Hot air balloon ride
Get a bird's eye view of Jaipur
Enjoy the plethora of colors and sounds of this city from up above. These rides are popular things to do in Jaipur in one day and are mostly held two hours before sunrise and two hours before sunset. Most of the hot air balloon rides accommodate up to 8 people and start from Amber Fort.... More
Why should you try
Drifting over the Pink City in a hot air balloon and experiencing the mesmerizing views of the forts and palaces nestled among the Aravalli ranges can be a magical experience. The excitement of flying over palaces, forts and lakes during the balloon safari in Jaipur is quite special. Behold these fantastic sights and capture them in your camera to cherish later. ... More
What should you know
Lasting for approximately one hour, a hot air balloon ride is one of the most exciting activities to indulge in Jaipur. Fly over the mighty forts and palaces and enjoy a bird’s eye view of Jaipur as you take this ride. Jal Mahal, Amber Fort, Shiv Vilas and Delhi-Jaipur Road are some places from where you can take this flight. These rides are arranged early in the morning and late afternoon as during this period the winds are quite favourable for this activity. ... More
Things to care about
Hot air ballooning is totally dependent on the weather. If its raining or the wind is too strong, your flight can be canceled. So when you book, note that there's a decent chance that you may have to reschedule your flight. Because of that, it's best to have a couple days available for the excursion.... More
How To Reach

Amer Fort lies 12km to the north of Jaipur and a single taxi fare will cost Rs200-250 while using the supposedly enforced auto rickshaw rate will cost Rs85 but most visitors pay Rs250-300 for round trip with 2 hours of waiting time.

Best time to visit
2 - 3 hours
Time to explore