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Salem Hot Air Balloons Luxor
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“early rise”(2 reviews)
Enjoy your hot air balloon flight over Luxor West Bank and the Nile River. The beauty of the early-morning, the sunrising over the Nile river, the mountains, Luxor, the temples, the hidden Valley of the Queens, ... is something you will never forget
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
25 Omar Ibn Abd El Aziz, Luxor 85111, Egypt
+20 100 518 4896
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful way to start the day! The company picked me up promptly as scheduled and were well organized throughout. The pilot was wonderful. Watching the balloons get inflated, the voyage and the views were magical. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nyctraveler11215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole package is interesting. They picked us up from the cruise. Crossed the Nile River by boat. They served hot tea and light snacks on boat. They took us to ballooning site by car where the balloon is ready to fly. Smooth take off....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DebasisC28
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We get to experience a good ride and stunning view. The view itself may not much (mostly desert) but the riding was great! Captain Mahmoud was very professional and nice! Totally recommended :))

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank peejayPP
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Picked up at 04.00 hrs, drove for 15 mins, little boat ride 5 mins, waited in a full minibus ( about 6 buses in convoy) for about 30 mins. The journey would have been alot shorter just by minibus ( site is next to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tina H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best experiences you can get. Salem Balloon arranged everything for the trip , the crew of Salem Mr (Hany) is gentleman , he knows well how to make the Balloon unforgettable , Thanks Hany. Also Mr (Ashraf) is nice , the groups...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Human R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This was my and my wife first balloon ride and it was awesome. We paid 95 US$ each (around 150 euros for both), but it was totally worth it. The ballon ride last aproximately one hour and crossed the Nile, watching the sunrise and than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Some friends and I did the balloon ride on 16th August 2018 and I must say, Captain Ali and the team were great but I also bought a DVD from OUR group - I ended up gettin the DVD from ANOTHER group - I contacted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Zafer Dolu Y
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We were picked up from the Hotel at 3:50 am and the trip to the Hot air balloon site was done in an extremely professional manner. We were all excited considering it was our(Me and my Wife) first balloon ride. The excitement was thwarted by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thusharnayar
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately there was a miscommunication of some sort when booking. We had booked the sunrise 1st balloon ride and somehow ended up on the last ride of the morning. Hamy, the person who picked us up, was not understanding about this and ended up picking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sorcha V
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

An 3.30am start began with our boat ride to the shore, and coach ride to the balloon airport. The wind had been blowing strongly since the afternoon before. We were delayed about an hour and took off with 8 other balloons. We shared the basket...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JohnandMichelle87
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Response from 980philr | Reviewed this property |
I spent around $100 US. This included transportation to and from the hotel and a coffee. You will need your passport number for their paperwork. Also, you can take pictures with your cellphone but you cannot use an actual... More