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Hot air balloon Marrakech - Classic flight

Overview of the iconic hot air balloon ride in Marrakech

Our traditional hot air balloon ride is ideal for those visiting Marrakech looking to experience the thrill of the hot air balloon experience through the Berber villages and desert landscapes, along with The Marrakech palm grove for cheaper prices.

The traditional hot air balloon ride is a 1-hour flight made of hot air balloons that carry between twelve and 28 passengers. You'll experience an unforgettable experience while taking the thrill of a hot air balloon trip in a region that is known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the world for hot air ballooning.

Tourists will enjoy the thrill of floating over typical Berber villages and deserts that are arid and one of the stunning palm gardens in Morocco.

After every flight, a commemorative certificate is handed out to all our lovely participants.

about this activity

Cancellation free of charge
Cancellation required 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
Round trip transfer
A comfortable vehicle will pick you up from and to your accommodation.
Mobile ticketing
The confirmation (voucher) is accepted on mobile or printed on paper.
We speak your language
The team is composed of members who speak French, English, and Spanish.
A typical local breakfast will be served after landing.
Wifi on board
A wifi connection is available during the flight if needed.
Minimum age
Everyone can participate except children under 5 years old.
Commemorative certificate
You will receive a commemorative flight certificate to mark your ballooning experience.

The program of the hot air balloon flight in Marrakech

We recommend a flight that takes place around sunrise. It is the best moment to capture amazing photos of the palm groves, valleys and Berber villages, and other balloons flying in the sky. Sometimes, the flight gets delayed by a few minutes due to adverse weather.

Season: All day, all through the year, when the weather is suitable.

Pick-up :

Summer (April through October) between 4:00 and 5 am, based on the place of your hotel or Riad.
Winter (November through March) are from 5:00 am to 6 am, based on your residence or hotel area.

How can I know the pick-up time?

We will provide you with an estimated time for pick-up at the time you book. Our team will either send an email or call you via phone to confirm the pick-up time a day before the hot air balloon flight between 5:00 and 7:00 pm.

Pick-up and pre-flight :

We'll pick you up at your hotel or Riad in Marrakech for a ride to our launch location early in the morning, you will then witness the preparation of the balloons on the ground.

You will have the opportunity to watch and take pictures. The preparations last only 15 minutes.

The hot air balloon will take off following the briefing for passengers, which marks your amazing experience over Marrakech.

A welcome tea or coffee.

Take-off and flight :

The hot air balloon begins its journey around dawn, the elevations rise to approximately 1000 meters to give you the sunrise and stunning perspectives of the Marrakech palm grove as well as its villages.

Then they descend and glide through Berber villages and the gorgeous landscape of the Marrakech palm grove, offering stunning views for pictures or record videos.

The duration of the tour is around 1 hour.

On landing :

We will serve you a delicious traditional Moroccan breakfast buffet served under Caidale tents when you land.

An official flight certificate will be presented your way by the team to mark the Marrakech ballooning experience.

Late morning, our minibus (or 4x4) will bring you back to your hotel or Riad in Marrakech, the Marrakech hot air ballooning experience has ended.

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  • Flight time is approximately 1 hour. The whole adventure takes about 4 hours.
  • We use hot air balloons with a capacity of 8, 12 or 28 people for the classic flight.
  • Round trip transfer.
  • Accredited professional pilots, speaking your language.
  • Welcome Moroccan tea or coffee.
  • Traditional Moroccan breakfast in the Berber tent.
  • All our participants are covered by insurance.
  • A commemorative flight certificate will be given to you at the end of your ballooning activity
  • Extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tips
  • It is not permitted for those who have knee or back problems or those recovering from surgery.
  • It is not recommended for those with heart conditions that cause serious concern.
  • It is not allowed for women who are pregnant.
  • It is not permitted for those who are physically disabled.
  • Do not recommend it for people who have a fear of high altitudes or flying.
  • The minimum age that is allowed is five years old.
  • Children aged 5 to 12 years old are eligible for 50% off.

Hot air balloon Marrakech - Classic flight


Adults (12+)
Children (5+)
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