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Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia

Hot Air Balloon Flight in Cappadocia is the first thing that visitors plan before visiting this unique national park. Seeing the valleys of Cappadocia and the Fairy Chimneys from a bird’s-eye view in the rays of the rising sun is a dream of many who have ever seen photographs of this fantastic place.

You can book a hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia all year round, but since it is weather-dependent, the chances of fulfilling your dream are higher during the summer season.

Permission for hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia

Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia are regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority. Based on the weather forecast, this government organization sends a preliminary permission at 14:00 on the day before the scheduled flight, and at 19:00, after receiving the latest weather update, they provide final permission or prohibition. In case of significant changes in weather conditions such as wind strength, direction, gusts, humidity, temperature, etc., the flight may be canceled even just before its scheduled start.

If you are planning a multi-day trip, it is advisable to book your hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia for the first day so that you have the option to reschedule it for another day in case of cancellation.

In case of flight cancellation

The safety of our guests is the top priority for the organizing companies. Early in the morning, the air temperature and humidity, wind speed and direction, possibility of precipitation, and changes in airflow patterns are measured. With these data and the approval from the Civil Aviation Authority, the organizers begin preparing the balloons for flight.

In the event of flight cancellation due to various reasons, our company either refunds 100% of the advance payment made by you or, if guests have the flexibility and the agency has available slots, reschedules the flight for another day. If our company does not have available slots, we make efforts to find them with other companies. However, in such cases, the cost of the flight may increase by 15% – 20% and will be discussed separately with the tourists in real-time.

Price Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Insurancein accordance with the requirements of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)
  • Flight Certificate
  • Champagne toast on landing
  • Minimum of 1 hour in the air

Price Excludes

  • Personal Spendings

Things to bring with you

  • Comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Money for personal expenses

Related Tours

By booking a hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia, you can also plan a sightseeing program on the ground. Our agency offers a wide selection of various tours in the national park, visiting all the most interesting landmarks.