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Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride in Dubai

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Experience Sunrise Hot Air Balloon in Dubai

Enjoy the experience of a one-of-a-kind Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride in Dubai, and get a chance to chase the rays of the rising sun high up above the rolling sand dunes of the Arabian desert, from a height of almost 4,000 feet in the air. Witness the vibrant orange and red sun rays spread across the sky as you take in the stunning views of the Dubai desert coming to life in the morning. Soar up in the air, over the endless dunes, emerald green oases, and even catch sights of the unique wildlife of the desert, from camels to gazelles as well as the oryx, during this amazing adventure activity.

With the Sunrise Hot Air Balloon experience, you can also see the morning light covering the vast expanses of Dubai, with the towering skyscrapers looking a lot smaller from the sky. And as you take off inside your hot air balloon, you can even capture the panoramic sights of the breath-taking sun rising from behind the Hajar Mountains and taking over the sky from the stars and the moon. This is an experience that lets you see Dubai like never before, and boasts of a wide array of experiences and inclusions to give you the best memories ever.


Tentative Itinerary of Sunrise Hot Air Balloon in Dubai

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  • Get picked up from your hotel before dawn, between 03:30 a.m. and 05:00 a.m., to begin your Sunrise Hot Air Balloon in Dubai.
  • Enjoy soaking in views of the city as you get to the location of the flight in the desert, which takes around 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Upon reaching the desert early in the morning, indulge in a cup of tea or coffee, while also getting a chance to learn how the giant hot air balloon is inflated and made ready for the flight.
  • Get to the launch site at Hajar Mountains, and prepare for the 30 to 60 minutes flight between 05:30 a.m. to 08:00 a.m.
  • Get the safety brief and then hop aboard the magnificent balloon with your near and dear ones.
  • Then, fly high into the sky, whilst seeing the Arabian sun rising behind the mountains and slowly covering the entire landscape in vibrant hues of yellow and orange.
  • Capture the sunrise views in your camera lens and soak in vistas of the rolling sand dunes, the desert wildlife and the faraway landmarks of Dubai from the air.
  • Then, enjoy the equally exciting landing, after which you can head back to your hotel in the complimentary drop off vehicle.
  • Alternatively, you can also get an opportunity to enjoy getting photographed with falcons upon your landing.
  • For an even better and grander experience, get inside a vintage 1950s Land Rover and drive this vehicle to a luxury desert Bedouin camp, where you can tuck in to a delicious traditional Middle Eastern breakfast.
  • Don’t forget to get your certification of flight from the pilot of your hot air balloon as a keepsake of your experience here.
  • Finally, you will then be dropped off back to your hotel in a private 4x4 vehicle, which shall complete your luxury Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride in Dubai.
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Essential Information of Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

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  • Enjoy catching the rays of the rising sun from behind the Hajar Mountains during a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon in Dubai.
  • Enjoy the cool and pleasant morning breeze in your face as you witness the night sky turning into shades of yellow and orange, thereby giving way to the morn.
  • Soar high up in the sky, at a height of almost 4,000 feet from the ground, and soak in some of the most panoramic views of the desert landscapes, the mystic oases, the Dubai cityscape as well as the iconic skyscrapers of the city from the air.
  • Get a chance to experience falconry & camel ride while hot air balloon ride and spot the exotic native wildlife of the Arabian desert like Arabian Oryx, rare desert hedgehogs.
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Tips to Go for Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride in Dubai

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  • A Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride is one of the most popular activities in Dubai, with tickets frequently selling out quickly. As a result, it is recommended that you book your tickets well in advance in order to secure your slot and avoid any last-minute rush.
  • Anyone with back or knee problems, altitude sickness, or who is pregnant should avoid participating in this activity.
  • It is recommended to wear multiple layers of clothing to protect yourself from the cold in the desert, since you will typically begin preparing for the Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride well before dawn.
  • It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water with you to quench your thirst during the flight.
  • For an easy and quick documentation process, it is always best to bring a valid proof of identity with you on the hot air balloon ride.
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Why should we go for a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride in Dubai?

A Sunrise Hot Air Balloon in Dubai gives you the chance to witness the sunrise from behind the majestic Hajar Mountains, in addition to seeing the sky getting transformed into stunning shades of yellow and orange. The Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride also enables you to witness the exotic desert wildlife from high up above, including the Arabian Oryx, Gazelles, Camels, Desert Hedgehogs and more.

Can I buy Hot Air Balloon Dubai tickets online?

Yes, you can buy hot air balloon Dubai tickets online. As a matter of fact, online tickets are your best option, especially if you wish to avoid the rush and secure a booking for yourself.

How long does the Hot Air Balloon Dubai ride last?

A hot air balloon ride typically lasts between 30 to 70 minutes. However, the most common duration of the flight is that of 60 minutes. Depending on the weather conditions and air quality, the duration of the flight can be extended or reduced.

Do the passengers need to carry/provide any documents before flight?

Yes, passengers are required to provide a copy of their ID proof, such as passport, government-issued IDs, or even an Emirates ID before the flight. They are also required to carry the original document during the flight.

What should I wear for a Hot Air Balloon in Dubai?

In addition to comfortable clothing and shoes (like sneakers or other flat-soled shoes), wearing sunglasses, a cap or a hat, as well as a light jacket is recommended for a hot air balloon ride in Dubai.

Which are the main things to keep in mind when going for a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride in Dubai?

Always remember to carry a light jacket or windbreaker since preparations for the sunrise flight start several hours before the early morning, at around 03:30 a.m., which is when the desert remains quite cold.

What are the criteria for the passenger for flying?

Passengers indulging in the hot air balloon ride experience must be above 5 years of age, and have 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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