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Flying with Rainbow Ryders in Albuquerque is an unforgettable experience!
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Zia symbol represents New Mexico at the top of the new Rainbow Ryders' 30th anniversary hot air balloon in AlbuquerqueThe early morning adventure begins as you meet Rainbow Ryders at our corporate office. After check-in, you’ll step into our chase vehicles and be driven to one of our various launch sites. From there the pilots will begin the inflation process, giving you the opportunity to become an involved, “hands on” crew member as the gentle giants come to life. You may also choose to observe inflation and take pictures as the sun rises over the Sandia Mountain Range.

Make sure you bring your camera! At lift off you’ll embark upon a journey of uniqueness. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Rio Grande Valley and majestic Sandia Mountains while floating across the sky. Send your greetings to the earthbound folks below!

After landing, enjoy a celebratory toast and post-flight refreshments to end your safe and memorable adventure. You will be presented with a flight certificate to commemorate your aeronautical experience.

Please note: The pricing below is all-inclusive. There are no hidden booking fees or taxes that will be applied.
The only item not included is gratuity for pilots and crew, if you wish to give it!