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Activities in Mexico City

Teotihuacán Hot Air Balloon Ride

427 reviews | 6,483 travellers
everything was very good but it would definitely be excellent if the ride lasted a little longer
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 139.80
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Can you imagine flying over the Teotihucán Valley? Live through an unforgettable experience, admiring one of the most important Mesoamerican civilisations from above.

Can you imagine flying over the Teotihucán Valley? Live through an unforgettable experience, admiring one of the most important Mesoamerican civilisations from above.

Teotihuacán Hot Air Balloon Ride

We'll meet at the scheduled time at the Independence Angel statue in Mexico City and make our way to the take-off point.

As we wait for the balloon to fill with air we'll enjoy a coffee or a snack to fuel up. We'll then climb into the basket and set off on a unique trip through the skies.

The balloon tour will last around 45 minutes and will fly over the Teotihuacan Valley, enjoying the best views of the most visited archaeological site in Mexico.

From the clouds, we'll get a unique perspective on the "City of the Gods" admiring wonders such as the Sun Pyramid, the Quetzalpápalotl Palace, the "Road of the Dead", "Pyramid of the Moon" and Quetzalcoatl Temple.

To end this fascinating experience, we'll follow worldwide tradition, with a toast and a full buffet breakfast, and all participants will receive a certificate to accredit them as certified hot-air-ballooners!

Afterwards, you will have around 2 hours to visit the Teothiuacán ruins at your own pace and discover this incredible site.

But that's not all! We'll attend an artisan workshop to learn about Teotihuacan customs. We'll learn some of the uses of obsidian, the importance of the agave plant, how mead is fermented and how silver pieces are made. As the finishing touch to this special day, we'll enjoy a tasting of pulque, tequila, cactus liqueur, and mezcal. Cheers!

Lastly, we'll make our back, ending the tour in Mexico City around 4:00 pm.

Important Information

The schedule may be subject to change due to weather conditions, in such an event, you will be notified 12 hours in advance. It is recommended that you book your flight on the first day possible. This way, if weather conditions are not optimal, we can reschedule it for another day. 

Other Balloon Flights

You can also book a Private Hot Air Balloon Flight over Teotihuacán.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 9 years old Children under 4
Hot air balloon ride
US$ 139.80
US$ 124.80
not permitted

Hot air balloon ride

  • Adults

    US$ 139.80
  • Children between 4 and 9 years old

    US$ 124.80
  • Children under 4

    not permitted

* The price varies based on the chosen date

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Bus transport

45 to 60 minute balloon ride

Certified pilot

Flight certificate

Coffee

Buffet breakfast

Toast with sparkling wine

Artisanal workshop

Liquors tasting

Entrance ticket to Teotihuacán

Not included

Extra food and drink

Guided tour of Teotihuacán

When to book?

You can book up to 2 days before (Mexico City local time) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can I do the tour if I am pregnant?

    A - No. Unfortunately, this may be dangerous, no matter the stage of pregnancy.

  • Q - Is there a weight limit?

    A - Yes, the price stated is valid for people weighing up to 99 kilos. If this weight is exceeded, 50% of the flight price will be charged, payable directly at the take-off point.

  • Q - Is there a weight limit for children?

    A - Children weighing more than 40 kilos must pay as an adult.

  • Q - What happens in the event of adverse weather conditions?

    A - If it's not possible to take the flight due to adverse weather conditions, you'll receive a refund with 420 pesos discounted for the land transport.

  • Q - What is capacity of an air balloon?

    A - All our hot air balloons have a capacity for a maximum of 16 people.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 139.80

Meeting point

Ángel de la Independencia