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Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons

Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2274060
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Great way to see Luxor

I took my husband on a hot air balloon ride with Magic Horizon as a surprise anniversary present... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2013
Jamie E
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Brisbane, Australia
Must do attraction in Luxor

The staff were professional and we had a truly unforgettable experience and will recommend to... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2013
Martin B
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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.
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Khaled Ibn El Walid Street | opposite Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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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...More

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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

Thank Martin B
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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2013

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.

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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...More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2013

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

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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...More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2013

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.

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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...More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2013

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

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Reviewed February 27, 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...More

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MagicBalloons, Director of Sales at Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2013

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...More

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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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Reviewed February 12, 2013

We booked this at the last minute at their office opposite the Lotus hotel. The guy was upfront about the cost and what was included and they didnt dissapoint, it cost $66. They called our hotel and stated the pick up time the night before....More

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is one experience not to be missed. Worth every penny and this is from someone who is terrified of heights!!!! The birds eye views of the Nile, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut were truly amazing, Watching the sun rise over...More

1  Thank Carol C
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Worth waking up at 4:20am! 1) It's a Hot Air Balloon Ride 2) You can see the Sunrise over the Nile 3) You get to see the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and (my favorite) Sabu Temple, from above! I recommend buying the DVD that...More

1  Thank Bentheredunthat
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Sumender R
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Response from ggold113 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but you should be able to get the distance from google maps. We were picked up at our hotel.
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Usama M
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Response from HappyJourney1234 | Reviewed this property |
It cost the people on our tour $65 U.S.dollar. Sooooo worth it.
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Response from MagicBalloons | Property representative |
Hi, We thank you for contacting Magic Horizon Balloons, LUXOR. We are offering the balloon ride at the very special price of 70USD per person. Contact us for more details. Regards, Alla Mahmoud
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