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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...more
37 Sharia Hamed El Omda | East Bank, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2272960
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Reviewed today via mobile

We have booked this company twice within two months and every time the crew did their best to satisfy the customers. Pilot Khaled is a very good navigator und commentator and everything was very relaxed. Any time again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 125patriciaa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I closed with TheMarker a sunrise flight for my group, but what actually happened is that we were waiting around 2 hours and we saw all the other companies depart and we were the only once left out of our group’s balloon. After a lot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank federicoi309
Reviewed 2 days ago

Another wonderful hot air balloon ride in Luxor with Sindbad balloons . I cannot recommend Sindbad enough . Everything was exactly as planned . Polite and courteous staff . Absolutely perfect trip !! From the hotel pick up , coffee on the ferry to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Saldunc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 things I would like to mention about sindbaad hot balloons, 1-Professional. 2- friendly staff. 3- they have some qualified photographer for photos from ground level, and they offer you for free,

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 214habibu0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wauw experience, but though we got up and we're ready well before sunrise, the process dragged out so long that we didn't get any sunrise. We were also the last of more than 30 balloons to rise that morning, despite Luxor being very non-crowded at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1984falk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations coordinated through our tour so I’m unable to comment about the costs if you deal directly with Sinbad. Wake up call at 3:30 AM. Our tour manager and a staff from Sinbad were with us at all times, when crossing to the West Bank...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank RocknRodV
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

My daughter proposed to try hot air balloon while in Luxor. So we got up around 4 am, crossed the Nile and by van were delivered to the open field. There were several balloons in the air already. But we had to wait when our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Ruslana0212
Reviewed 4 January 2019

One of the best experience in the whole trip in Egypt is riding hot air balloon. We booked this for 12 people through our agent Emo tours. Although they managed to give us a sunrise trip, we couldn't get it. Therefore, we took the second...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nguyen_KL
Reviewed 2 January 2019

I will agree with most previous recent reviewers on most points, read their comments: it is not cheap, but it is absolutely worth it for the experience, worth the cruel 3:30 am wake-up call. SINDBAD is very professional, they have been doing it a long...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grtraveller08
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Great great experience. Very friendly staff. Pilot well-trained and also very professional. The view is just amazing! We booked online and paid 75 USD. THANK YOU SINDBAD HOT AIR BALLOONS.

Date of experience: January 2019
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26 January 2019|
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Response from Sail_Scarlett | Reviewed this property |
It is safe enough and they can help you getting in and out of basket. If your child is very short they might find it difficult to see over the top of the basket perhaps. I dont know if there is an official age limit but ask... More
Tori H
5 November 2018|
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Response from SaiGan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We had taken this as part of a 4 day package with a tour operator and hence must have gotten a discount. Having said that, we found that most places/ tour operators in Egypt we open to negotiations and were willing to... More