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Balloons over Bagan

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Address: Bagan, Myanmar
Phone Number:
+95 1 371 280
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Launched in 1999, the family run Balloons over Bagan provides awe-inspiring...

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 15 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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I loved it!!! Once in a lifetime experience!!!!

I had the most fantastic balloon pilot named Graham. He was a little grumpy in the morning and gruff but woke up with the sun. He skillfully maneuvered the balloon so that we got... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Read about hotair balloon available in bagan, therefore we book our holiday to Myanmar to try it out ourselves. The bus that pick up at our hotel is old school and cool! Our captain is very professional as well and the view is pretty with the sunrise. Quite an experience thou it is quite pricey.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the most fantastic balloon pilot named Graham. He was a little grumpy in the morning and gruff but woke up with the sun. He skillfully maneuvered the balloon so that we got one of the best views of the sun rise, as well as went down low enough to pass over the fields and temple. I think Graham... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this was my families first time in a balloon. it was my mums 80th birthday present. fantastic experience. very professional. the staff where very attentive of all of us but especially my mum

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Thank Beatrice S
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To our pilot Dan and the team at Balloons over Bagan, a huge thank you for a truly amazing experience (and this is from someone who truly has a fear of heights!). From the moment we were picked up from our hotel to when we returned after our amazing flight experience, we enjoyed every minute. Dan, we appreciated your passion... More 

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Basehor, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a spectacular adventure! We were a little anxious about our flight but soon got over our anxiety as we saw how precise and professional the process unfolded. Waiting in the pre-dawn to be picked-up we heard the rumble of a vehicle approaching the resort. Much to our amazement it was a rickety old red and white wood bus with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Exceptionally professionally run experience - highly competent pilots who are well informed of the area and have a passion for what they do. The team is drawn up of may locals which is a plus as you then have the feel good factor that you are supporting local employment - also some of the cost is passed onto a local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first time ever we went on a hot air balloon. We did it a s whole family and it was just amazing. Great organization, perfect team, great pilot (Graham) and wonderful stunning views. The perfect thing to do in Bagan!! We liked every minute!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Use this company for your Bagan ballon trip! Book early as spot fill up quickly, professional pilots and service that put even those afraid of heights at ease. Biggest surprise is Champagne and snacks after the ride! Again amazing experience and definitely worth the cost, you will not regret choosing this company!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Breathtaking! An absolute must. Just as amazing at Cappadokia in Turkey but even more magical being over the ancient city of Bagan. Get to Myanmar before is gets too touristic. BOB staff were great and the Balloon guy was fun and entertaining. Just a spectacular experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was worth getting up early for. You should know that due to new government regulations, the ballon pilots are no longer allowed to fly directly over the monument zone but you can still see plenty of temples, but not as close as previously. There is a camera mounted on the outside of the ballon basket and the pilot will... More 

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