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Hod Hod Soliman Balloon

Omr Ali Street | Television Street, Luxor, Egypt
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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 3 weeks ago
Marniesp
Bucket List - Check

Our tour operator, Osiris Tours, booked this adventure as part of a large package. We arose early... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Russell R
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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  • Excellent86%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“ground crew” (16 reviews)
“balloon ride” (22 reviews)
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Omr Ali Street | Television Street, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Russell R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Anshita_S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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
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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
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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 Shubham S
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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
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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.

Thank Pei Yi L
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We were told that the hot air balloon rides for previous day was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, but we were very lucky to see the hot air balloons being readied for our flight when we crossed over to the West Bank of River...More

Thank arvind_foodie
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Gaurav G
12 October 2016|
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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)
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Gaurav G
17 September 2016|
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Response from Amr77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, so long you are accompanying them on board
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