About Hot Air Balloon Dubai

  • Witness spectacular views and chase the rising sun with a one-of-a-kind Hot Air Balloon Dubai ride. Get a chance to soar high up above the rolling sand dunes of the Desert Safari Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve , from a height of up to 4,000 feet in the air. An adventurous experience, a hot air balloon ride in Dubai offers you the chance to catch sights of the magnificent landscapes of the deserts of Dubai. The Hot Air balloon Dubai also ensures the highest safety and quality standards for guests, and includes an experienced pilot as well as a guide who will guarantee you an even more memorable experience of flying over this middle eastern city.
  • Right from taking off early in the morning and catching sights of the vibrant sunrise, to enjoying bird’s eye views of the landscapes and towering skyscrapers of Dubai, the hot air balloon ride will make you feel like you are experiencing magic. The stunning vistas and the diverse colours of the land down below also make for phenomenal photographs, and for memories that are sure to last a lifetime. The hot air balloon ride Dubai is an incredible experience, predominantly due to the terrific flying conditions that the city offers, including pleasant weather, good quality and speed of air, etc., in addition to surreal landscapes, and amazing views, that add to it.

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With a Hot Air Balloon Dubai experience, you will get a chance to explore the iconic desert of Dubai from the air, whilst enjoying flying amidst clouds, capturing views of the camels migrating down below and a lot more. Starting just before sunrise, the activity also gives you a chance to catch a glimpse of the verdant natural beauty of Dubai from the sky, as you get captivated by the sights of its tall buildings, stunning architectural wonders, as well as the natural landscapes and its flora and fauna. A hot air balloon ride Dubai can also be combined with several other activities, wherein you can enjoy a breakfast at a traditional Bedouin camp, or view birds of prey such as falcons from up close. You can also enjoy adventure activities like camel safari and dune bashing dubai after a hot air balloon ride Dubai.

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  • Witness the breathtaking sunrise vistas amidst Dubai's pristine skies aboard a captivating hot air balloon ride

  • Book the Hot Air Balloon tickets and delight in the awe-inspiring panorama of Dubai's skyline as you gracefully glide over the Arabian Desert

  • Enjoy the convenience and comfort of being picked up and dropped off directly at your Dubai hotel, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free adventure

  • Capture cherished memories with the magnificent Peregrine Falcon during your enchanting hot air balloon excursion, perfect for an unforgettable photo opportunity

  • Marvel at an array of captivating local wildlife, including majestic camels and graceful wild gazelles, from an impressive altitude surpassing 4000 ft, creating an extraordinary aerial encounter

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departure.
  • Passenger pick up time in between 3 AM to 5 AM depending sunrise time and hotel location.
  • The Hot Air Balloon in Dubai package depends on the subject to availability.
  • Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along with the pick-up route as this is a shared transfer.
  • Passengers are not allowed to carry Gun, Lighter, Professional zoom camera, Luggage Bag, Alcohol and Knife.
  • Either Passport copy / Emirates Id / UAE Driving License are required at the time of arrival.
  • Passengers having serious Heart, knee & back bone surgery/ problems and any other medical conditions are not allowed.
  • Passengers who had major surgery, broken leg/arm or any chronic back or neck pain or injuries in the last 6 months are not allowed.
  • Ladies who are more than 3 months pregnant, kids below 5 years of age and adults above 80 years of age are not allowed to participate in the Hot Air Balloon.
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Deluxe Ride With Breakfast And Falcon Photography with Transfers
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  • Witness the breathtaking sunrise vistas amidst Dubai's pristine skies aboard a captivating hot air balloon ride

  • Book the Hot Air Balloon tickets and delight in the awe-inspiring panorama of Dubai's skyline as you gracefully glide over the Arabian Desert

  • Enjoy the convenience and comfort of being picked up and dropped off directly at your Dubai hotel, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free adventure

  • Capture cherished memories with the magnificent Peregrine Falcon during your enchanting hot air balloon excursion, perfect for an unforgettable photo opportunity

  • Marvel at an array of captivating local wildlife, including majestic camels and graceful wild gazelles, from an impressive altitude surpassing 4000 ft, creating an extraordinary aerial encounter

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departure.
  • Passenger pick up time in between 3 AM to 5 AM depending sunrise time and hotel location.
  • The Hot Air Balloon in Dubai package depends on the subject to availability.
  • Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along with the pick-up route as this is a shared transfer.
  • Passengers are not allowed to carry Gun, Lighter, Professional zoom camera, Luggage Bag, Alcohol and Knife.
  • Either Passport copy / Emirates Id / UAE Driving License are required at the time of arrival.
  • Passengers having serious Heart, knee & back bone surgery/ problems and any other medical conditions are not allowed.
  • Passengers who had major surgery, broken leg/arm or any chronic back or neck pain or injuries in the last 6 months are not allowed.
  • Ladies who are more than 3 months pregnant, kids below 5 years of age and adults above 80 years of age are not allowed to participate in the Hot Air Balloon.
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Highlights
  • Witness the breathtaking sunrise vistas amidst Dubai's pristine skies aboard a captivating hot air balloon ride

  • Book the Hot Air Balloon tickets and delight in the awe-inspiring panorama of Dubai's skyline as you gracefully glide over the Arabian Desert

  • Enjoy the convenience and comfort of being picked up and dropped off directly at your Dubai hotel, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free adventure

  • Capture cherished memories with the magnificent Peregrine Falcon during your enchanting hot air balloon excursion, perfect for an unforgettable photo opportunity

  • Marvel at an array of captivating local wildlife, including majestic camels and graceful wild gazelles, from an impressive altitude surpassing 4000 ft, creating an extraordinary aerial encounter

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departure.
  • Passenger pick up time in between 3 AM to 5 AM depending sunrise time and hotel location.
  • The Hot Air Balloon in Dubai package depends on the subject to availability.
  • Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along with the pick-up route as this is a shared transfer.
  • Passengers are not allowed to carry Gun, Lighter, Professional zoom camera, Luggage Bag, Alcohol and Knife.
  • Either Passport copy / Emirates Id / UAE Driving License are required at the time of arrival.
  • Passengers having serious Heart, knee & back bone surgery/ problems and any other medical conditions are not allowed.
  • Passengers who had major surgery, broken leg/arm or any chronic back or neck pain or injuries in the last 6 months are not allowed.
  • Ladies who are more than 3 months pregnant, kids below 5 years of age and adults above 80 years of age are not allowed to participate in the Hot Air Balloon.
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Why Go for a Hot Air Balloon in Dubai?

Why Go for a Hot Air Balloon in Dubai?
  • It is during a hot air balloon ride in Dubai when you can witness the spectacular desert sunrise from the skies, as you glide over the pristine Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, the stunning Margham Desert and the rugged Hajar Mountains
  • The hot air balloon ride in Dubai lets you observe falcons flying at 4,000 feet above the ground up close and personal
  • You can also soak in views of the spectacular Dubai cityscape and the Arabian Gulf during the course of the flight that you can during your Desert safari in Dubai.
  • The activity also offers you the opportunity of capturing unique fauna like sand gazelles, Arabian oryx and camels in your camera lens
  • A hot air balloon ride also lets you experience the surreal feeling of floating amidst clouds, thereby resulting in a perfect blend of serenity and adventure.


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Experience Hot Air Ballooning

Experience Hot Air Ballooning

Hot air ballooning in the Dubai desert is a magical and serene adventure that offers a bird's-eye view of the stunning Arabian landscape. This experience typically begins before sunrise, where you'll gather at the launch site to watch as the giant balloons are inflated. As the sun peeks over the horizon, you'll ascend into the sky in a comfortable, spacious basket.

As you gently float above the desert, you'll be treated to panoramic vistas of the pristine sand dunes, which stretch as far as the eye can see, creating a surreal and peaceful atmosphere. The early morning light bathes the landscape in soft hues, making it an ideal time for photography.

Hot Air Balloon Dubai Package Options

Standard Ride with Transfers
Standard Ride with Transfers

In this package of a hot air balloon ride Dubai, you can get to explore the west bank of the Luxor landscapes of Dubai. This is a standard hot air balloon ride, which would include pick up and drop off to your hotel in Dubai on a sharing basis.

While a standard ride in the hot air balloon lasts anywhere between 30 to 70 minutes depending on the weather conditions, you will still be presented with an E-flight certificate. Additionally, you will also be provided with a delicious breakfast and refreshments, which include traditional Arabic as well as international delicacies.


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Deluxe Ride with Breakfast and Falcon Photography with Transfers
Deluxe Ride with Breakfast and Falcon Photography with Transfers

A deluxe Hot Air balloon Dubai ride is a rather thrilling and fascinating experience, which offers you the feeling of flying high like a bird, over the rolling dunes in the deserts of Dubai. In this package, you will be picked up and dropped off from your hotel in Dubai on a 4x4 vehicle, which you will typically share with other guests. One of the major highlights of this 60 minutes balloon ride is the group photo that you will get to click with your pilot, along with an E-flying certificate which will be given to you post landing.

This deluxe package also includes a camel safari after the hot air balloon ride, in addition to a falcon show on the ground and photography with the falcons. To make your experience even more worthwhile, you can also indulge in refreshments and snacks in between the flight, whilst tucking in to a gourmet breakfast in the desert once you land.


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Premium Hot Air Balloon Ride
Premium Hot Air Balloon Ride

One of the best packages of a Hot Air Balloon Dubai, the premium hot air balloon ride lets you soak in views of the Dubai cityscape from the sky. It also gives you the opportunity to experience a ride in a 4x4 vehicle and the only falcon performance during flight in the world. The ride in itself lasts for around 30 to 70 minutes depending on the weather conditions.

However, you can enjoy a wide array of thrilling activities in the package, including photography with falcons once you land, quad biking, dune bashing as well as camel or horse rides in the desert as well as a delicious gourmet breakfast in a traditional Bedouin camp. Furthermore, you can also enjoy shared transfers from your hotel in Dubai with this package.


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  • Soak in some of the most brilliant views of the desert landscapes and the cityscape of Dubai from thousands of feet in the air, as you enjoy a ride in a hot air balloon here
  • Catch the vibrant sunrise over the Arabian Desert as you feel the cool and pleasant morning breeze in your face
  • Spot native wildlife like the Arabian Oryx, Gazelles, Camels as you fly over the stunning desert
  • Get a chance to enjoy a falcon show, in addition to clicking pictures with the majestic Peregrine Falcon bird
  • Tuck in to a delectable gourmet breakfast after you land in a traditional Bedouin camp, and tuck in to mouth-watering Middle Eastern and International snacks and dishes


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Tips for Hot Air Balloon in Dubai

  • Since a hot air balloon ride is one of the most popular activities to do in Dubai, it is best to book your tickets for the activity well in advance, so that you can avoid the rush during the last minute
  • Anyone who has back and knee problems, altitude sickness, as well as pregnant women should ideally avoid indulging in this activity
  • If you are partaking in an early morning hot air balloon ride, you will typically start preparing for it in the middle of the night, so wearing multiple layers of clothing to protect yourself from the cold desert at night is recommended
  • It is advisable to carry a bottle of water to quench your thirst during the course of the flight
  • Since temperatures can get really high up in the air, it is recommended to carry sunscreen and wear hats and sunglasses during the ride
  • It is always best to carry a valid proof of identity during the hot air balloon ride for easy and quick documentation process

What to Wear in a Hot Air Balloon in Dubai?

  • Comfortable clothing depending on the season and weather conditions during the time you are going for a hot air balloon ride
  • Comfortable shoes or sneakers (mostly flat-soled shoes, since high heels, slippers and sandals can cause issues while getting in and out of the hot air balloon)
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap or Hat
  • Light jacket or windbreaker, if you are taking the sunrise flight, since it can get cold in the desert during the middle of the night or early morning

Hot Air Balloon in Dubai FAQs

What are the Criteria for the Passenger for Flying?

    A guest partaking in the hot air balloon ride experience must be above 5 years of age, with a height of more than 120 centimetres. Any child between 5 and 12 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian to be able to go on the flight.

    Furthermore, pregnant women, people aged 80 years and above, and those with serious heart ailments and similar conditions are not allowed to fly in hot air balloons. Additionally, those with chronic neck or back pain, vertigo or acrophobia and any mental or physical disabilities are also prohibited from the experience.

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