Delhi For Kids-Part 3

Ballooning in Delhi

Joy flights on the balloon for Fun and enjoyment

Children generally enjoy watching colourful hot air balloons. Then why not take them to enjoy a ride in one. Hot air ballooning is a fascinating adventure, especially for children. This activity has gained popularity among the adventure freaks. Joy ride on the balloon is the most exciting opportunity, which gives a picturesque view of the city from a delighting height. The adventure sport of ballooning was initiated in 1970 at Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi. At present, this aerosport has gained a higher position among the adventure enthusiasts.

Hot air ballooning in Delhi is an amusing experience for children to enjoy. With the ride of ballooning you can witness the spectacular bird eye view of various monuments and places of Delhi including Qutub Minar, Red Fort, India Gate and many others. International Balloon festival is organized every year along with demonstration flights.

The Balloon Club of India organizes a Balloon Mela or Balloon fair every year in the month of November. It is a pulsating and lively event for kids, who come to witness the ride as if flying high like a free bird. The intact skyline around the spot is dotted with balloons of all sorts of shapes including shapes made of soft drink cans or dinosaurs etc. When riding high, one feels the strong breeze which is prominent at higher altitudes.

How Does a Hot Air Balloon Work?

Hot air is blown into the balloon through a fan along with the burners light, makes the balloon to fly. The balloon pilot can steer the balloon along the licensed path by changing hot and cold air in the balloon as and when required. A single person can take the balloon up to 800 feet, whereas for groups, the height is restricted to 200 feet – 500 feet. A balloon speed entirely depends on the speed of the wind.

Things to take care while ballooning

  • Kids should be prepared to fly high, to enjoy the adventure of hot air ballooning
  • The size of the ballooning basket is small and the walls are low; thus, it is better for a kid to be accompany by an adult
  • Sunglasses, gloves and a cap is a must while riding

Best Time for Ballooning

The best time for ballooning is from the month of October to March, as the temperature remains cool during this period. During summers it is suitable to take off early in the morning for a pleasant view. It is always advisable to fix the program prior, to avoid any sort of inconveniences.


The Balloon Club of India

8-B Bahadurshah Zafar Marg

New Delhi-110002

The Balloon Club of India

Safdarjung Airport

New Delhi-110003

Ballooning is one of the best adventure sports for children as well as adults. I had personally enjoyed it a lot. Thus, you should also give it a try to take a high ride. In my next blog I am going to talk about other such entertainment sources for children in Delhi. So, keep reading…

Hotels In Delhi

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singhsons22Hotel Singh Sons: Hotel Singhsons is a centrally-located and truly world-class hotel in the heart of Delhi, close to Karol Bagh and Connaught Place. Within an easy and comfortable reach of the Railway Station and Airport, the hotel boasts of lavish cuisine and exceptional facilities. HOTEL SINGH SONS greets the guests to let them enjoy and relish the comfort, opulence, modern amenities and affability almost incomparable in the city.
jvl-plazaJVL Plaza: Hotel JVL Plaza is an authentic Cheap Budget Hotel located in Gurgaon.
It’s a three star budget hotel with 110 standard rooms, set amidst quiet surroundings.

lohmod3Hotel Lohmod: Hotel Lohmod welcomes you in the world of royal treatment. The hotel is the ideal retreat for getting luxury in low fares.The hotel is situated on N.H. No. 8 in South Delhi. Its close proximity to international airport and national airport makes it a favorable choice for the guests.

b continentalBcontinental: A unique world of facilities and privileges, both essential and extra ordinary.Hotel B-Continental conveniently places you right in the hub of New Delhi, indulged with comforts and conveniences.

rama-residencyRama Residency: An ultimate destination for those who are looking for a homely yet indulging experience, Rama Residency, is an elite hotel situated in the unperturbed tranquility of NOIDA.

karat 87Karat87 Hotel: Holding its location at the greatest shopping arcade of Asia- KAROL BAGH, KARAT 87 HOTEL is a splendid place to stay.With an exquisite reception, lobby and matchless services, our hotel understands your need for comfort and luxury. We provide you with all the modern facilities, excellent room service together with attractive tariff rates

hotel-waves-image1Hotel Waves – Hotel Waves is a budget hotel in Delhi, India with considerably proficient hospitality services.Waves is Located near New Delhi Airport on N. H. 8.

excursion-india-toursExcursion India Tours – Excursion India Tours is one of the most conspicuous and prestigious Travel and Tourism Companies in India. Here, at our experienced Travel and Tourism Company, enjoy various India Tours highlighting fascinating aspects of this ethnically and culturally diverse land. With us, come and explore Wildlife Tours in India and Adventure Tours in India.

lohiasHotel LohiasHotel Lohias is ranked as one of the finest budget hotels in Delhi, as it offers exceptional hospitality at reasonable tariff prices. The warm reception starts right as you enter the premises of Hotel Lohias, which is located on NH.8; presenting the environment that compliments your lifestyle. The hotel is widely acknowledged for Hospitality, Care, Comforts and above all, “The homely feel, away from home”. The accommodations offer the finest in luxury and state-of-the-art rooms, to make your stay contented.

Karat87innKarat 87 inn Offering you a dash of panache in every room, Karat 87 Inn is a world-class economy hotel in Delhi. Situated amidst the lively location of Karol Bagh, the hotel provides easy access to the major travel hubs of Delhi including shopping centres, malls, commercial centres and historical monuments etc.

Hotel Chanchal– Hotel Chanchal is a part of Chanchal Group of Hotels, established in 1985. The group comprises 3 hotels in Delhi. Hotel Chanchal is superior in accommodation, dining, business facilities, interiors, and world-class personalized services. It has 54 well-appointed rooms. Just 20 Kms from the international airport, the hotel is located in Paharganj and welcomes guests for a comfortable stay amidst its luxurious settings.


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