Fly hot air balloon for a cause at Skyfest 2015


Take a tour of the city at 3,000ft, go balloon

Skeptical about getting into the basket that will levitate you 3,000 feet up into the air and show you the beauty of earth from a different angle? Fear not, for, Sky Waltz, India’s first and the largest commercial hot air ballooning company, is roped in for the festival.

SkyWaltz balloon is the country’s first fully licensed and government-approved commercial hot air balloon operation. They have been conducting events in various places in India including Jaipur, Ranthambore, Pushkar, Neemrana, Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune and Lonavala.

ACT Fibernet Sky Fest 2015 The Sky Waltz Hot Air Ballooning experience will be world class. Its team consists of highly experienced commercial pilots from the UK, USA and India. The team has already surveyed the venue allotted for flying, having taken all the necessary clearances from the Airport Authority of India.skyfest

A Skywaltz pilot has already conducted a test run of the flight at Muffakham Jah Engineering College on Wednesday. The main agenda of the Skyfest is not only to make the city gain global recognition, but also to give back to the society. Every organisation that has lent a hand in organising this massive event is looking to do some good to the society in kind.

Act Fibernet is looking to increase awareness towards palliative care while Sparsh Hospice, a charity initiative of Rotary Club of Banjara Hills, has been providing services since 2011 to terminally ill patients, particularly cancer patients and this is an another initiative to broaden their service to the needy.

So,visit the Skyfest. Your presence there will make a difference in a lot of lives you don’t even know exist. Apart from the long and short hot air balloon rides, other attractions to boast of are the midnight movies, concerts, battle of bands, carnival parade, carnival float and the kite festival.

Long rides in the hot air balloon will give you a trip around the famous historical places in the city. When you are almost 3000 ft above the sea level, the feeling of adrenaline is different. The joy rides are equally good which offer the attendees an opportunity to take the experience at a level as high as 350 ft from ground.

So, pick the bucket that suits you the most and hop in, to fly. Book your passes now, for, the number of entries are limited.

Vimal Mohan

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