Float high above Chiang Mai and enjoy glorious views on a scenic hot air balloon flight and then enjoy a champagne reception and a luxury spa treatment. What’s not to like! Perfect for a romantic treat or special anniversary, this day to remember in north Thailand is currently being offered exclusively by the elegant Villa Mahabhirom resort in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai hot air balloon ride
This bucket-list trip with balloon flight and luxury spa treatment is exclusive to guests staying at Villa Mahabhirom and includes:
- Transport to balloon take-off venue
- Tea, coffee, soft drinks and a snack to welcome you before take off
- Scenic hot air balloon flight (approximately 1 hour flight)
- Champagne reception after landing
- International breakfast buffet
- Personal certificate signed by the pilot
- Insurance cover
- Transfer to Fah Lanna Spa
- 2 hours of selective spa treatment at Fah Lanna Spa
- Complimentary drop off service (within Chiang Mai city) or back to Villa Mahabhirom resort
The price is 13,500 Baht per person (inclusive of service charge and taxes) and this is valid until December 23, 2020. Please note this is not a private tour and there will be others joining you for the balloon ride.
All the balloon flights are operated by experienced and fully qualified pilots who hold a commercial pilot’s license. The balloons are legally registered in Thailand and as such are checked by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand. As an extra safety feature, every balloon flight is under the supervision of the Chiang Mai airport control tower. The hot air balloon will fly at an approximate altitude of between 150-600 metres. This is the optimum height for enjoying the panoramic views and being able to pick out details and sights of interest below.
Video courtesy of Villa Mahabhirom (published with permission of the videographer )
What to bring
Although temperatures can sometimes be cooler in Chiang Mai and north Thailand, the tropical sun remains strong. There is also additional heat generated from the balloon burner. Wear comfortable, but loose fitting clothing suitable for the heat and practical footwear (not flip-flops). It’s also advisable to bring a hat and sunglasses. Make sure your camera or phone is fully charged for all those photos and video clips you will be taking.
How to book
Flights operate all year round, but are subject to weather conditions on any given day. This unforgettable experience can be booked by guests staying at Villa Mahabhirom. Bookings are required a minimum of 72 hours in advance. A 100% cancellation fee will apply if cancelled within 5 days of the confirmed booking.
For more details and bookings, please email:
Al fresco dining at Villa Mahabhirom
To make the most of the wonderful cool season evenings in Chiang Mai, Villa Mahabhirom is also offering a romantic al fresco dining experience. Relax in the serene surroundings of the teak villas and enjoy delicious Thai food with local ingredients sourced from the Royal Project. Available for bookings from November 2019 to February 2020. For more details and to make a reservation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +66 (0) 53 271 200.
Hot air balloon images published with permission of Villa Mahabhirom.
You may also enjoy:
Fan Club Thailand
Tourism Thailand (UK & Ireland)
We are here to help you experience the best of amazing Thailand. Bookmark our online magazine for ideas and tips for what to see and do in Thailand, and follow us on social media for even more travel inspiration.