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Teotihuacán Private Hot Air Balloon Flight

  • 13 reviews | 189 travellers
    Amazing experience for my family. This was our first time on a hot air balloon and it exceeded our expectations. We got there before sunrise and the view of the valley and pyramids during sunrise is awesome to behold. We went for the private tour option and the organizer arranged a private car pickup from hotel, completed the balloon ride, drove us to a breakfast buffet, got us to the Pyramid complex, and dropped us back to the hotel
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  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish. English
  • 8 hours
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
Per group from
US$ 438.30
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Spend an unforgettable day discovering the ancient Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacán: fly over millennia-old pyramids in your own private hot air balloon!

Spend an unforgettable day discovering the ancient Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacán: fly over millennia-old pyramids in your own private hot air balloon!

Teotihuacán Private Hot Air Balloon Flight Itinerary

Meet your guide at the indicated time at the Angel of Independence monument (Ángel de la Independencia) in the heart of Mexico City. From there, you'll be taken on a shared vehicle to the takeoff area. Ready to experience one of the most exciting days of your life? While you wait for your hot air balloon to be prepared, enjoy a coffee to build your energy for your flight over one of Mexico's most famous archaeological sites.

Climb aboard your hot air balloon accompanied by an expert qualified pilot who will inform you of key safety procedures so you'll enjoy the hot air balloon experience as much as possible.

You'll be able to fly over the Teotihuacán Valley during 45 minutes or an hour, taking in the spectacular views over the archaeological site with a soundtrack of romantic music. The Avenue of the Dead, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, the Pyramid of the Moon... you'll have ancient Mexico at your feet!

For the finishing touch on your hot air balloon flight, you'll be handed a glass of sparkling wine to toast to an unforgettable experience, as well as enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast. What's more, you'll be presented with a certificate demonstrating your flying experience - the perfect souvenir!

Back on solid ground, you'll have two hours of free time to explore Teotihuacán on foot at your own pace. You'll then be returned to Mexico City at 2:30 pm.

Please note

Dates and times are subject to modification based on weather conditions; if any changes have to be made, you'll be notified at least 12 hours in advance.

We recommend that you reserve your ride on the first day you have available, and this way if the weather conditions are not suitable for the flight, there is time to reschedule for another day. 

Group hot air balloon ride

If you'd prefer to enjoy your hot air balloon flight in a group, check out our Teotihuacán Hot Air Balloon Ride instead.

Important

  • This price is valid for people with a maximum weight of 99 kg (218 pounds). If this weight is exceeded there will be a supplementary charge of 50% of the flight, to be paid directly upon takeoff.
  • Should adverse weather conditions mean the flight cannot take place, you will receive a refund with 420 MXN (US$ 21.60) discounted as payment for transport.

Transport to the takeoff area

If you prefer to take a private taxi from the meeting point in Ciudad de Mexico to the take-off area, you'll have to pay 1,800 MXN (US$ 92.80) on the same day of the activity.

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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.

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

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Transport by shared vehicle

One hour hot air balloon ride

Certified pilot/guide

Flight certificate

Coffee and buffet breakfast

Toast with sparkling wine

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no other people in the group

Not included

Entrance fee for Teotihuacán (70 MXN (US$ 3.60) per person)

Guided tour of Teotihuacán.

Optional transport by taxi: 1,800 MXN (US$ 92.80)

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 - How to book?

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

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.

Meeting point

Ángel de la Independencia (Angel of Independence).

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