Cappadocia: Hot Air Balloon Ride

Cappadocia: Hot Air Balloon Ride

From US$ 100.75 per person

Discover the magical beauties of Cappadocia from the air on this early morning 1-hour hot air balloon tour. Watch the beautiful sunrise while climbing 3000 feet above the ground.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Instructor
English
Pickup included
Pickup from all hotels in Göreme, Urgup, Uchisar, Ortahisar, Cavusin, and Avanos.

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Cappadocia from above
  • See a fantastic sunrise from a hot air balloon
  • Receive a commemorative flight certificate
  • Enjoy a champagne celebration after the flight
Full description
Start your experience with an early morning pick-up from your Cappadocia hotel and travel in an air-conditioned coach to the local tour operator office in Göreme. Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea and snacks. After check-in, watch the balloons being prepared at the take-off area. The preparation will take 15 to 20 minutes. The flight begins with the sunrise and each basket holds up to 14-20 people. Climb until you are 3000 feet from ground level and marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia with experienced pilots. Hot-air balloons can fly 1 meter close to the rocks and also above to nice and unique panoramas safely. Discover the lunar-like Cappadocia region from above and feel a rush of adrenaline. Have your camera poised to record the fairy chimneys, volcanic spires, and houses and churches carved into the rocks made extra magical by the soft morning light. After roughly one hour, your pilot will give you the last instructions for a smooth landing. Then, back on the ground, enjoy a champagne celebration and receive a special personal flight certificate to make this Cappadocia tour experience unforgettable. Then enjoy a transfer back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Full passenger insurance up to 5,000,000 EUR
  • English-speaking pilots with years of experience
  • Champagne celebration after the flight
  • Commemorative flight certificate in your name
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Snacks before the flight
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 6 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Note that weather can be cold in the early morning. You may need a jacket
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 100 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Me and my wife had a really great experience, we had an amazing pilot, find out that, when they tell you to get on the balloon, be the last ones to get in, because you will get the best view. If you are planning to come to Cappadocia the balloon trip is definitely the best show of all, amazing !!. We find it expensive (paid around 280$, for 1 hour) but we heard that the trip also can cost up to 400$ which is extremely over price.

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October 17, 2019

Most incredible experience, stunning views of mother nature's power.

It has been a long held wish of mine to visit the awe inspiring Cappadocia Region. I was certainly not disappointed it was mind blowing to see how mother nature had designed these wonderful sights. The balloon ride was the best experience ever, joined with hundreds of them in the sky, creating the most magical sunrise experience. The gentle landing of the balloon perfectly on the back of a trailer was amazing feat of pilot skill. We were very lucky that the weather was good that day, the following few days the wind was not favourable and all balloon rides were cancelled making the experience for us even more of a wonderful memory and blessing. It was the greatest buzz you could wish for. Highly recommend .

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October 11, 2019

Once-in-a-lifetime experience

The pick-up time was confirmed by email in advance. I was worried because it was abroad, but I was able to participate with peace of mind because the response was returned immediately. I couldn't fly with the wind the day before the day of participation, so I was worried on the day, but it still seemed to be windy, so I waited once. We wait in the waiting room for about 30 minutes. I was giving up asking for safety, but after the rising sun, I was able to fly! I was really impressed to see so many balloons and amazing views from the air. Although the morning sun was rising, it was a very beautiful view of the sunrise. Some balloons were flying just across the valley, but this approached only a single growing tree or a little closer to the rock that was popping out, so I did not do anything dangerous, so it was cheap I was able to ride with my heart.

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October 5, 2019

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