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Balloons over Bagan

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Address: , Bagan, Myanmar
Phone Number: +95 1 248 907
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Description: Launched in 1999, the family run Balloons over Bagan provides...
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 unrivalled 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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Make sure you brought your camera with video. Expensive but worth it. Stay close to the pilot and record his narration on the background when you are filming; so that you will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Make sure you brought your camera with video. Expensive but worth it. Stay close to the pilot and record his narration on the background when you are filming; so that you will remember what temple is what. Over 2000 temples sprawling the on the ground.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I must repeat what others have said. The balloon flight over Bagan was the highlight of my trip. It was definitely worth getting up early, riding in the bumpy bus, and embarking on the experience of a lifetime. The best way to appreciate the expanse of temples is from on high, and the balloon provides that opportunity. Of course, the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Rise up early for such beautiful flight is worthy definitely ! The service of the balloon company was great from welcoming to the safety procedure and the time we are floating on the air. The view is just something beyond your expectation once you are above the temples.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Balloons over Bagan pick up at your hotel and transport you to the hot air balloons. There are some simple snacks while you wait for the balloons to be prepared and receive your safety orientation / instructions before sunrise. Everyone has a good view so don't be worried about the number of people in the balloons. Have your camera equipment... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took this marvellous trip in January 2015 and it was perfect. Everything went off without a hitch. Our captain was knowledgeable and entertaining and was an accomplished pourer of champagne at the end of our trip :) The sunrise over Bagan was breathtaking - a sight I will never forget. As the morning fog slipped away and the sky... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I don't think I've ever spent $300 for an hour of anything. Yet this was worth it. The temples are cool enough from the ground but don't compare to the views above. Could not imagine a trip to northern Myanmar without experiencing this at sunrise. When I went I was afforded postcard-perfect views.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

From all the different tour companies, this one is the most experienced, the best and also, the cheapest. They know what they are doing and they have all the best landing and take off sites. Book in advance and don't book the deluxe tour (same thing with more space). They even give champagne!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We simply knew we had to do the balloon here. We have long regretted not doing the balloon ride over the Nile when we were in Egypt and said that we couldn't make the same mistake here. Bagan is consistently ranked among the top 5 places to balloon over in the world so we knew it must be done. But... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I've visited Bagan a few times but visiting with a trip with Balloons over Bagan is completely a different experience. it's quite simply magical. I'm so touched by the journey! There are a few other balloons operators. Balloons over Bagan was extremely professional and excellent service. It's the iconic red balloons that appear in many of the guidebooks and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We spent 30 days in Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. This was the highlight of the entire trip. Do not miss this trip of a lifetime.

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