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Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City

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San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, Mexico
Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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Breakfast
Coffee and/or Tea
Air-conditioned vehicle
Alcoholic Beverages
Pickup from Mexico City in selected hotels (Available for options with round-trip transportation)
Diploma
Cost of the access to the Archaeological Site ($85 MXN per person, in cash at the entrance of the site)
Gratuities

Departure Point

Carretera Libre a Tulancingo Km 27.5 San Francisco Mazapa, 55830 San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, Méx., Mexico

Please arrive to this meeting point if you select the option without transportation from Mexico City.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • In case of any special requirement for people with disabilities, please describe during the booking.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Volare
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Where do we meet for the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Hotel pickup is available, however, our departure address is Carretera Libre a Tulancingo Km 27.5 San Francisco Mazapa, 55830
May 2021
Q:
Is hotel pickup included in the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Pick up and drop off at most major hotels is included (if option selected.) Please select your hotel when confirming your reservation.
May 2021
Q:
When should I arrive for the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Pickup times typically range between 4:50 and 6:00 am. Whether you choose hotel pickup or not, you will be contacted prior to your departure date with exact meeting locations.
May 2021
Q:
Why is the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City so early in the morning?
A:Because of the wind and thermal variances, the best time for a hot air balloon ride is sunrise. The views are also pretty awesome!
May 2021
Q:
How high do we fly during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:When you are aloft in the balloon, heights reached can range anywhere from treetops up to 2,500 feet above the earth, and that's what makes those views so fantastic!
May 2021
Q:
Does the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan land in the same departure location?
A:The balloon travels at the same speed as the wind and cannot be directed in any particular direction. You will be followed by a ground crew who will facilitate your safe landing.
May 2021
Q:
How long are we in the air during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:You will be in the air for approximately 45 minutes or longer depending on the weather. Please allow approximately 5 hours in total to return to the meeting location (8 hours if the "extra time" option is selected.)
May 2021
Q:
How many people fit into one balloon during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:The hot air balloons carry a maximum of 16 passengers plus the pilot.
May 2021
Q:
Can I bring my child with me on the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Children must be at least five years old to fly.
May 2021
Q:
How is the balloon steered during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Hot Air Balloons can not be steered like a plane or helicopter. Balloons travel only in the direction of the wind. There may be different wind directions at different altitudes that the pilot may use to maneuver the balloon.
May 2021
Q:
What will we see during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Shortly after the sun rises, you will lift off for a peaceful journey over the Teotihuacan Valley and view the archaeological past from above!
May 2021
Q:
What should I wear for the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Special clothing is not required for hot air ballooning. Practical wear, such as long pants, a light jacket, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended. No sandals, high heels, skirts / shorts, or scarves.
May 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:A camera and / or cell phone for photos! All other personal possessions should be left behind. No large backpacks, purses, or camera gear will be permitted on the basket.
May 2021
Q:
Should I worry about motion sickness during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:There is no turbulence sway or keel in a hot air balloon. However, if you are especially sensitive to motion, over-the-counter motion sickness medication should be effective.
May 2021
Q:
Do you offer any special celebrations during the Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan?
A:And it is! If you are celebrating birthdays, proposals, or any other special occasion, please mention it in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
May 2021
Q:
What happens if there is bad weather on the date of my Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:Various factors can cause cancellation such as weather, equipment malfunction, or pilot injury / illness. Your safety is of utmost importance. If your flight is canceled you can reschedule or request a refund.
May 2021
Q:
How long do we spend in Teotihuacan if we select the "extra time" option?
A:You will have an additional 3 hours to explore Teotihuacan on your own. Note: Entrance to the archeological complex is not included.)
May 2021
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan, from Mexico City.

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  • "If you’re afraid of heights, this is definitely where you will feel uneasy, but it’s worth it." See review
  • "The vans were fully loaded, masks were not required, and outside an initial temperature check and hand sanitizer there were zero precautions." See review
  • "It might seem a little expensive but it’s worth every penny!" See review

Reviews

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Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-5
Highlight!
DeenaAndreotti
, Nov 2021
Diego was a wonderful pilot and guide that made sure our trip was safe, comfortable , and enjoyable. Highlight of my time in Mexico!
star-4
Together we will touch the sky!
gpr9gmwcbs
, Nov 2021
We were one of the last flights of the morning and had the opportunity to see all of the other balloons take off and were part of our view and made for a beautiful day. The flight over the ruins were breathtaking. The breakfast was fun with the mariachi band playing.
star-5
Highly recommend !best...
VELIA_A
, Nov 2021
Highly recommend !best experience my fiancé really enjoyed celebrating his birthday. Excellent pilot
star-5
Worth the early wake up call!
Sandy_H
, Nov 2021
Our pilot Fernando made the experience safe and enjoyable. I definitely recommend staying to do the archaeological site tour - Lalo was our guide and he was phenomenally well-informed. Loved this and would do it again!
star-5
Amazing and spectacular tour!!
islamario
, Nov 2021
The tour is beyond expectations, amazing tour, breathtaking views, breakfast included, great guides, the tour guide in the pyramids was amazing, the flight is spectacular! Very much recommended.
star-4
Must try!
Joana_B
, Nov 2021
Memorable experience, I’d recommend to everyone traveling to Mexico City. If you get car sick I’d recommend you take something before. There was a couple who felt sick. In the end they felt better.
star-5
Great Experience, Professional Tour
Michael_F
, Nov 2021
What a great tour. They were able to pick up us from our airbnb without any problems. Check in was a breeze. And the ride itself was incredible. For having so many different balloons, they really did a great job!
star-5
Highly recommend!
Torge_F
, Nov 2021
This is a great experience, absolutely worth it. Also very smoothly organized, they pick you up, get you there, you sign in and 5 minutes later you are in the balloon already. People are very friendly and the views are amazing.
star-5
AMAZING EXPERIENCE! STRONGLY RECOMMEND
HaiYen_D
, Nov 2021
OVERALL, IT IS AN EXCELLENT SERVICE! the driver came on time, the flight was successful, the pilot is charming and knowledgeable, very professional, the breakfast with music and dance! I don't recommend staying at the site for extra 3 hours tho.
star-5
Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacan
Kendall_R
, Nov 2021
Wow. Watching the sunrise as we took off in the hot air balloons and set off over the pyramids will always be an unparalleled experience in my books. The entire experience was well organized and all of the staff were incredible. I road in a balloon with Fernando who had great humor, music, and energy. The views from above were magical. After the ride was done we were served breakfast before we went on to learn about the town and tour the pyramids. Eduardo (Lelo) was charismatic and really knowledgeable about the history. He was an exceptional tour guide which I absolutely love when traveling. It is invaluable to learn about others culture and history when traveling. I could not recommend this excursion more if you’re in Mexico. It was an easy 45 bus ride out of the city and all the details of the trip were taking care of for you.

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