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Balloons over Bagan

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Address: Bagan, Myanmar
Phone Number: +95 1 248 907
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8:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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Breathtaking views

Price might be a bit pricey but if you can afford it take the early morning balloon ride over Bagan. The view from the balloon with the morning sun hitting the misty sites of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Bacolod, Philippines
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Bacolod, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Price might be a bit pricey but if you can afford it take the early morning balloon ride over Bagan. The view from the balloon with the morning sun hitting the misty sites of Bagan is a sight to behold.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Not the greatest - but okay if you have not been on a balloon or experienced the preparation, flying, and landing of these crafts. The air is smoky and the view not so great. The people were fantastic and they served food and drink afterward. Interesting, but not essential.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We left our hotel at 5:30 in an old bus, which was a world war 2 truck transformed in a bus. Very warm welcome at the balloon site, where 8 balloons were getting ready. Our pilot, Bart, Belgian, is the Chief of the Pilots, was extremely good, a great expert in Balloons. After a short briefing about how to behave... More 

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Porto Ronco, Ticino, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Balloons over Bagan is a great experience, we left as the last balloon and flew the entire 45 minutes. Our desapointment was when they announced us that the basket will be filled with 14 people, and we had to share our compartment with another 2 person, so basicly you cannot really move, and as photographers it was disturbing... We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Balloons over Bagan is a 'must' in Myanmar. We had a hazy morning and the winds were not optimal, but the sight of all those temples from the air, with the sunrise, is stunning. The company is extremely well organized and clearly committed to safety. The champagne and snack are a nice touch.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic morning flight with Elly our pilot. Felt totally safe and loved every minute. If you are in Bagan, make sure you go, expensive but worth every penny.

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We loved this wonderful ride over beautiful Bagan! Operation is very professional and we enjoyed the smooth sailing! Would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The balloon flight over the pagodas and temples at Bagan was wonderful. It was the highlight of our trip to Myanmar. The pilot was a very experienced Spaniard and the crew were very helpful. We never felt in danger. The views were spectacular and allowed you to see the whole plain in perspective. I cannot recommend it enough

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We booked in advance from home (after some hesitation and convinced by a documentary on our local TV station and a presentation on Myanmar). And it was clearly one of our highlights during our trip (if not the highlight). We had to get up very early - but it was worth it. From the beginning the whole was very well... More 

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cumbria,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

For anyone visiting Bagan this is a must. The views are spectacular and the local knowledge of the pilots make it an interesting and informative experience. It is an early start but it is worth getting up that early on your holiday because it is the best seat in the house. Our pilot Peter Philpott was brilliant and did his... More 

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