The hot air balloon tour are carried out with 16 - 24 people in Standard hot air balon baskets. We provide transport with our expert drivers and pilots from your hotels to take off place. We also provide free snacks during the transport.
After the preparations, we take off with our hot air balloon. The flight takes about 60 minutes. After the flight we touch down. We give your flight certificates to you, after a champaigne ceremony ( without alcohol ) We transfer you back to your hotels.
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Transfer - Snacks - Insurance - Champagne (Non-alcoholic) Flight Certificate
How long does the flight take ?
It takes about three hours from the start to the end. You will be taken from your hotels at about 5.30-6.30 a.m. After having some snacks, we will take you to the take off place. The civil aviation gives permission fort he take offs. Then you will watch the hot air balloons inflate. The take off begins after you are given some information. You will fly about an hour while watching the sun rise. The activity may be completed 10 minutes earlier or later depending on the wind and the landing place. After the landing, you will be served champaigne (without alcohol), cake and fruit juice. Our pilots will award you with a flight certificate as a memory. Then, we will transfer you back to your hotels.
Note: Standard flight takes about 60 minutes.
Are the hot air balloon flights safe ?
The operators of the hot air balloon tours are licenced. Moreover, it is compulsory for the authoroties to have the maintenance of the baskets and balloons done. Also survelliances are done by the Civil Aviation Head Office.
How far do we fly with the hot air balloons ?
We fly from 4 kilomtetres to 20 kilometres depending on the speed and direction of the wind..
Are the pregnants allowed to fly with hot air balloon ?
Unfortunately, the pregnants are not allowed to fly in case the basket may drifts because of the weather conditions.
Is the hot air balloon tours suitable fort he infants ?
The infants up to four years old are not allowed to fly with the balloon by the Civil Aviation Head Office. The five year old children can do the flying with the permission of the pilot.
Can I join this tour in every single month of the year ?
The Cappadoccia Hot Air Balloon Tours are carried out for 12 months, depending on the weather conditions. The high season is between march and november. The flights are also carried out in winter but may be cancelled by the Civil Aviation Head Office in bad weather.
How can I pay for the hot air balloon tours ?
You can do the payment with your credit card from www.oludeniztravel.com website with 3D security option. Also for deposited payment, you can do bank transfer of the 50 percent of the price to the company authorities. The flight voucher will be e-mailed to your mail address after the flight.
Where do we view during the flight ?
Depending on the speed and direction of the wind, we change our flight route to show you valleys and fairy chimneys of the region. You will be able to watch grape fields, gardens, fairy chimneys, ancient churches and ruins carved in the rock, old houses made by Stone, dovecotes, Kızılırmak, mount Erciyes and mount Hasan.
Which directions are given free transport ?
As long as you stay in a hotel in Cappadoccia region, you will be provided with free transport. Göreme, Uçhisar, Ürgüp, Ortahisar, Avanos, Nevşehir centrum hotels are included.
How high do we fly with the hot air balloon ?
Flying in a low altitude is priority. The reason is to watch the geograpic structures of the region such as fairy chimneys, ancient ruins and houses carved in the rock, dovecotes. You will fly aside the fairy chimneys and trees, and ascend up to 650 metres altitude.
What are the best circumstances fort he hot air balloon tour ?
The hot air balloons give their best performances in cool weather and ascend easily. The fights are generally done during the sun rise. Only in foggy weather, you are not allowed to take off. As long as the Civil Aviation approves, the afternoon flights are done three or five times in a year.
What if the flights are cancelled ?
The hot air balloon tours are done in convenient weather conditions. If the wind blows more than 11 km/hour, the flights are cancelled by the Civil Aviation Head Office. In such a case, the flighrs are done in the following day or your deposit or the whole price is paid back to you.
Where do we land after the flight ?
The landings are done to the most convenient largest field depending on the speed and the direction of the wind.
What time and where do we meet before the take off ?
You must be ready in the hotels lob yor at the entrance of the hotel at the hour. You will be taken 30-60 minutes before the take off. We will serve hot drink(tea,coffee), fruit juice, some snacks like pancake etc.
Not : Please do not forget the state your room number before the take off.
What should I taeke with me and wear for the flight ?
We highly recommend you to fully charge your smart phones or cameras. Because you will take many photos of the Cappadoccia’s unique scenery with you loved ones.
Capppadoccia has an altitude of 1000 metres from the sea level. It will be colder while flying with the balloon. So, our guests should wear thick clothes in winter season. In spring or summer you can take your coats and seasonal clotes with you. Note that you will be standing in the basket for about an hours during the flight. We recommend for our women guests not to wear high heeled shoes