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Balloons Over Vang Vieng

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Address: Vang Vieng, Laos
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Amazing experience

Must do this in VV. Gives a great view of the entire city. Also very professionally managed. Memorable indeed!

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arijit S
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must do this in VV. Gives a great view of the entire city. Also very professionally managed. Memorable indeed!

Thank Arijit S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing the price was abit hesitant about doing the Hot air balloon ride. But that evening we saw 3 balloons in the skies and decided to book it for the 2nd day for sunset. Cost is $ 90 per person.The pick up is arranged from your hotel around 1630 hrs. We reached the fields where 3 balloon rides were... More 

Thank NevilleTamboowalla
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sure you cannot compare the little Vang Vieng with majestic Bagan, but the ride is nice anyway, and the Chinese staff running the company are very professional. Given its super cheap price it's a steal and I would certainly do it again.

Thank ffrige
Heidelberg, Germany
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74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A balloon ride is a wonderful thing to do, and Vang Vieng has great scenery that is well worth experiencing from high above. Moreover, compared to other places in South East Asia (think, ~300 USD for Balloons over Bagan), the 90USD for this trip are almost a bargain. We booked the sunrise ride, but unfortunately their logistics seem to be... More 

Thank Lymond2
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39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the sunrise tour and for $90USD this is by far the coolest experience I had in Laos. Friendly staff and semi professional operation, I would do it again.

Thank Boydo1
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do a sunset ride, which we arrived at the location at 4:40 told that we would be m the air for 4:45. The English speaking captain then told us that it would be nearer to 5:15. We grumbled but then we saw why, once we got up there it was beautiful 😍 I think that if we... More 

1 Thank Joe_Bear_03
Olsztyn, Poland
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125 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reading the reviews I hed serious doubts whether we should do it or not. But when I saw the baloons in the skies in the afternoon of our first day in Vang Vieng, we decided to try it. After a quick round of enquiries at trave agencies and finding that the price is the same everywhere - $ 90 per... More 

Thank Jerzy G
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are not from the 70ties you will not get the title,well maybe...great experience all staff knows what they are doing, pilot is very good,great views,and a flying machine without any noise.... you have to do this,we did at evening, 7 in gondola ,2 balloons,you are picked up and returned to guest house you are staying at,included in price,... More 

Thank adrianpeters
Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was probably one of the cheapest hot air balloon deals you get get in the world. The whole operation is managed by a Chinese company, and of course the doubts we had. However, i am pleasantly surprised at how professional the team is. From setting up, take off and landing, the whole experience was extremely safe and great! The... More 

4 Thank Clairbeartan
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238 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This was our highlight of the week! None of us had ever been in a hot air balloon before. It was very well organized and was great fun. Fantastic views of the countryside and the beautiful mountains surrounding Vang Vieng. The lift off is from a huge open area near the centre of town. For the life of me I... More 

Thank Johnnie1948

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