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Wonderful experience. But don’t buy the DVD!!

We bought this excursion while taking a Nile cruise aboard the Royal Viking (excellent boat, see... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
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An experience not to be missed !!!

An amazing experience one should not miss. Nothing else can compensate for an breathtaking Arial... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We bought this excursion while taking a Nile cruise aboard the Royal Viking (excellent boat, see separate review) in the first week of July. It is a superb trip and not to be missed. It required a very early start, leaving the boat at just...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

An amazing experience one should not miss. Nothing else can compensate for an breathtaking Arial view of the valley of kings,Hatshepsut temple, tombs of lesser known kings and nobles etc. We had booked for this trip thru our travel agent Nile-Cruise-Egypt. The trip starts very...More

2  Thank raghu67
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We did the hot air balloon ride over the West Bank in Luxor . It was amazing from start to finish. Watching the crew put up the balloon and to watch the crew keep us in flight ( especially our pilot( Mr.Tarek)was very interesting to...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This is something one must do when in Luxor. The experience is fabulous and the sights are breathtaking.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were on a Nile River cruise, and this was a side excursion. You have to get up well before dawn, take a skiff across the Nile and a van ride to the location. But then the experience of a lifetime begins! There are about...More

2  Thank hillis06
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience! The pilot was very experienced and the flight was very chill with awesome view above the kings/queens valley and the nile! Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Worth the early wake rise to get onboard one of the hot air balloons for the sunrise trip over the Valley of the Kings/Queens/Nobles here in Luxor. Initially we were not going to do this but now having taken this ride, would highly recommend it....More

1  Thank Priscilla P
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great expierience, very professional staff who take care of every single detail starting by the accurate pick time then the well organized motor boat trip and the bus that dropped us at the site.. The pilot (captain Muhammed) was very competent.

Thank AMW3L
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It was a great experience and glad we did this ride in Luxor. It starts at 4 am and you are taken to a boat across the Nile to the West Bank of the city. You are served some tea/coffee in the boat. After reaching...More

3  Thank SPK22
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If someone told me that I'd have to get up at 4:15 a.m., hop in a boat to get there, & pay $200 for the experience, I honestly would have to give it a second thought. But that is exactly what my wife and I...More

3  Thank funtraveling2
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Christine we booked our balloon tour through Memphis Tours which is the no. 1 rated tour agency by Trip Advisor, it was part of our package but I heard it's about $100 US dollars which is a lot but cheap compared to others I... More