Balloons In Myanmar


Balloon Over Bagan Visitors to Bagan now have the unique opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of the ancient Kingdom of Bagan in a hot air balloon! The world-famous archaeological site of Bagan is known for its marvelous sunsets and sunrises, mostly enjoyed from the top of one of the monuments. A balloon flight gives you the chance to see Bagan with a bird’s-eye view. “Balloons over Bagan” is operated by qualified pilots and technicians, all registered in the United Kingdom. Cameron Balloons Ltd., the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality balloons, produces the balloon. “Balloons over Bagan” operates sunrise and sunset last just under one hour and take off daily from October through 10th April. Due to weather conditions, the morning flights are operated most frequent.


  • Classic Tickets:
    • USD 160.per person (Normal Season during 20 Oct'2024-31 Mar' 2024))
    • USD ......per person (Peak Season -During 18 Dec' 2025 -10 Jan' 2026)
  • Premium Tickets:
    • USD ....per person (Normal Season during 2024-2025)
    • USD .....per person (Peak Season -During 2025-2026)

Classic Service will include the following enhanced service as follows:

  • Bus transfer in and out
  • Prelaunch interactive tour of the balloon during inflation from the pilot
  • Light breakfast at the launching area and landing area
  • Use of our 16 seats balloons.

Premium Service will include the following enhanced service as follows:

  • Colonial bus transfer in and out
  • Prelaunch interactive tour of the balloon during inflation from the pilot
  • Separate continental breakfast at the launching area and landing area – full breakfast
  • Use of our 8 seats balloon, with no more than 2 passengers per compartment
  • Free in flight photos with access code, downloadable from our photo website -
Oriental Ballooning is the brand name of Myanmar Ballooning Co., Ltd. Oriental Ballooning has international insurance coverage. Each balloon is insured for three million dollars, third party, and passenger liabilit.www.orientalballooning.comHighly experienced commercial balloon pilots from the UK Well-trained local ground crew. 12 Balloons (4 x 4 passengers, 8 x 8 passengers) Made by Cameron Balloons - the UK’s largest and longest established balloon manufacturer . Flying over the unique Bagan area, you will be astounded and amazed by the beauty and diversity of the temples and stupas below you. With the Irrawaddy River, a life-giving companion, to the west and mountains to the east, your flight of a lifetime will carry you over the temples and fields of this historic plain.Early in the morning, before sunrise, you will be collected from your hotel and taken to one of our carefully selected launch sites, which will give you the very best views of the thousands of temples and stupas that litter the plains of Bagan.

Sample Itinerary:

Every day is different when it comes to ballooning. The winds change daily and the weather is affected by the seasons. The sun rises later in December than in October or March. The following itinerary is an example of what you may experience with Oriental Ballooning, but times and locations will be confirmed the night before your flight. Please don’t make any time-critical decisions based on this itinerary, for example, trying to catch an early aeroplane or boat after your flight. 05:30 – 06:00: We’ll collect you from your hotel in a comfortable car or minibus 06:00 – 06:15: You’ll meet your pilot, and enjoy pre-flight tea, coffee and pastries. You’ll be given a safety briefing. 06:15 – 06:30: Watch as the balloons are prepared by the trained crew and inflated by the experienced British pilots 06:30 – 06:45: All aboard! Climb into the basket and prepare for take off! 06:45 – 07:30: Enjoy the amazing experience of floating over this amazing historical area with its temples, stupas and other beautiful sights. 07:30 – 08:00: Celebrate your safe return to earth with a drink of chilled sparkling wine, served with fruit. Receive your personal flight certificate, signed by your pilot 08:00 – 08:30: Return to your hotel in time for breakfast

Oriental Ballooning Price:

Premium Tickets: USD 160.per person (during 15 Oct' 2024- 31 Mar 2025)

Golden Eagle Ballooning

intends to fill the needs of demand for hot air balloon operation in Bagan with highest safety standards and services. GEB's balloons are manufactured by Ultramagic from Spain - one of the best and well-known balloon manufacturers in the world and approved by European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The insurance is comprehensively covered by Lloyd from United Kingdom for both third parties and the passengers. The company has three Swiss pilots and one Chief pilot from Barcelona, one Spanish examiner and inspector, one Swiss maintenance manager, two local operation managers, and 35 local ground crews for the operations. Golden Eagle Ballooning operates three balloons with a total capacity of 24 passengers with one Sunrise flight every morning of 35 minutes to one hour duration, depending on the wind speed and weather condition on that day.

Golden Eagle Ballooning Price:

  • Standard Tickets:
    • USD 160.per person (Normal Season during 10 Oct' 2024- 31 Mar' 2025 )
    • USD ....per person (Peak Season during 20 Dec'2025-11 Jan' 2026)
  • Premium Tickets:
    • USD ......per person (Normal Season during 10 Oct' 2024-19 Dec' 2025) & (11 Jan' 2025-10 Apr' 2025)
    • USD .......per person (Peak Season -During 20 Dec' 2025 -10 Jan' 2026)
Service will include the following enhanced service as follows:
  • Pick up and drop off service from / to hotel (Standard & Premium)
  • Maximum number of passengers in a basket (Standard 12 pax & Premium 8 pax)
  • Light breakfast before take off (Standard & Premium)
  • Champagne celebration after landing (Standard & Premium)
  • Flight Certificate (Standard & Premium)
  • Memory stick with GoPro photo and video (...)
  • Exclusive Golden Eagle Souvenir (...)
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