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Soar through the skies of Cappadocia on this magical hot-air balloon tour in Turkey. Choose from a 1-hour or 1.5-hour flight, and ascend into the atmosphere where you will admire the region’s lunar landscape from above. Before your flight, enjoy a buffet breakfast and coffee or tea and cheers with a glass of champagne upon landing. No trip to Turkey is complete without treasuring this unforgettable experience. 


  • Hot-air balloon ride in Cappadocia
  • Admire incredible panoramic views of the Cappadocia region from the air
  • Get a close look at the stunning volcanic rock formations as you fly up approximately 1,000 feet
  • Enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast before your flight
  • Toast with a glass of Champagne and receive a complimentary souvenir medal
  • Choose a 1-hour or 1.5-hour flight

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What You Can Expect

Cappadocia Balloon Ride and Champagne Breakfast

Cappadocia Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Your unforgettable Cappadocia hot-air balloon experience begins with a convenient pick-up by air-conditioned minivan from your central hotel. Thanks to mother nature, Cappadocia possesses one of the most otherworldly landscapes on earth. Compacted volcanic ash has been eroded over millions of years to reveal multi-colored layers,  spires and the so-called “fairy chimneys.” The best way to see it? By air, of course. 

But first, a pre-flight breakfast buffet. Enjoy a selection of pastries, fruits, meats, salad and coffee or tea to gear up for your journey. Then, go to the launch point, where you’ll meet your expert pilot and board your colorful 100-foot tall (30-meter) hot-air balloon.

Then, lift off into the atmosphere as the ground shrinks beneath you. As you fly over Cappadocia at approximately 1,000 feet (300 meters), you’ll see canyons, spires, plateaus, and, in the distance, the old volcano that helped create this beautiful landscape.

Listen to your pilot illuminate the geologic history of the region, and don’t forget to snap a few photos of this memorable event. After your smooth and safe landing, toast to your journey with a glass of Champagne provided at the end. Relax on your drive back to your central Cappadocia hotel. 

The 1-hour flight holds up to 20 people; for a more intimate experience, take the 1.5-hour ride, which guarantees a maximum of 12 people.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

WOW! There's a long list of balloon tours you can take in Cappadocia, but this is THE ONE. Between the hotel pickup, substantial breakfast, courtesy of the pilots and staff, and the actual ride, this was an epic experience.

Rita C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Best experience ever. Easily booked my tour online like one day in advance. Was picked up next morning, had a lovely buffet breakfast and off we went with Suat U., our pilot, who made us feel comfortable from the beginning. What a memorable experience. Thanks!!!

Celine H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

An amazing experience with great pilot and stunning views, would highly recommend it to anyone planning to visit Turkey and Cappadocia!

Lucie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

I am so glad that I decided to take this balloon ride. Tugrul was an amazing pilot. He was so funny and entertaining. Do not expect breakfast to be anything amazing, but it is a buffet with several options. Pick-up was prompt, and we made it in time to see the sunrise. Do not pass this experience up! Royal Balloon is definitely the company to use for this type of tour. I will be back!

Rachel M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

One of the best experiences of my life - brilliant company - brilliant pilot - just BRILLIANT

Samuel W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Taking a hot air balloon ride over the captivating region of Cappadocia, with its unique rock formations, was truly magical and an experience we will never forget. What made the experience exceptional was our pilot, Suat. His passion for history and exceptional expertise as a balloon pilot combined with his excellent command of English and a great sense of humor made this an incredibly memorable and fun experience. Thank you, Suat and Royal Balloons!

ms e j b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Absolutely awesome. Truly wonderful. Everything was sheer bliss although breakfast beforehand was a bit rushed. Clearly competent pilot, perfect weather, exceptional scenery and so quiet and peaceful smooth landing. Loved eating chocolate strawberries with champagne in the field afterwards. Would love to do this again.

Penny S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This company is very professional and a class act. Picked us up on time, provided a wonderful breakfast, and the balloon tour was an absolute surreal experience. recommend the 90 min tour which provides less people in the balloon basket which is much better for viewing and for maneuverability of the balloon. Our balloon pilot was excellent and very knowledgeable.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Wonderful experience of a lifetime....highly recommendable

Michael I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Wonderful ride. Driver/operator was extremely professional.

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