CAPPADOCIA HOT AIR BALLOON TOURS;
The best way to experience Cappadocia panoramically from the air, immerse yourself in a fairytale, and feel the air beneath your feet is to fly in a hot air balloon. Picture yourself amidst thousands of fairy chimneys as the sun rises, with numerous balloons floating simultaneously in the sky. It will be an unforgettable experience for our guests to gaze at the extraordinary geological formations from above, embrace the freedom of flight, and observe Cappadocia’s geography from the hot air balloons.
During your hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, the pinnacle of the world in the ballooning sector, you will observe the pigeon lofts, crucial for the region. You’ll also take in the sight of valleys, orchards, and vineyards, from which the ‘drink of the gods’ wine is obtained. The magnificent colors of nature will undoubtedly fascinate you.
STANDART BALLOON FLIGHT
This is the most popular hot air balloon organization in Cappadocia. The flight offers a one-hour experience in the air, with a basket accommodating between 20-28 passengers. After the flight, you will receive a Flight Certificate and indulge in a Champagne celebration.
COMFORT BALLOON FLIGHT
A Comfort Flight provides more space inside the basket, enhancing your view. The passenger capacity of the basket is 16 people. We specifically offer this flight for individuals interested in photography and video recording. You will have a longer duration than the standard flight and fly in a smaller basket with reduced passenger capacity.
PRIVATE BALLOON FLIGHT
This choice offers around 1.5 hours flight. The main difference between the other flights is special baskets for you, for maximum 28 persons. Private hot air balloon tour for more detailed information.
IN THE SCOPE OF BALLOON RIDE
- We will pick you up from your accommodation early in the morning before sunrise and drop you off afterward.
- Enjoy snacks before take-off.
- Experience an approximately 1-hour flight, and receive your personalized flight certificate post-flight.
- Upon landing, partake in a traditional celebration with champagne.
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloons Organization
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Cappadocia is also home to Turkey’s ballooning. The flight zone offers some of the best and most unique views in the world. Nearly 150 hot air balloons fly simultaneously, making it the largest organization globally with this number. We can fly almost 250 days a year, a significantly high number compared to others. Whether it’s summer or winter, you have the chance to experience flying in Cappadocia in all four seasons. The first 100 balloons take off initially, followed by another 50 balloons half an hour later, providing you with the opportunity to capture beautiful photos amid the vast array of balloons.
Göreme Hot Air Balloon Tours
If you’d like to watch hot air balloons in Cappadocia, we recommend setting your alarm early in the morning since balloons cannot fly when the weather gets hot. Balloon companies will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning, and you’ll enjoy a snack or a light breakfast. During this time, the crew will begin inflating the balloons, and the pilots will provide crucial information about the flight and safety. Once everything is ready, be prepared to soar into the sky. Hot air balloons don’t have directional control, making each flight unique. They can reach altitudes of up to 900 meters, and your flight will last approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Throughout the journey, capture unforgettable photos of valleys bathed in sunlight, fairy chimneys with different shapes, and stone houses on the slopes. After the flight, celebrate your adventure with a bottle of champagne, a medal, or a flight certificate. Following the celebration, the company will transport you back to your hotel.
HOT AIR BALLOONS RESERVATIONS
We can easily make your reservation with just one click if you’d like to be amidst 150 hot air balloons over Cappadocia. Please check below for all information about hot air balloons.
You can make your reservation on our website, through WhatsApp, by calling, or by filling out the registration form on our webpage.
HOT AIR BALLOONS RIDE
When the weather conditions are suitable for the flight, you can make reservations for the entire year. We will ensure to inform you about airworthiness a day before, eliminating any surprises.
The Standard Hot Air Balloon Flight lasts approximately one hour. If you wish to extend your experience, you can choose Comfort, Deluxe, or Private Flights.
Prior to the flight, we will pick you up from your hotel in well-maintained cars, and you’ll enjoy a light breakfast. During this time, we will prepare the balloons for the flight. After a safe landing, we will celebrate with local champagne as a custom. Additionally, you will receive a flight certificate as a memento of your experience.
The entire organization takes between 2.5 and 3 hours, and after the celebration, we will drop you off back at your hotel.
If the weather conditions are unsuitable for the hot air balloon flight, you will receive a refund without any stoppage or issues.
SAFETY and INSURANCE Balloon Tour Cappadocia
The Directorate of Civil Aviation has implemented numerous safety and insurance regulations in recent years. As mentioned earlier, if weather conditions, specifically wind speed, are too high for the flight, there will be a cancellation for all balloons in Cappadocia. We collaborate with a reputable company in Cappadocia, ensuring you have full insurance coverage for your flight. Your pilot will provide flight instructions before takeoff. Please listen carefully and follow the landing position guidance as demonstrated before the flight. “A hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia will be an unforgettable moment in your life. You will glide along the Kizilirmak (Halys), the biggest river in Turkey, and witness the oldest landscapes and valleys during the sunrise.” While flying, you will have a panoramic view of the entire Cappadocia, but your journey is not limited to that. You’ll glide through the valleys, fairy chimneys, and ancient towns of Cappadocia. This region is the most popular area for ballooning.
Hot Air Balloon Baskets
Have you heard that you can choose your own basket for Hot Air Balloon flights in Cappadocia? Yes, you can. Generally, the passenger capacity of the basket ranges between 20 and 28 passengers. However, we now offer baskets with fewer passenger capacities for our dear guests, ranging from 2 to 12 passengers. With this option, you can enjoy a very relaxed, silent, and comfortable flight over Cappadocia. We can provide a smaller passenger capacity basket for your private dates. Rest assured, this journey will create unforgettable memories in your mind! You can follow the link for more detailed information about the hot air balloon basket.
Nowadays, Cappadocia is very famous, especially among young couples. Many lovers come to Cappadocia for proposals from all around the world. If you would like to create a very romantic wedding proposal, we would be honored to organize it for you. Whether you prefer it during the flight or after landing, we can arrange all kinds of necessities for your special day.
Cappadocia has a rich romantic history, with its name originating from the “land of beautiful horses.” If you could let us know about your special day, we will prepare the 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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