This activity includes:
-Glass of Champagne
-Hot Air Balloon Flight and
-Post Flight Certificate
Confirmation of this activity must be made 48 hours of your reservation by phone.Maximum weight for the balloon ride is 270 pounds. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The minimum age for this activity is 21.
The launch site is west of the Rio Grande River. Ther are a pilot and chase crew for the balloon ride. The balloon ride does require some walking. Due to uneven surfaces, this activity is not good for participants who have back problems, waking disabilities, or for women who are pregnant.
During your balloon flight ride, you will experience and see picturesque views of the Sandia mountains to the east, The Petroglyph National Monument to the west, volcanoes that surround the town, and you will see Mount Taylor in the distance.
When you return to the launch site, you will have a lite snack and champagne ceremony. They have non-alcoholic beverages for participants who do not drink. You and any participant who participates in the hot air balloon ride will receive a commemorative certificate to celebrate the adventure. The morning adventure takes approximately
3 1/2 hours and you will be in the air for 1 hour.
Fly, ride in a hot air balloon and enjoy picturesque views of mountains, volcanoes, and the national monument on a Sunrise Balloon Ride in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
We begin by meeting you at our launch site, which is right on the west side of the Rio Grande River. Once you arrive, our staff will check you in and ensure you are introduced to your pilot and chase crew for the day. We will then perform final safety and weather checks and begin preparing the balloon for inflation. Once inflated, we will launch and fly for about an hour down the river valley here in Albuquerque.
During the flight, depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day, you will have great views of the Sandia Mountains to the east, Petroglyph national monument to the west, the volcano's that surround the town, and mount Taylor off in the distance. We have a chase crew that follows us during the flight and will meet us shortly after landing. After we pack the equipment, we will return to our launch site for a champagne ceremony and a light snack. We always have non-alcoholic alternatives available as well. Each person that flew will receive a commemorative flight certificate to celebrate their adventure. The mornings adventure will take approximately 3 and 1/2 hours and you will be in the air for approximately 1 hour of that time.
Pickup & Return:
Behind the Village Inn.
Departure Times: Meet at sunrise - please see instructions on voucher for exact times and locations.
All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Glass of Champagne
- Light refreshments
- Hot air balloon flight
- Post flight certificate
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Additional information is required to process your reservation. You MUST call us within 48 hours of reservation in order to confirm.
- Failure to contact us within the allotted time will result in a canceled reservation.
- Maximum weight per passenger of 270 pounds
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- Minimum age is 21 years
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
- A small amount of walking is involved
- Not wheelchair accessible