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Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons

Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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high in the sky

if you don't mind the masses then this is a nice trip to take as the views are tremendous. Would... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mooncake1969
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Cairo, Egypt
Great experience!

Very professional but friendly group. They pick you up early in the morning at your hotel and take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jotum
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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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...more
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Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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"balloon ride"
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"watching the sunrise"
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"hot air balloon"
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"captain memo"
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"west bank"
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"safe journey"
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"soft landing"
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"felt very safe"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

if you don't mind the masses then this is a nice trip to take as the views are tremendous. Would have been a more enjoyable experience if there had been more silence in the sky. Unfortunately one guest was playing music on their phone and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very professional but friendly group. They pick you up early in the morning at your hotel and take you to the launch site on the West Bank. View is spectacular with seeing the entire Nile valley and picking out the temples and monuments besides other...More

Thank Jotum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some initial reservations about doing a hot air balloon ride in Luxor because of the bad press but decided to not let fear rule us and went ahead and booked with Magic Horizon. We are so glad we did. The balloon crew and...More

Thank Cassie E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the early morning balloon trip as a gift/activity on my daughter's 6th birthday. The balloon trip was really well organized from beginning to end. We booked online months ahead of time and then called to organize pickup the day before our scheduled flight....More

Thank Randy H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good experience. Pilot had excellent English and went over the safety features time and time again. Comms with the company really easy and everything easy to arrange and on schedule. Sure it was crowded, but this is Luxor, I was expecting that. Random note...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I'm usually too lazy to write reviews but this morning was so good I wanted to share it and recommend both this company and the experience, it was definitely the best thing we did this holiday. The ungodly hr we had to get up was...More

Thank Amy F
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I booked a sunrise balloon ride with this company based on the number of high reviews. When the day of the balloon ride came, I waited in the lobby from 4:55am-530am. Unfortunately, no one from the company came to pick me up. A large group...More

Thank WanderlusTravelers
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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear Rebecca... you booked a sunrise balloon ride with us and when the day of the balloon ride came, at the appointed time, we looked for you at your hotel -located right opposite our office- and unfortunately, you where not to be found. We asked...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We got to fly with captain Memo. The company was extremely professional and friendly. This was a great way to get to see the city of Luxor. I highly recommend going with this company!

Thank Eleonore O
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Having had the earlier thrill of a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey , we decided to go on this ride in Luxor. As directed we got up at 4 am and got ready to leave at 5 in the morning. We all left...More

Thank kc j
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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear Kc.... weather is one of those things that you cannot control and it is really not worth to to be disappointed about. Every time it happens we lose money and still we think that safety comes first and there are worst things in life....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

It was just magic.. even though I am private pilot and have done parachute jump, glider to parasailing but this was a unique experience.. before getting on board everyone was so excited that it made it even more fun. Worth every penny. Pilot, C. Mooo...More

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Nancy H
9 April 2018|
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Response from Michelange M | Reviewed this property |
I booked mine thru my histel and it cost 50 us dollars but i heard some other group payed 85 dollars..
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Sumender R
24 October 2017|
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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.
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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.
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