A hot air balloon ride does not feature too often in the bucket lists of most adventure enthusiasts. It is true that hot air ballooning doesn’t induce the same intense adrenaline rush as other hard core adventure sports such as sky diving and bungee jumping. However, it gives you a chance to witness the landscape of a place from a fresh perspective. Often, the aerial view of a scenic location is as good as the ground level landscape. Many a times, the bird’s eye perspective can completely blow away your mind.

Our planet offers a plethora of unique landscapes, that can be best experience from above. However, there are some places where taking a hot air balloon ride will induce a jaw-dropping expression.

Here are a few exotic places to experience the best hot air balloon rides in the world: