The most popular Hot Air Ballooning sites in Sri Lanka are at Sigiriya, Dambulla & Udawalawe. The Hot Air Balloon ride lasts for approximately an hour. The total the Ballooning experience is approximately 3- 4 hours; picking up the guests at the hotel, the preparation and inflation of the balloon, flight briefing, takeoff, the flight, landing & retrieval plus return to your hotel after a champagne breakfast is, in all, about 3-4 hrs. The ride that is reserved exclusively for the guests find its best timings within 2 hours of sunrise or two hours of sunset. Steady Weather conditions being important, most of the balloon operators prefer to operate the flights in the early morning. Hot Air Ballooning being a fine adventure sport, the guests are invited lend a hand in the ring of activity encompassing inflation and the deflation of the balloon.