Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon, 2020 Prices and Everything You Need To Know

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Hot Air Balloon Reservation

You can easly book your hot air balloon ride from the options below. Cancellation is available before 24 hours. Fligt insurance is guaranteed by these companies.

Here are the popular balloon companies. You can click and book immediately.

Hot Air Balloon Tour

Tour starts with sunrise as long as the wind is stable enough. Total activity takes around 3 hours with 1 hour hot air balloon ride included.

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Your pick up vehicle comes tou your hotel early in the morning. They provide some snacks occationally. After 1 hour balloon ride you’ll be enjoying some nice champagne(without alcohol). And they take you back to your hotel.

All passengers will be flying under the balloon company’s insurance.

Prices change thru the seasons. on account of high season very busy reservation line and overbooking happens quite often.

In any cancellation due to weather condition you’ll be fully refunded.

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Are you ready to take off and watch exceptinal view of Cappadocia from above with a hot air balloon which floats over the romantic valleys slowly?

Hot air balloon tour will be one of the most unforgettable day of your life. You’ll be listening the story of land of beautiful horses from its valleys and fairy chineys. If you want to celebrate a special d, hot air baloon tour is waiting for you. If you’d like to see how the hot air balloon ride is you can watch the video below.

Hot air balloon tour will be one of the most unforgettable day of your life. You’ll be listening the story of land of beautiful horses from its valleys and fairy chineys. If you want to celebrate a special d, hot air baloon tour is waiting for you. If you’d like to see how the hot air balloon ride is you can watch the video below.

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photo: kapadokyadayim.com

How to join hot iar balloon tour?


Hot air balloon prices?


Is hot air balloon safe ?

For the one who wants to see Cappadocian texture from above i need to remind you that you need to set your alarms very early in the morning. Because those are hot air balloons so can not compelte a ride when its too warm outside. Balloon agencies provie an early pick up for their guests from their hotels. While you have some tea and coffee staff begins to fill the balloons with hot air. Than your pilot will give you instructions about the take-off and landing for your safety. After that you’re all ready to fly over the sky!

Without a steering wheel or rudder hot air ballons follow the wind to find their ways. So all the flights are different from each other and the route depends on the wind. The wind is the boss here! Balloons may rise up until 1500-1000 feet/ 900m. During your fligt you’ll witness the valleys waking up with sunlights and fairy chineys, rock-cut caves, stone hoses will amaze you. This is the most romantic view ever. You’ll wish that it never ends.

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After landing a celebration is waiting for you. Ther emay be a bottle of local champange and a certificate for the memory of your fantastic flight. And the last phase of tour you’ll be taken back to your hotel by balloon company.

When is the balloon tour? What time the balloons fly?

There are two set of time for balloon flights. First one is so-called first sortie where you can watch amazing sunrise. Second is late flight which you miss the colors dance over the valleys. So first flight is recommended more. You balloon agency informs you about the timing on the evening of previous day. It happens around 6.00 – 6.30 in winter usually. Summer is far more earlier to catch the sunrise so you need to ready one hour before the take off. Your return to your hotel is in 2.5 – 3 hours after the pick up.

Is it possible to join hot air balloon tour every season?

Every season in Cappadocia is beautiful in different ways and colors. Thus hot air balloon tours are available eevry season as long as weather conditions are suitable. Maksimum wind speed is 11km/h and rain or storm is not very suitable for safety. Bad weather condition cancellations are usually postponed for the next day and full cancellation means full refund.

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Where to see?

You’ll have a bird eye view of Göreme, Ürgüp, Avanos in 4-20 km area. Stone houses, Uçhisar castle, rock carved churches, pigeon valley, vineyards, fruit gardens, romantic love,rose,red valleys, fairy chimneys and more will be waiting there to salut you with the sunrise.

Is it safe?

Balloons have been flying for more than 20 years in Cappadocia. The flight crews of the companies are pilots equipped with FFA Civil aviation hot balloon license. For every guest they provide compulsory flight insurance.

What is the price for hot air balloon tour?

According to the new regulation, many companies in cooperation of Cappadocia have a minimum price agreement. Minimum price in low season is around £185. This price varies from season to season. Children under 6 can not join the tours and between 6 – 15 are charged same adults price.

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How many people can fly with one balloon?

Capacity of hot air balloons change between 6 and 30. Companies usually use capacity of 20 and they fill another balloon for other guests. For a group for more than 20 they may fill biggest balloons or divide the group to diffrent balloons. This arrangement is up to balloon company.

What to consider for your comfort?

Balloons take off from specific areas, these areas usually empty so that many balloon can fly same time. Note that there are no restrooms around untill the end of hot air balloon tour.

Cappadocia may be quite cold in morning even in summer so don’t forget your scarf or jacket. 


There’s no seat in balloon baskets, you’ll be standing till the landing. Comfortable shoes will help better in this case.

Book your balloon now!

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