Welcome to TNIBF 2017…

Tamil Nadu International Balloon festival 2017 is the 3rd edition of global hot air balloon festivals organized by the Global Media Box and ThisisPollachi.com with the support of Department of Tourism Tamil Nadu.

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How to Get There?

By Road

125 Km from Selam

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.

By Rail

10 Hrs from Chennai

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 and leaves Pollachi at 4.45 PM to reach Palani at 6.10PM.

By Air

40 Km From the Airport

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.


10th  Jan 2017

5pm onwards – Inauguration and Pilot Welcome

11th  Jan 2017

5:30am to 7:30am – Morning Free Flying
6:00pm to 8:30pm  – Evening Tethering

12th  Jan 2017

6am to 8am – Morning Free Flying
6:00pm – Evening Tethering

13th  Jan 2017

6:00 am to 8:30am – Morning Free Flying
5:30pm to 7:30pm – Evening- Tethering

14th  Jan 2017

6am to 8am– Morning – Free Flying
6pm to 8pm – Evening – Night Glow

15th  Jan 2017

5:30pm to 7:30pm – Evening