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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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Stunning view, Excellent piloting

This was probably one of the cheapest hot air balloon deals you get get in the world. The whole operation is managed by a Chinese company, and of course the doubts we had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was probably one of the cheapest hot air balloon deals you get get in the world. The whole operation is managed by a Chinese company, and of course the doubts we had. However, i am pleasantly surprised at how professional the team is. From setting up, take off and landing, the whole experience was extremely safe and great! The... More 

4 Thank Clairbeartan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our highlight of the week! None of us had ever been in a hot air balloon before. It was very well organized and was great fun. Fantastic views of the countryside and the beautiful mountains surrounding Vang Vieng. The lift off is from a huge open area near the centre of town. For the life of me I... More 

Thank Johnnie1948
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In Vang Vieng with friends and all wanted to do the balloon trip. We were able to book on to the 2nd batch picked up ready for 6:30am slot and went to the old runway to wait and watch where the 1st batch landed. After a quick, well-organised change over we were up in the air, floating over the town.... More 

Thank LittleTraveller03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We did the morning hot air balloon ride over Vang Vieng. We were picked up as expected at our hostel, and driven out to the launch site. The operating team there were so efficient, it was fun to watch the balloons get set up. The whole thing felt very safe, controlled, and efficient. The ride was lovely, and our pilot... More 

Thank Neal M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We enjoyed the 30min early morning balloon ride. Now they are charging USD90 per person. As commented before, they pick you up and there's very little communication other than get it or out of the Song Thiew and then get in the balloon basket. We were the 2nd group/batch in the morning. The first groups had already gotten airborne in... More 

Thank ChristopherTan
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My tuk-tuk pickup was on time, and my flight time adequate. I felt safe in the air. The views and experience were great. Would recommend. The operator has 3 balloons now, and one can be walked onto, instead of climbed into. If you have mobility issues, ask for the walk-in one.

Thank maryfrances100
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very nice to see the impressive landscape from the air. Very professional staff, felt safe up there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 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 12 January 2017

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 11 January 2017

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 

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