Cappadocia Standard Hot Air Balloon Flight

Fly once, remember for life. Experience the magic of the balloon tour while flying over the beautiful Cappadocia.

A hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia is one of the major attractions and best things to do in Cappadocia. The Cappadocia hot air balloon tour is also considered one of the most interesting and exciting attractions in the world. As Cappadocia is famous for its natural beauties, fairy chimneys, rock-cut houses, open-air museum, and historical sites, the hot air balloon rides also give important popularity to the region. The hot air balloon rides in Cappadocia are considered to be one of the best routes, as well as one of the busiest rides in the world.

What to expect during the Cappadocia Hot AirBalloon Flight?

Our Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon (Standard) flight begins in the early morning hours, with a transfer from your hotel. At the take-off site, you will meet the pilots and instructors who are in charge of the flight. At first, you will receive detailed and important information and instructions. As the pilots get ready for the flight, you can watch their preparations and snap some photos.

For the Hot Air Balloon Flight, you will enter a basket that can host up to 22 participants. Your flight with a Hot Air Balloon is a great opportunity to observe Cappadocia during the dawn and unfold its exceptional natural beauty. From the basket, you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, as the balloon flies above Cappadocia’s valleys. Hence, get your camera ready to capture these unique moments.
At the highest altitude, you will also witness the most charming and iconic sunrise you’ve ever seen! As the sun starts to rise, the warm colors of its light will reflect on the lunar landscapes of the valleys below. The rock formations, the fairy chimneys, as well as the warm reflections of the sunlight, create an exceptionally unique atmosphere, that is ready to take your breath away.
The flight has an approximate duration of one hour. However, it can be subject to weather conditions. The pilot is about to land the Hot Air Balloon safely and smoothly, at the landing site, where members of the team wait to provide technical assistance. Want more? This experience is not over yet! Upon landing, you will toast and enjoy a drink, in order to celebrate your special experience. To make this activity a long-lasting memory, you will also receive your personalized flight certificates. By the end of the celebration, the bus will transfer you back to your hotel.

When: We have 2 flights around sunrise, first takes off before sunrise, and the second take off 30 minutes after the first flight so just after sunrise. The perfect time of the day to get some great snaps of the valleys and other balloons in the air. Sometimes, we might have to wait due to weather conditions.

Season: Every day, all year as weather permits
Tour time: 1 Hour on air, Total tour time: 2.5 to 3 hours

Pick up:
Summer (April to October): 4:00 am to 5:00 am depending on your hotel location.
Winter (November to March): 5:00 am to 6 am depending on hotel location.

How will you know your pick-up time: We will give you an estimated pick-up at the time of booking. Our crew will email your final pick-up time one day before the flight,

What are the Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon pick-up and pref-flight times?

  • You will be picked up from your cave hotel/hostel and taken you our launch site in the early morning.
  • You will be transferred directly to the take-off location. The preparations take just 15min.

When do the Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon take-off and flights

  • Our balloons begin to take off at around sunrise.
  • They rise approximately 1000 feet to show you sunrise and extraordinary views of Cappadocia.
  • Then they descend and float through the valleys, between fairy chimneys and caves
  • The duration of this tour is approximately 1 hour.
  • The Standard tour uses 24-28 person capacity balloons.

What do you get by the landing by the Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon

  • Toast on landing with an alcohol-free drink.
  • At about 7 am, our minibusses will take you back to your hotel/hostel.
  • Your entire balloon adventure lasts about 2 hours. Times may vary

What does the Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight include?

  • Flight approx. 1 hour. The entire adventure lasts about 2 hours.
  • We use 24-28 person capacity balloons with The Standard tour.
  • Transfers to/from your accommodation.
  • Toast on landing with an alcohol-free drink.
  • All our passengers are insured
  • A commemorative flight certificate.

What other visits can you do during your stay in Cappadocia?

  • Cappadocia Green Tour
  • Cappadocia Red Tour
  • Mud Caves

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Cappadocia Standard Hot Air Balloon Flight
From €180
/ Person Starting From