000 feet high.
Q. How far will we fly?
A. The distance covered while flying depends on the wind. You will cover a distance of approx. 12 to 15 km or less.
Q. Can I fly the ballon?
A. No. You will not be allowed to take control or fly the balloon. We have licensed pilots to fly the balloon for you and take you for the ride.
Q. Where will the Hot Air Balloon land?
A. As hot air balloons cannot be steered, it is not possible to know the exact landing location. The pilot will start looking for a suitable location to land after about 45 minutes of flying.