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Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons

Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 (0)227 4060
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Ranked #23 of 83 activities in Luxor
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 drive them to the take-off point. Guests will glide up from the West Bank in an expertly piloted balloon and float over Luxor enjoying a bird's eye view of all the important landmarks of the West Bank. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is an excellent way to see the west bank ancient monuments and the village life at sunrise. Ahmed and his crew were brilliant. We felt very safe during the entire experience.

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you very much!!! More

Bath, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

What a wonderful trip we had, great views of Luxor the Nile, and the antiquities, we felt totally safe and would recommend this company. It was the highlight of our Nile cruise. Our first Nile cruise, our first balloon trip and the whole experience was out of this world.

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Your feedback is highly appreciated... You are fantastic! More

Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Our balloon flight in November 2012 was organised through the excursion people on our Nile Cruise boat, and as we had never done a hot air balloon flight before it seemed the perfect time and place to do one...and we were so glad we did, as it turned out to be the highlight of our holiday. OK, so it was... More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you sooo much... we hope to have you soon again here. More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I took my husband on a hot air balloon ride with Magic Horizon as a surprise anniversary present and it was one of the highlights of our trip. Not only was the view beautiful but our pilot was lots of fun. We highly recommend them to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The staff were professional and we had a truly unforgettable experience and will recommend to anyone who wants to see this amazing city from a birds eye view

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you Martin. We aim to deliver a unique, safe and consistent experience... your words incourage us to do better and better...no matter though times. More

Table Top, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The recent downturn in tourism has badly affected all tour operators in Egypt. Especially hot air balloon operators because of the fatal incident a year or so ago. My tour operator in Australia would not handle my flight booking as there are still some insurance details to iron out before they can promote ballooning. I had to book direct with... More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Your kind words are much appreciated and help us to do always better. THANK YOU! More

Brisbane, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I went in February just prior to the terrible accident. I feel sorry for all those who were employed in Luxor. I was impressed with their efficiency in picking me up and going across to the west bank to our balloon. It was an amazing sight to see the balloon and all the others going up. Apparently it was cancelled... More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Dear Karen, We thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review and hope that we will another opportunity to welcome you in the future. More

Conegliano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

While in Hurgada I decided to spend a couple of days in Luxor. On the morning of my second day I went for a balloon ride. My sister insisted I used Magic Horizon Balloons. She spent many holidays in Luxor, flew with some of the companies over there and said that Magic Horizon was the best organized and insured. They... More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you! Your words encourage us to always do a better work. We look forward to welcoming you again. More

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I was on a Magic Horizons Balloon the day before the accident. I had read that each basket carries between 4 and 24 people. Guess what? They don't adhere to the 24 rule. They addded an extra person in each of the 8 cubicles--we were 8 over the limit. Knowing what I know now I would not do it again.... More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Dear Paul S. We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to once again clarify that hot air balloons are one of the safest forms of flying/transport. Your comment "not again" cannot have been made out of fear for accidents otherwise that would mean for you to avoid all type of planes and possibly boats, trains, cars... More

Cairo, Egypt
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24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This is a must trip in Luxor ... you will enjoy the view from up above. Go with your significant other as you will be very close to each other throughout the flight .................

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