6th Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival

Date: 11 January 2020 – 15 January 2020.

Venue: Pollachi, near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu, the land of Tamils is renowned for its rich cultural and religious heritage, magnificent beauty, amazing temples, remarkable architectural excellence as well as unique and extraordinary festivals. Tamil Nadu offers you a blend of both ancient traditions and modernity where you can explore the past cultural heritage of the state, at the same time enjoying all the modern amenities of the present. 

The beautiful land of Tamil Nadu celebrates a number of festivals with great pomp and show which reflect its rich culture. The traditional festivals of Tamil Nadu are known for its great devotion, unique rituals, vast plethora of colours, vibrant music, rich dance forms and delicacies. Other than the traditional festivals, Tamil Nadu hosts international festivals with great fanfare. One such festival is the Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival which is quiet fascinating and entirely different from the traditional festivals of the state. The festival will kick start on 11th January 2020 and continues for 5 days which will conclude on 15th January 2020. The event takes place at Pollachi, near Coimbatore.

Know more about Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival:

Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival is a global hot air balloon festival organized by the Global Media Box, and other significant organizers with the support of the Tourism Department of Tamil Nadu.

The objective of organizing such an event is to set a unique variety of family amusement through hot air balloon rides and thus making Chennai and Pollachi a well-known spot for tourism. This year 2020, they are hosting the 6th edition of the global hot air balloon festival which will be held at Pollachi, near Coimbatore.

Hot air balloons of varied shapes and colours from 8 countries including India, Netherlands, France, USA, Belgium, Germany, Poland and Denmark will be showcased at the 6th Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival. The view of dozens of colourful hot air balloons flying freely in the sky is a delightful sight to watch as well as to lighten up the mood. To add to the fervor, celebrity music concerts, food festivals and food trucks, kids fun zone and games are also arranged at the event.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Tamil Nadu:

Tamil Nadu presents a bundle of tourist attractions that boasts a countless number of temples for spiritual retreats, breathtaking hill stations for a relaxing getaway, bustling beaches to indulge in beach sports, architecturally arresting monuments to make you stare in awe, and myriads of captivating natural wonders to marvel at.

Some of the Popular Tourist Destinations in Tamil Nadu are:

  • Chennai.
  • Trichy
  • Madurai
  • Thanjavur
  • Rameshwaram
  • Mahabalipuram
  • Ooty
  • Coonoor
  • Kodaikanal
  • Pollachi
  • Kanyakumari
  • Hogenakkal.
  • Kanchipuram
  • Yercaud

Getting There:

By Air:

Coimbatore International Airport, about 49.3 Km.

By Rail:

Podanur Junction Railway Station, Coimbatore about 38.2 Km.

By Road:

Pollachi is well-linked to major cities of the country via road. 

New Year, New Decade, let’s begin fabulous 2020 by exploring Tamil Nadu and indulging in its International Balloon Festival.

Book a trip to Tamilnadu with Tamil Nadu Tourism and make sure to enjoy and experience Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival on your trip.

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