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great safety, bad government

Well, I have dreamt for years about having this experience, and I am glad I had it with this... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Satu Mare, Romania
Worth the Early Wake-Up Call

We had a duplicate day experience with this balloon ride: the first day was too windy for us to do... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
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Omr Ali Street | Television Street, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2271116
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Well, I have dreamt for years about having this experience, and I am glad I had it with this company - Hod Hod. They were very well organised, very good pilot Ali, and safety was a top concern! The flight was good, and the landing...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We had a duplicate day experience with this balloon ride: the first day was too windy for us to do it. So glad safety was a priority! Tour operator Mahmoud Ibrahiemd was an incredible host and was just as excited to see us the second...More

1  Thank Marniesp
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Our tour operator, Osiris Tours, booked this adventure as part of a large package. We arose early from our Nile Cruise Liner and met the balloon tour operator Mahmoud Ibrahiemd. Mahmoud welcomed us cheerfully (at 3:30 a.m.) and we jumped into a van that transported...More

1  Thank Russell R
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We booked sunrise balloon flight with Hud Hud. I made the reservation directly with them over the email. They were very responsive to all my emails. They confirmed that we will see the sunrise from the balloon. They told us to get ready at 4.15am...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Thank you Hod Hod Soliman for this amazing experience, The pilot was very professional, the landing was very smooth, we had a very good time. This is a once in the life time experience.

1  Thank Niffy2035
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I had my doubts but my wife insisted we should join half our group on this balloon excursion, departing from a dusty field across from the Ramesseum and Hatshepsut's Temple. It was a lovely cool late January morning, the sunrise trip across from Luxor was...More

2  Thank Mark E
Reviewed 5 March 2018

-Least Watch out for your pick up timing. Due to footage collection for the souvenir DVDs (Eg, breakfast on the boat while crossing the Nile), SUNRISE TRIP IN AIR IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH A 5AM+ PICK UP (filter “sunrise” in the reviews and all you...More

1  Thank lis775
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Amr Aladle our pilot just ensured the ride was absolute fun and safe starting from lift off all the way to the smoothest landing I have ever witnessed. Cruising at a height of 1500 ft, the pilot guided us through the Luxor city view, Nile...More

1  Thank ShubhamS1481
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This is a popular tourist item that cost us US120 per head. Ballon ride was good but timing coordination was not good. We took off early at 4:30 from hotel and river bank around 5:30, had coffee on the boat which delayed us by another...More

Thank AIK71
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

View was really just average. It's a little hot and too packed up there too. Can't really move with so many people in that small space.

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12 October 2016|
Response from Adhxm | Reviewed this property |
They pick/drop you from your hotel or ship included in the cost. Does not remember how much, but was over 100$ /person (we were couples, so I don't know how much they charge for kids)
17 September 2016|
Response from Amr77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, so long you are accompanying them on board