The World's Greatest Balloon Adventures

5 x 52' / HD 

In this new five-part series we explore the world´s most fascinating landscapes with hot-air balloons. Breathtaking adventures await the balloonists in the endless vastness of the Gobi Desert, in the snow-covered mountain-sides of the Alps or at the steep rock faces of the Venezuelan Tepuis. Emotional human encounters, exotic cultural experiences and thrilling nature adventures are promising ingredients for a dynamic, exciting and entertaining series about the special life of ballooning enthusiast and their quest for the “Great Picture”.


  • The Alps
  • Mongolia
  • Venezuela
  • Sri Lanka
  • Kenya


Producer: Marco Polo Film AG
Production years: 2011-2012
Broadcasters: arte, ZDF
Languages: German, English