Panoramic views and astounding altitudes await when you take off on these scenic hot air balloon rides. Hot air balloon ride is a perfect option for a romantic date or special occasion celebration. Riding a hot air balloon became very popular among Ukrainians and foreign tourists, as this is an exciting romantic experience. There is even an annual hot air balloon festival in Kamianets-Podilskyi, which is one of the most popular and most spectacular events of the year in Ukraine. Here are some of the most popular ballooning communities and events:
Kyiv Ballooning Community
This community is one of the oldest in Ukraine. Kyiv Ballooning Community is the only organization in Ukraine which has a license to operate hot air balloons over Kyiv and pilots, who operate commercial and promotional flights, have all the necessary certificates and licenses. If you would like to enjoy Kyiv architecture and scenic vistas from above, Kyiv Ballooning Community is a place to book your safe and spectacular flight. Bila Tserkva, Chernihiv, Kamyanets-Podilskiy, Lviv and Kherson are among other available launch sites. On extra charge, Kyiv Ballooning Community can organize rides from any other launch sites where technically possible. Prices vary greatly, depending on duration of the fly, number of persons, season and launch site. The basic fare for the flight starts at UAH 1000 per person.
«On a Balloon Across Ukraine» («Na Share po Ukraine»)
This is a small private company that specializes at tailored hot air balloon tours with launch points in the most picturesque locations in Ukraine. You can start from Kyiv, Bila Tserkva, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Dnipro, Kherson or Kharkiv. All routes are carefully laid out, allowing enjoying beautiful views to the maximum. The price for the ride also includes a comfortable transfer to the launch site, a welcome drink and a hot air balloon ride participant certificate. The fare for the ride starts at UAH 6000 for 2 persons.
Kyiv Aero Club «Pilot»
«Pilot» aero Club is very popular in Ukraine. It is the biggest ballooning club in the country with the most expanse geography of hot air balloons launches. You can choose among 21 various locations to start you exciting ride. All the hot air balloon tours include transfer to the launch location, light meal on board with champagne or some other drinks and impressive 4 hour ride, which is longer comparing to the flight durations other companies are offering.Destinations offers to explore the various hot air balloon ride options in Ukraine and enjoy panoramic views and astounding altitudes when you take off on these scenic hot air balloon rides.
Photo sources: Nikita Yurenev, Nazar Huriy, Kamianets-Podilskyi Hot Air Balloons Festival Facebook Page, unsplash.com.