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Tucson Balloon Rides, Arizona

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Distance from city center: 10.4mi
Elza's pictureby Elza Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 28th of November, 2010
I've never been on a hot air balloon and most certainly never been in the air with it, so taking part at the Tucson Balloon Rides was the most amazing experience of my life.

We were advised to dress comfortably and with several layers because before sunrise the weather is quite chilly but it gets warmer. The whole tour lasts about 3.5 hours with the most amazing panoramic views of the surroundings. There is a brunch with champagne served at the end of the ride and the agency also takes pictures of your ride that you given at the end. Not to mention they pick you up and drive you back from your hotel. So everything taken together the tour is fascinating, fun and totally worth it!

3079 W Avenida Cresta, Tucson, AZ 85745, USA

$229/prs., $129/child

Opening Hours:
45 minutes before sunrise. (3.5 hour tour)

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