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 Hot Air Balloon Tour Ancient Egypt from a Bird's Eye View

You will experience the magic of Luxor, the heart of ancient Egypt, in a very special way – from the air. Our  hot air balloon tour offers you the unique opportunity to view breathtaking landscapes, majestic temples, and timeless monuments of the Nile from a bird's eye perspective. As you gently glide over the West Bank, undoubtedly you will enjoy the mornings tranquility. You will see the first rays of sun that bathe the millennia-old sights in golden light.

Hot Air Balloon Tour Start

At first you begin your adventure with a light breakfast, before a motorboat will take you to the Luxor Hot Air Balloon location. Once in the air, you will have about an hour to enjoy the spectacular views and take fantastic aerial shots. Certainly, the desert landscapes, combined with Luxor's cultural wealth, offer unparalleled photo opportunities. Furthermore, our experienced pilots ensure  the Luxor Hot Air Balloon safety. In addition they will give also information by sharing knowledge about the history and significance of the monuments below.

Often referred to as the world's largest open-air museum, Luxor houses some of Egypt's most significant archaeological treasures. From your hot air balloon tour, you have the chance to cast a unique gaze upon the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. This perspective allows you to appreciate the true grandeur and splendor of these ancient sites. Often it can't be fully perceived from the ground.

Hot Air Balloon Tour insights

The Luxor hot air balloon adventure is not just an opportunity to admire the beauty of Egypt from the air. It is  also a chance to collect unforgettable memories. Unquestionably, the gentle flight in the balloon, the serene atmosphere, and the spectacular views make this experience one of the highlights of any trip to Egypt.

So take advantage of the convenient transfer to and from your hotel in Luxor to enjoy this adventure without any stress. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Luxor and its ancient treasures in a very special way – floating in a hot air balloon, surrounded by the silence of the sky and the majestic beauty of Egypt.

Hot Air Balloon monuments:

Nile Valley: We invite you to enjoy a picturesque overview of the majestic Nile and the boats sailing on it. During the short 10-minute ride, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the river and the surrounding landscape of the Nile Valley.

Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari: Later you will experience the fascinating architecture of the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, one of the most impressive and well-preserved temples of ancient Egypt. During your 15-minute flight over this historical site, you will have the opportunity to closely observe the magnificent columns and reliefs. You may learn about the history behind this monumental building.

Valley of the Kings: You will float over the mysterious Valley of the Kings, once the final resting place for the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom. During the 10-minute flight, you will have a unique view of the impressive tombs and monuments embedded in the steep rock walls. At the same time, you  can feel  the aura of history and mystery of this place.

Luxor Temple: Additionally you will experience the impressive grandeur of the Luxor Temple, which stands on the east bank of the Nile. It represents one of the most significant religious sites of ancient Egypt. While your 10-minute flight journey, you will have a clear view of this architectural masterpiece.  Finally you can admire the imposing columns and statues that embody the history and culture of this ancient civilization.

Nile River Valley

You will cross the Nile river by motor boat to the location of the take off. 10 minutes

Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

You will fly over Hatshepsut Temple. 15 minutes

Tal der Könige

You will fly over Valley of the Kings. 10 minutes

Luxor-Tempel

You will see clearly Luxor Temple in East bank of the Nile. 10 minutes

Booking & Cancellation policy

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 4 full days* before the experience's start time.
  • If you cancel less than 3 full days* before the experience's start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 3 full days* before the experience's start time will not be accepted.

Pick up Service from your Hotel/ Nile cruise & return

Transfer by air-conditioned Vehicle

Bottled water during your trip

Motorboat to transfer to the West Bank

45 : 75 minutes ride in Hot Air Balloon, in the sky of Luxor

Flight certificate

All service charges and taxes

Coffee and/or Tea

Tipping

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• The tour package includes a light breakfast, transportation to and from your hotel in Luxor, a motorboat ride or bus ride to the hot air balloon launch site, and approximately one hour of flight time in the hot air balloon with an experienced pilot.

• The flight duration is approximately 45 minutes, during which you will have the opportunity to view various landmarks and take photographs.

• Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a camera, and any personal items you may need. It can be cooler in the early morning, so a light jacket is recommended.

• Yes, safety is our top priority. Our experienced pilots ensure the safety of all passengers and provide information about the history and significance of the monuments below.

• Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. Pregnant women and individuals with severe back or neck problems are advised not to take part in the hot air balloon tour. If you have any health concerns, please consult with your doctor before booking.

• Safety is paramount, and flights may be rescheduled or canceled in case of bad weather. If a flight is canceled due to weather conditions, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

• The tour typically starts early in the morning to take advantage of the calm weather and beautiful sunrise. The exact time will be confirmed the day before your flight.

• Yes, you are encouraged to bring a camera or smartphone to capture the stunning views. Please ensure that your devices are securely fastened to avoid dropping them during the flight.

• Our hot air balloons can accommodate between 12 to 20 passengers, depending on the size of the balloon.

• Yes, it is highly recommended to have travel insurance that covers trip cancellations, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation.

• You will see breathtaking views of the Nile Valley, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings, and Luxor Temple, among other significant archaeological treasures.