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Balloons over Bagan

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Address: Bagan, Myanmar
Phone Number: +95 1 371 280
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Launched in 1999, the family run Balloons over Bagan provides awe-inspiring...

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 unrivaled 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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A truly fabulous experience, Balloons over Bagan is worth the cost. Our Belgian pilot gave us 360 degree views of temples, the Irriwaddy River and the city of Bagan for more than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A truly fabulous experience, Balloons over Bagan is worth the cost. Our Belgian pilot gave us 360 degree views of temples, the Irriwaddy River and the city of Bagan for more than an hour as the sun rose. If the weather is good - and it was for us -- this is not to be missed!

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Balloons over Bagan were absolutely fantastic. On time collection at the hotel, coffee and tea with bisquits upon arrival, a complimentary cap, a detailed safety briefing, everything was very professional and welcoming. We had qualified and knowledgable European pilot with a lot of balloon experience. Take off and landing was smooth, the flight was unique. One of the best and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to Bagan in April, Balloons over Bagan are the only company still working. They were absolutely fantastic and the price was worth every penny. Definitely do it. Smooth take off, smooth landing and very professional European pilots.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So excited to see the artifacts of ancient Bagan from above. Warm breeze carry us back to centuries when those building were built.

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Townsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My son and I took Ballon over Bagan ride in January 2015. It was a ride of our life because we can see the famous Cultural heritage site from the sky in a very quiet and tranquil floating hot air balloon. As a travel agent ourselves, we asked and came to our knowledge that they insure that for 2 million... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

It was the very best part of our trip, an experience we will never forget! Very early in the morning we were picked up by an old van and off we went across sleepy Bagan to meet our captain Graham. After a hot cup of coffee we got our security instructions and took off into the mist of Bagan. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We have never taken a balloon ride before but decided to try it in Bagan. "Balloons over Bagan" had great reviews and we booked a tour with them. We were picked up early in the morning from the hotel, there were no significant delays. Upon arrival, the crew served us coffee and some light snacks as they provided the explanation... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Booked the balloon ride before we left UK and really glad we did as others on our Exodus trip tried to book once we reached Bagan and they were fully booked. It is an expensive, once in a lifetime, experience but it was a lovely experience to float over the temples as the sun was rising

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Wow - i don't even know what to say here - what an incredible experience this was! Quite expensive but every balloon ride is everywhere in the world so that is to be expected. Once your there and doing it, your not thinking about the money. One of my overall travel highlights. Just fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is a " Bucket List" experience. It was worth every penny. We chose the 8 person balloon. The bus picked us up at our hotel and drove us to launch site. Had coffee and pastries. Watched all the balloons unfolding and getting ready. Our pilot Graham was funny and very personable. Our trip lasted an hour. We had champagne... More 

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