Hot Air Balooning Tour Summary:
There is “Magic in the Air” in the Cultural Triangle, what better way to see all that our beautiful countryside has to offer than with an early morning sunrise hot air balloon flight ! If you are lucky enough to visit the beautiful island of Sri Lanka then you should take the opportunity to see the wondrous sights from the air starting from Kandalama, Dambulla in the Cultural Triangle.
Wondered what it would be like to be a cloud ? Find out firsthand with an exciting hot air balloon ride by Sun Rise Ballooning. Not only will you experience the thrill of a wingless flight, but you will be able to see all of the area’s great attractions and breathtaking views !
As you gently leave the bonds of earth, you will float effortlessly over jungles, lakes and waterways as day breaks with the awakening of wildlife and villagers waving as you fly over their homes and the colours of nature.
Flying over the jungle you may see elephants roaming freely, variety of birds, wild life, water buffaloes standing in the paddy fields and monkeys swinging from the trees.
After an exhilarating flight over the jungle you will be welcomed on landing by friendly villagers who are happy to meet and greet you. Your Pilot will toast the flight with a glass of champagne after which our transport will take you back to your hotel.
You will have the rest of the day to visit around Sigiriya, Habarana and include a safari at Minneriya or Kaudulla National Parks. (Not Include the Tour)
- 1 hour Hot Air Balloon Flight Fees
- Celebratory Champagne & Juice
- Chilled bottled water
- Free Hotel pickup and drop-off (Kandalama / Dambulla/ Sigiriya & Habarana Hotels)
- Food and drink
- Hotel pickup and drop-off additional fee, if outside of free area.Please contact us with your hotel name and address.
November to April – Daily flights during the season weather permitting in the Cultural Triangle. Your Hot Air Balloon Flight is approximately one hour and it will take up to a maximum of 4 hours from the time of pick up ie: between 4.45am to 5.15 am depending on your location, to the time you are dropped off at your hotel after the flight.
Our normal launch site is in Kandalama, however, depending on the direction and speed of the winds, Pilots at their discretion, will change launch sites
Pick up points are: Habarana, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandalama
2018 & 2019 > 20th October to end of April.
Adult – 210 USD Adult
Child – 160 USD (Ages 1 – 12 Year)
Minimum age of kids is 7 years old.
* Teenagers under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult and kids under 7 years old and pregnant ladies will not be allowed to take the balloon flight.
Hotel Pickup Times:
Habarana & Sigiriya Hotels – 4.45 am
Dambulla Hotels – 5 am
Kandalama Hotels – 5.15 am
However, times may differ from the location of the hotel to the launch site in Kandalama.
* Free Pickup from above area hotels.
Departure Time Comments:
- Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
- Hotel pickups commence may prior to this time as per your hotel location. You can contact us verify your exact pickup time.
- Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time
# Kandalama Launch area.
Returns to original departure point
Casual as in hiking with closed toe shoes with a hat or cap.
Tour operated by the Premier balloon operator in Sri Lanka, they have been operating continuously for over a decade, making the most experienced and safest operator.
Flights are dependent on good weather conditions. In case of flight cancellation due to bad weather conditions, full amount will be refunded. If you wish and we have availability, possible to attend next day’s flight. On the other hand, if you want to cancel your Sri Lanka Balloon Flight, you can cancel it up to 48 hours before the flight and you can get your payment back (except Gift Vouchers).
Additional Tour Information:
- For Next day bookings, Please you must contact us by Call or SMS / WhatsApp / Viber with mention exact pickup Location to +94776487757
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Pregnant ladies and infants are not allowed in the basket.
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical condition
- Hot air ballooning is totally weather dependent, flights will be cancelled by the Pilots for safety reasons.
- Please include your Mobile / Local contact number & Hotel pickup details at the booking