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Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise

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Albuquerque, United States
Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise

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Safety measures
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Watch daylight appear above the Rio Grand Valley during a sunrise hot air balloon ride from Albuquerque, and see the first rays illuminate the rugged Sandia Mountains. Take in stunning aerial views and dip low enough to skim the Rio Grande, then rise back up above the desert landscape. Touch town after a 1-hour flight, and begin the day with sparkling wine and a light continental breakfast before returning to your launch site.
  • One-hour sunrise flight from Albuquerque with light breakfast
  • Enjoy stunning views of the Rio Grande Valley and marvel at the colorful sunrise over the Sandia Mountains
  • Learn about New Mexico’s natural history and hot-air ballooning from the expert pilot
  • Have the option to help out the pilots during the inflation process for a more hands-on experience
  • Celebrate the flight with a glass of sparkling wine and light breakfast after landing
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Professional guide
Scenic hot air balloon flight
Champagne toast
Light continental breakfast
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

5601 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, USA

Please check in at our office location.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Not recommended for participants with knee problems
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Flights can only be operated with safe winds, clear sky and no rain. In case of unsuitable weather conditions, you will be provided the option to take the tour on an alternative date or be refunded in full.
  • A maximum of 12 people per balloon
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Rainbow Ryders

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise?
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
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise?
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 Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise.

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Traveler Tips


  • "I am afraid of heights but would definitely take another ride." See review

Reviews

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Reviews by Viator travelers

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I would do it again in a heartbeat! I'll be back
gretchen_J
, Sep 2021
I couldn't believe I wasn't scared out of my mind. But it was so quiet and calming at times. The views were awesome. Anthony and Jared were an awesome professional team and I felt very safe in their competent hands.
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Heavenly!
Pat
, Sep 2021
I loved every minute of it! The before, during and after were all an adventure! I have been telling everyone I meet they absolutely must go UP.
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Awesome
Marc_B
, Aug 2021
Alfred was awesome, knowledgeable, and very skilled. Not only was it a beautiful trip but Alfreds’ ability helped us feel safe and secure so that we could enjoy the beautiful landscapes
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spectaculaaarr
Shaylee_K
, Aug 2021
so fun. the sunrise was beautiful and the hot air balloon ride was a total bucket list item. The landing was one of my favorite parts!
1 traveler found this review helpful
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Spectacular views from the sky
Justin_W
, Aug 2021
The assent from the parking lot, looking down on the other balloons preparing to come up to join us.
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Sunrise above the mountains in New Mexico
RhondaF_B
, Aug 2021
The ride was very smooth. The pilot was very informative, and the view was breath taking. Loved sharing the experience with my grand daughter.
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Up, Up Away!!
Annamarie_F
, Jul 2021
The hot air balloon ride was magical. Rainbow Ryders was very professional and safety conscious. Damian and his crew were fantastic! They put us at ease right away and gave us an amazing experience. This is a must do adventure!
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Up and away
Sarita_H
, Jul 2021
The pilot and crew were excellent. They knew exactly what they were doing. Rio Grande and Sandia Mtn sunrise was beautiful.
star-5
From booking to the end just perfect
Hernan
, Jun 2021
Experienced group make this experience unforgettable!!!, facility clean and very organized, paperwork done fast and efficiently, transportation easy and the ride as said unforgettable
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Exciting
Steven_V
, Jun 2021
Very enjoyable and excellent pilot who gave us good information while in the balloon. Would definitely do this again, very exciting adventure

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