Ausflüge in Tucson - AZ: Gliding through the clouds in a hot air balloon is definitely one of the most peaceful and relaxing experiences on Earth. With this tour, you get the change to live that calm thrill while soaring above the stunning landscapes of the Sonora Desert in Arizona.
• Rise into the skies at sunrise
• Your pilot will point out famous landmarks and share trivia titbits along the way
• Enjoy chilled champagne and a scrumptious continental breakfast after landing
Your Tucson balloon ride experience begins the moment our friendly staff greets you an hour before sunrise at the airport. Our team will then head off to check the wind conditions and choose the best launch site – given that hot air balloons direction and speed depend on wind direction and speed, every day is unique.
After picking a location, you will be whisked to the Sonoran Desert to admire the inflation of the balloon. Gawk at how large the colourful balloon grows before hopping into the basket and slowly rising into the air.
As you float above the Sonora Desert without a care in the world, your knowledgeable captain will point out the wildlife and landmarks that can be seen down below. He will let you in on all the interesting historical facts that make this part of the country so culturally rich.
After landing, enjoy the centenary balloonists' post-flight ceremony of slurping some chilled champagne before indulging in a delicious continental breakfast. You'll head home with a commemorative flight certificate and a head full of memories.
Meeting/pick-up point: Please call supplier to confirm exact departure time and location as times and locations vary.
Duration: Three hours approximately with 1-hour balloon ride.
Others: All passengers must be 250 lbs. or lighter in order to fly. Passengers may not be pregnant at the time of flight or have had recent back surgery. Children under age 5 are not allowed to fly.
Tours are offered with and without hotel transportation.