Taj Balloon Festival is an annual balloon festival that takes place in Agra. Started in 2015, it is one of its kind of festival that involves showing hot air ballooning skills in the sky near the Taj Mahal. The event is organised to promote adventure and leisure activities in the city and make it more attractive for the tourists. Every year participants from various corners of the country fly to Agra to become a part of the festival and experience the amazing sights of balloons floating over the Taj. It is organised by the Government of Uttar Pradesh and is aimed at promoting tourism in the city.
The festival is celebrated for over 6 days and a lot of activities and excursions can be enjoyed during the same. Tourists from various corners of the world come to witness the magical extravaganza and have great fun. This year, Taj Balloon Festival will be organised from 25-30th November 2017 at Agra and can be visited by taking a bus/flight/train to Agra.