Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia

Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia 

Hot air Balloon tour in Cappadocia is almost the best activity to do in Cappadocia, and you can have this from Cappadocia, where you will watch the sunrise while you are in the hot air balloon.

 

The cameras are unable to describe these moments, and the overview of the history and miracles of Cappadocia from heights that go up to 300 meters in the air would surely transfer you to a new wonderland on earth.

 

Hot air balloon tour program

 

Pick up from hotel

The pickup time for the tour will be at around 04:30 AM, and this is an average time since it depends on the sunrise time, so it depends on the seasons on which you will have your visit to Cappadocia.

 

You will reach the flying zone of the balloons, and there you will be able to watch the tour organizers and pilots preparing the balloons for flight, and blowing hot air into the balloons, also checking every related detail.

Hot air Balloon tour in Cappadocia
Hot air Balloon tour in Cappadocia

You can ask your guide about any detail and learn many things about how it is done, also prepare yourself for the flight.

 

As soon as the balloons get ready, and right before the sunrise, your guide will provide the safety instructions, and will teach you how to make this experience an unforgettable one.

 

Say goodbye to earth while you are getting far from it slowly, notice things and landmarks getting smaller while you rise up, and fill your lungs with the cold air of the morning, while looking at the horizon with the first rays of the sun that declares your new day, your Cappadocia tour day.

 

The Hot air balloon will go up to heights up to 300 meters, and the pilot may choose to go lower than that or mix between going high and then down according to the air conditions, also depending on his proficiency level.

 

You will be able to check and learn about many landmarks and destinations of Cappadocia from above.

 

Make sure to capture all the great scenes, the landmarks, the horizon and the sunrise, your own photos while being in the basket of the hot air balloon.

 

At the end of the tour you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cappadocia at around 07:00 Am.

if you are staying in Cappadocia, you can book other tours to check the magnificent charms such as:

North Cappadocia Tour with 9 Activities

South Cappadocia Tour with the underground city

 

Hot air balloon tour includes

– All Transportation of the tour

– Light breakfast meal

– Personal insurance

 

Tour does not include

– Personal Expenses

– Tipping

– Souvenirs

 

Questions and answers about Cappadocia hot air balloon tour

 

Why choose a Cappadocia balloon flight?

Because this trip is one of the most beautiful things you can do in Cappadocia, and is not compareable by any trip at all.

Although it is relatively expensive, especially during the tourist season, it is definitely worth every penny.

 

Is the balloon tour safe, does it contain danger of any kind?

Yes, this flight is a completely safe flight, as balloons always carry less than the supposed load, and there are daily checks for them and a special check of the balloons that takes flights before the start of the trip completely.

 

Not to mention that the pilot of the balloon will be one of the most skilled pilots in Turkey, and we may not be wrong if we say that Cappadocia pilots are amongst the most skilled in the world.

 

The other thing is that the risk that may result from weather conditions is not a risk factor at all, since the Meteorological Department will cancel all hot air balloon tour flights if they sense any winds that may affect the flight of airships.

 

In this case no balloon will fly in Cappadocia, it is not up to tourism companies only, but it is also decided by the Turkish government as well.

 

Is there a possibility to cancel my balloon flight, and why?

Yes, there is always a possibility that your balloon flight in Cappadocia will be canceled and this is for your safety in the first and only class.

 

This is due to the state of winds in Cappadocia expected for the next morning, as usually when you book your balloon flight, you will provide us the name of your hotel in Cappadocia, and in case of follow-up or cancellation, we will contact your hotel or leave a note with the hotel to confirm the pick-up time in the morning or to inform you of the cancellation of the trip on the next day.

 

Note: In the event that the balloon flight in Cappadocia is canceled, and in the event that you are staying that day and will not leave until evening, there is a possibility that the weather will improve in the late afternoon and then we might be able to arrange the balloon trip in the afternoon of the same day.

 

When possible, stay in touch with us in this regard, indicating that you wish or not to do so and we will do our best to secure it.

 

Is the price of the balloon flight fixed?

The price of the balloon flight varies according to the season and there may be a difference of up to 40 percent lower during the low season period, that is, in the winter season, but buying a balloon flight in the winter at a low price might cause an increased possibility of canceling the flight due to bad weather.

 

In case of cancellation, will I be refunded?

Certainly, contact us and it will inform you about the return date and how it is performed.

It is always better to be aware of the conditions and how to get refunded before booking the balloon flight. Knowing that returning the balloon flight amount that you paid needs time to enter into your account If you have paid by wire transfer or credit card according to the laws and conditions of work with banks in the country to which your bank belongs, do not worry if the amount is late.

 

What is the best time to take a Cappadocia balloon flight, and is it available all year round?

The best times are in the summer, late spring and early autumn. The trip is possible in the winter season, but the chances are less not to cancel due to the wind.

 

How long is a balloon flight in Cappadocia?

The flight time in Cappadocia within the balloon is actually about an hour, while the total time, which includes pickup and delivery to the hotel with the flight procedure, is about 2 hours and up to 2.5 hours.

 

Is the balloon flight suitable for all ages?

This trip is suitable for those over 5 years old in general, and the decision to accept children or not on the trip is up to the captain himself.

 

For children under 16 years old, someone who is responsible for them must be with them on the same flight.

 

Are there any suggestions in case you want the balloon flight to be the best possible?

Try to stick to the pickup time given to you and be ready in the hotel, try to wear comfortable long pants and a long-sleeved shirt with comfortable shoes, do not forget to also pick up your camera when you go on the balloon flight, preferably with the camera, a strap or belt that makes it hanging in Your neck or clinging to your hand, for example, you may sometimes need to use all of your hands to hold on to the edge of the balloon, and it may be difficult for you to take out the camera from a difficult place in your clothes.

 

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