Hot air ballooning in the French Alps

Written by admin on June 15th, 2009

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Take a hot air balloon trip and enjoy the stunning Alps landscape and most particularly the Mont Blanc from a bird’s eye view.

Discover from above the breathtaking and unique Mont Blanc Country. Drift along with the wind through exceptional angles, and admire the stunning Avaris range dressed with a bright orange veil as the sun rises and succumb to the majestic Mont Blanc and its beautiful snow coat.

Live a truly magical and peaceful moment. Feel nature’s strength and splendour. During winters as summers, this experience is wonderful and unforgettable.

Course of the experience :

Balloon trip duration:  one hour. Experience full duration:  4 to 5 hours.

Balloon trips are organised early in the morning, one to two hours after sunrise. Summer hours – mornings 7h30/8h00; Winter – mornings 8h30/9h00.

From the rendez-vous site, you will be driven in a 4×4 to the most convenient takeoff site according to weather conditions (wind is the main element). After inflating the balloon, the pilot will instruct you with security measures. Then take off for a splendid one-hour balloon trip. Once back on the ground you will help to put back all the equipments and share your memories with a glass of champagne before going back to the original rendez-vous site.

Participants and guests :
The nacelle can take from 4 to 7 people.

Conditions and restrictions :
If you suffer from vertigo, you will not feel dizzy in a balloon.
If you suffer from heart diseases, please check with your doctor what altitude you can fly up to. The average altitude is approx. 2000m.
Please note that passengers stand during the balloon trip.

Weather :
This experience takes place in suitable weather conditions. Rescheduling due to bad weather conditions can happen. We invite you to contact the supplier 72 to 48 hours before take off day to check weather conditions. If conditions are not good enough, you will reschedule for another time. If they are good, you will contact the supplier the day before taking off day to confirm time and location of rendez-vous.

Dates :
The experience takes place from 15 December to 31 October.

Location:
Praz-sur-Arley/Megève, Haute Savoie, France.
Access: Megève

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