Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia

Cappadocia Hot Air Ballooning Packages

Duration Price
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon, Turkey1 hour
INR 260

If you are looking to spend a memorable time in Turkey with your loved ones, book Thrillophilia’s Cappadocia tour packages. Cappadocia ranks among the most famous heritage sites of Turkey and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The region is a mix of natural wonders and human brilliance and is best explored with Cappadocia hot air balloon rides.

Cappadocia was formed because of volcanic eruptions and erosion, which created a beautifully rugged landscape. With Thrillophilia’s Turkey tour packages, you can see ancient caves, tunnels, villages, and cities that date to the 4th century. The most popular experience, however, is admiring the panoramic views of Cappadocia from a colourful hot air balloon.

Get your Cappadocia hot air balloon prices with Thrillophilia for an unforgettable sightseeing experience above Turkey’s iconic historical landmark. Choose from standard flights or deluxe flights for the perfect customised experience that suits your interests and tastes with us.

How To Reach Cappadocia

By Air – The easiest and most convenient way to reach Cappadocia in Turkey from India is by air. You can take a flight from major Indian cities to Istanbul, which is the main international airport in Turkey. From Istanbul, you can take a cab to travel to Cappadocia. Cappadocia is around 730 kilometres away from Istanbul and can be reached in seven to eight hours. You can also fly from Istanbul to Cappadocia’s Nevsehir and Kayseri airports and cover the distance in one-and-a-half hours.

Direct Flights

Major Cities:

From India – Delhi and Mumbai

To Turkey – Istanbul

Average Time – 7 hours approx.

Airlines – Indigo and Turkish Airlines

Frequency – Regular

Travelers from major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and others can connect to Istanbul, Turkey, with flights averaging 7 to over 20 hours. Airlines like Air India, Indigo, Vistara, SpiceJet, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Gulf Air offer regular services, providing various options for connecting flights to this vibrant Eurasian hub. 

Best Time To Go On a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia

The hot air balloon ride Cappadocia is a year-round experience, so you can visit the area in every month and season.

Peak Season – The months of April to May and September to November are the best time for experiencing Cappadocia hot air balloon rides. These months mark the spring and autumn seasons in the region, which means moderate temperatures and clear weather conditions. Wind conditions are also stable in these months, leading to fewer chances of last-minute cancellations.

Shoulder Season – The summer months of June to August are the shoulder season for visiting Cappadocia for the hot air balloon rides. These months are hotter and drier than any other time of the year, which can make you slightly uncomfortable during daytime rides.

Waning Season – December to March is the least popular time to visit to experience the best hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia. These months are cold and snowy, which means higher chances of last-minute cancellations.

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Cappadocia Hot Air Ballooning FAQs

Is the hot air balloon ride safe?

Yes, the Cappadocia hot air balloon is one of the safest flying experiences you can ever try. All hot air balloons have a standard-type certification and are regularly inspected by the authorities. The pilots are highly qualified, have a commercial license, and give a detailed safety briefing for you and your loved ones. The balloons fly only when the Turkish Civil Aviation approves that weather conditions are calm to ensure maximum safety.

What should I wear on a hot air balloon ride

There are no specific dress requirements for the hot air balloon ride Cappadocia experience. You should wear comfortable clothing suitable for a sightseeing tour in the area in the day’s weather conditions. Even if there is a slight chill in the weather, you will feel slightly warm in the balloon. Avoid getting overdressed when the weather is hot to enjoy a comfortable ride.

How much does it cost for a hot air balloon ride?

Cappadocia hot air balloon cost can vary between INR 13,000 to INR 30,000 (€150 to €350 approx.). These costs differ based on the season, length of the flight, and capacity of the balloon. Prices are generally lower in the off-season and you can also get discounts if you book in advance.

How long is the hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia?

Most experiences last for around 45 minutes to an hour, without including the refreshments and transfers. The duration for the rides differs based on the Cappadocia hot air balloon price you pay. The deluxe or private experiences can last for a longer period, sometimes going up to two or two-and-a-half hours.

Is it cold in a Cappadocia hot air balloon?

It depends on the weather conditions whether the best hot air balloon in the Cappadocia experience is warm or cold. Since the speed of the balloon matches the speed of the blowing wind, there is no difference due to the wind chill factor. In fact, it is a bit warmer on the balloon as compared to the weather outside.

Do balloons fly every day in Cappadocia?

Yes, Cappadocia hot air balloons do fly every day if the weather is good. The area sees around a hundred balloons flying in the skies at specific hours of the day. The only time when balloon rides stop is when the weather conditions are unsuitable and unsafe for flying.

How many people fit in a hot air balloon in Cappadocia?

The best hot air balloon ride Cappadocia have varying capacities for carrying people. The minimum capacity for balloon baskets here is 4 passengers, while the maximum is 36 passengers. In general, the standard flights carry 20-28 passengers, and comfort and deluxe flights carry 12-16 passengers. You can also hire a private hot air balloon based on the size of your group.

Cappadocia Hot Air Ballooning Reviews

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Shyama Patnaik
Reviewed: 17 Jul 2022
Once we were in the air, the experience was magical. The pilot took us to almost 900 ft high and the view was superb. The sunrise view was magnificent. The pilot was very friendly and engaging. However, the pilot did not take us to see the fairy chimneys from the top. According to the pilot, the win... Read More
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Rohan Singhi
Reviewed: 14 Sep 2022
Awesome Time, everything was perfect from the pick up to Flight experience. 
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Manish Kumar
Reviewed: 24 Aug 2022
It was a wonderful experience. The staff was very helpful. They picked us at 4:50 am and it was good flight experience. The pilot was very funny. He keeps cheering in the whole hot balloon experience.
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Shruti Garg
Reviewed: 16 Jul 2022
Hot air balloon Cappadocia was the highlight of my trip to Turkey and thrillophillia made it an awesome experience for us. I was offered the best service ta best price. Couldn't have asked for more.
Adripathi Dutta
Reviewed: 01 Jul 2022
Awesome experience! I loved everything about the hot air balloon ride. The staffs were polite, the pilot was friendly and the ride itself was truly a unique experience. The pilot expertly drove the balloon through the cone-like rocks offering a wonderful view of the landscape and gave us a smooth la... Read More
Saumik Parikh
Reviewed: 07 Jul 2022
It was awesome and made our life time memories worth remembering 

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