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We did a hot air balloon ride on our trip. It's gorgeous but make sure you ask for the first take... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
Nikki E
Santa Monica, CA
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Fabulous! Way beyond my imagination! When we first arrived we were told all ballon ride sold out... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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Cappadocia has unreal amazing landscape which makes Balloon flights one of worlds the top 3. The spectacular surrealistic landscapes combined with excellent flying conditions allow the balloons to gently drift over and between fairy chimneys, pigeon houses hewn into the unique rock formations, orchards and vineyards through impressive valleys, each with distinctive rock formations, colors and features and then float up over rippled ravines for breathtaking views over the region.
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Goreme 50180, Turkey
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

We did a hot air balloon ride on our trip. It's gorgeous but make sure you ask for the first take off. There are two take off times and the second one will mean you will miss the sunrise. We made that mistake although the...More

1  Thank Nikki E
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Fabulous! Way beyond my imagination! When we first arrived we were told all ballon ride sold out. Our hotel called every ballon company and put us on wait list. Last minute there was a cancellation . Lucky us. Suggest book online before going.

Thank Crystal808
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I wasn't really fussed about taking the balloon ride on my recent trip to Cappadocia, I only did so because I was on a trip with my friend who wanted to do the ballooning. Well...how glad am I that I changed my mind. It was...More

Thank kathy k
Reviewed 8 October 2015

My wife and I had our first ever balloon ride in Cappadocia with Maccan Ballooning and their great Chief Pilot João Rodrigues. The experience was amazing. Beautiful morning with incredible natural scenery punctuated by the addition of dozens and dozens of colourful balloons everywhere. Our...More

2  Thank steveO1680KA
Reviewed 2 October 2015

after many times of thinking do we make a balloon trip we decide to ride on our last day, i have to say, it is a wonderfull experience, even thank's to the Göreme ballon team especially to our fantastic pilot Ersoy, we felt us very...More

Thank Erhan G
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This was a special treat for me because my husband hates heights but so many friends had told us about this experience he agreed to come with me. Well - guess who is now a convert? We both absolutely loved it!. You leave at dawn...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We loved it. We went with Urgup balloon. That's the best way to see the landscape of cappadocia. 5 in the morning the bus picked us from the hotel and took us to their office where we were served with light breakfast. Than they took...More

1  Thank Muntazar R
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We have been sailing in west Turkey for years and this year we also flew to Cappadpchia via Istanbul. Departure is at dawn, flying towards the sunrise, 40-50 balloons, peaceful and quiet, awesome landscape.

Thank Helgi T
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I only came to Cappadocia for the hot air balloon experience. I'm happy to say I have yet another thing to cross off my bucket list. While I expected it to be scary, it was anything but. We got started before the sun came up,...More

1  Thank pettydd
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We were very lucky because there were no balloon rides in 3 days before our trip due weather condition, hopefully our day was great a bit cold but good. View is amazing not only landscape but also see another 120 air ballon flying together. Highly...More

14  Thank Rodolfo_Sepulveda
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Hi to know is hot air balloon available during end of July or August? Coz got info frm friend that not available during certain period. Please anyone guide...
21 May 2017|
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Response from Laura I | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, balloon rides are only cancelled due to high winds. You should be fine this summer.
Brianna B
I am very interested in seeing the Hot ballon festival in Cappadocia Turkey but I am having trouble finding the dates of when the event is happening. Does anyone one have any concrete information about this? Thanks!
18 March 2017|
Response from Nedster | Property representative |
Hi Brinna Thanks for your question. There is no specific Balloon festival date In Cappadocia. Cappadocia is very popular balloon flight destination, balloon flights available every day / year around. All the balloons... More
Ahmed N
Hello there, I have a flight on 30 March at 9:30 am, so that I need to be at the airport at least 8:30 am. Is there a chance to catch the morning balloon or it will take more time? Thanks in advance :)
11 March 2017|
Response from lynnbarbosa | Reviewed this property |
Hello, balloning is early morning, before the sunrise 🌅 But I recommended you to ask the Maccan Balloons, they have website. Tel no. +903842901290