Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali

Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali Highlights

  • Scenic Splendor: Soar above Manali's breathtaking landscapes with 360-degree views of the Himalayan mountains, valleys, and rivers.
  • Adventure and Serenity: Experience the thrill of a hot air balloon ride while enjoying the tranquility of the serene Himalayan surroundings.
  • Sunrise or Sunset Option: Choose between sunrise and sunset rides, each offering a unique and mesmerizing perspective of Manali.
  • Unforgettable Memories: Capture stunning aerial photographs and create lasting memories of your balloon adventure.
  • Expert Guidance: Enjoy a safe and guided experience, with experienced pilots ensuring your journey is both exciting and secure.

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali Overview

About Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali

The adventure to have a hot air balloon trip with the superb panorama of the hills around Manali in the Himalayas would be really interesting, exciting and enjoyable. Passengers get an amazing view as the colorful balloon moves upward through fields of snowy mountains, green-plunged hills, and winding rivers. The gentle breeze of the highlands makes one more at peace with nature while seeing the balloon floating overhead. With Manali’s incredible surroundings as the backdrop, the hot air balloon ride turns into an almost magical experience with an extraordinary viewpoint on this fairytale location. Manali hot air balloon ride can be one such experience where a person can view the rising of the Sun from above and see the picturesque views associated with the setting of that great orb in the sky; whether witnessing the sunrise or enjoying the colors of a sunset, the Manali.


Quick Facts 

➔ Location: Vashisht temple manali

➔ Activity Time: 10 - 15 minutes

➔ Service hours: 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

➔ Carrying capacity: 2–4 people

➔ Altitude: 300 feet above earth



  • Hot Air Balloon Flight Time: 5-7 Minutes
  • Up to 300 feet in the air


How to reach 

By Air 

➔ To reach the Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali by air, you can book a flight to Bhuntar Airport (KUU), which is the nearest airport to Manali, located about 50 kilometers away. 

➔ From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the launch site for the hot air balloon ride in Manali.

By Road

➔ To reach the Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali by road, you can drive to Manali via NH3 or NH154 from major cities like Delhi or Chandigarh. 

➔ Once in Manali, follow local directions to the specific launch site, usually near Solang Valley or other designated areas. Parking facilities are available near the launch site.

By Train

➔ To reach the Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali by train, the nearest major railway station is Joginder Nagar Railway Station, which is about 162 kilometers from Manali. 

➔ From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Manali. Hot air balloon ride launch sites are usually near Solang Valley or other designated areas in Manali.


About the Activity

  • Arrive at the activity location in Manali, receive a briefing, and prepare for the adventure.
  • Experience the Hot Air Balloon Trip in Manali, enjoying breathtaking views from 300 ft above the ground.
  • The balloon can accommodate up to 5 people, making it ideal for group bookings with loved ones.
  • Float in the vast sky with your partners, creating unforgettable memories.
  • Admire panoramic views of snow-clad mountains and the bird's eye perspective of the hill station.
  • Safety is a top priority, with highly skilled guides overseeing the Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali.
  • Capture these cherished moments with photographs and end your journey on a joyful note.
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Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali Reviews


Sanjay Tyagi

A Dreamy Adventure:

Booking the Manali Hot Air Balloon Ride with BanBanjara was a dream come true. Floating high above the mountains was strange, and the company's expertise made the experience unforgettable.


Kavita Mehta

Thrill and Tranquility:

This ride provided the ideal balance of thrill and tranquillity. BanBanjara's personnel assured our safety and comfort throughout, making it a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.


Ramesh Saini

Quality Family Time:

We booked the ride for our family, and it was an unforgettable bonding experience. The views of the mountains from above were spectacular. Thank you very much, BanBanjara!


Sunita Gupta

Picturesque Proposal:

I proposed on our balloon trip, and the breathtaking scenery of Manali made it even more meaningful. BanBanjara assisted me in creating the perfect proposal.


Deepak Yadav

Friendly Crew:

The BanBanjara crew was not only professional but also really kind. They gave useful information about the location, making the visit even more delightful.


Neelam Joshi

Excellent Value:

BanBanjara's bundle was excellent value for money. The experiences and sights we took were invaluable.


Pooja Choudhary

Unique Honeymoon event:

For our honeymoon, we chose the Hot Air Balloon Ride, which was an extraordinarily unique and romantic event. We cannot express how grateful we are to BanBanjara.


Sunil Verma

Safe and Secure:

We prioritized safety, and BanBanjara delivered. We were put at ease by the skilled pilots and well-maintained equipment.


Meena Singh

Panoramic Photography:

The vistas from the balloon were a photographer's dream. We took wonderful images that we will treasure for the rest of our lives.


Rajesh Sharma

A Must-Do in Manali:

Booking a Hot Air Balloon Ride with BanBanjara is an essential must if you're in Manali. It's an unforgettable event that will leave you speechless.

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Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali FAQs

What is the best time of the year to enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali?

Hot Air Balloon rides in Manali are typically available from May to September when the weather is most suitable for ballooning. However, it's best to check with the service provider for specific dates and availability.

Are there any age or weight restrictions for passengers?

While there are no strict age limits, passengers should be physically fit to stand for the duration of the flight. Weight restrictions may apply, so check with the specific details.

Is the Hot Air Balloon Ride safe, and what safety measures are in place?

Safety is a top priority, and professional pilots, well-maintained equipment, and safety protocols in place. Passengers will receive a safety briefing before the flight.

How many passengers can a single Hot Air Balloon accommodate?

Hot Air Balloons in Manali typically accommodate 4-10 passengers, depending on the size of the balloon. Sometimes we offer private rides for couples or small groups.

What should I wear for a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Manali?

Dress in layers, as temperatures can vary during the flight. Wear comfortable clothing, closed-toe shoes, and don't forget a hat and sunglasses for sun protection.

Is it possible to book a Hot Air Balloon Ride for a special occasion or proposal?

Absolutely! Many times we offer options for special occasions like proposals or celebrations. You can discuss your ideas for a personalized experience.

Can I take photographs during the Hot Air Balloon Ride?

Yes, it's encouraged to capture the breathtaking views. Make sure to bring a camera or smartphone with you to document the experience.

What if the weather is not suitable on the scheduled day of the ride?

Safety is a priority, and flights may be postponed or rescheduled in case of unfavorable weather conditions. We will work with you to find an alternative date.

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 30% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 60% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 100% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be cancelled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveller an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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