Ballooning is a unique facet of aviation unlike any other form of flight. While the flight itself is often described by passengers as enchanting and magical. You get fun riding the hot air balloon while feeling the morning breeze and at the same time enjoying the beautiful view of unrivaled majesty of thousands of ancients temples drifting below you.
Ballooning would be the best way to explore wonders of Bagan.
Now visitors to Myanmar can view what Marco Polo described as ‘one of the finest sights in the world’ – from the unique and enchanting platform of a hot air balloon basket. The magic of Bagan has inspired visitors for many centuries. One of the most remarkable sights in Asia, ancient temples dot the landscape as far as the eye can see. Now Balloon Operators in Bagan offer visitors a unique opportunity to see this ancient kingdom as it has never been seen before. The balloon flights take place early in the morning, at sunrise or an hour or so before sunset. Light winds and stable weather conditions are needed, the speed of the balloon and the length of the flight are governed by the strength and velocity of the wind.
The Balloon Ride is seasonal event and is available from October – March/April. There are three Balloon Operators in Myanmar: