CAPPADOCIA HOT AIR BALLOON TOURS;
The best way to see Cappadocia panaromically from the air, to feel yourself as a part of a fairytale and to feel the AIR under your feet, to make your holiday unforgattable with amazing landscape of Cappadocia is to fly with a Hot Air Balloon. Imagine yourself among the thousands of fairy chimneys, while sun is rising, many balloons are floating in the same time in the sky. It will be unforgattable experience for our guests to look at the extraordinary geological formations from the top, to feel the freedom of flying and to observe to geography of Cappadocia from the Hot Air Balloons.
During your Hot AIR Balloon ride in Cappadocia where is the peak of the world in ballooning sector, you will observe the pigeon lofts which are very important for the region, valleys, orchards and vineyards (from?) where ‘drink of the gods’ wine are obtained and you will be fascinated by the magnificent colours of nature.
STANDART BALLOON FLIGHT
This is the most popular Hot Air Balloon organisation over Cappadocia. This flight offers one hour flight in the air. You will fly in basket between 16-28 passengers. After flight you will get Flight Certificate and Champaigne Celebration.
COMFORT BALLOON FLIGHT
This choice offers minimum 1.5 hours flight. We offer this flight especcially for people who interests in photography and video recording. You will have longer time than standart flight and you will fly in smaller basket which have less passanger capacity.
DELUXE BALLOON FLIGHT
This choice offers minimum 1.5 hours flight.We offer this flight especcially for people who interests in photography and video recording. You will have longer time than standart flight and you will fly in smaller basket which have less passanger capacity.
PRIVATE BALLOON FLIGHT
This choice offers minimum 1.5 hours flight.The main difference between the other flights is special baskets for you, for maximum 3 persons.
IN THE SCOPE OF BALLOON RIDE
- We will pick you up from your accommodation place early in the morning before sunrise and we will drop you off back.
- Snacks before take-off.
- Approximately 1 hour flight.
- After the flight you will receive your personalized flight certificate.
- After landing there is a traditional celebration with champagne.
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloons Organization
Have you heard before the following?
Cappadocia is home to Turkey’s ballooning to. The flight zone is among the best and unique views in the whole world. Nearly 150 Hot Air Balloons fly at the same time, this is the largest organization in the world with this number. We can fly almost 250 days a year. So this is a very high number when you compare it with others. Whether it is summer or winter, you have the chance to fly four seaseons in Cappadocia.
The first 100 balloons are drawn, then another 50 balloons are drawn half an hour later, so you have the chance to take a nice photo among many balloons.
Göreme Hot Air Balloon Tours
If you like to watch hot air balloons in the Cappadocia, we would like to recommend to you set your alarmclock early morning due to hot air balloons could not fly when wheather is getting hot. Balloon companies will pick you up from your hotel early morning and then you will have snack/light breakfast. During the breakfast time, crew will start to blow the balloons up and the pilots will give you very important informations about flight and security. When everything is ready, you should be ready to feel sky. Hot air balloons dont have direction control it means each flight is different than others. Hot air balloons can reach 900 meter. Your flight takes approximately 1 or 1.5 hour.During your flight you will take unforgettable photos that will see the valleys meet with sun rays, fairy chimneys with different shapes, stone houses on the slopes. At the end of the flight, your adventure will be unforgettable with a bottle of champagne or medal or a flight certificate.After celebration, the company will break you up to your hotel.
HOT AIR BALLOONS RESERVATIONS
We could make your reservation with a one click, if you would like to be on top with 150 hot air balloons over the Cappadocia. Please check the below for all information about hot air balloons.
You could make your reservation from our web page, from Whatsapp, by calling or by filling registration form in our webpage.
Current Information About Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flights in 2021
Hot air balloon flights continue intensely in Cappadocia in 2021. It is possible to see the balloons in the sky every day when the weather conditions are suitable. Although it is the winter season, it is possible to see 70 to 80 balloons in the sky at the same time. Safe tourism practices continues successfully in the Turkey. At the same time, the winter season is very active, especially in Cappadocia, as its doors are open to many countries. Measures against Covid-19 continue seriously. For this reason, HES code is required from guests who want to participate in the hot air balloon tour. It is mandatory to use a mask on the balloon tour. Cleaning is done with disinfectant before and after each flight. Safe flight conducted by measuring the body temperature of the customers. It is another mandatory practice for guests to wear masks in the vehicles on the way from the hotel to the departure area and on the way back. In addition, the hands of the guests are cleaned with a disinfectant before getting on the vehicles. A briefing about flight in April & May 2021 for Hot Air Balloon flights All the precautions and measures mentioned above are also valid for April and May 2021 flights. According to the weather forecast, the wind and rain will decrease a little more in these months. For this reason, very enjoyable flights operations await us.
HOT AIR BALLOONS RIDE
When the weather condition is fine for the flight, you could make your reservation for a whole year. It is sure that we will inform you airworthiness before one day. So it will not be surprise for you.
Standart Hot Air Balloons Flight takes approximately one hour. If you would like to fly more, you could choose Comfort, Delux or Private Flights as well.
Before the flight we will pick you up from your hotel with good conditions cars and you will have light breakfast. During that time we will prepare your balloons for the flight.
After flight and safe landing we will have celebration with local champagne as a customs. Besides that we will give to you flight certificate for the memory of your flight.
Whole these organisation takes between 2.5 and 3 hours. After celebration we will drop you off to your hotel back.
If weather condition is not appropriate for the hot air balloons flight you will get your money back. There will be no any stoppage or etc…
SAFETY and INSURANCE Balloon Tour Cappadocia
Directorate of Civil Aviation took many safety and insurance regulations in recent years. As we mentioned before when weather condition, wind speed is too high for the flight, there will be cancelation for every balloons in Cappadocia.
We are working with reputable company in Cappadocia. So you will have full insurance on your flight.
Your pilot will give you flight instructions before flight. Please listen him carefully and during the landing please get your landing position as shown before flight.
“HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGT IN CAPPADOCIA WILL BE UNFORGETTABLE MOMENT IN YOUR LIFE. YOU WILL SLIDE ALONG THE KIZILIRMAK (HALIS) WHICH IS THE BIGGEST RIVER OF TURKEY AND OLDEST LANDSCAPES AND VALLEYS DURING THE SUNRISE.”
While you are flying you will see whole Cappadocia from the top but your all journey is not that, you will slide inside the valleys, fairy chimneys and ancient towns of the Cappadocia. This region is the most popular area for the ballooning. Millions people are coming to Cappadocia for this peerless activity from all around the world. This organisation will be the bucket list of your life.
We are highly recommend to you to watch some videos or see some photos from social media. It is sure that there is a more than one billion photo of Hot Air Balloons in Cappadocia.
Nowadays, Cappadocia very famous especially for the young couples. Many lovers coming to Cappadocia for the proposal from all around the world. If you would like to make very romantic weddind proposal, we would like to be honered to make organisation for you. If you want during the flight or if you want after landing we could prepare all kind off necessities for your special day.
Cappadocia is very romantic place during the history. The name of Cappadocia is coming from the “land of beautiful horses” so if you could let us know about your special day then we will prepare best proposal for you.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT HOT AIR BALLOONS
Cappadocia is famous for its fairy chimneys and a visual feast is a throne in the hearts of people. The best way to see the beauty of the region is Hot Air Balloons from the many meters high. If you want to have a bird’s eye view of all these beauties and enjoy the sky, hot air balloons are what you are looking for. Here are the frequently asked questions and answers to the Cappadocia balloon tour, which will inform you and erase the questions in your mind!
Which parts is the hot air balloon made of?
The hot air balloons consist of from three different part. The first is Envelope (Blister) which is keeping the hot air. The second is Burner. The burner gives the hot air inside the Envelope with stainless stell fuel tanks and hoses. The last one is Basket. There are several size for the basket. The number of passengers varies between 4 and 28.
What material is the Hot Air Balloon made off and is it Flammable?
Most of the hot air balloon is made of silicone coated, airtight nylon fabric. But the fabric close to the fire is made of by Nomex, which has resistant for the fire. Due to this reason it is difficult to burn whole Balloons.
How to control Balloons?
Hot Air Balloons is an Aircraft which follows the wind direction. That is why all pilots follows the wind direction. At the each altitute there are difeerent wind directions. So according to that direction all pilots are choosing best valleys and landscape to go. However there are two different ropes on the anvolope. That ropes turning the balloons from it is own direction to the left and right. So each passenger could have a chance to see all Cappadocia.
What is maximum passenger capacity for Hot Air Balloons.
Maximum passenger capacity for Hot Air Balloons is 28.
How long does it take the Flights.
Standart Flight is one hour. If you e-want to choose another flights like Deluxe and Comfort or Private you could flight between one and half hour and one hour fourty five minutes.
What is the maximum altitude for Hot Air Balloons?
The maximum altitude for the Hot Air Balloons on the Week days 6000 feet from the sea level. 830 meters from the ground level. Weekend, 8000 feet from the sea level. 1350 meters from the ground level. Of course Hot air Balloons could reach higher but according to Civil Aviation rules we could climb as we mentioned above.
How are Hot Air Balloons so safe when you compare another aircrafts?
People are flying with Hot air Balloons for 300 years. During this time engineers have used many technologies for the flight safety. There are many safety instrument inside the baloons. As we mentione before when the wind speed more than 10 knots (20 km) the flights are cancelled. Besides that biggest Pilot school in the world established in Capaadocia 15 years ago. So all pilot have enough experience for the safe flights.
How long does it take to prepare the Balloons for the flight.
There are two different inflations for the envelope. The first one is cold inflation. We fill inside the balloons with cold air. Another one is Hot inflations. After cold inflation we fill inside the balloons with hot air and it is start to rising. This prosses takes almost fiveteen minutes.
Are the hot air balloons landing where they take off?
Hot Air Balloons does not have direction control, due to this reason it seems impossible to land same place where it is take off. But if it is happen probably you are the most luck person in the world.
When does the Cappadocia balloon tour start?
Your balloon company informs you by phone or message what time you should be ready for the flight the day before.Flights usually start 5.30 in the morning in the winter, and the starts at 6.30 in the summer. You should be ready for the transfer at least 1 hour before the flight time.
Are there balloon tours any season in Cappadocia?
When the weather conditions are suitable,there are balloon tours during all year. ind speed can be maximum 11 km of for safety so there are no flights in rainy and stormy wheather. When the flight is cancel because of bad weather conditions,you could cancel your flight or you will have the chance fly for another day.
What will we see in the region on the Cappadocia balloon tour?
You can see the most important places of Cappadocia such as Ürgüp, Göreme, Avanos from 4-20 km from the balloon. You will see stone houses, Uçhisar Castle, Kızılırmak river, Erciyes mountain, Hasan Mountain, rock churches, dovecotes, valleys, vineyards and gardens, fairy chimneys and hidden beauties of Cappadocia.
Are balloon tours safe?
Cappadocia balloon tours have been held for more than 20 years.And the flight crews of the companies are pilots with FAA Civil aviation hot balloon license. Balloons are frequently checked and inspected in accordance with the directive set by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation.Compulsory flight insurance is also provided on flights.
How many people can get on the balloons?
A balloon takes off with an average capacity of 10-28 people.
What should you pay attention to in the balloon tour?
Dont forget to bring your camera Early hours of the day are cool in Cappadocia.You can get more cold when balloon rise up especially in autumn and winter, so please take suitable clothes. The balloons dont have seat so you will stand at least one hour, please prefer suitable shoes for flight.
What is our route in Cappadocia balloon tour?
Cappadocia balloon tours do not have a single route. These routes may change depending on the weather. However, there are generally trips between Avanos and Göreme.
When is the ideal time for a balloon tour?
You can fly in Cappadocia in any season of the year. But it is possible to make more comfortable and enjoyable flights in April, May, October, November and January.
Why do flights take place in the morning?
The early morning hours are the most suitable time for landing softly and to rise the balloon easily to the desired level. Besides that you will have chance to see magnificent sunrise.
Can those who have fear of heights join the balloon flight?
Is there any age limit for the flight?
All flights are possible for all individuals aged 6-90.
Can pregnant women take the balloon tour?
Pregnant or anyone suspected of pregnancy is not allowed on balloon tours.
CAN I FLY ANYTIME OF THE YEAR?
Yes you can. There are hot AIR balloon flights during all year. But between November and February ,there could be more cancelations due to bad wheather conditions.
CAN CHILDREN FLY?
Children who are not older than 6 years old,they could not get flight.Sometimes the pilots give decision about this situation.
CAN PREGNANT LADIES FLY?
HOW SHOULD I DRESS FOR A HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE?
You should prefer suitable clothes like trousers, hoodies, pullovers according to wheather conditions and you should choose footwear for outdoor. Be prepared to hop in to the basket so we dont recommend high heels and flip-flops. If you have long hair please get your hair clip with you.
HOW MANY PASSENGERS CAN A HOT AIR BALLOON HOLD?
Maximum passangers capacity is 28 person.
HOW FAST CAN A HOT AIR BALLOON RISE?
Maximum four meters per second.And it is decending three and half meters per second.
HOW LONG CAN A HOT AIR BALLOON STAY IN THE AIR?
According to wind condition and direction it lasts almost 1 hour, yet sometimes it could be more than 1 hour or less than 1 hour (circa about ten minutes).
HOW HIGH UP DO WE GO?
We can high up eight thousand feets on weekend, we can high up six thousand feets on regular days.
WHERE DO WE FLY?
We change our take off place everyday according to wind direction. So you will see the most stunning valleys and hills of Cappadocia during your flight.In the fact you will fly in the core of the Cappadocia.
WHEN DO WE MEET FOR THE FLIGHT?
We will pick you up from your hotel approximately 40-45 minutes before sunrise and then we drive you to Office for snack.
WHAT TIME DO HOT AIR BALLOONS TAKE OFF IN CAPPADOCIA?
Your balloon will take off before sunrise besides that you will watch sunrise during your flight.
WHY DO YOU FLY SO EARLY IN THE MORNING?
Because the most suitable wheather condition for fliyng time before sunrise. Besides that when we are flying, we want to show you sunrising.
IS THE LANDING BUMPY?
We usually land very calmly. But if the wind increases during the landing there will be a bump and the basket will drag on the landing field until it comes to a halt. During the landing please keep your landing position.
HOW DO I GO BACK MY HOTEL?
After celebration we will drop you off back to the hotel.
What can we do if we cannot find a place in the balloon tour?
If you could not find a place in the balloon tour and do not want to miss this pleasure, you can join the Göreme ATV tour during the balloon flights and follow the flying hot air balloons from the panoramic hills. Maybe it passes as close as you can touch it. If you wish, you can experience the mysterious Cappadocia red tour or Cappadocia green tour in nature.
PAYMENT, RESERVATION & CANCELLATION TERMS:
- In case of flight cancell by our side due to the bad weather or security will be No-charge and full refoundable.
- Cancellation is acceptable without any charge until 48 hours before the flight in writing or inform us by phone.
- Cancellations or non-attendance after this period shall be subject to a full fee within the scope of last minute cancellation.
- Pregnant ladies can not participate in balloon tour.
- 0-6 years old children can not participate in balloon tour.
- VAT and Insurance included
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