Hot Air Balloon Luxor Tour | Luxor hot air balloon rides

5 / 5 323 Reviews
Price£67
Tour Details
Available Every day
Pick up 05:00 AM
Duration 2:30 Hours
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Highlights

Itinerary
Time
Activity
05:00
Pick up from your Luxor hotel
05:05
Transfer to the jetty
05:20
Complementary breakfast on a motor boat
05:45
Crossing the Nile on a motor-boat
06:00
Short ride by a local mini-van to the starting point
06:15
Hot-Air balloon experience
07:00
Transfer to your hotel

Full Description

Hot Air Balloon Rides over Luxor are very popular. Early in the morning you can see tens of hot-air balloons rising on the horizon. Starting almost simultaneously, their slow flight attracts your attention by different colours.

When hot air balloon tour available?

Our day full of adventurers and new experiences will start in the early morning to catch the best sunrise possible over Luxor and its temples . Our representative will pick up you between 04:00 am and 05.00 am, depending on the time of the year when sunrise happens, from your Luxor hotel and take to a jetty where you with a group will catch a motor-boat to cross the Nile toward the west bank of the city. A short ride on a local van to the hot air balloon starting point and here we are.

Where hot air balloon tour starts?

The tour of hot air balloon starts and finishes at your Luxor hotel. Return transfer is included in the program. Hot air balloons fly from an open space located on the west bank of the Nile, right behind the Ramesseum temple to let guests see all the sights and ancient temples situated on the west bank. Spectacular views over the city and its ancient monuments are guaranteed. Enjoy the tranquility and peace while having a unique viewpoint which is only provided by a hot air balloon.

How long does it take to ride hot air balloon in Luxor?

Hot-Air balloon ride takes between 30 and 50 minutes, depending on the weather conditions on the day of your flight. As a rule flight lasts 45 minutes. Balloons flight from one point to another, so expect yourself to be dropped off at a different location from the starting point. Usually you get back to your hotel by breakfast time, around 8:30 am if you take the ride at a dawn, if second scheduled flight, than breakfast time in your hotel can be missed.

What you see during hot air balloon tour in Luxor?

During hot air balloon tour in Luxor you will see beautiful temple of Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings and queens and many other ruins and sights that are under excavation still. Let’s sail over Luxor valleys and watch unforgettable sunrise over Karnak and Luxor Temples.


Includes
  • Pick up and drop off from your Luxor hotel
  • Return transfer to your hotel in Luxor
  • Complementary breakfast on motor-boat
  • Transfer to the balloon station by local mini-van
  • Thirty to forty-five minutes balloon ride
  • English speaking representative
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

What to take with you
  • Warm clothes in winter

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Lubov , 06 Jan 2022
Words simply cannot describe that feeling of floating over the fields, ancient ruins and green fields! You have to experience it yourself. The views of the green fields in contrast to the mountains and ancient ruins are very beautiful! The Nile on the horizon in the fog is simply indescribable. I was very pleased with the ground security system and the team that provides the flight safety itself. And watching how the balloons are inflated, and then you have just 5 minutes to jump into the basket before they take off, it's worth a lot.

Published: 12 Dec 2018 Last update: 20 Nov 2022