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We got up at 4:30 to do a sunrise balloon ride. We had to go from our cruise ship
in a van, then ferry, then another van to get to the launch site. So we get there and stand around in the cold. We watch...More
The Balloon adventure was a great experience don’t ever miss out on that. Everything was well planned. The weather was great sunrise in Luxor just awesome to watch.
Superb landing we felt we were in good hands.
We were a diverse group age from 14...More
It was our first hot air balloon ride and what a place to do it. An early start with a pickup about 4am but we found Alaska Balloons very well organised. A short boat ride from our Nile cruise ship and then a short bus...More
This is a must do in Luxor! Be aware: you will be picked up from your hotel or cruise ship around 4am and taken to the balloon launch field. Our launch captain, Wael, explained procedures and provided an overview of the flight. The flight over...More
Alaska Balloon was very thorough, told us what to expect and the pilot, Mohammed, was excellent - the landing was smooth and gentle. Mohammed was very professional! Saw all the sights from above, watched the sunrise (yes - we left our cruise boat at 4:15)...More
The hot air balloon is something I highly recommend in Luxor! The service with Alaska Balloons was excellent form start to finish. The views of the temples, the fields, the Nile and the sunrise were stunning. The pilot of the balloon seem very knowledgeable -...More
I had a solo flight organised for my birthday with Alaska and it didn’t disappoint.
Alladin the owner set everything up and made sure I enjoyed the experience from the hotel pickup through to crossing the Nile to the launch site, the flight and back...More
This is my third balloon flight but my first with Alaska Balloons.
I chose them as they were highly recommended to me by a few expats who live in Luxor.
They were also the cheapest of the three that we made enquiries with and as...More
Was really excited to take the kids on their first hot air balloon ride. Was told the ride would be 45 minutes to an hour as well as we would fly over beautiful, historical sites. Flight did not even last for 30 minutes, saw ZERO...More
This was my first balloon experience and I'm very happy with the way it went! I took the 3:30am tour before sunrise, they picked us up from our hotels, then we drove to catch a boat to cross the river. We were offered coffee and...More