Hot Air Balloon Activity
Ballooning in Cappadocia is getting more popular every year due to perfect weather conditions and amazing scenery which Cappadocia offers to the guests from all around the world.
Cappadocia’s breathtaking landscape makes it a top global destination for balloon flights. The terrific flying conditions allow for amazing views of the spectacular, surrealistic landscapes. You’ll gently drift over and between fairy chimneys, pigeon houses have hewn into the unique rock formations, orchards and vineyards.
You’ll float through impressive valleys, each with distinctive rock formations, colours and features and then drift up over rippled ravines for breathtaking views over the region.
Flight via balloon, initial existence in the world reaches to the end of 18th century, is densely drawing attention in our country. For long years, as well as it is performed with the aim of individual sports, tours with balloons are also performed during regional activities in touristic regions like Cappadocia in our country.
Balloons take off with heating of the liquid propane gas filled into it. You can stay on the air for long periods with a calm flight under appropriate wind (under 10-12 km/h). Directing balloons whose appropriate flight height is between 600 & 1400 feet, altitude gain and loss, change its speed can be made easily by an experienced pilot.
Preparation of the equipment takes about 30 minutes and the passengers are welcome to help or to take photographs as they wish. Inflating the balloon is a spectacular experience in itself! The flight time averages 45-60 mins, including both low contour, flying and also going high enough to see the whole landscape from above, we are constantly changing the altitude. After the landing and pack-up of the balloon, we offer a celebration made with the excellent local champagne(non-alcoholic) and present the personalized flight certificates to the passengers as a memory of the day.