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  1. Turkey
  2. Cappadocia
  3. Göreme
  4. Goreme Open Air Museum

Royal Balloon Flight and Private Cappadocia Tour

Product ID: 313848
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This tour take you to another planet full of magical lunar landscapes. Fly for 1 hour in a hot air balloon over the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia, followed by an up-close exploration of the Valley's rock formations, UNESCO sites, and ancient art.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup at your hotel in Göreme, ürgüp, Ortahisar, Uçhisar, or Avanos.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Fly over the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia in a hot air balloon
  • Visit the village of Avanos and discover a local ceramics workshop
  • See open-air museums of ancient cave dwellings and cave churches
  • Take the best photography you've ever taken at Pigeon Valley and Uchisar Castle
Full description
Fly over the Cappadocia landscape early in the morning in a hot air balloon, a truly surreal experience you'll never forget. Follow this up with a 6.5-hour tour full of incredible natural formations, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and many different types of ancient art.

Your day begins with this 1-hour hot air balloon flight over Cappadocia, perfect for taking pictures of the Fairy Chimneys from above. These rock formations formed 30 million years ago and are unique on this planet.

Then, explore Devrent Valley for a more up-close sight of the Fairy Chimneys. Visit Zelve Open Air Museum, an amazing cave town with dwellings built into the sides of rock formations.

Next, visit Pasabag, where you’ll see some more Fairy Chimneys. Close by, visit a local village’s pottery shop and see how people survived and created beautiful art in this region dating back to the Hittite period. Sit down for lunch in a local restaurant and rest up for the second half of the tour.  

After lunch, visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, which contains some of the best cave churches in Cappadocia. Admire the frescoes adorning this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to Uçhisar Castle and Pigeon Valley, two of the best spots for photography in the whole world. 

Hit the road again to return to your hotel—but before you get home, you’ll stop at Goreme Panorama Point to see the beauty of Cappadocia from a different angle.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide
  • Lunch
  • 1-hour hot air balloon flight
  • All admission fees
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 6 may not participate in the hot air balloon ride.
• On days on which balloon flights cannot take place due to unsafe weather conditions, a space for the following day cannot be guaranteed.
• In the event of a balloon flight cancellation due to unsafe weather, only the payment of the balloon ride will be reimbursed (180 euro). This will not affect your following tour of Cappadocia.