Turkey has become a huge hit in the tourist population due to its idyllic villages, ancient ruins, majestic mountains, crystal clear waters, modern cosmopolitan cities, and rugged landscapes. However, one of the standout locations in Cappadocia. Cappadocia is a semi-arid region whose landscape is decorated by swirling volcanic rocks. It’s the work of mother nature through the elements of wind and water that have moved the rock over the years. Humans have evolved in this volcanic landscape over the years, and fairy chimneys tall, pointed rock formations decorate the Monk valley even today. A beautiful way to explore this semi-arid landscape is to indulge in a Cappadocia balloon tour.
If you are ready for a ride that will give you unparalleled views, then the Cappadocia hot air balloon ride is something you should mark on your bucket list. The world from the top looks completely different, and it further enhances the gorgeous lunar landscape of Cappadocia. In addition, the Cappadocia balloon tour is a spectacular way to browse the honeycombed and volcanic mountains.
Pickup & drop off
We provide you transfer to and from your hotel or any other place of your convenience as part of the Cappadocia balloon tour package. You can choose to skip the same and reach the site directly. We initiate the tour early to beat the hot sunny afternoon.
Meals & Treats
Since we start early, we would like to garnish your stomach juices with a scrumptious breakfast and some champagne for your Cappadocia balloon tour as part of the package. You can choose to enjoy a light meal before you board the Cappadocia hot air balloon ride as you toast the champagne with your fellow loved ones or travelers who are part of the group. A glass of champagne adds an extra layer of royalty to your ride as you view the gorgeous views from the top. You can use it to celebrate the occasion or just the moments in the journey.
Types of Tours & Packages
There are different ranges of packages in the balloon turkey Cappadocia tours. The package type and inclusions primarily differ concerning the time you have in hand for exploration. If you are short, different day tours can easily be completed within a single day. As part of the tour package, you can also get to browse through the Cappadocia key highlights along with meals. Balloon flights are a common activity in the tourism world. A completely optional activity that you can choose to indulge in your Cappadocia hot air balloon ride.
Many tour operators offer two packages – day & night along with their subsequent sub-packages. Day and evening tours are the two types, with day tours having an early morning departure from Istanbul and the evening tour departing post-sunset with a night over at Cappadocia.
For the best experience, we always recommend a 2–3-day tour that helps you capture every minute detail about Cappadocia that has caught the attention of the tourism world.
You can opt for a private tour if you want to celebrate a special occasion like an anniversary or birthday with your loved one(s). A private tour provides a more intimate, better privacy, and personal experience as it is completely customized as per your requirements. Soak up in the incredible beauty of this natural landscape. If you are travelling on a honeymoon, the tour operators may make it extra romantic and special for the newlywed couple.
The Cappadocia balloon tour also helps you beat the queue and the crowds that line up to visit the tourist hotspots in Cappadocia. The journey takes you through Gerome, Cappadocia’s popular fairy chimney, Love Valley, and Urgup. Don’t forget to capture these precious moments, as you will not be able to wipe them off your memory block for a long time to come. There are unique vintage spots in your journey where the guide will announce any click moments. You can opt to go as per directions or capture whatever you want to as part of your Instagram storyline. The Cappadocia hot air balloon ride takes you up to 300 meters above sea level.
Major milestones crossed in your journey
Some of the major spots you will be passing by in your Cappadocia balloon tour are:
The Goreme town is the popular Goreme National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage recognized site. It features some marvellous antique churches built in the 10th or 11th century. The area is well known for the chimney rock formations, along with the delicious Turkish treats that you can try.
One of the most contemporary cities of Cappadocia. It features several hotels that are built around century-old cave dwellings. The landscape also includes the ancient rock churches, beautiful vineyards, a famous carpet market, and the lovely fairy chimneys.
A gorgeous valley in Cappadocia that should not be missed even in your dreams. Nestled between Goreme and Avanos road, the valley name derived from the mysterious fairy chimney formations decorating the awesome landscape. A popular place for romantic proposals if you are planning one soon. Farming is very extensive in this region due to the mineral-rich soil.
For those people who want to see and explore the off-beaten path in Turkey, browse through all the major landmarks all in one go with the Cappadocia hot air balloon ride. Panoramic views from the top add to the scenic landscape and will surely be on your memory list for a long time to come.