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Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride Prices
“How much does it costs a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia?” is the most questions for the ones visiting Cappadocia. Average cost of hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia is about between 140-200 EUR for one person.
And that price for hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia mostly includes light breakfast, hotel pick-up and drop-off, minimum of 1 hour in the air, champagne toast on landing, personalized commemorative flight certificate and full passenger insurance.
If you take hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia combined with the other Cappadocia day tours, than the cost is about between 200-300 EUR for one person.
When Do Cappadocia Balloon Flights Start?
The hot air balloon flights have been suspended in Cappadocia due to coronavirus measures, and they will start again from October 1, 2020.
While it was announced that the flights will start on July 1, 2020 by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation, the postponement decision has been taken into consideration that;
- the international airline flights to Turkey have not started sufficiently,
- therefore the hotel reservations in the Cappadocia region are not at the desired level,
- the social distance cannot be maintained due to the physical structure of the balloons.
What to Expect?
Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia is one of the major attractions best things to do in Cappadocia. The Cappadocia hot air balloon tour also considered as 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 an important popularity to the region. The hot air balloon rides in Cappadocia is considered to be one of the best routes, as well as one of the busiest rides in the world.
One of the first things that come to mind when talking about Cappadocia is undoubtedly the hot air balloon rides. It is truly an exceptional and dreamy experience for the participants to watch the unique beauty of Cappadocia from the air with a convoy of hundreds of hot air balloons before sunrise every morning.
The hot air balloon ride is a fantastic and thrilling experience that while you glide over the fairy chimneys and rock-cut houses along Cappadocia, you can enjoy the privileged views of the unique landscape of the region from air.
You may watch the sun rise over the beautiful valleys and enjoy a Champagne toast upon your safe landing.
Best Season, Balloon Flights & Prices
You may easily find a hot air balloon ride tour agent in Cappadocia. On a busy day, about more than 100 balloons rise to the sky in Cappadocia.
Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for hot air balloon riding in Cappadocia. Balloon tours are mostly made by 10-12 people with an average fee of 140-200 EUR for one person.
The wind rules the balloon so that you go where the wind blows and also the landing location of the balloon is not known. Participants are rewarded with drinks after the tour and also get a certificate.
When it takes off?
Typical Cappadocia hot air balloon ride start very early in the morning like about 05:00 am. and goes for about 1 hour. Travelers are taken from their hotels and transferred to the flight area.
As you wake up very early in the morning and when you get to the flight area, you’ll feel like you won’t believe your eyes with the extraordinary landscape is real or a dream.
The very big balloons’ are getting blown and taking their shapes and the dawn’s getting illuminated with the lights of the burning helium gas used for blowing the balloons look like surrealistic.
Typical Cappadocia hot air balloon ride Itinerary
You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Cappadocia at about 04:00 am. and you’ll be transferred to the launch site.
Warm up from the early morning chill with coffee and tea. You may watch the balloons as they are prepared and inflated while you enjoy your breakfast.
And then float to an altitude of about 1,000 feet (300 meters) for extraordinary 360-degree panoramic views of Cappadocia as the sun begins to rise. The wind will take you across the beautiful valleys and mountains for about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Marvel at the unique rocks and caves of the region from a bird’s eye perspective.
Toast your landing with a glass of Champagne and get your personal flight certificate before the transfer back to your hotel at about 07:00 and the start of the rest of your day.
- Watch the sunrise over the valleys and mountains of Cappadocia
- Float over the fairy chimneys in hot air balloons
- Enjoy a champagne toast on landing
- Get a pre-flight breakfast with hot coffee and tea
- Leave with lasting memories and a souvenir flight certificate
- Hotel pick-up and drop off by luxury vehicle (from Urgup, Goreme, Uchisar, Avanos, Cavusin, Mustafapasa and Nevsehir only)
- Breakfast (coffee/tea and snacks) before the flight
- 1 hour balloon flight
- Insurance in accordance with the requirements of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)
- Commemorative flight certificate
- Glass of champagne on landing
- Full passenger insurance
How to Book Hot Air Balloon Ride?
You can find several local tour agents organizing hot air balloon rides. As insiders, we only suggest the proven ways and top rated ones with travelers’ comments.
We recommend Arbat Travel, the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB) registered (License No:11309) and our best collaborator since 3 years, providing in-depth guided tours.
You can be sure that you’ll take the best service. And as we cut out the middle-men, you always pay the lowest price with a great value for money.
You can book this tour directly from our agent’s WhatsApp on +90 533 369 44 05 or by filling the booking form below. You’ll be contacted and informed within 15 minutes. No pre payment!!! Pay on arrival.
Note that the Cappadocia hot air balloon flights will start again from October 1, 2020.