Tips if you are going to do Ballooning in Segovia
To go ballooning feels like literally floating, with nothing else you will feel this, and to do it in Segovia is really easy and a privileged. The city’s panoramic views are one of the most beautiful and spectacular all over Spain. With this guide, we will help you to choose which company and which type of ride in Segovia fulfills better your inquiries.
The city of the aqueduct is one of the most common places to enjoy a balloon ride, the possibility of flying over the monumental city and reach up to 600 meters in height, make this zone a very demanded one to enjoy this activity, so we recommend to not miss it.
Take a look at this video, so you can see with your own eyes the beauties we are talking about:
The balloon rides are always done at first hour in the morning, coinciding with the sunrise. Depending on the year’s season, the schedule is arranged between 7 and 8 AM, but we assure you that the early start is worth it.
The activity is suitable for all public, minors from the age of 7 and have a height that surpasses 1 meter and 20 centimeters can fly. There is nor a maximum age to be able to fly, as long as you feel eager to do it. We just don’t recommend the activity to a pregnant woman.
The people who suffer from vertigo can also enjoy the activity, at 600 meters in height, the sensation of verticality is lost and the flight is so smooth, that you won’t notice that you are flying.
The adventure starts at first hour in the morning, meeting with the instructors at the meeting point, normally, in front of Segovia’s General Hospital, and from there, we will go to the take-off area. Once in the flight area, all the assistants will participate in the inflating process, and then, the flight will start. Little by little, you will ascend, checking how the views get better and better, getting a panoramic image of the Roman aqueduct, the Alcazar and Cathedral. After the flight, will make a toast with Cava and enjoy a rural lunch to recharge energies. So you can remember the flight, the video, and pictures report, and the accreditation diploma will be included.
As you see, this is a great activity to pass a fun day, experiencing new emotions. Usually, the flights last around 1 hour, even though, on several occasions, if the weather conditions are perfect, it can be longer. The complete activity has a duration of 4 hours.
The most common way to carry out this activity is a shared flight, the baskets have a capacity for 8 or 10 people, and the flights take place during the weekends or holidays. On seasons like the Holy Week or Summer, there are usually, daily flights. Kids younger than 12 will enjoy a special price.
The activity can be carried out during the whole year, those days with strong wind currents or rains, the flights are suspended and can be done on another day, since the balloons only fly if security and a minimum duration are guaranteed, and like we already said, is 1 hour.
But if the thing, you are looking for is to surprise your partner, ask for matrimony or celebrate an anniversary in a different way, well, you have this surprising and romantic option of a private flight that the pilot will be who accompanies you. You can seize the flight to declare your love and wait to land to ask it with the question written on the ground.
If you want to enjoy the activity with your family, friends or workmates, you can book private flights and choose the day to fly, although, due to weather conditions, we always fly during the early morning. Here, you have all the flight offers.
Also, for the company’s incentives, promos or special events, there exist the captive flight. For half or complete day, the balloon will establish in the place you want to and the passengers can board or get off the balloon. You can include the company’s logo to the balloon. The ascension will reach a height of 20 to 25 meters.
The activity can be completed with a Segovian’s menu, or accommodation and SPA, perfect to enjoy a different weekend or give it away as a wedding gift, one that the bride and groom will never forget.
To fly, you just only need to feel eager, do you feel it?