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Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons

Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2274060
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Amazing, Beautiful, Peaceful, Exhilarating!

This was my first time riding in a hot air balloon and I will admit that I was nervous BEFORE the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheva M
Amazing Experience

It was one of the most amazing experiences of life time. We went to Capadocia in Turkey but was not... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Paul I
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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 drive them to the take-off point. Guests will glide up from the West Bank in an expertly piloted balloon and float over Luxor enjoying a bird's eye view of all the important landmarks of the West Bank.
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Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2274060

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time riding in a hot air balloon and I will admit that I was nervous BEFORE the ride even started, but once we ascended the fear immediately went away. The view and experience was beautiful, peaceful and amazing! I'm so happy...More

Thank Sheva M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It was one of the most amazing experiences of life time. We went to Capadocia in Turkey but was not able to fly there because it was too windy and got very frustrated, but not knowing that we would have the chance to fly in...More

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This hot air ballooning was an incredible experience. Incredibly surreal above the Nile and Valley of the Kings, it is a must-do in Luxor and gives you a new appreciation of the landscape. Definitely worth getting up to do at sunrise as well.

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Even though our pick-up time was 3:45am, this was one of most memorable days of our trip. Loved being treated to coffee/tea on our boat ride to the launch site. Staff was friendly and professional. The balloon ride was amazing - being able to see...More

Thank DublinLJL
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were picked up by the company at 330am from the cruise boat to drive to the west bank of the Nile where we took a Faluca boat to the spot where the balloons are located. These balloons hold 20 people. We were briefed on...More

2  Thank Lauraine P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We flew for around 1 hour over the biggest open air museum. It was so romantic, that I took my chance to propose to my girlfriend. And she said YES! :D

1  Thank Kallos Z
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Everything was smooth and well organized. I sent a request by email and get a response after few hours from Alla the manager who later paid me a visit to pick up the down payment and discuss the timing of the ride he answered all...More

Thank Malak K
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Woke up super early for this experience on hot air balloon!! Pick up was at 4am Went with 3 other girlfriends of mine. Each balloon can accommodate 16 pax We had Captain Memo. Very experienced and friendly person. The sunrise view was amazingly beautiful and...More

Thank JoNunis
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Despite the early morning wakeup call, the ride was well worth it. The basket was very large, 16 tourists plus crew. We were crowded in a bit, so it was difficult to see in all directions, but the captain did a good job of turning...More

Thank ggold113
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A great service, very professional and Captain Bob does a fine job of explaining things. I've gone twice and both were different experiences, due to wind etc...both were good trips. He is safety conscious and his brother went above and beyond for my sister and...More

Thank AnitaArmstrong
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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.
Usama M
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.
Thu ngan L
11 April 2017|
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Response from MagicBalloons | Property representative |
Hi, We thank you for contacting Magic Horizon Balloons, LUXOR. We are offering the balloon ride at the very special price of 70USD per person. Contact us for more details. Regards, Alla Mahmoud