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  • Cappadocia: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight

    1. Cappadocia: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight

    Don't miss the opportunity to witness the sunrise over Cappadocia from a hot air balloon. Get picked up from your hotel just before sunrise and head to the starting point. Once permission to fly has been granted, head to the take-off site where you can take captivating photos and watch the balloon inflation process. When everything is ready for the flight, rise up from the heart of Cappadocia and witness the spectacular landscape of fairy chimneys and rock formations shrink before your eyes.  Your flight will last approximately 1 hour. Upon landing you will enjoy a traditional Champagne toast and medal presentation, before getting dropped off back to your hotel.

    All was perfect. Start with transport from and to hotel. The baloon, the staff, great job! Thanks!

  • Cappadocia: Hot Air Balloon Flight

    2. Cappadocia: Hot Air Balloon Flight

    Enjoy a thrilling hot air balloon flight over the fairy chimneys and rock cut churches and houses of Cappadocia, with transfers from your hotel and a pre-flight breakfast on arrival at the launch site. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cappadocia for the transfer to the launch site. Warm up from the early morning chill with complimentary coffee and tea. While you enjoy breakfast, watch the balloons as they are prepared and inflated. Then, as the sun begins to rise, float to an altitude of about 1,000 feet (300 meters) for extraordinary 360-degree views of Cappadocia. The wind will transport you across the valleys and mountains for about 45 minutes to 1-hour, depending on the weather. Marvel at the unique rocks and caves of the region from a bird’s eye perspective. Toast your landing with a glass of sparkling Champagne, and get your personal flight certificate before ...

    Great experience. Transportation and service was great. I had a later flight just as the sun was rising. But if you want to fly when it's earlier be sure to book earlier.

  • Hot Air Balloon Tour of Cappadocia: Royal Queen Flight

    3. Hot Air Balloon Tour of Cappadocia: Royal Queen Flight

    Enjoy Cappadocia from above on this thrilling hot air balloon tour. The Royal Queen Flight begins in luxury mini-buses that transfer you to our company headquarters. Here, you'll relax and enjoy a catered breakfast buffet while the pilots choose a launch site. Once the launch site has been selected, you will be able to watch the crew assemble and inflate the balloon. Our balloons are provided exclusively by Lindstrand Balloons and are the only variety in the region that are silver-coated--a hallmark of quality and safety. Following a brief introduction, you'll be off to see Cappadocia from high in the air! Our balloons will climb approximately 300 meters during the flight, and marvelous panoramic views await you as you drift above the valleys and between rock formations. Balloons move by the wind and you'll float wherever the breeze takes you. This also means that each flight brings ne...

    The experience is amazing and the view we get from the top is just breathtaking!

  • Hot Air Balloon and Best of Cappadocia City Tour

    4. Hot Air Balloon and Best of Cappadocia City Tour

    Start your day bright and early with a complimentary pickup service that will take you to your hot air balloon tour. Once you ascend, take in the stunning panoramic views of Cappadocia from above. This is truly a unique holidaying experience, and one not to be missed.  You will be transferred back to your hotel momentarily before being picked up again, from here, you commence your full-day tour of Cappadocia. Whilst on your tour, visit some of the city's most famous landmarks such as Goreme Open Air Museum, the miraculous small cave city located in Goreme Valley, amongst other attractions. This small cave city was built by early Christians in the 11th century to protect their faith and lifestyle within this mystic place. Notable for historic cave churches, the museum has a very deep and rich history. You'll also get to witness the amazing Devrent Valley, Pasabag Valley, Uchisar, and Av...

    On time pick up for Hot Air Balloon experience, but we sat on the bus for 1 hr. before leaving. The experience itself was awsome, to be done at least once in a lifetime. For the City Tour part, our guide, Denis, and Ali, the driver were excellent. Denis explained everything about history and the unusual geography of the area.

  • Göreme: Full-Day Red Cappadocia Tour

    5. Göreme: Full-Day Red Cappadocia Tour

    Your experience begins as you are picked up from your hotel. From there, begin by visiting the Derinkuyu Underground City - the biggest underground city in the region. As you discover this vast underground region, learn how it was used as a shelter for great lengths of time during invasions. From there, explore the volcanic crater lake of Narli Gol, before advancing to Ihlara Canyon. Whilst at the canyon, enjoy a pleasant and easy 4-kilometer hike alongside a beautiful stream which runs all the way through the middle. Belisirma Village is next on your agenda, where you can appreciate the authentic unspoiled village life and enjoy lunch. Following lunch you stop by Selime - a surreal ancient monastic site which boasts great panoramic views over the Ihlara Valley. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide drops you off to your hotel.

  • Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride with Hotel Transfer

    6. Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride with Hotel Transfer

    The first free balloon flight with human passengers took place on November 21, 1783. This experience, first undertaken by french aeronauts, is among the most peaceful and exciting ways to get a bird's-eye view of the countryside. Today, soar above Cappadocia like man from years gone by and see the beautiful landscape in a decidedly fresh way. Your guides and experienced pilot will take care of everything, freeing you to relax, sit back, and take in the scenery. Ride in style and see Cappadocia in a new light on this hot air balloon tour.

    Amazing experience, it’s a must when being in Cappadocia! Everything was very well organized. The baloon was bright colored and looked good on photos, the basket was spacious and there was more then enough space for 16 people. Pilots are real professionals with excellent sense of humor, which made flight even greater fun.

  • Cappadocia: Small-Group Cappadocia Green Tour

    7. Cappadocia: Small-Group Cappadocia Green Tour

    Get picked up from your accommodation by your knowledgeable guide and head out on a small-group tour through Cappadocia. Start with a stop at Goreme Panorama, a scenic viewpoint that presents you with the expansive vista formed by the city below and the stunning rocky hills that back it. Then drive to Kaymaklı Underground City to learn firsthand how early Christians protected and defended themselves from persecutions and invasions for centuries. Hike through Turkey's largest canyon, which features over 2,670 different plants that thrive in the valley's micro climate. Afterwards, make the 1.5-hour drive to Nar Lake. Stop to take some photos before getting briefly back on the road to reach Ihlara Canyon for a 3.8 km hike along the river and through the area's beautiful nature. After the hike, satisfy your appetite with lunch at a local restaurant in Belisırma. Following lunch, head to Ya...

    We visited the Kaymaklı underground city, which has five levels opened to visitors. It was impressive and well worth visiting. Ihlara Canyon was an amazing experience. We took the stairs down to the canyon and walked alongside the river/ stream, with trees in most places as cover from the sun. We had lunch at a very authentic restaurant on the river itself. The tour ended with a visit at crater lake, which was a geyser in the past (very nice view).

  • Cappadocia: Morning Hot Air Balloon Ride

    8. Cappadocia: Morning Hot Air Balloon Ride

    Following pickup from your hotel you will transfer to the balloon area where you will be able to observe the preparations. You'll then enjoy a light breakfast accompanied by Turkish tea, coffee, and soft drinks. From there, board your balloon to begin taking in the breathtaking views of Cappadocia, which include the fairy chimneys, Goreme Open-Air Museum, Urgup, and more. Cappadocia’s landscape makes it a top global destination for balloon flights, with the terrific flying conditions allowing for amazing views of the spectacular and surrealistic landscapes. You’ll gently drift over and between the fairy chimneys, pigeon houses hewn into the unique rock formations, orchards, and vineyards. You’ll float through impressive valleys, each with distinctive rock formations, colors, and features, before drifting up over rippled ravines for breathtaking views over the entire Cappadocia region.

  • Cappadocia: Secrets Day Tour

    9. Cappadocia: Secrets Day Tour

    Explore the lesser-known locations in Cappadocia on this day-long guided tour. Start your excursion with pickup from your hotel before heading to Soganli Village. After a 1-hour drive, you’ll arrive at this abandoned village full of ancient cave churches—you’ll be captivated by the surreal landscapes of this off-the-beaten-path destination. Then, drive to the Sobesos Excavation Site, where a Roman city is currently being uncovered. Admire its one-of-a-kind floral mosaics that have only recently been discovered. Next, you’ll go to Keslik Monastery, a cave church that dates from approximately the 7th to 13th century. See where hermits and monks lived and practiced their religion and let the calming atmosphere of the cave relax you.   Your driver will then take you to Sinassos, where you’ll see an old Greek village that was abandoned and re-inhabited after 1927. Sit down to lunch at a loc...

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What people are saying about Avanos

This felt like a once in a lifetime experience. The made it very easy with pick up and drop off right at our hotel. We had to switch to a second launching location I think because of the wind so the actual balloon ride started later than expected but was still the advertised duration of a little over an hour. It is almost indescribable the feeling of being so high without windows, engine, etc. So quiet and peaceful. Only downside is that they really pack you in the compartments so it is difficult to move around but that may also help if you are afraid to feel more secure.

BREATHTAKING! Very good organization. We were picked up at the hotel on time and were able to watch the construction. Then everything happened very quickly and we were in heaven. Great team. I can only recommend!

It was Amazing experience the whole preparation was fantastic and professional , landing the balloon was smoothly Captain Murat was so kind and helpful

Muy buena actividad, me contactaron por whatsapp y fue fácil coordinarme con ellos, al final entregan un certificado del vuelo y una bebida.

very good team and a superb experience I recommend