Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Tour
First of all, let us remind those who want to see the unique texture of Cappadocia from the sky, that they should set up their hours early in the morning. Because the balloons cannot fly as the hot air balloon and the air gets hot.
Balloon companies in Cappadocia take the guests who will join the flight early in the morning and host them with breakfast. While the breakfast is running, the balloon is slowly inflated and made ready for flight, and pilots inform about flight safety. Then you get on to the basket of the balloon and into the sky!
The balloons, which are steering wheels without steering, rudder, listen to the word of the wind and determine the course accordingly. In other words, each flight is different from each other, each route is independent from each other. The altitudes, which we will say, ‘Do not compare with airplanes, compare with wind’, vary between 1000 and 1500 feet, in other words, balloons can go up to 900 meters.
For an hour and a half, you see the meeting of the valleys with the sun rays, the wave of waves spreading, the camel-like fairy chimney below, the 3 beauties, the stone houses spread over the slopes, and the rhythm of your heart increases, but you take a photo of the memory in the most beautiful part of your mind.
Perhaps a celebration is waiting for you at the end of your Cappadocia balloon tour that you want to never end. A bottle of champagne, a medal, or a flight certificate can be made at this celebration. These applications, which are made by almost every balloon company in Cappadocia, include transfers to your accommodation after the tour.
What times are the morning flights of Cappadocia balloon tour taking place?
There are two flights applied by companies for the Cappadocia balloon tour. The first one is called the first flight, where you can see the colors of the 1st Sorti sunrise. The second is called a late flight, which means that the sun rises in this flight and you miss the color spree. Therefore, the first flight in Cappadocia is preferred.
The company you have agreed with for the balloon tour informs you by phone or message what time you should be ready for the flight the day before. Flights in the winter usually take place around 5.00 – 5.30 in the morning, and those in the summer begin at 6.30. You must be ready for your transfer at least an hour ago. It takes place after 7:00 to be dropped back at your hotel.
Is Cappadocia balloon tour held every season?
Every season of Cappadocia is experienced in a different beauty and with different colors. That’s why balloon tours are held every 12 months of the year, when the weather conditions are suitable. Maximum 11 km of wind speed for safety. Since it should be, there are no flights in rainy and stormy weather.
You can cancel the tour or transfer to the next day on flights that cannot be done due to the negative weather opposition. In the cancellation of the tour, the fee you pay is returned to you without interruption.
What can be seen in the region on the Cappadocia balloon tour?
You can see a bird’s eye view from 4-20 km from the places that contain all the ores of Cappadocia such as Ürgüp, Göreme and Avanos. Stone houses in the streets, Uçhisar Castle, Kizilirmak flowing by twisting, Erciyes, the closer majesty of Hasan Mountain, churches carved from the rock, pigeons’ place, dovecotes, newly awakened valleys, greenery vineyards, gardens and natural stone cut Cappadocia silhouette fairy chimneys from the ground. it greets you like it.
Is Cappadocia balloon tour safe?
Cappadocia balloon tour has been held for more than 20 years. The flight crews of the companies are pilots equipped with FFA Civil aviation hot balloon license. Balloons are frequently checked and inspected in accordance with the directive set by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation under the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs. Compulsory flight insurance is also provided on the flights where the security measures related to balloons are controlled.