Ballooning in Myanmar
There are three companies offering hot air balloon rides in Myanmar: Balloons Over Bagan (since 1999) with 15 years’ experience and a fleet of eleven balloons, which fits for 8,12, 16 passengers the Oriental Ballooning (since 2013)with a fleet of eight balloons each fits for four passengers and eight passengers and newly established Golden Eagle Ballooning (since November 2014)with a fleet of three balloons each fits for 4,8,12 passengers. Book with us for all balloons flights! You will benefits the best available rates as we have contracts as tour operator. You can combine Balloons Flights with our tour products to meet your requirement and expectation.
Balloons over Bagan
Established in 1999 and over the past 15 years, Balloons over Bagan has grown from a single small balloon operation with 8 crew to 11 balloon operations employing over 100 local staff and 16 foreign pilots and technicians. Today it is operating ballooning flights in Bagan, Inle Lake and Pindaya.
1.) Balloons Over Bagan: morning sunrise flights in Bagan with two Service Levels – Standard & Premium, with total capacity of 164 passengers with 12 Balloons. Service is available from October to March.
- Standard Service: includes pick up & drop off service,
- Premium Service: will include enhanced services; pre-launch interactive tour of the balloon during inflation from the pilot, use of smaller and intimate balloons with no more than 2 passengers per compartment, separate breakfast with superior champagne at launching area, free memory stick of inflight photos.
2.)Balloons Over Inle: morning sunrise flights in Inle Lake with Premium Service level only, with maximum 46 passengers, service including pick up in boats from hotels in Inle Lake or by vehicle from hotels in Nyaungshwe.
3.)Balloon Safaris Over Inle & Pindaya : An incredible 2 day adventure through Southern Shan State seen from a hot air balloon an all-inclusive Balloon Safari with maximum of 4 passengers,
4.)Balloons Over Pindaya: the daily service will allow for private charters. Service is available through 2015-16 throughout the 2015-2016 High Season.
Established in 2013 and with the advice of Gone-with-the-Wind ltd. the company purchased brand new balloons from Cameron Balloons, Bristol UK, the world’s largest balloon manufacturer. It has been offering flights in their boutique 4-8-12 passenger balloons over Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake and Ngapali Beach.
Services: includes pick up and drop off, safety briefing, hot beverages & light breakfast snacks, sparkling wine & fresh fruit after landing, flight certificate.
Premium Services only
1.) Morning flights in Mandalay
2.) Morning flights in Bagan
3.) Morning flights in Inle Lake
4.) Morning flights in Ngapali Beach
Golden Eagle Ballooning
Established in November 2014, with old experience in hot air balloon operation in Myanmar with a fleet of 3 balloons each fits for 4,8,12 passengers. Today, it is operating commercial ballooning flights in Bagan.
Morning sunrise flights in Bagan with two Service Levels – Standard & Premium. Total capacity of 24 passengers per day. Duration of the flight is 35 minutes to 1 hour.
Standard: with 12 Seater Balloon, including pick up and drop off service in private vehicle, light
Breakfast before taking off, Champagne celebration after landing, Flight Certificate.
Premium: with 8 Seater or 4 Seater Balloon, including pick up and drop off service in private vehicle,
light Breakfast before taking off, Champagne celebration after landing, Flight Certificate,
inflight Photo and video, exclusive Golden Eagle Souvenir.
Morning sunrise flights in Bagan (Service available from October to March)