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Sindbad Hot Air Balloons

37 Sharia Hamed El Omda | East Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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Absolutely amazing experience

We went with my husband to Luxor last year and as a surprise from our son in law we had this hot... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Jana M
via mobile
A good view and an amazing ride

A “must do” during your stay in Dubai. I liked the experience and really recommend it! Thanks Waqas... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Sheila V
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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 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

Thank Jana M
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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!

Thank Sheila V
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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

1  Thank Ianb1109
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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

2  Thank OTR_Again_IM
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This was the most magical Sunrise experience. Our trip from start to finish was so professional with Sinbad . The views over Valley of the Kings & Queens are breathtakingly spectacular. Our pilot was so experienced and made us feel totally comfortable throughout. Will definitely...More

Thank Raeline B
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had booked a sunrise tour with Sindbad and were confident in our purchase given the positive reviews. The day before they messaged to let us know that they would be picking us up at 5.30AM. This felt late given that sunrise was at 6.20AM....More

4  Thank TeeGee26
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I was quite pensive before I took my balloon ride in Luxor but it was fantastic and the sight of the Nile at dawn was incredible.

Thank DarrenHockey
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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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MissLibra
13 September 2017|
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Response from halschmidt | Reviewed this property |
Many tour companies have dropped Egypt because of the instability. I went with Gate 1 on an Israel tour. I am not sure if the two countries like each other. Good Luck
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