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Balloons Over Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng, Laos
+856 20 96 918 111
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TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE We tried to unsuccessfully land a few times before crashing into a tree, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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First time in a hot air balloon and what a special place to it!

We were picked up from our hotel on time, taken to a plot of land and watched while the hot air... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Average4%
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Vang Vieng, Laos
+856 20 96 918 111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE We tried to unsuccessfully land a few times before crashing into a tree, and eventually after 30 mins we crash landed in a paddy field in the middle of nowhere, over 3 miles from our intended landing area. I overheard from the pilot...More

Thank Sz263
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel on time, taken to a plot of land and watched while the hot air balloon was blown up (pretty cool to see how they do it). After it was blown up we all hopped into the basket, there...More

Thank micaht1991
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hot Air Balloon ride included the below: - crashing into 2 trees and nearly getting stuck on top of one tree - near emergency landing on the river - running out of fuel - eventually emergency crash landing in the middle of nowhere in a...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Simply incredible view for a fairly low price Taking a hot air balloon in Vang Vieng is simply amazing. Although your time in the air is quite low (around 30-45 mins), the view is simply stunning (I did it in rainy season). The price makes...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We booked this the day before for the sunrise ride at 6:00 am. We were picked up at 5:40 from our hotel, and rode by tuk tuk to the ballon. Even though it was a cloudy day, it almost made the ride even more beautiful!...More

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had specifically saved some extra cash so that we could do this whilst in SE Asia, and it didn't disappoint!! The pilot was very friendly and the views (even on a cloudy day) were breath-taking. The total cost was approx £65pp...More

Thank Callum B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

What an experience. This is something I had never done before and once I had conquered the initial uncertainty and fear, it was something I will never forget. Unbelievable views of Vang Vieng and the surrounding areas. Not one for someone scared of heights and...More

1  Thank cooney7
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We flew with 7 other people at 6 am. What an experience. The view of the mountains and over the city was incredible. I would have no problem recommending this to anybody :)

Thank Alison Y
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The Hot Air Balloon rides were superb! Timely, well organised with experienced operator and the sunrise views were just amazing & words couldn't describe how beautiful the majestic scenes were. Ours was the 3rd balloon & with a perfect weather, we managed to see the...More

3  Thank Marina C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

we kept on searching for this activity but only 2 or 3 agents operates it and it was not availble during my stay. if not try the paramotor it worth the 80$

Thank Shady A
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28 August 2017|
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Response from Jerzy G | Reviewed this property |
Look at baloons over vang vieng on google - you will get websites of travel agents that provide booking services or try booking on arrival with any travel agent - everything depends on the weather...
28 August 2017|
Response from Henry A | Reviewed this property |
In my experience the tour can be booked from the guesthouse/hostel you are staying in Vang Vieng the day before you go (since the ballooning is at sunrise). As far as I know there is just one company that organises it every... More
7 August 2017|
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Response from Callum B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are many agents offering transport to Vang Vieng from Luang Prabang, I cannot remember the exact price that we paid but we are budget travellers and would have ensured the price was reasonable. The minibus was... More