A hot air balloon ride at sunrise which allows you to see the golden hues of the desert from 1,200 meters above the dunes. The emerald-green oases and wandering camels are part of the visual delight as you fly into the skies. A Hot Air Balloon Ride is one of the ultimate things to do in Dubai. Balloon Adventures Dubai, the world’s most experienced Hot Air Balloon Company, have teamed with the best falcon trainers in the business, to create an experience 4,000 years in the making. These magnificent birds that are incredibly important to the heritage of the region have been trained to fly from the Hot Air Balloon in a breathtaking world-first spectacle.
For the first time in history, you can enjoy watching falcons flying up to 1 kilometer above the Earth, all while gently floating over the pristine dunes of the Dubai desert and watching the sunrise over the Hajar Mountains. On your airborne adventure also see roaming camels, galloping gazelles and the mighty Arabian Oryx in their natural habitat. It is a breathtaking experience and no wonder that it rates so highly on the bucket lists of so many people!
Being one of the world’s most experienced hot air balloon companies, Balloon Adventures Emirates, operates in the UAE and in Europe. It has been the world leader in flying passenger balloons with a world record to still match.
Your balloon ride takes off from the designated take off site in the desert off from Dubai, Al Ain Road, which is in the area of The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The balloon flies over The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve which is home to many indigenous species like Oryx and Gazelles. The balloon flights over the Dubai desert average an hour in the air most mornings.Afterwards there is a drive to enjoy in a 1950s vintage Land Rover to the Bedouin camp to enjoy a gourmet breakfast. The whole tour lasts around 4-6 hours.It is the perfect thing to do in Dubai to experience the desert from above and below.