Balloons Over Inle

Duration

60 min to 90 min

Cancellation

5 Days Before

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BALLOONS OVER INLE CLASSIC BALLOON FLIGHT WITH FREE INFLIGHT PHOTOS

 

An extraordinary way to experience one of Myanmar’s most scenic and cultural attractions. Local Inthar fishermen looking for the first catch of the day and boats laden full of produce on their way to the market through a maze of green floating canals. Breakfast is taken next to one of the beautiful Shan villages wherever we land.

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Inle lake is one of the top tourist destinations in Myanmar, it is famous for its floating gardens and stilt houses. The local Intha people have a unique way of life, their entire communities are based on the lake. Balloons over Inle offer daily early morning flights over the lake, in view of the Shan Yoma mountains and pagodas. Our season starts on 5th of November and runs until 15th of March, our balloons carry 6 up to 8 passengers. Flying over Inle lake in a balloon for around an hour really is a unique way of experiencing one of Myanmar’s most scenic and cultural attractions.

 

BALLOONS OVER INLE CLASSIC BALLOON FLIGHTS WITH FREE INFLIGHT PHOTOS 

 

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Fly over the majestic Inle Lake

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Inle lake is one of the top tourist destinations in Myanmar, it is famous for its floating gardens and stilt houses. The local Intha people have a unique way of life, their entire communities are based on the lake. Balloons over Inle offer daily early morning flights over the lake, in view of the Shan Yoma mountains and pagodas. Our season starts on 5th of November and runs until 15th of March, our balloons carry 6 up to 8 passengers. Flying over Inle lake in a balloon for around an hour really is a unique way of experiencing one of Myanmar’s most scenic and cultural attractions.

 
BALLOONS OVER INLE CLASSIC BALLOON FLIGHTS WITH FREE INFLIGHT PHOTOS (5th November 2019 to 15th March 2020)
 

Numbers of Balloons Over Inle – Classic Service Balloon Flights:

    • 2 balloons or 14 passengers
    • 6 to 8 people max (per balloon)

Balloons Over Inle – Classic Service Flight Inclusive:

    • Complimentary pick up from your hotel or guest house
    • Pre-flight coffee tea and refreshments while our dedicated crew inflate your balloon
    • Detailed passenger safety briefing by your pilot
    • Light sparkling wine breakfast, fruits and pastries upon landing
FAQ
Terms & Conditions
CONDITIONS OF FLIGHT
 
  1. Passengers or their accompanying guide must register at our Sales desk at Balloons over Inle office upon arrival in Nyaung Shwe. Our Inle Sales desk is open from 8.00 am to 11.00 am and again from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm. The contact phone number is +95 9 257 376 600.
  2. Passengers are advised to wear long trousers and long sleeved clothing from 100% natural fibres.
  3. Receipt of payment vouchers / flight tickets must be produced at launch site if required.
  4. No refunds will be given for failure to arrive for a pre-arranged flight.
  5. Any known medical condition which may affect your ability to fly or assist the crew must be disclosed to Balloons over Inle at the time of booking and to the pilot on the day of the flight, i.e. epilepsy, recent surgery etc. Some conditions may preclude you from eligibility to fly. Pregnant women will not be permitted to fly. Balloons over Inle will not accept liability for illness or injury due to any undisclosed condition or failure to comply with any reasonable instruction given by the pilot or crew or company representative.
  6. The pilot in command is legally obliged to consider the safety of his passengers at all times and may refuse to carry passengers for whatever reason if it is considered their carriage may endanger the flight, other passengers or themselves. Balloons over Inle reserves the right to refuse the carriage of any passenger.
  7. Any Passenger in excess of 125 kg / 280 pounds, or any passenger who requires the space in the basket for 2 passengers, will be required to book the extra space at the time of booking and pay a 100% surcharge of the ticket price. Failure to provide accurate information in advance could lead to the refusal of flight at the launch site, whereby no refund will be offered.
  8. All passengers must carefully listen to the Important Security Briefing (see below) given by the pilot before the launch of the balloon and indicate in case he / she doesn’t understand the security briefing.
  9. The pilot of the day has absolute authority and all passengers and crew must comply with his instructions. The pilot’s decision on all matters is final.
  10. Balloons over Inle expects passengers to assist the pilot and crew in any situation that is deemed reasonable, during pre- and post-flight activities.
  11. Balloons over Inle reserves the right to cancel or delay flights, change rendez-vous and launch sites, at short notice, to achieve a safe and successful flight. Balloons over Inle will not accept liability for any consequential loss or inconvenience.
  12. Balloons over Inle carries third party and passenger liability for each balloon of USD 10 millions.
  13. Balloons over Inle accepts no liability for claims arising as a result of an act or default of any other passenger or bystander.
  14. Balloons over Inle accepts no liability for loss or damage to persons or property other than that which results from negligence on its own part.
  15. Balloons over Inle does not accept liability for loss or damage to personal effects.
  16. Flights cancelled by Balloons over Inle for safety reasons or as a result of unfavourable weather or operational difficulties will be refunded in full. All direct payments to Balloons over Inle will be refunded in cash either in Inle or in Yangon. For all bookings made through tour agents, passengers must contact the respective agent to organise their refunds.
  17. Balloons over Inle reserves the right to alter, revise or review any terms, conditions or rates, at its discretion.
  18. Balloons over Inle will not fly children under the age of 8 years. A child under the age of 16 years will only be flown if accompanied by a responsible adult, and the child is over 4’6” tall (or 137 cm).

Important Security Briefing (as given by the pilot before take-off)
 
  • NO SMOKING IN AND AROUND THE BALLOON at all times.
  • If you are feeling unwell, if you have any medical conditions or you might be pregnant please inform the Pilot before the balloon is inflated.
  • During inflation do not walk between the trucks and the balloon. Stay behind the red barrier cord until asked to “Climb Aboard” by the Ground Crew.
    • To climb in – use the step-holes in the side of the basket.
    • Once you are in the basket do not get out, even after landing – stay in the basket until the Pilot tells you it is safe to get out.
    • Do not touch any coloured ropes, the fuel-hoses or any of the burner controls.
  • Before take-off your pilot will ask all passengers to practise the landing position as follows:
    • Safely stow all phones, cameras, binoculars etc, do not have anything loose around your neck if you have long hair-please tie it up or tuck it away).
    • Face backwards to the direction of travel.
    • Hold onto the rope handles woven into the basket side-wall in front of you.
    • Sit down on the seat.
    • LEAN BACK against the basket padding, sit upright and do not lean forward.
    • Place your feet flat on the floor with your toes away from the basket wall.
    • Stay in this position until the Pilot tells you it is safe to move.
    • When the Pilot gives the command “LANDING POSITIONS” please comply IMMEDIATELY this is very important for the SAFETY of all of the PASSENGERS.
    • The landing might be a series of bounces and the basket might lay on it’s side and drag along the ground until it stops.
    • Stay in the LANDING POSITION until the Pilot tells you it is safe to move.
    • In the unlikely event of an emergency – please follow the instructions given by the Pilot at all times.
    • If you do not understand any part of these instructions, please inform the Pilot before the balloon is inflated.

      Thank you for reading these instructions and I hope you enjoy your flight with us.


BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS
 
  1. Balloons over Inle will require clients’ full names, the body weight of each passenger, passport numbers and nationality precisely but hotel contact details for the pick-up can be advised to our Sales office at the time of flight reconfirmation at one or two days before the flight date.
  2. Cancellation Policy: If for any reason, you need to cancel, vary or amend the details of your booking (including the name of the passenger), please note the following. 
    • More than 30 days before the scheduled flight – 5% of the Ticket Price as Cancellation or Variation Fee will be charged
    • More than 21 days but less than 30 days before the scheduled flight – 20% of the Ticket Price as Cancellation or Variation Fee will be charged
    • 21 days or less before the scheduled flight – 100% of the Ticket Price as Cancellation or Variation Fee will be charged
  3. Flight reconfirmation & pick-up time: passengers or their accompanying guide must register at our Sales office in Inle. The precise time for morning pick up will also be given to you one or two days before when you come to our Sales office or contact by phone to re-confirm your flight. Our Sales office is open from 8.00 am to 11.00 am and again from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm (everyday). The contact phone number is +95 9 257 376 600. For the morning flight, passengers are usually picked up at their hotels by our Balloons over Inle bus between 5.00 am and 5.30 am in the morning depending on the location of your hotel and the hotels of other passengers.
  4. No refunds will be given for failure to arrive for a pre-arranged flight.
  5. Balloons over Inle reserves the right to cancel or delay flights, change rendezvous and launch sites, at short notice, to achieve a safe and successful flight. Balloons over Inle will not accept liability for any consequential loss or inconvenience.
  6. Any Passenger in excess of 125 kg / 280 pounds, or any passenger who requires the space in the basket for 2 passengers, will be required to book one extra space at the time of online booking and pay a 100% surcharge of the ticket price. Failure to provide accurate information in advance could lead to the refusal of flight at the launch site, whereby no refund will be offered.
  7. Balloons over Inle carries third party and passenger liability for each balloon of USD 10 millions.
  8. Balloons over Inle reserve the right to alter, revise or review any terms, conditions or rates, at its discretion.
  9. Our general policy will be to accept morning flights only as a pre booking.
  10. FRC holders and Myanmar citizens should be advised to contact our office directly.
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