10 places for an unforgettable balloon ride

Celebrating something special or just want to go on an unforgettable balloon ride? Here are the 10 best places to do it!

1. Cappadocia, Turkey

One of the most magical places you can go to in the world is Cappadocia in Turkey where hundreds of hot air balloons rise every morning. No matter if you’re in one of them, or watching from a distance, it sure will be memorable. 

CappadociaFoto: Chris Nelson / creative commons


2. Serengeti National Park, Africa

Last but not least, we have Serengeti, which is one of the most famous national parks in the world, and filled with life. It’s popular to visit Serengeti on a safari trip in Tanzania, and you can combine it with a magical balloon ride.

Serengeti luftballong

3. Gstaad, Schweiz

Switzerland is famous for its beautiful nature and expensive prices, but it sure is worth it to splurge on a balloon ride in Gstaad. 

Gstaad luftballongFoto: Alpine Ballooning / creative commons

4. Albuquerque, USA

This is where you will find the largest balloon festival in the world. It’s very impressive and should be on your bucket list!

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

5. Bagan, Myanmar, Burma

Few places are as magical and historical as the Bagan in Myanmar. Thousands of temples can be seen from the sky.


6. Masai Mara, Kenya

Masai Mara borders the Serengeti, and each year, you can watch the yearly migration of the gnus that walk in millions from park to park in search of water and greenery. It’s very popular to follow this natural wonder from the air, and a balloon ride is a great way of doing so.

Masai MaraFoto: Wajahat Mahmood / creative commons

7. Nile River, Egypt

The Nile River is one of the longest rivers in the world, and home to the Nile Crocodile. 

A ride here will surely be memorable.


8. Monument Valley, USA

Of all the natural places in the US, Monument Valley is one of the most striking natural places. 

Monument ValleyFoto: photophilde / creative commons

9. Napa Valley, Californien, USA

Napa Valley is a famous wine region in the US, and some of the most renowned wines are produced here. 

Napa Valley USAphoto: Lyn Gateley / creative commons

10. Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa

If you want to explore the rocky and arid landscapes of Namibia, a balloon ride in the Namib desert will for sure be a memorable experience.


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