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Hot air balloons in Cappadocia

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloons

Cappadocia hot air balloons, best things to do in Cappadocia, flights begin at dawn, the cost starts from 250 Euro per person for 60 minutes, need to make a reservation a few months earlier. Enjoy the Cappadocian surreal view of valleys, fairy chimneys, and rough terrains. This once in a lifetime experience is getting popular and getting tourists’ attention more and more every year. One of the best ways to appreciate. 

Is hot air ballooning safe?

Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia is quite safe. With its gentle winds and dramatic scenery, Cappadocia is a balloonists’ dream. After taking the balloon up to give passengers an overview of the region, they descend slowly into one of the valleys, piloting their way over treetops and past isolated fairy chimneys. Old irrigation channels and ancient agricultural terracing suddenly become visible from the balloon’s basket drifting just meters overhead. The intermittent roar of the burner startles birds in their nests just feet away from the basket and sends the odd fox scurrying for cover. A 4X4 vehicle follows the balloon throughout the trip; when it is finally time to come down if the wind is gentle enough, the balloonists can actually land on the trailer towed by the vehicle. After a celebratory glass of sparkling wine, passengers are taken back to their hotels in time for a late breakfast.

hot air balloons in cappadocia
Hot air balloons in Cappadocia

What is the cost of a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia?

There are many balloon companies in Cappadocia, they all operate flights early in the morning around the sunrise. The Royal Balloon is one of the most reliable companies. It offers two different flight lengths; 60 and 75 minutes. The cost of 60 minutes flight is 250 Euro and 75 minutes is 320 Euro. The rate is included hotel transfers and breakfast before taking off.

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