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WE FLY PASSENGERS INTO THE SUNRISE AND OVER LUXOR, THE BIGGEST OPEN-AIR MUSEUM ON THE PLANET.The magic flight starts before dawn when our staff will pick passengers up at their Luxor accommodation ferry them across the Nile by Felucca motorboat and...more
Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2274060
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may necessitate an early start to your day but the views from the balloon were worth it. The staff and captain of the balloon were friendly and the 1 hour ride gave us beautiful views of the temples and tombs of the Valley of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank seymourb52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just got back from a hot air ballon ride with Bob, who owns magic horizon. The whole experience was incredible! Was not sure what to expect but it was very well run and felt very safe. They picked us up from our hotel at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KateH407
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a wonderful time with the hot air balloon. Pickup was punctual. Safety was priority and they took us really high at 2500 ft. Flight time was apporx. 45 min. We had a nice time and would recommend it to all.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ankur G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve used Magic Horizon for our hot air balloon ride in Luxor through our travel agent Happy Egypt Travel Services. The company picked us up at 445am from our hotel in the East Bank and took a boat to the West Bank (given a snack...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 891JonN
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This was one of the highlights of my Egypt/Jordan Tour. Our pilot Bob was just amazing, super friendly and very experienced. Thank you for the amazing journey.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bianka V
Reviewed 11 December 2018

My husband and I booked a sunrise hot air balloon ride on a whim after our tour guide in Luxor insisted that we would regret not going. Although my husband is afraid of heights, we really enjoyed this tour. This group was very organized with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Literally the most breathtaking and heartwarming part of our Luxor trip. After reviews online I booked directly with balloon co., for a better cost $85/pp (tour co., charged $50 more for this... per person). This company had the best safety record from reviews read. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank rubigav
Reviewed 1 December 2018

I was one of those people who never thought they would experience a ride in a hot air balloon due to being terrified of heights, well actually not heights just the looking down sensation. I decided to take the chance whilst on holiday with family...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank patsP8216FG
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience, a must do in Luxor. Would highly recommend and it was my first balloon experience

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

We were picked up at 4:30 and taken to a boat to cross the Nile. We waited here for about 30 minutes for other people to arrive. Then we lined up and watched the balloons being inflated. There was a guy there asking us to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nancy H
9 April 2018|
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Response from Sharisse E |
It cost us 52 euros each but usually the prices are between 50 to 90eu. If you are going to Luxor, you can meet this man named Ashraf. This is his number ‭01006958626‬ but you can only book once you are in Luxor. If you... More
Sumender R
23 October 2017|
Response from ggold113 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but you should be able to get the distance from google maps. We were picked up at our hotel.
27 May 2017|
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Response from HappyJourney1234 | Reviewed this property |
It cost the people on our tour $65 U.S.dollar. Sooooo worth it.