International Hot Air Balloon Festival 2023 opens in Quy Nhon

Wednesday, 26/04/2023 15:37
The International Hot Air Balloon Festival 2023 officially kicked off on April 25 in Quy Nhon city in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh.
International Hot Air Balloon Festival 2023 take place in Quy Nhon city (Photo: VOV)

At the festival, visitors will have an opportunity to admire a large number of hot air balloons of various colours, sizes, and types. In addition, a total of 10 hot air balloons of between 25 metres and 28 metese have been arranged to serve visitors fly with pilots in order to experience the feeling of sitting on a hot air balloon whilst enjoying the scenic views of Quy Nhon beach town.

For hot air balloon ride, flights start from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. daily with each flight carrying two to three tourists at an altitude of between 300 metres to 500 metres for a distance of between 5km and 10km. The price for each flight is at VND4 million.

For low-hanging hot air balloons, flights begin from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily at an altitude of between 30 metres and 50 metres with the fare at VND200,000 for each flight.

Director of the Binh Dinh Department of Tourism Tran Van Thanh said the festival offers an opportunity to promote tourism demand and attract a larger number of tourists to the coastal city of Quy Nhon.

The event will last until May 5./.