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Balloons Over Vang Vieng

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Address: Vang Vieng, Laos
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+856 20 96 918 111

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Go on a sunny day

After almost having to cancel due to rain we finally were able to go up for the 6am flight around 7am. The flight was incredible, but only lasted half an hour (we were told an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Courtney M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After almost having to cancel due to rain we finally were able to go up for the 6am flight around 7am. The flight was incredible, but only lasted half an hour (we were told an hour, but this could've been due to weather). Despite the shorter time and weather, it was still a great experience and neat way to see... More 

Thank Courtney M
East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Vang Vieng a few years ago on a half day visit while on our way to Vientiane and there was such a good feel about the place that we decided to return. One of the must do's was the Hot Air Ballooning and what an awesome experience. We decided to do the Sunrise ride mainly due to perceived... More 

1 Thank John W R
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From our room at the Elephant Crossing Hotel we saw the balloons following the river on several occasions so took the plunge and did it. It was a wonderful experience. Seeing Vang Vieng, a little slice of paradise, from the air was wonderful...the air was still and the trip took about 2.5 hours from getting to the balloon, watching it... More 

Thank MartInG1956
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The most enjoyable thing i have done in Vang Vieng. Great bang for your buck. I highly recommend the sunset time. Although i found it to be a little unorganised due to double bookings. The hot air balloon ride over Vang Vieng felt very safe.

1 Thank Jeremy H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

To anyone whose bucket list still features 'hot air ballooning', this is the place to do it: the views are exceptional. The service is really efficient - you get picked up from your hostel, and the balloons are set up immediately on arrival at the site. I've deducted a star simply because I was told we'd be in the sky... More 

2 Thank Rel_Hayman
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

One the more expensive things we've done on our tour of SE Asia, but completely worth it (we went on the sunrise balloon). The ride lasted about 30 minutes (the guy we bought tickets from said 45, but others said 30 - half an hour was a decent amount of time, no complaints) and we rose just over 1000m over... More 

1 Thank Justin W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This was the highlight of our 2 weeks in beautiful Laos. Well worth the money. It probably lasted about 30 minutes which was absolutely fine. You have to do it if you're in Vang Vieng!

Thank Mark D
George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Highlight of my trip to Laos. It cost US90. There are sunrise n sunset rides. Two baloons available each time. The person in charge handles the baloon well and checking the location of the oth baloon on regular basis. Do visit Laos b4 it gets too crowded!!

Thank Lai Im/Lung Ee O
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

An excellent service. We were treated to beautiful views, the pilot was highly talented - the landing was outstanding! I've done a balloon ride before where we were treated to a light champagne breakfast afterwards, and with this one, it was a case of hop out of the basket quickly so the next flight of the morning's customers can get... More 

Thank Caroline K
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Good view for whole city and sunset, do not miss this trip and enjoy it. You will find many excitedly things in the sky, but we just flied on 755m

1 Thank alinkwok

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