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Information

Department of Tourism (GTDC), Government of Goa has exclusively collaborated with Tiger Balloon Safaris to provide Hot Air Balloon flights in the state of Goa. Tiger Balloon Safaris started as the hot air balloon brand of Camping Retreats of India Pvt. Ltd. and progressing as a multiproduct brand in field of adventure tourism, headquartered at New Delhi. Tiger Balloon Safaris has successfully completed more than 07 years of commercial operations with more than 6,000 highly satisfied passengers that ha ve carried back memories of a lifetime.

Specific Details.

Your flight begins with the inflation of the balloon by motorized fans. Upon inflation, you will join your pilot in the beautiful handcrafted wicker basket. The luxurious, oversized basket has plenty of room to allow everyone to enjoy the flight to the fullest.

As you gently leave the Earth, you'll be amazed at how light the balloon feels. During the flight you have unobstructed 360-degree views, allowing for breathtaking photographs. Your pilot will explore a variety of altitudes, up to 2,500 feet in the air for a marvelous overview of romantic experiences in Goa, to just under 500 feet from the ground where you are able to see the sights and sounds of the beautiful state.

Throughout your flight, our ground crew follows your balloon over grounds and roads so that they can be ready and waiting for you upon landing, always a gala occasion.

Itinerary

Note: Call the check in number (+91 9999742000) or email on tigerballonsafaris@gmail.com to get the latest details on the weather, meeting time and make sure the flight is still going ahead.

2 hours before sunrise if coming from North Goa & 60 minutes before sunrise for South Goa. Meet the driver at the reception of your hotel for pick up to a launch site.

20 minutes before sunrise, Arrive at launch site, last check of the weather before we get the balloon off the trailer and start the inflation process. Stand back and watch or join in the excitement. It's up to you.

10 minutes before Sunrise, Take off! Sail across the skies of the South Goa for the next hour taking in the fantastic views and the magic of being in a hot air balloon.

40-50 Minutes after Sunrise, Land the balloon, pack everything back into the trailer and head back to the hotel.

Details of the Hot Air Balloon.

Standard Balloon Flight:
Rs. 11000 per person

Our shared hot air balloon rides for groups a truly unforgettable experience. From families and smaller groups of three or four, right up to an entire basket of 10 people, Tiger Balloon Safaris Flights is here to fulfill your hot air ballooning dreams.

  • Greeting and registration on arrival at the site.
  • Briefing by your pilot.
  • Approximate 45 mins - 1 hour of balloon flight over/around South Goa .
  • Complete flight Insurance.
  • Tea/ coffee & light refreshments served at the launch site.
  • International standards of safety & security.
  • Presentation of certificate signed by your pilot (on request).
  • Transport back to your original launch site.

Private Balloon Flight:
Rs. 55000 per person

Enjoy the intimacy of an exclusive balloon flight for just you and your special guest (with a pilot of course). Our exclusive flights for two passengers are ideal for proposals, anniversaries, and special occasions or just as a special treat for you and your guest.

  • Greeting and registration on arrival at the site.
  • Your own private pilot and crew.
  • Champagne on board your flight (weather permitting).
  • Approximate 45 mins - 1 hour of balloon flight over/around South Goa.
  • Complete flight Insurance.
  • Tea/ coffee & light refreshments served at the launch site.
  • International standards of safety & security.
  • Presentation of certificate signed by your pilot (on request).
  • Free pick up and drop to/ from your hotel.

Safety & Security

Permit/ License

Tiger Balloon Safaris is fully licensed under an Air Operators Permit (AOP) as issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation/ Directorate General of Civil Aviation – Government of India. We are a certified Aircraft Maintenance Organization (AMO) and a Continuing Airworthiness Organization (CAMO).

Pilot

All our pilots have thousands of hours of flying experience, our team comprises internationally licensed Balloon Pilots from Europe, USA, Australia, & India.

Equipment

All our balloons are imported from Cameron Balloons, UK and are of the highest quality and are regularly inspected by DGCA approved facility to ensure they remain in perfect working order. Cameron Balloons is the most experienced and largest manufacturer of hot-air balloons in the world.

Passenger Liability Insurance

Every passenger is comprehensively insured as per international aviation standards. A copy of our insurance policy can be provided on request.

FAQ

HOW LONG IS THE FLIGHT?
About an hour, depending on prevailing weather conditions and suitability of landing sites, but you should allow at least 2-3 hours for the whole experience.


HOW HIGH WILL WE GO?
As high as 3,000ft - although this does vary from area to area and depends on airspace restrictions.


WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Comfortable, casual clothing is always recommended on our ballooning excursions. The temperature in the balloon is about the same as it is on the ground, so be sure to dress appropriately for the day's anticipated temperatures. On any given day, we recommend: Closed toe shoes, Sunscreen, Hat , Sunglasses, Light jacket, Camera.


WHEN DO WE FLY?
We schedule flights only in morning, seven days a week during the Indian ballooning season which is usually October to May.


WHAT DO I DO IF MY FLIGHT IS CANCELLED?
If your flight is cancelled, don't worry because you can just book onto another flight of your choice within same ballooning season or we will initiate a Full Refund.

For Further Details Contact:

Reservation Office : +91 9999742000/011 26139096