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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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Caught the sunrise from the hot air balloon. Really pleasantly surprised at how passionate our guide, Robert, is about his profession and the city that he is in. Having only been... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Caught the sunrise from the hot air balloon. Really pleasantly surprised at how passionate our guide, Robert, is about his profession and the city that he is in. Having only been living in Bagan for a mere 5 months, he was able to name most, if not all, of the notable temples and their history/special features. Explaining them while communicating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were collected in an old bus. Coffee or tea was waiting for us. Instructions given what to do getting in and out of the baskets. Mike, our pilot was funny and very professional. The flight started just before sunrise and lasted over an hour. Landing was very smooth. Champagne and breakfast was waiting for us. Crew of 12 packed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third ride in a hot air balloon, each in a different continent. Expectations color one's appreciation of an experience. Local flight rules prohibit landing in the temple zone. The pilots will tell you that many times and are clearly unhappy about it. Personally, it seems like a good rule to me. This company was very professional. Sure,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At age 79 this was my first ever balloon flight, which I approached with some trepidation, but from the first moment of meeting our pilot, David Head, it was clear that BOB is a soundly professional operation, no joking around, yet with a focus on providing a memorable experience for the passengers. Success all round, including a beautiful sunrise and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Balloons over Bagan is incredible. Our team and crew were funny, professional, and completely focused on keeping us happy and safe the whole time. Dan and Ossoman (Aung Zaw Min) were incredible and did a wonderful job of taking care of us during our journey. It was an amazing experience with the best in the country. After living and traveling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had an amazing trip with the pilot Nobby Amazing sunrising and the breath taking pogada everywhere Very stable and comfortable trip throughtout

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the second time we did balloons over Bagan and will do it a third time when we come back. David was a graet pilote and he manovered the ballon in perfect postitions to take spectacular photographes. Thanks very much David! Martin & Ann

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole reason I came to Myanmar, was to see the Bagan temples; and what better way to do that than by air. Pilot David Head from the UK is an expert. He gave the group a clear safety briefing, and filled us with hot air and confidence before jumping in the basket. He showed us the ropes and he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an early start, a bus ride to a cup of tea in a field and a climb into a large basket. However, watching the beautiful sunrise, floating over 100's of temples, seeing the sunlight glint on the golden roofs, travelling feet above villages, all make it a trip you simply shouldn't miss.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is difficult to find the words to describe this experience as breathtaking, amazing or stunning does not really adequately capture it. I have been up in a hot air balloon previously but that was nothing compared to the sight of seeing over 20 balloons littering the sky flying over this beautiful landscape of ancient pagodas. Our day started with... More 

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