Golden Eagle Ballooning





Golden Eagle Ballooning is a subsidiary of Golden Express Tour Co.,Ltd which has also the first experience of ballooning in Myanmar since 1999.

Golden Express Tours has organised numerous international balloon meetings in Myanmar flying over Bagan, Mandalay, Inle, Yangon and other major cities like Myitkyina, Loikaw, Monywa and Magway.

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 32 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.

BALLOON TICKET RATES (VALIDITY – 01.10.2017- 31.03.2018)

STANDARD 300 USD per ticket BAGAN
PREMIUM 360 USD per ticket BAGAN


Number of Passenger in a basket  8 12
Transfers to and from the hotel & launching site YES   YES  
Light breakfast before take off YES YES
Safety briefing by the pilot before floating YES YES
Champagne  celebration after landing YES YES
Flight Certificate YES YES
In flight Photo and Video YES NO
Exclusive Golden Eagle Souvenir YES NO


  • Bookings are not secured until payment is made in full.
  • Payment must be settled in full as soon as possible confiming the tour in order to avoid missing the chance of balloon flight.


  • No fee for cancellation before 21days
  • 30% for cancellation within 21-8days
  • 100% for cancellation less than 7days


  1. Passengers or their accompanying guide must register at our sales desk upon arrival in Bagan at Bagan Umbra Hotel, Wetkyi Inn (Ph: 09-25208 4232, 09-25208 4242) between 8am to 12 pm and 4pm to 8pm.
  2. Passengers are recommended to wear long sleeves shirts, long trousers and covered shoes.
  3. Passengers who have any known medical condition such as epilepsy, recent surgery or other condition which can affect your ability to fly or assist the crew must be disclosed at the time of booking, and to the pilot on the day of your flight.
  4. Pregnant women are not allowed to fly.
  5. GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING will not be liable for illness or injury due to any undisclosed condition or failure to comply with any reasonable instructions given by the pilot, crew or company representatives.
  6. Passengers who weigh above 125kg/280 pounds will be required to pay 100% surcharge of the ticket price. On the flight day, your weight will be taken, and if it is above 125kg/280 pounds, you will be required to pay the surcharge, or refused the flight (if the total weight for the balloon & passengers exceed the permissible weight for flight), & no refund or alternate flights will be offered.
  7. Children aged between 8 and 16 years must have their own flight ticket. There is no concessionary fare for children. However, in order to fly, they must be over 137cm tall (4 feet 6 inches) and need to be accompanied by a paying adult. When booking for such children, please make sure you also make a corresponding booking for an accompanying adult.
  8. The pilot in command is legally responsible for the safety of all passengers at all times connected with the flight. He or she has the absolute right to refuse passengers for any reason if it is considered their carriage may endanger the flight or other passengers.
  9. Passengers must pay full attention to the safety briefing given by the pilot in command before the launch of the balloon, and questions should be put to pilot if the briefing is not understood or unclear.
  10. The pilot’s decision is final on all matters, and he or she has full authority over passengers and crew who are to fully comply with his or her instructions or orders.
  11. GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING reserves the right to cancel or delay flights, and change rendezvous and launch sites at short notice, to achieve safe and successful flights. The company is not liable for any ensuing loss or inconvenience.
  12. GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING has comprehensive international insurance cover for all passengers and third party liabilities.
  13. GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to personal effects taken on flights, and will not accept any liabilities for such losses or damages.
  14. Flights cancelled by GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING for safety reasons, unfavourable weather conditions, or operational difficulties will be refunded, less any transaction & service charges payable to third parties for online bookings. All direct payments to GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING or via our website will be refunded in cash. For all other bookings made through tour agents, passengers must contact the respective agent to expedite their refunds.
  15. GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING reserves the right to revise or modify any terms & conditions or rates due to changes in market conditions, at any point in time, without giving any prior notice. However, for confirmed reservation and bookings, they will be kept at the rates and terms prevailing at the time of booking.
  16. Under no circumstances will GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING be liable for direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages, including but not limited to lost or damaged property, lost profits or savings or damages or disappointment.
  17. GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING may arrange for your flight to be carried out by another balloon company. In such instances, GOLDEN EAGLE BALLOONING accepts no liability in connection with such services or for any loss, injury, or damages to in respect to person or property.


  • Don’t touch any robes, hoses, gas tanks or instruments of the pilot.
  • During the inflation of the balloons, passengers are to stay behind the red line and remain in the passenger reception area until called to your balloon by your pilot.
  • During the inflation of the balloons, passengers are to stay behind the red line and remain in the passenger reception area until called to your balloon by your pilot.
  • During the flight, do not throw anything out of basket.


  • Face backwards to the direction of travel, and hold tightly on to the rope handles inside the basket.
  • Bend your knees and lean back against the basket padding.
  • Stay in this position until instructed to stand upright again.
  • After landing, stay in the basket and do not get out until the pilot tells you to do so.



97(B), Wadan Street, Lanmadaw Township, Yangon.

+951 705876, 225569, +959 7323 5103.



At Bagan Umbra Hotel, Wet Kyi Inn Ward, Bagan, Nyaung Oo.

+959 2520 84232, +959 2520 84242.


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