Take a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia at sunrise and witness the red rocks come alive with color as the sun illuminates the valleys and fairy chimneys below. This ride lets you witness the splendor of a new dawn while taking in sweeping vistas and the sounds of the birds circling above. While you wait for the hot air balloon to ascend and the loess to slowly be rendered by the morning sun, the wonderful and amazing panorama beneath your feet gets more and more lovely. As the height rises, one side is dominated by a spectacular dawn, mountains, and morning mist, while the other side features a canyon, caverns, and a sizable gathering of vibrant hot air balloons. As you observe Cappadocia's mysterious lunar landscapes from a height in the sky, in the gentle light of morning, be in awe of nature's extraordinary engineering. During the entire ride your pilot points out all the natural landmarks along the way from the Red Valley to Göreme, and you enjoy marveling at Cappadocia's breathtaking rock formations. This ride also lets you soak in breathtaking vistas of Urgup, Göreme, Ortahisar, Uchisar, Avanos, and Nevsehir as the sun rises from a new vantage point.
1. Location: In Turkey, the Göreme town in the Cappadocia region, is where you may take a hot air balloon flight at sunrise.
Yes, tickets for a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia may be purchased online. In fact, purchasing tickets online is your best bet, especially if you want to beat the crowds and guarantee a spot for yourself.
For a sunrise hot air balloon ride, it is advised to wear sunglasses, a cap or headgear, and a light jacket in addition to casual clothes and shoes with flat soles.
Since the arrangements for the sunrise hot air balloon ride begin around 03:30 a.m., when the desert is still rather cold, you should always bring a light jacket or windbreaker along.
The sun rises at around 6:47 AM in Cappadocia.
Depending on the strength of the winds, the balloons will travel anywhere from the ground to a height of three thousand feet. Cappadocia balloons are restricted to flying no higher than 6,000 feet above ground due to regulations set by the Turkish Civil Aviation Authority.
Typically, the hot air balloon baskets may accommodate 16, 20, or 24 passengers in addition to the flight captain.