Hot Air Balloon

Luxor skies witness 45 hot-air balloon flights, carrying 1.2K tourists

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 11:49 GMT

The flights on Saturday had the first adventure trip over the temples, pharaonic tombs, and the charming nature and the Nile River, two days after the cancellation of flights due to bad weather and wind speed.

Thinking of doing time in Luxor as fall begins? Don't miss hot-air balloon rides

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 07:05 GMT

Hot-air balloon flights are considered one of the most adventurous trips in the world, and Luxor city occupies third place in the world in hot-air balloon flights.

In pics: Hot air balloons decorate Luxor skies carrying dozens of tourists Saturday

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Skies of Luxor governorate, in Upper Egypt, were decorated with hot air balloons on Saturday.

Hot-air balloon rides: Ready for an exciting tour above Egypt's City of Pharaos?

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 - 12:46 GMT

With the onset of the early morning breezes near the Temple of Hatshepsut on the western mainland, you are on a date with a journey full of excitement and fun in Luxor skies.

In pics: 10K hot-air balloon trips launched in Luxor annually

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Hot-air balloon rides flying over the ancient wonders of Luxor are the tourists' favorite, as they get a chance to explore the city's spectacular landscape and famous landmarks.

After 7 months of suspension, Egypt resumes hot air balloon trips

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 02:15 GMT

Egypt has resumed, Monday hot air balloon trips in Luxor after nearly seven months of suspension over the coronavirus pandemic.

Luxor ranks second in hot air balloon rides

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 03:43 GMT

The number of hot air balloon rides in Luxor surpasses 30 rides per day.

Hot air balloons in Luxor’s sky

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 10:10 GMT

On Saturday morning, more than 10 of Luxor’s hot air balloons took off with about 220 tourists to take in the beautiful view over the city.

Luxor balloon updates: 1 S. African man killed, 12 injured

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 04:32 GMT

A 34-year South African male tourist died at the scene in a hot air balloon crash in Luxor, southern Egypt, on Friday

400 tourists had exciting balloon trips in Luxor on Friday

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 12:29 GMT

“Seven tourism companies organized 22 hot air balloon trips carrying 452 tourists in Luxor on Friday,” Egypt’s Civil Aviation revealed in a statement.

One tourist killed, 12 injured in hot air balloon crash in Luxor

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 09:13 GMT

One tourist killed and more than 12 injured in a hot air balloon crash in the Luxor Governorate in Upper Egypt.