Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, Malaysia

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Ever thinking of riding on a hot-air balloon flight? Now you can fulfill your dreams by buying a RM10 ticket during the annual event of Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta which is held every year around March or April.

It was the first ever Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Putrajaya when I went there last year.
The atmosphere was crowded and hot, filled with laughters and happiness, couples, families, friends etc were seen everywhere at the normally deserted Putrajaya during weekdays.

Flying a hot air balloon is very dependent on the weather; whereby the wind has to be calm and the sky has to be clear. The weather forecast in March for Putrajaya was suitable for flying hot air balloons.

It was such an amazing experience to see the balloons, one by one, one after one, flew into the sky, across the lake, landed at the opposite bank of the lake safely.

written by lihooi on 2010-08-09 in #world #locations #putrajaya #malaysia #fisheye #hot-air-balloon #kodak-ebx #happening #lc-a

4 Comments

  1. azzzy
    azzzy ·

    heard its dam hard to get the tickets, sold out by 7am. any tips on how i can get my hands on tickets for next year festival?

  2. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    I want to go next year too!!!! Tell us :DD

  3. lihooi
    lihooi ·

    hey!! thanks @azzzy and @lawypop for liking this location! :)
    i hope this helps:
    www.myballoonfiesta.com/concurrent.php

    not sure bout next year since they haven't have any news out yet..
    lol fyi, my friend went queuing up for the ride at about 6am this year.. :D

    anyway, even if you couldn't get on board, it would still be a fun experience watching those balloons! :)

  4. azzzy
    azzzy ·

    6am, wow. still looking forward to it. thanks for the help man.

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