The ADVENTURE balloon ride

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Presentation

The ADVENTURE BALLOON RIDE invites you to live a different and amazing balloon experience over Catalonia landscapes. You will discover, from the sky, the countryside of Catalonia, beautiful valleys and emerald forests, between Barcelona and the Pyrenees mountains. You will be floating in the air during 2 hours, a much longer flight in duration than the other standard balloon tours, and finish the adventure with a brunch in a typical Catalonian restaurant. The concept is to head to the take off site according to the weather forecast, for that reason we will keep secret the launch field until last moment .... this is real adventure !

The flight program

Activity description : the activity starts at dawn with the picking up of the passengers at the meeting point. Then, the passengers are transferred in our 4WD vehicle to the take off site. Once there, the passengers can help the ballooning team to prepare and inflate the hot air balloon. When the balloon is up, we take off for a 2 hours balloon flight. The wind is the master of our way up the Catalonian landscapes. During the flight, passengers can enjoy a cup of Cava champagne. The landing marks the end of our ride. The "chase crew" comes to collect the balloon and the passengers, then transfers everybody to a local restaurant and have a brunch. To finish passengers will receive their first flight certificate signed by the pilot.

Duration of the activity : the whole activity lasts a complete morning, with a balloon flight of 2 hours in duration.

Flying hours : the balloon ride starts in the early morning and ends around noon. Exact time is set according to the flying season.

Days of activity : we operate all year long. The adventure balloon ride formula is operated mainly the week-end, but also any day of the week. Just contact us in order to know the availabilities.

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Pictures of the balloon flight

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Location of the activity

The exact flying area will be kept secret until last moment, but in order for you to have an idea of what you will see from the balloon, also according to pilot´s mood and vagary of the weather, hereafter a piece of famous points of interest : Pla de Busa, the Parador de Vic, the Lluçanès valley area, the surrounding of Manresa, Montserrat mountain, the Sierra del Cadí, the Parador of Cardona, surrounding of Berga city in the pre-Pyrenees, Osona area, Bages area, Montseny Natural Park and even more. We will set up a meeting point in Vic city and from there you will go into our 4WD trucks and get to the take off site,

Central Catalonia balloon flights

Location : central Catalonia, located 50min / 70km north from Barcelona. GPS : N 41º55´46´´ E 2º15´16´´.
Local Meeting point : cafetería CAN PAMPLONA , in Vic city.
Coming by car : Highway C-17, way out nº57 "Vic Sur". Or take the C-25 until Vic.
Coming by train : 55 min. from Barcelona, from "Plaça Cataluña".

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Useful information

Flying season : In Catalonia, it is possible to fly all year long. In fact, flying in winter offers some interesting advantages for the passengers: the weather is generally more stable what allows a longer flight and you can get up later as dawn takes place later in the morning.

Good weather conditions for a good flight : hot-air ballooning is an activity depending directly with the weather conditions. To ensure the flight, we absolutely need to have weak winds (less than 20 kmph) and no rain. In case of unsuitable weather conditions we would postpone the flight to another day.

Restrictions : a hot-air balloon ride is a very safe activity but in order for our passengers to avoid running any risk, we advise pregnant women and children under 6 not to fly.

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Prices and booking

We offer a shared balloon flight with other groups in the same balloon. We offer a lower price for children from 6 to 12 y.o. We also offer the possibility to make a private adventure balloon ride (without sharing the balloon basket with others groups). As an additional service, we also offer a transfer service from Barcelona city, pick up and drop off, for those who have no cars to reach the flying area. Also, if you want to offer this balloon ride as a gift without booking a date, you can purchase our open date GIFT CERTIFICATE and personalize it with a message.

Prices :

ADVENTURE balloon ride : Prices (1)
1 adult 270 €
2 adults or more 250 €
Children (6 to 12 y.o.) 150 €
   
2 passengers for an ADVENTURE PRIVATE FLIGHT 800 €
More than 2 passengers for an ADVENTURE PRIVATE FLIGHT Ask for quote
   
Option : pick-up and transfer from Barcelona +50 € /pers.

(1) Prices are per person, valid from 01/01/2018. The "private flight" formula displays a total amount for a flight with pilot.

The activity includes :

- Flight organization, the ballooning team (pilot+crew member).
- Third party insurance according to European law Nº785/2004.
- Briefing, preparation and inflation of the balloon.
- Hot air balloon flight of approx. 2 hours in duration.
- Cava toast and soft drinks on board.
- Landing, balloon and passengers recovery by the chase crew.
- Transfer in 4WD vehicle from and to meeting point in Vic city.
- Brunch in a typical local restaurant.
- Delivery of first flight certificates signed by the pilot.

Option : transfer from Barcelona city, pick up and drop off from Plaza Catalonia

Barcelona transfer service

We offer a transfer service from Barcelona city centre, pick up and drop off from the famous Plaza Catalonia. You will be driven in our 4WD trucks or Passengers' van directly to the flying area.

We can study a pick up service directly at your hotel or apartment, if centrally located and if we have few passengers to be picked up. Just inform us your hotel situation and name at moment of booking.

Offer a GIFT CERTIFICATE with Open date and valid 1-year :

balloon gift certificate

The GIFT CERTIFICATE is an open date voucher for a balloon ride. This is the best option if you want to offer the activity as a gift and let the participants decide their flying date. The gift certificate is valid 1 year from date of purchase, can be customized with a personal message, is delivered immediatly by E-mail and ready-to-print.

Book / offer a hot air balloon ride :

To enjoy yourself the activity or offer it as a gift, please choose one of these contact options : order a gift certificate with open date, fill the on line form and book a balloon ride or just contact us by E-mail or Phone. Anticipating your booking is the best option to ensure availability on the date you want to fly, especially for a week-end ride. We will do our best to respond positively to your demands according to our availability.

Exclusive cancellation policy for non-resident : in case of unsuitable weather conditions the day of the flight, you will be provided the option to take the balloon tour on an alternative date or be refunded in full (except Gift certicates that are not refundable). Customers must inform us at moment of booking.

Order a : Gift Certificate
Book a balloon flight : Enquiry Form
Contact us by E-mail : vuelo@ballooning.es
By Phone or WhatsApp © (10:00 - 18:00) : (+34) 666 424 177

 

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