The hot air balloon tour are carried out with 8 - 16 people in Deluxe 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 90 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You must be ready in the hotes 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.
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