While Sri Lanka is iconic for its diverse and spectacular topography, few have the opportunity to soak in the island glamour and heritage wonders of this island with a sunrise-painted bird’s-eye view. Here’s your guide to hot air ballooning in this tropical treasury.
A Spectacular Vantage
While Sri Lanka has no shortage of panoramic mountaintops, palm tree precipices, cloud forests, elevated waterfall pools, and even a nine-arched railway bridge letting you chug above tea-steeped vistas, the experience of floating high above the kaleidoscopic mosaic of quaint villages, lush greenery, rugged peaks, and serene waterways is the perfect harmony of thrilling and tranquil.
How to embark
This exhilaratingly intimate journey through the clouds over storybook scenes doesn’t require much hassle to get started. All you have to do is arrange to be picked up from your hotel by a competent tour company and enjoy the anticipation as they take care of all the necessities to get you airborne! If you want to ride a hot air balloon in Sri Lanka with optimal safety, enjoyment, and authenticity, venture no further than reputed tour organizers such as Walkers Tours.
How to prepare
All you need to take along for the ride is a hat and camera, making sure you dress in comfy clothing and wear close-toed shoes in case someone accidentally steps on them in their excitement!
What you can anticipate
Whether it’s a surprise celebration or an impromptu romantic escapade, sharing mesmerizing moments 2000 feet up in the air makes for unforgettable reminiscing, with the feeling of being with your special person suspended in windswept stillness hard to forget!