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Sindbad Hot Air Balloons

37 Sharia Hamed El Omda | East Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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Beautiful way to start the day.

In June, 2018 we took a hot air ballon ride with this agency. They picked us up at 3:35 am from our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lisa S
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Norwalk
via mobile
A must do in Luxor!!

My friend and I opted for the sunrise balloon tour (pickup 3:30am) and had a phenomenal time. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie T
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Chicago, Illinois
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As one of the pioneering companies for passenger balloon rides in the Luxor region,we are able to provide you with a unique and unforgettable balloon adventure.With nearly a decade of experience and 36,000 passengers flown in 2007 alone,we proudly consider ourselves among the very best companies in Egypt and worldwide.I Would you like to make your stay in Luxor amazing, come and experience the joy of flying in one of our hot air balloons.Drifting peacefully over the west Bank of Luxor,where you can see most of the monuments of Thebes.Get your cameras ready and enjoy the unique opportunity to view the magnificent panorama of Luxor town from a unique angle.For an unbeatable view of Luxor and the Nile River, take a flight in a Hot Air Balloon over the West Bank. Enjoy the sites of the West Bank from the air, away from the daytime crowds in the peaceful glow of dawn.Departing from your Luxor hotel or cruise ship you will cross the Nile River to the West Bank before sunrise where your balloon awaits.After a safety briefing and introduction to your ground crew and pilot, you will climb into the balloon's basket and get ready for lift off.As you gently rise into the dawn sky,enjoy the tranquility of the early morning sun rising over the East Bank, illuminating the city and mountains.
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37 Sharia Hamed El Omda | East Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In June, 2018 we took a hot air ballon ride with this agency. They picked us up at 3:35 am from our cruise ship. They had picked people up on previous stops, so there were 8 of us. We were taken to the bank of...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I opted for the sunrise balloon tour (pickup 3:30am) and had a phenomenal time. The views were incredible and the balloon operator took the time to point out all the major sites (Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple,...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

this is a great activity for all the family and kids to get up very early, and watch the sun rise over the desert and houses. It is a very short trip but well organised.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

When my sisters suggested we do a hot air balloon rode while in Luxor, Egypt, I panicked. I was afraid and wanted no parts of it since I am extremely afraid of heights. But when I tell you all my fears vanished the minute I...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We went with my husband to Luxor last year and as a surprise from our son in law we had this hot airbaloon experience. We both were scared as it was for the very first time in our lives. But definitely not the last. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

A “must do” during your stay in Dubai. I liked the experience and really recommend it! Thanks Waqas for the greetings and all the staffs who were super nice. An incredible experience!

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The balloons were huge. Ground crew really Castle. Our pilot was most knowledgeable and provided the great narration of what we were doing. Experienced people it made you feel safe.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We have taken this adventoures ride early in the morning 05:45 am and flown over fantastic and magnificent river niles cut the city in two parts. We welcomed the sunrise from the ballon experiencing the panaromic view of city. Duration of the ride will be...More

1  Thank Akash S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

A great flight , however it take three attempts as the Balloons need clearance from Luxor air traffic control ( and the right weather) to fly. I would not advise leaving a flight to the end of your stay as you may be disappointed if...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We booked the balloon flight & transfers thru our Viking tour guide. At 4:30 AM we took a short walk from our cruise ship the Mayfair to a small ferry that crossed the Nile. We then loaded into a van for around a 10 minute ride...More

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Dlnya S
4 May 2018|
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Response from Stanislava O | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the price as my husband paid it for mr and my family as a present. We are Valey of the Kings, Hatchipsut temple, Luxor and singing statues 😊
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asianguy
6 December 2017|
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Response from Greg48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes- always early in the morning- My hotel pick-up was at 4:30 AM. Cost will vary depending on who sells u the ticket and how busy they are that day- If you are flexible at all on days, I would say book it soon after you... More
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