- duration 8 hours
- tour type Group
- age requirement 18+ years old
- max group size 18
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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- Experience Teotihuacan pyramids from the sky
- Admire the beautiful green valley, volcanoes and mountains
- Explore Teotihuacan from the ground at your own pace
This unforgettable experience will take you into the clouds to get a bird's eye view of the amazing Teotihuacan pyramids! From your hot air balloon, 2000 feet above the ground, you will admire the Sun and Moon temples as well as the surrounding valley, volcanoes and mountains. After landing and toasting with sparkling wine, we'll drive you back to the archeological zone so you can walk at your own pace and enjoy the pyramids from ground-level. We'll then drop you back in Mexico City.
There's no better way to experience the Teotihuacan Pyramids than from the sky! Be part of a magical and colourful hot air balloon adventure.
We'll pick you up at your hotel in Mexico City early in the morning to take a 1-hour drive to Teotihuacan. The pick-up service starts at 5:00am and follows a route that covers most of the hotels in Mexico City. If you are staying in an Airbnb, or in an area not included in our route, we will recommend the closest or most convenient meeting point for pick-up. Our tolerance time is 10 minutes so as not to affect the logistics of the activity so please be ready on time! Once we arrive at the balloon port, you'll register at the front desk (you'll need to sign a waiver letter) and then enjoy a coffee break bar as you watch our crew begin to inflate the balloon. Once the balloon is ready, we will board and the pilot will give safety instructions. As soon as it leaves the ground it's an unforgettable experience!
Feel the excitement of admiring the Sun and Moon Temples from 2,000 feet above the ground and admire the beautiful green valley, volcanoes and mountains during the flight. It is important to mention that hot air balloons cannot be directed - they follow the wind's direction and therefore the place of landing cannot be predicted. Our ground staff will monitor the balloon all time to assist us in landing. Once on land, the balloon will be stored and you will be transferred back to the balloon port. After an unforgettable experience, we will invite you to our garden to enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast. NOTE: During the validity of safety and hygiene measures due to COVID-19, you’ll enjoy a plated breakfast.
We will proceed to give you your flight certificate, and then make a toast with our crew and passengers - raising our glasses to give thanks to the wind, fire, water and mother earth for allowing us to have this amazing experience! You'll then have time to explore the Archaeological Zone (entrance not included). Teotihuacan means “the place where men become gods”, and it is one of the largest cities during the pre-hispanic times. You can walk at your own pace and discover every corner of this imposing city. And if you wish, you can hire the specialized services of a guide to explore the area! Around 13:30, we will pick you up from Teotihuacan to start our return trip to Mexico City. The return will take us longer than the arrival due to traffic (estimated 2 hours). You will be dropped-off at the same place we picked you up.
- Roundtrip transfer from/to Mexico City to Teotihuacan Archaeological Area
- Coffee break
- 45-min ride in hot-air-balloon
- Buffet breakfast (during the validity of safety and hygiene measures due to COVID-19, you’ll enjoy a plated breakfast)
- Flight certificate
- Glass of sparkling wine
- Entrance fee to Teotihuacan Archaeological Area
- Other activities
- Meals not specified in the itinerary
- Personal expenses and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- All the tips to the guides are optional and not included
- Optional gratuities
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Teotihuacan Hot Air Balloon Day Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 03 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 03 June 2021, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Teotihuacan Hot Air Balloon Day Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Teotihuacan Hot Air Balloon Day Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.
Take into consideration that the balloon flight depends entirely on weather conditions and last minute changes can be made.
Passengers are expected to bring the following items:
Closed shoes, boots or tennis
Camera with security strap
All facilities will be constantly sanitised, the pilots, crew and customer service team will follow prevention protocol strictly. Balloon will be disinfected regularly and there will be transparent physical dividers on each balloon. Balloon capacity will be reduced to 30% occupancy
Please remember to bring and wear your face mask at all times. It is mandatory. Temperature checks will be taken at the site. A sanitising tunnel will await travellers and hand sanitiser will be provided everywhere.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- Implemented COVID-19 Protocols