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Address: Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: +1 575-751-9877
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Riding the soft desert winds is the perfect way to celebrate your special...

Riding the soft desert winds is the perfect way to celebrate your special occasions with friends, family or when there is romance in the air. And, there is no better place to enjoy it than around Taos. We fly the scenic Rio Grande Gorge as it cuts through the high desert mesa like a 650 ft. deep Grand Canyon. The famous Rio Grande River gently flows through it. As we're gently gliding and enjoying the beautiful panoramas we drop down into the Gorge and kiss the river for the most thrilling balloon ride anywhere. We see baby coyotes, deer, mountain goats and elk in the Spring, blossoming flowers, bushes and cacti in Summer, the colorful changing Fall foliage and the beautiful snow covered Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the Winter - there is always majestic beauty everywhere! Join us for your adventure of a lifetime today!

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Awesome experience!

Unbelievably cool experience. We (my wife, and father) went up with Chris in the small balloon. We had a blast. The whole experience was awesome. When we come back we are doing it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
Vince B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Unbelievably cool experience. We (my wife, and father) went up with Chris in the small balloon. We had a blast. The whole experience was awesome. When we come back we are doing it again. Thank you.

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Thank Vince B
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Chris was great. He's been piloting balloons since he was a kid (as did his father) and he has a genuine love for it. Angelisa Espinoza, the director of guest experiences at the Monte Sagrado hotel who we also cherish told us Pueblo balloon was the only way to go. her recommendation was great. Chris was friendly, flexible, laid back... More 

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Thank Carol2462
Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We booked this Balloon Ride while on a short visit to Taos. We read a few reviews that were good and just called them at the last minute. We were lucky that they could accommodate us, especially since it was balloon festival weekend! Leslie was really nice and made it work for us...even though we had one in our party... More 

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Thank Michelle C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Pueblo Balloon Company provided one of the most memorable highlights of our trip to New Mexico. Kris is a fantastic pilot and his skills and knowledge are evident thru out the entire experience. Everything was handled very professionally by Kris and the ground crew. The flight was great and I would definitely recommend it to any and all.

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Thank Doug W
Campti, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

From the first call to reserve the flight to the final toast the entire experience was top notch. Kris, the pilot was not only very experienced but had a great deal of local knowledge which added even more to the trip.

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Thank Larry B
Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Incredible! Amazing! Beautiful! The folks who do this are extremely helpful, knowledgeable and passionate about hot air ballooning and providing each and every one of us with the best possible experience. Perfect day and the scenery if gorgeous. We saw a perspective of our world you cannot see or experience any other way. Learned a lot as well. Saw river... More 

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Thank Steve R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

The staff were friendly and easy to work with. The pilots were highly qualified and help ease the fears for those who where afraid of heights. The trip down the gorge was great and an great alternative rather that the normal flight up down over the desert. I only wish the flight would have lasted longer!

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Thank 20joanne
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We booked our balloon ride a month or so in advance via phone. Was easy to book and person taking the reservation was pleasant. The morning of the ride, Oz picked us up at our hotel. He was right on time and very personable. The ride out to the take off area was fun as we had to go down... More 

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Thank Kathleen02109
Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We celebrated a special birthday with this gift of a lifetime. Everything was handled very professionally. The pilot was extremely knowledgeable & just a bunch of fun. The crew gave us great stories of the area and made us feel extremely welcome. I would recommend this company & this ride through the gorge for anyone wanting of special memory!

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Thank poorpiper
Linfield, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Our first hot air balloon ride was at the Albuquerque Festival, where our balloon was amongst hundreds soaring at one time. In Taos, it was a peaceful, serene ride in and out of the Rio Grande River Gorge and over the broad mesa. The crew was cordial and the post-flight champagne and continental breakfast very good.

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