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Cappadocia Balloon Tour

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Cappadocia Private Balloon Tour

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Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Reviews

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Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is of those experiences that you don’t want to miss! The flight ensures fun, enthusiasm, lots of laughter, and, of course, incredible memories. Our, worldwide famous, Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is one of the most spectacular activities one can join when in Cappadocia. Watch an extra-ordinary sunrise, feel the flawless idyllic atmosphere, and capture unique moments with your camera.

Cappadocia is a popular destination and attracts people from all around the world. Indeed, the lunar landscapes, the long history, and the deep-rooted tradition, are all elements of Cappadocia’s charm. The region is particularly popular for the unique rock formations, and the valleys with the fairy chimneys. The long, Christian history and tradition of the area is demonstrated through the multiple rock-carved churches, monasteries, and underground cities. All these elements compose a region that is mystical, atmospheric, and special. Hence, Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is particularly popular, as it offers exceptional views over the infamous valleys, and the chance to see the sun rising in front of your eyes.

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Discover the many facets of Cappadocia on a balloon tour

Consider your Cappadocia bucket list incomplete if it doesn’t include the Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon experience. Wondering why? By joining this special experience, you can expect to be part of a truly rewarding activity. Fly, safely and smoothly, with a Hot Air Balloon, and experience the flawless, unique atmosphere of the flight. As Cappadocia is one of the best destinations in the world, for an activity like this, expect, also, to fly around hundreds of other hot air balloons. The colours of the sky, the smiles on the people’s faces, and the enthusiasm, are all reasons making this activity memorable.

Except from the flight itself, this activity gives you a great opportunity to unfold the beauty of nature in Cappadocia. Observe incredible panoramic views over Cappadocia’s valleys, and admire the lunar landscapes that are famous for having rocks and fairy chimneys. As the sun starts to rise, you can expect, also, to watch the warm colours of the light reflecting on the sites below. Don’t forget to bring your camera, and capture all the magic moments, as the flight provides the perfect backdrop for jaw-dropping photos.

How much is Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon?

The price of Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is starting 59€, on average,per adult person. The cost depends on the season you are interested to join, and on the size of your group. Send your inquiries, and receive information ongroup booking discounts, and for discounts when booking combinations of tours.

What’s included?

The average cost of Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon includes transfer services from and to your place of accommodation, full insurance, instructions, a 1-hour flight, a glass of champagne, and a flight certificate.

How long is Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon flight?

Hot Air Balloon flights last for, almost, one hour. It is important to mention thatthe flight is subject to the direction and speed of the wind, and weather conditions. In total, from the time of hotel transfer and back, the activity lasts for approximately 3 hours.

When does the balloon takes off?

Hot Air Balloon flights take place before dawn. On a prescheduled time, a modern car picks you up from your hotel. After a short drive you will arrive at the take-off site, and meet the team of pilots. The flight is approved for take-off, just before sunrise.

How safe is the flight?

There is nothing to worry about in terms of safety. Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is supervised and licensed by the relevant government authorities. The flight is approved for take-off and landing, and hot air balloons undergo through regular checks to meet the safety requirements. When it comes to pilots, they are all experienced, and test their skills every two years to renew their license.

Is the flight available on all seasons?

Every season is unique in Cappadocia. Hence, this amazing experience is available on a year-round basis. Irrespective of the season, if the speed of the wind is more than 11km/hour, or if there is rain, Hot Air Balloon flights are not available for safety reasons.

How high do the balloons rise?

The maximum altitude that a Hot Air Balloon is able to reach in Cappadocia, depends on the weather conditions and the speed of the wind. According to relevant regulations governing these flights, a balloon can rise up to 1400 meters above the ground.

How much distance is covered?

The flights last for approximately one hour. Based on the average speed of a Hot Air Balloon, it means that during this time you cover around 6-7kms.

Where do the balloons land?

Landing site depends on the take-off site. The pilot is aware of the average speed and distance covered, and reaches the predetermined landing spot on time. There are people on the ground assisting your smooth and easy landing, therefore, you can be assured that this experience is pleasurable for you and your beloved ones.

How many people are in the basket?

  • As this is one of the most popular activities in Cappadocia, there are different options to meet all individual preferences. In smaller balloons there is a limit of 16 people, while in larger ones, participants can be 20. There are also private flights, in which you can go alone, or as a couple, or as a private smaller or larger group.

Who can join?

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is, certainly, an option for all! However, according to safety regulations, people having mobility difficulties or any other health-related condition, are not allowed to join. Moreover, pregnant women, and people with phobias, cannot participate.

Is it family friendly?

Of course, it is! Our Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon is a great way to spend some precious family moments, and create memories. When it comes to kids, they are allowed to join, given that they are above the age of 4 and accompanied by an adult.

Are pilots licensed and participants insured?

Pilots responsible for Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon flights are professionals, fully licenced, and experienced. To maintain their license, they take exams every two years. Therefore, they are able to fly the hot air balloon safely, and offer you a truly unique experience. Participants are also insured for the duration of this activity, and the cost is included in the price.

What if my flight is cancelled?

Sometimes, when the weather conditions are not the ideal ones, the flights are cancelled. If this is the case, you will receive a notice on the day before or on the same day. You are entitled for a refund, or you can always reschedule your flight.

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Prices

We offer the most competitive prices (we are selling over 4000 pax annually)

This dreamy and special activity ensures fun and long-lasting memories. If you are interested in joining, you might be wondering about the cost. Our Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon has an approximate cost of 59€ per adult person. The price includes two-way transfers, insurance, detailed instructions given by the pilots, a hot air balloon flight with an approximate duration of 1 hour, a glass of champagne, and a flight certificate.

It is important to mention that the price of Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon depends on the specific option you choose, i.e., private flight, smaller or larger balloon. Our multi-lingual customer service team is ready to answer your questions and provide a quote in accordance with your preferences.

Best season for a Hot Air Balloon Flight in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is the best place in the country to join a Hot Air Balloon flight. On a busy day, you can spot hundreds of colourful balloons flying against a mind-blowing sunrise. In general, the best seasons to join is Spring and Autumn. During these months, weather conditions are mild with no extreme wind and rain.

Safety Measures

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon flights are licensed, regulated, and supervised by the Turkish Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Hence, all safety requirements are met for a safe and pleasurable flight. Hot Air Balloons are well-maintained and undergo regular inspections. In addition,pilots are professionals and fully licenced.

Who should not join Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon?

Participation in Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight is not recommended for the following people:

  1. People who had a surgery recently
  2. People experiencing severe pain in the hip or waist
  3. People with issues relating to bone structure
  4. People who are afraid of heights
  5. Pregnant women
  6. Children under the age of 5


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