Posted on 29/10/2019
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Luxor: Hot Air Balloon Ride Experience over the River Nile - 2020

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Take a hot air balloon ride to experience the dramatic desert landscape in the distance and get perfect views of the majestic River Nile and the ancient city of Luxor. Capture with your camera the beautiful and idyllic scenery of the mysterious Statue of Thebes and the famous Karnak.

DURATION: 2 hours (Up to 45 minutes flight depending on weather conditions)
MEETING POINT: At your hotel
LANGUAGE: English, Arabic
OPENING SEASONS: All year round
WHO CAN COME: The tour is not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart problems, wheelchair users, children under the age of 6, anyone with height phobia


◾ Enjoy some impressive views the city of Luxor from a unique perspective
◾ Admire the glittering ancient relics in the early sunrise dotted on the dessert
◾ Marvel at the gigantic and yet romantic river Nile and capture with your camera some stunning photos

What is included

✔ Pickup/drop-off from your hotel or cruise ship
✔ Snacks and light refreshments
✔ Bottled water
✔ 45-minute flight over Luxor City
✔ Flight certificate and a souvenir
✔ All taxes, fees, handling charges
✔ Insurance
✖ Food and drinks

What to expect

Spice up your visit to the famous Luxor with an exceptional hot air balloon ride and enjoy some magnificent views of the river Nile, and the ancient relics of Luxor. You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel or cruise and cross river Nile to the west bank where your hot air balloon awaits. Upon your arrival, you will receive a safety briefing and get introduced to the crew and Pilot before you get into the balloon's basket ready for lift-off.

As the morning sun rises over the horizon,, you will be gently lifted in the air, experiencing a unique sensation of tranquillity and euphoria. As the balloon rises into the air, get a perfect view of the glittering desert below, the ancient city of Luxor, and the monuments of Thebes. Your knowledgeable guide will treat you with some fascinating historical insights of the renowned landmarks below you, including Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and Karnak.

After about 45 minutes of flying, you will safely land and transported back to your hotel.


  • English
  • Arabic

Cutoff time before activity

  • 12 hours


  • Egypt