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Sindbad Hot Air Balloons

37 Sharia Hamed El Omda | East Bank, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2272960
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Not worth the price.

We keep waiting for a long time even though we reached there not that late.At the end we MISS THE... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Margaret S
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Sindbad is the best

Sindbad is the best company for balloons...expert & friendly stuff , follow all safty precautions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cairo, Egypt
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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
+20 95 2272960

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We keep waiting for a long time even though we reached there not that late.At the end we MISS THE SUNRISE!! Very disappointed. Pilot is a very nice person and fly the balloon steadily. But too bad the distance is quite short and just fly...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sindbad is the best company for balloons...expert & friendly stuff , follow all safty precautions& cheapest...was a very nice flight with a comfort landing with captain Adel Ali ..than you sindbad

1  Thank ahmedbayoumy777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took this as an optional item in my tour of Egypt and it was surely a highlight. The team was highly professional and made sure everything was in order. They picked us from our cruise at 4am and made sure we didn't miss sunrise over...More

Thank Zubin G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sindbad is rated #1 in Luxor for a reason. Everyone was very peofessional and nice. Our two guides Hani and Mohammad made my friends and i feel very safe. Our pliot hamada was very professional and explained take off and landing. We were lucky enough...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the things you need to make time for when visiting Luxor, Egypt. Sindbad Hot Air Balloons takes care of everything in a very professional manner. It will start with a representative from the company picking you up at your hotel. You...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After 23 days in Egypt on an extensive scuba vacation, we definitely saved the best for last when we took a sunrise hot air ballon ride with Sindbad Hot Air Ballon in Luxor, Egypt. Captain Adel Abd El Raheem safely piloted our ballon from the...More

1  Thank tomho2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say my balloon ride with the pilot Adel was something to remember for the rest of my life. Adel was the most friendly person and so knowledgeable too. I would recommend this balloon ride to everybody as it's a memory to treasure....More

1  Thank nannyjo1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An early start for the day but worth every second. The boys (9 year old twins) got a real kick out of watching the balloons inflate then the ride itself was wonderful. We did not feel as though there were 24 people in the basket...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The experience is generally good, the feeling you get when you leave the ground and float in the sky is amazing, the only downside ib it is that the pilot(adel) was not experienced, he was a bit nervous at the taking off and landing,didn't have...More

Thank abdallah a
Reviewed 29 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
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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
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
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.