Tamil Nadu International Balloon festival 2019 is the 5th edition of Global Hot Air Balloon Festivals organized by the Global Media Box and The Slaves with the support of Department of Tourism Tamil Nadu.
Not only this time we are having more number of balloons for our hot air balloon flying events, but we also have them in different shapes as most of the international festivals around the worlds do. The reason why this is special is, because it adds more meaning to the importance of being an international event.
Pollachi is well connected by a network of state and national highways. It connects with Palakkad Junction to the west, Podanur and Coimbatore Junctions to the north and Dindigul Junction to the east. It’s close to 7 hours from Bangalore, 8 from Chennai and 2 hours from Coimbatore city.
Railway services on the Pollachi-Palani route has recently began. Although Coimbatore is the railway junction, if you’re coming via Delhi, you can arrive to Pollachi through bus from Tripur. The Palani – Pollachi express leaves Palani at 7.45 AM and reaches Pollachi at 9.10 AM.
Coimbatore airport is the nearest international airport to Pollachi -approximately 1 hour by road. International flights to Singapore, Sharjah are available by Silk Air, Air Arabia and Srilankan Airlines. Domestic airlines fly to Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and other Indian cities.
"It feels like you are Meditating in the Sky.
I should take a ride after every concert."
"Everyone should go for the balloon ride atleast once.
The experience will be superb"
“This was an excellent balloon flight over Pollachi! Perfect day & Nothing could beat this experience!”
“One of the most amazing things I have ever done & look forward to doing it again. If you have never taken a balloon ride, you should. Thanks to TNIBF.”
“I thank the TNIBF team and the organizers for bringing such a wonderful event in promoting tourism and it is truly special for Tamilnadu."
"Tourism is the multi sector activity it promotes country/ state. Balloon festival becoming a calendar event during Pongal makes a significant growth in tourism in the Global market."
"Making Pollachi in the world map! We are proud to have this International event in our own Pollachi."
"Feeling proud and happy to be part of this International festival in my district of Pollachi."
" Pollachi has the best landscape in Tamilnadu that is perfect for this event."