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“Very safe and organized operation”

Sindbad Hot Air Balloons
Ranked #1 of 31 Outdoor Activities in Luxor
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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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“Very safe and organized operation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

They came to our hotel exactly at 4 am as agreed. The boat across the Nile was waiting for us. We got a professional safety briefing by the pilot and the balloons were ready to go when we got to the field. We were in the air by 5:30 and had a stunning flight and non-eventful landing. Back at the hotel for a 7:00 breakfast. These people are a first class organization, right down to the details. I highly recommend them. Fun, memorable, interesting. safe.

Visited May 2014
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“Family friendly experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

We took our four children on the Sindbad hot air balloon ride. We loved the experience. We were well cared for from hotel to finish.

The safety briefing was very well explained and simple. Although our 7 and 9 year old girls were a bit scared of the noise, the trip itself was silky smooth.

I was most impressed by our pilot. He managed to take us directly to the valley of the kings and he knew we were most interested in flying over the monuments. There was another balloon from a different company in the distance, they didn't get as close to the valley/mountain areas.

The landing was soft and exciting, and the staff very professional. We would happily get up at 4am and do it again!

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“Best time ballooining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

One of Egyptian trip highlight. The pilot and crew are extremely professional. The balloon and equipment felt super safe and welcoming. The pilot did his best to ensure our trip flew over the best sites and he delivered. We flew over the valley of kings, tombs and temples. Everything went smoothly as hoped. You will miss out if you don't book this trip.

Visited April 2014
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“Amazing Experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Egypt. The ground crew was excellent, explained everything clearly. The pilot was professional and explained all of his actions during the flight. We flew up to 2000 meters and landed at the entrance to the "Valley of the Kings". Very comfortable ride and a very soft landing. I have a fear of heights, but this ride was incredible and I had no fear at all.

Visited April 2014
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“Wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Breath taking... I loved it. Watching the sun come up over the temples and tombs.......I totally recommend it

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