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Oriental Ballooning Bagan

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Oriental Ballooning offers hot-air balloon flights over the ancient temple zone of Bagan, flying each morning from the start of October until mid April. Our baskets hold a maximum of 12 passengers, with no more than 3 people to a compartment, giving...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were super lucky with the day we went up! Perfect conditions! 20 balloons went up! The ride lasted 75 minutes and we saw pagodas, the river and some agriculture fields. The staff and pilot (Nick) where great! Very friendly and professional. My only suggestion...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 918bettinaw
Reviewed 3 days ago

it is worth every dolar we spent on it. It iis very proffesional, starting from the pickup, breakfast before balooning, safety instructions and training. Proffesional baloons from th best supplier, qualified english pilots, Our Pilot - Allie, was pro, and very nice, funny and communicative....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank oegle
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one of life’s most amazing experiences! Early morning ballooning over the temples of Bagan! A must to do and such a professional company ! Steve our pilot had 32 years of flying and guided us on such a beautiful journey!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 225jilln
Piers G, Chief Pilot at Oriental Ballooning Bagan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 225jilln Thank you for taking to time to review your flight with Steve. We're glad that you had such a great time in Bagan with us. Piers G for OB team

Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow, amazing experience! Exhillerating, beautiful, awesome! Highly recommend this to all fortunate enough to be visiting Bagan! This is the "cherry-on-top" that those who have never experienced will never understand, as pictures and words cannot begin to capture the essence of this experience. Do it!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were tossing up whether we wanted to do ballooning in bagan as it is “the thing to do” while you are there but is outrageously expensive when compared to ballooning in other countries. However we decided to splurge and go ahead with it and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kate010790
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I debated the cost but this was the most wonderful part of the holiday. The whole experience was really well done. Beautiful views of pagodas and other balloons. Lea Ziberli was our pilot and she really made the trip - so interesting, fun and professional.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the third time I have been in a balloon around the world and it was great. Seeing the sun rise and the thousands of temples you get a great perspective on how big Bagan actually is. Our pilot Richard was great and happy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DanielleM886
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience for a first timer! The view over bagan temples was amazing and all the staff are highly trained and professional. Ravi was the pilot for our ride and instructions were clear. I was secretly hoping the hot air balloon could go higher but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank slteo19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time during our first ever hot air balloon flight with pilot Steve. We felt very safe during the whole flight and it was really nice to see all the infra it’s needed to make a balloon fly with safety. The pickup...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ricardosalomao87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic balloon flight! Lea our Swiss captain was very professional and we felt really safe and in good hands. Although we were warned that the experience might not be very good anymore due to the distance you have to keep to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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4 June 2018|
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Response from Joost S | Reviewed this property |
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9 May 2018|
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Response from Piers G | Property representative |
No, sorry. Our operating dates are from October until April. We hope that you enjoy your trip.
27 February 2018|
Response from Piers G | Property representative |
Hi. We will stop flying on 10th April. I don't know where you heard about such a no-refund policy. If we cancel the flight for safety reasons, passengers have the choice of a full refund, or rebooking on another flight... More