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Hot Air Balloon Flight Over the Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia

Goreme, Turkiye
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From $196.42

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Non-refundable
You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
Recommendations
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Float over Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys, tuff valleys and rock-cut churches and experience the sunrise from a unique aerial viewpoint on this 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Enjoy memorable panoramic views from up to 1,000 feet (300 meters) above ground, then celebrate your safe landing with a champagne toast and a personalized flight certificate.
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Champagne breakfast included

What's Included

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast (coffee/tea and snacks) before the flight
  • 1-hour balloon flight
  • Commemorative flight certificate
  • Glass of champagne on landing
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

04:30 AM

Pickup details

Pick-up available from all hotels in Cappadocia. We also can meet travelers at a meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Pick up time varies based on the time of sunrise. Pick up time is between 4am and 7am depending on the season.
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear; a light jacket, hat and sunglasses are highly recommended
  • Accommodation details must be provided the day before the flight at least at 4pm.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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    danielaiorli
    Very professional and friendly staff. Great captain. You can’t go wrong with this company! A bucket list experience you will not forget!
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    Amazing experience.
    Karim_K, Jul 2022
    Wonderful experience. Super organized. Seing the balloons hetting set up was teally nice, and as the sun rose the views were otherworldly. This operator gets perfect marks.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    They didn’t fulfill their...
    patricia_a, Jul 2022
    They didn’t fulfill their service contract. They didn’t picked us up and sent a message an hour later saying that the flight had been canceled.
    Stunning hot air balloon ride. One not to miss
    Robert_B, Jun 2022
    What an incredible experience. A hot balloon ride with a beautiful sunrise over incredible scenery surrounded by another hundred hot air balloons (give or take a few). The pilot showed incredible skills flying us through the valley. We did not give a 5 star rating as the ride only lasted for 35 minutes, not the hour we hoped for and then once we landed the crew did not communicate clearly what was happening.
    2 travelers found this review helpful
    Overpriced for what you get unless you haggle
    Ami_G, May 2022
    Good things The company communicated with us very well, they messaged my cell on WhatsApp the day prior to confirm details and pickup time. They arrived within the given pickup time (4:15-4:30am) at our hotel. We picked up a few others and arrived at our balloon which had already been mostly blown up so we didn’t have a long wait until getting into the balloon. They gave us a bagged breakfast with water and we had a smooth takeoff and very smooth landing. They do sell videos and photos of the experience at the end, they quoted us at 200 TL for that which I felt was a fair price although we took enough photos and didn’t buy it. Bad things There are 4 chambers for people to stand in the basket and each chamber held 5 people. This was way too many for a safe landing if we had rough winds, since not all of us could crouch down and hold the handholds. It was also nearly impossible for us to turn or move- we tried to book butterfly balloons since they had a low passenger limit but they were booked. I would say ideally 2-4 people per chamber would be best, although the size of baskets may vary depending on the company (I’m not sure). We ended up paying about $250 per person, but found out from someone on the flight that they were able to haggle the price down to $150 easily by emailing the company ahead of time. We were disappointed to hear this since we felt $250 was way too much especially with the overcrowded basket. Finally we were told there would be a champagne toast at landing, which is actually cherry juice; to be fair I don’t like champagne so I wasn’t unhappy, but just letting people know if you think you’re paying for champagne it’s not. At the end, they made us all wait in the field until we had returned our champagne glasses to the table with an expected tip in the glass. We had to wait until everyone had approached the table to tip before we could leave which was a bit uncomfortable and time consuming. All in all it was a safe trip with friendly and competent staff. I felt it was very overpriced for the crowded basket and didn’t appreciate everyone having to wait for tipping at the end. This was our only hot air balloon experience so we aren’t able to compare to other companies.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Great experience
    Iqra_S, Mar 2022
    Had a great experience with the company.staff was highly professional and helpful.will highly recommend that.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Fairy tale experience
    Amy_C, Mar 2022
    Amazing experience. Experienced balloon pilot. Hotel pick up and drop off. Perfect. Could not get better.
    Very well organised trip,...
    Mario_M, Mar 2022
    Very well organised trip, nice guide. Highly recomended. Glass of champagne on the end was great moment.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Highly recommended!
    danielaiorli, Nov 2021
    Very professional and friendly staff. Great captain. You can’t go wrong with this company! A bucket list experience you will not forget!
    Best thing to do in Cappadocia
    Mohammed_D, Jun 2021
    Best thing I booked in Cappadocia, all staff members were friendly and helpful. Picked up from the hotel at the time given. Fun and enjoyable experience.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Amazing Experience!
    Hind_K, Dec 2020
    We had an amazing experience. The tour was very organized and staff very professional. They picked us up on time from our hotel and dropped us back off. I highly recommend them, this experience was magical! Cheers, Hind @HindJourney
    A lot of hot air
    amanda_w, Nov 2020
    The luxury champagne balloon flight can only be described as ordinary (although the actual experience of flying in a hot air balloon is second to none), however the company wasn't the best., our breakfast and champagne toast was cancelled last minute (late the night before, a few hours before our 4am pick up) The reason given was due to covid19? We were also late arriving to the site and missed most of the spectacular inflating of the hot air balloons, we noted many of the other hot air balloon companies had set up breakfast for their guests. Once at the site we were rushed into the basket at the speed of light crushed into anyone, (Covid clearly wasnt an issue at this point?). All seemed very hurried probably due to our late arrival at site, overall the pilot was good, the experience amazing, but was definitely not the package I was sold and would not use the same company next time. I cant help but feel they sold a luxury package at a discounted rate via this site then stripped away all the luxury offered to increase their profit margin. My advice do the hot air balloon but book a better provider.
    5 travelers found this review helpful
    Great experience
    Imran_B, Oct 2020
    Great value and an amazing and enjoyable experience. Received message one day prior with pick up time, and driver promptly arrived at the promised time. Only negative, and I'm nitpicking here, is that there was no tea, coffee or breakfast that the advertisement promises. Personally, I wouldn't have partaken of it even if it were available so it isn'tan issue at all, but others may have been expecting it and been slightly disappointed.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Amazing experience
    davidjohnhartshorne, Aug 2019
    The whole experience was amazing. The pilot and the ground crew where all experienced and very professional. To be part of an experience where there were so many balloons flying around was mind blowing. Highly recommend you do this if you are visiting the area.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    memorable and Exciting
    smgali, Jul 2019
    I enjoyed it thoroughly Initially I was hesitant to go on it but they proved me wrong. I they were very professional it was smooth and gone almost 750 meters high. highly recommend them
    2 travelers found this review helpful
    Cappadocia hot air ballon
    Osama_A, Jun 2019
    We had a great time. It was very organized and professional. They picked us up from our hotel and dropped us back off. We felt very safe and comfortable throughout the entire ride.
    Total Scam, Stay away at all cost
    winnie_g, Jun 2019
    This company is a total scam, they resold our seats to other customers for more profit. I ended up paying much more to be rebooked with another company. Stay away at all cost.
    4 travelers found this review helpful
    Bad agent viator deal
    AHMADADNAN_M, Jun 2019
    Very bad agent fake agent I don't know how viator deal with them impact of viator name they said cancelled trip because weather they sheet us because all companies done but really I will think then times if I go with viator again if you have like bad agent hopefully take care of my message
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    Fantastic experience and good quality!!!
    Youngil_H, Oct 2018
    We had 1hr hot air balloon tour with Rainbow Balloons and this operator was amazing!! The pilot made the perfect timing to be at the point of the sky to see the sunrise whilst other teams barely made it!!! Thank you the team!!
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    AMAZING
    Zaher_O, Aug 2018
    This is life time experience. If you’re not afraid of hights, you should try it! Spectacular scenery when all the hot air balloons fly in the sky!
    Amazing! Just AMAZING! This...
    Andrew P, Jun 2018
    Amazing! Just AMAZING! This has been on my bucket list since I was 12 years old and finally I got to do it It was life changing and spiritually uplifting, Our Driver Mustafa was just golden! Thank you for the amazing experience :

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