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Hot Air Ballooning

Being in a hot air balloon is quite literally a great high. For one, it is among the most sought after forms of adventure that people are looking to attempt.

It offers breathtaking views from a vantage position that not everything can afford, and gives you the ability to let go and surrender yourself to the devices of technology and nature entirely. Hot air ballooning has gained so much peal that it is among the most commonly practiced adventure activities in India. Available at various cities, hot air ballooning is, today, among the most popular forms of adventure activity. The most popular destinations for hot air ballooning in India include Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Ranthambore, Hampi and Jaipur. What makes the experiences here more special is that they are among the most picturesque cities in India, and the spectacle from the altitude is only enhanced by the beauty of the cities themselves. Whether it be the delicate pink sandstone of the monuments and structures, the rushing green of the forests or even dazzling gold of the Jaisalmer fort, there is a vivid palette of colours that mingle to show you exquisite shades down on the earth. You may also be able to try your hand at hot air ballooning at the Dhanchiri Camp in Gurgaon. If you are looking to plan a ballooning trip in India, do ensure that you make it between the months of October and March. This is the time when the climate is more moderate, and the experience can be enjoyed fully. If you look for a hot air balloon experience during the summers, it is best to begin in the early hours of the morning before the sun comes out. It takes a lot of mental and physical energy to actually go on a hot air balloon. Those with blood pressure or heart ailments should avoid this altogether. Given that you are only allowed to stand for the duration of your ride which could last several hours, you should be in physical condition to endure it. Wear good shoes, a cap and sunglasses, and carry a pair of gloves with you. it is best to avoid taking children as they will not be able to enjoy the experience, or view very much from the balloon since its walls are four feet high. It is mandatory that you go through professionals who are certified by the FAA. Flights must be approved by the Director General of Civil Aviation. The crew, passengers and equipment must be insured and the operator must adhere to all the stipulated guidelines strictly.

 

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