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$161.19 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Cappadocia Balloon Ride and Champagne Breakfast

The Cappadocia region of Turkey is the perfect location for a hot-air balloon flight, thanks to its outstandingly beautiful landscapes and great weather conditions. After complimentary pickup from your hotel by comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, take in views of the Turkish countryside as you head to the hot-air balloon office, where you’ll enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast of fruit, pastries, meats and salads.Head to the nearby launch field and watch as your 100-foot tall (30-meter) hot-air balloon is inflated before boarding the balloon basket with your experienced pilot. Then, up you go!Feel the subtle motion of the balloon as it lifts up over the stunning volcanic landscape. On your safe, scenic, flight, enjoy panoramic views of the Cappadocia relief, a high plateau standing more than 3,281 feet (1,000 meters) above sea level and pierced by tall, thin volcanic spires. As you fly through the Cappadocia valleys, take a close look at the rock formations and listen to your pilot's interesting commentary about Cappadocia's history and geological formations. See churches and houses carved into the rocks as the balloon climbs approximately 1,000 feet (300 meters). After your flight, raise your glass for a Champagne toast while being presented with a silver or gold medal as a flight souvenir. Then, relax on the drive back to your hotel.The 1-hour flight holds up to 20 people; for a more intimate experience, take the 1.5-hour ride, which guarantees a maximum of 12 people.

$292 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Cappadocia Balloon Tour with Champagne Breakfast Included

Your tour begins in the early morning around 5:30am when you will be picked up from your hotel (list of hotels in schedule) and head to your included breakfast. After, head to the launch site where you meet your pilot and have a brief safety orientation. Board your balloon and prepare to take to the skies. Get settled in the basket and comfortable because you will be soaring the skies with ease and great visibility. The magnificent sights come into range as your balloon floats up and as the sun starts to rise on the horizon. The pink and purple colors fill the sky and set an environment that is like no other. Below, see the unique volcanic spires, chimneys and villages that dot the region. The region has been formed over ages through the forces of nature such as wind, floodwater and volcanic activity. After the allotted time, you will be lowered gently back to the earth to head back to your accommodation where the day is just beginning.

$143.74 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cappadocia at approximately 4.30am for the transfer to the launch site. Warm up from the early morning chill with complimentary tea or coffee. While you enjoy breakfast, watch the professional flight team prepare your balloon for flight. Then, as the sun begins to rise, float to an altitude of about 1,000 feet (300 meters) for extraordinary 360-degree views of Cappadocia. The wind will transport you across the valleys and mountains for about 60 minutes, depending on the weather. Marvel at the unique rocks and caves of the region from a bird’s eye perspective.Celebrate your landing with a champagne Toast and get your personal flight certificate before the transfer back to your hotel at about 7am.

$260 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Cappadocia Trip from Kayseri

Dotted with fairy chimneys and underground dwellings, Cappadocia offers you an unforgettable experience in a truly unique land.Day 1: Kayseri - Cappadocia (D)After pickup from Kayseri airport or your Cappadocia hotel in the morning, your guide will start your Cappadocia tour by coach to Devrent Valley to admire its clustered collections of volcanic cones and other unique rock formations. Learn about the fascinating erosion process from your guide, and then head to Pasabag (Monks Valley), where you’ll discover its interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Next, head to Avanos, where you'll participate in a pottery-making workshop. As you create your own pottery masterpiece, learn about the ancient art of pottery-marking in Turkey.Stop for lunch at a restaurant near the Open-Air Museum in Goreme. After lunch explore the museum to see the remains of Christian settlements and rock-cut churches that date back thousands of years. When you are finished at the museum, relax on your comfortable air-conditioned coach on the drive back to your overnight accommodation, a beautiful cave hotel (subject to availability) where you'll enjoy dinner and spend the night.Day 2: Cappadocia Sightseeing (B)Start the morning in style with an optional hot air balloon ride and witness the beauty of Cappadocia from the skies. Depart at 5am from your hotel and admire the Turkish countryside as you head to the hot-air balloon office, where you’ll enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast. Next, head to the nearby launch field where the hot-air balloon is inflated, board the balloon basket with your experienced pilot and up you go! See the stunning volcanic landscape and views of the Cappadocia relief, a high plateau standing more than 3,281 feet (1,000 meters) above sea level, during your 1-hour flight. After your flight, toast with a glass of Champagne while being presented with a flight certificate. Then, relax on the drive back to your hotel.If you choose not to go on the hot air balloon ride, you can rest in your hotel, have breakfast, and join the group at approximately 10am for departure toward the Rose Valley. Enjoy the morning hiking downhill in Rose Valley while exploring some ancient churches. Arrive in Cavusin Village, an old Seljukian and Ottoman village and visit the Cave Mosque. Continue on to Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians hid from persecutors. Final stop of the day is Ortahisar, famous for its friendly inhabitants, picturesque stone houses, narrow streets and castle.Head back to your air-conditioned coach and drive back to your hotel or to the airport.

$87.50 Tours & Sightseeing

All in One Private Cappadocia Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Goreme Acikhava Muzesi, Goreme, CappadociaBest examples of Byzantine Fresco Art in Cave ChurchesDuration: 1 hourStop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar, CappadociaHighest point in Cappadocia thats why has been used as watch towerDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Pigeon Valley, Goreme, CappadociaMagnificent view at behind Big Blue Eye's Tree !Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu, CappadociaWere you get chance to down 8 floor in underground , many tunnels, traps , caves where over 3.000 people lived!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Avanos Oren Yeri, Goreme, CappadociaThe town where the biggest river of Turkey passing through and where the pottery making discovered in Anatolia 6.000years ago!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, CappadociaBest place to see process of erosion , formations of fairy chimneys!Fairy Chimneys : Rock with caps on top!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gulludere Vadisi, Goreme, CappadociaBest sunset view pointDuration: 1 hourStop At: Devrent Valley, CappadociaImmaginations Valley, most enteresting rock formations, starwars movie placeDuration: 30 minutes

$85 Tours & Sightseeing

Cappadocia with Devrent Valley and Goreme Small Group Day Tour

After pickup from your Cappadocia hotel in the morning, travel to the extraordinary Devrent Valley to see its clustered collections of volcanic cones, pinnacles and other unique rock formations. Learn about the fascinating erosion process that has sculpted these strangely shaped rocks from your guide.Continue to Pasabag, also known as Monks Valley, where bizarre, mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles rear up from the surrounding vineyards. Take photos of these surreal formations and hear how hermits and monks once made shelters in their cones.Next, head to Avanos, where you will participate in a pottery-making workshop. Admire the dexterity of the potters at work, and take the opportunity to spin and create your own pottery masterpiece as you learn more about one of Turkey's oldest crafts.Stop for lunch at a restaurant near the UNESO World Heritage Site that is the Göreme Open-Air Museum. Then, after your included lunch, head inside this spectacular museum to see its ancient, rock-hewn churches, chapels and monasteries. Admire the artistry of their long-ago sculptors and marvel at the delicate frescoes that still coat some of the inner walls.After your visit, return to your coach and finish your tour with a drop-off at your hotel.