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Sindbad Hot Air Balloons

37 Sharia Hamed El Omda | East Bank, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2272960
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A must-do for anyone!

Fantastic. Likely one of the best views and sunrises you will ever experience in your whole life... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
miikeyy87
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Vancouver, Canada
AMAZING experience with Sindbad

Unforgettable flight on a hot air balloon with sindbad. We were comfortably picked and dropped from... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
nsthanekar
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Navi Mumbai, India
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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 28 July 2017

Fantastic. Likely one of the best views and sunrises you will ever experience in your whole life. Very professional and safe, great captain and crew. About a 30 minute flight over the west bank of the Nile watching the sun come up. Amazingly peaceful and...More

1  Thank miikeyy87
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Unforgettable flight on a hot air balloon with sindbad. We were comfortably picked and dropped from our hotel. And with all safety instructions were lifted in the air for the wonderful experience to be in air. Our pilot Mr. Adil was in complete control of...More

1  Thank nsthanekar
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had a ride at the dawn of 18th July 2017.And it was really a memory for lifetime. we had a very smooth flight and a feather like landing. Capt Adil our pilot was at his best. overall coordination of the Sindbad team was commendable....More

Thank Shekhar M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was one my first time riding and the experience was magical. I would use Sindbad again. We started at 3:15 from the hotel took a short van ride to pickup other guest took a boat ride the the west bank and took another short...More

1  Thank Jamesandmaria
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

An unusual way to see Luxor. Great experience. You even get a certificate afterwards. A must do. They even give you some historical information about the place we fly above. Only inconvenience is the early rising but they offer you coffee/tea on your way to...More

Thank Minouy
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I've taken ballon rides before so I knew what to expect, but this trip far passed expectations. The day started out very early, pick up from the hotel was supposed to be at 3:15 a.m. in order to see the sunrise while in flight. When...More

3  Thank Garry K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The view of the sunrise was the highlight of my baloon tour and it was enough to make the tour enjoyable. Sadly, the baloon didn't go too far way from the place we took off and we couldn't see a lot. Also, I highly recommend...More

3  Thank Leonardo F
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The captain of the balloon is worth mentioning. He was so smooth and calm in his flight that we did not realise when the balloon took-off and the landing was way more comfortable than thought. Amazed to witness sunrise like never before in a balloon...More

1  Thank NileshMore
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Amazing experience above the valley of the kings! Super spot for hot air balloon! And saw the crepuscule over the beautiful city of Luxor!

Thank almeierhenrich
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had a brilliant trip with Sindbad we drifted along past Hatshepsut's temple and almost over the Ramesseum before a change in wind direction meant that we crossed the Nile and landed about three miles over on the eastern bank. What a great experience.

1  Thank Ianb1109
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MissLibra
12 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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Jemmy B
19 August 2017|
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Response from Ianb1109 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jemmy B, I'm not sure on the cost for a single person but it was about £100 for my wife and I. This was our third time with Sindbad and have always felt safe with them, we have had a good safety brief each time and the... More
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Usama M
27 May 2017|
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Response from Ianb1109 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the price does vary depending on where you book and what time of year it appears to vary between about 700LE to 1100LE per person, it might pay to try various places before deciding on a trip.
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