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Balloons over Bagan

Bagan, Myanmar
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Launched in 1999, the family run Balloons over Bagan provides awe-inspiring flights over the ancient temples of Bagan. From our intimate Premium Service 8 passenger balloons with a maximum of 2 people in each compartment for that special occasion, to our 16 passenger balloons ideal for families or larger groups with only 4 in each compartment, all our balloons provide a spacious platform for unrivaled views. We are the only company in the industry with full time, on-site, maintenance engineers and inspectors, reflected in our 18 year safety record, free of accidents or incidents. Our insurance policy placed directly with Lloyds of London, provides the most comprehensive cover in the country, reflecting our integrity and reputation for safety.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bagan, Myanmar
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"balloon ride"
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"champagne breakfast"
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"croissants"
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"vintage bus"
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"safety briefing"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 64 reviews
"banana bread"
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"hot air balloon"
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"amazing experience"
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"premium service"
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"launch site"
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"photos taken"
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"ground crew"
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"professional operation"
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"worth every dollar"
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"weather conditions"
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"tea and coffee"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I bit the bullet and paid for the tickets, we were told it's well worth it by a friend. We loved every minute of the ride! Very friendly pilot, Moses, who also made the ride enjoyable. Highly recommend if you can afford...More

Thank haitosama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the thing to do in Bagan nowadays.....the combination of flying and seeing the temples early morning is amazing. Those Balloons of Bagan people run a smooth, large ballooning operation. From pick-up in an oldtimer bus at our hotel arrival in darkness at the...More

Thank Mariken v
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you come to Bagan, the experience of balloon over Bagan is a MUST! Amazing sightseeing of all the temples and pagodas. It is a bit pricey, but definitely worth it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Flight date 17th March 2018. Arranged through Riviera Holidays as part of the Tour of Myanmar my wife and I took last month. If you want a really early start to your day 4.45am and an experience to follow that is out of this world,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip date was 16/03/18 with pilot Robert. I have done a trip like this before in Kenya across the Masai Mara 25 years ago, but this was the so fantastic my words will not do it justice. (The Best) The trip was organised through Trailfinders...More

Thank Alex S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once in your life experience! This balloon ride is expensive but worth every penny, the highlight of our trip to Myanmar!

Thank belen l
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience. Special thanks to Gavin and his crew for a day to remember. Very safe, smooth ride and great return to earth. Views were breath taking!!

Thank Martin D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This adventure started around 5:00 in the morning, with a transfer from resort to the designated place of lift off We catch the sunrise from a flying hot air baloon, then we experience a marvellous view of the temples at Bagan We landed by the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hesitated very much to do a balloon flight because of the high price and the short time you are actually in the air. But I finally went (my husband did not go because of the high price). It was a nice experience, very well...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is it expensive? Yes. Does it decrease your travel budget so you will need to eat instant noodles for the rest of your trip? Yes. Is it worth it? Yes, every penny. I can say this was one of the best experiences I had during...More

Thank Django84
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Kathleen H
25 December 2017|
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Response from simon J | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I am back in Kenya!
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vuhgairee
6 December 2017|
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Response from Evets54 | Reviewed this property |
The biggest company are Balloons over Bagan and they are probably the best. Another possibility is Oriental. However, booking a balloon flight is not a spur of the moment thing. This is high season and I would suspect it... More
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Kookaii
30 October 2017|
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Response from Andrea D | Property representative |
HI, The flights are in Bagan. There are flights to Bagan daily. You need to be in Bagan an evening before your flight as we start very early for sunrise. The pick ups from the hotels are around 5am-5.30 - depending on the... More
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