Hot Air Ballooning in Pench National Park! Are You Kidding Me?

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Hot Air Ballooning in Pench National Park! Are You Kidding Me?
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For most of us, the Pench National Park has been a haven for the tigers and that’s what explains its identity. Imagine, however, you experience meeting the tigers with a bird’s-eye view? Would you not consider it a unique experience then? So, the next time you are at Pench National Park, get set to explore wildlife in a different way altogether! On a hot air balloon instead!

The Tiger Hot Air Balloon Safari at the Pench Jungle Camp:

Hot Air Ballooning in Pench National Park! Are You Kidding Me?
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 If hot air ballooning seemed like a distant dream for you, it is not anymore. Combined with the thrill of a Wildlife Safari, the hot air ballooning at Pench National Park offers a serendipitous break from the traditional wildlife tours. The idea of observing nature with a bird’s-eye view can be  fun-filled as well as fascinating.

Hot Air Ballooning in Pench National Park! Are You Kidding Me?
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The Pench Jungle Camp provides the hot air ballooning services in a unique and different style. Located in the village Avarghani, 18 kms west of AH-43 highway, the Pench Jungle Camp is equipped with the latest paraphernalia, to explore jungle safari in a way it has never been before- on hot air balloon!

Certified by the DGCA, the Tiger Hot Air Balloon Safaris eliminate the associated risks of the sport with comprehensive in-flight security measures and compliance to international guidelines. The balloons are handled by licensed commercial pilots and the passengers are covered with insurance.

Hot Air Ballooning in Pench National Park! Are You Kidding Me?
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Depending upon the weather conditions, the flights are flown either in the early mornings before the first light or three hours prior to sunset. The time in the air is approximately 60-70 minutes.

Reaching Hot Air Ballooning Venue:

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1. By Flight:

  1. From Delhi:

    Flight No.Flight NameFromToTime
    6E-621INDIGODELNAG05:45 – 07:30
    AI-469AIR INDIADELNAG05:45 – 07:15
    6E-135INDIGODELNAG10:25 – 12:05
    6E-137INDIGODELNAG19:35 – 21:15
    AI-469AIR INDIADELNAG05:45 – 12:05
  2. From Mumbai:

    Flight No.Flight NameFromToTime
    G8-142GO AIRBOMNAG18:45 – 20:10
    AI-627AIR INDIABOMNAG05:55 – 07:20
    6E-403INDIGOBOMNAG15:40 – 17:10
    9W-2165JET AIRWAYSBOMNAG14:55 – 16:30
    6E-543INDIGOBOMNAG08:35 – 10:00

2. By Road:

Just 101 kms from Nagpur Railway station, the Pench Jungle Camp can be reached by road via NH-7 by traveling along the Central Avenue Road from Nagpur.

3. By Rail:

The nearest railway station to reach the camp is Nagpur Railway Station and the remaining journey needs to be taken by road. Following are the list of trains from some of the major Indian station to reach Nagpur 

  1. From Mumbai:

    Train No.Train NameFromDep Time
    12879LTT BBS SUP EXPLTT00:15
    12859GITANJALI EXPCSTM06:00
    225111KARMABHOOMI EXPLTT11:30
    12139SEWAGRAM EXPCSTM15:00
    11401NANDIGRAM EXPCSTM16:35
    12105VIDARBHA EXPCSTM19:10
  2. From Delhi:

    Train No.Train NameFromDep Time
    18238CHATTISGARH EXPNZM04:40
    12626KERALA  EXPNZM11:25
    12616G T EXPNZM11:30
    22694BANGALORE RAJDHANI EXPNZM18:40
    12622TAMIL NADU EXPNZM22:30
    12722DAKSHIN EXPNZM23:00
  3. From Pune:

    Train No.Train NameFromDep Time
    22845PUNE HATIA SUPPUNE10:45
    12113NAGPUR GARIBRATHPUNE17:40
    12129AZAD HIND EXPPUNE18:25
    11039MAHARASHTRA EXPPUNE23:20

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