Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Tours
There are many ways you can fly, but the flight with an hot air balloon is unique! So, if you will ever visit Cappadocia, don’t miss the flight with an hot air balloon! The balloon company minibuse and driver picks you early morning from your hotel and bring you to the destination.
You start with some coffee and snacks while they prepare the balloon. Please don’t be so busy eating that you miss how they prepare the balloon. That’s an awesome sight by itself. When they are ready, you hop into the basket and then have the most mind blowing experience. High high in the sky.. Its one out of the world feeling with the most breath taking view. The flying lasts for about an hour and trust me you will not be bored even if you see the same sight again and again. Plus you get to see hundreds of similar balloons up in the sky at the same time. Great Feeling! You end with a little celebration with champagne and certificate. After celebration balloon company minibuses take you back your hotel around 08:00 to 08:30 and you can keep going your other activities in Cappadocia or take a rest in your hotel.
Important Note For Balloon Flight: If you are staying in Cappadocia for more than a day, please book for the first day itself as sometimes they have to cancel because of weather conditions and if they cancel on you that day, they will take you the next day if there is available space on the balloon.
Cancellation in writing is acceptable without any charge up to 48 hours prior to the flight. In case of last minutes cancellation or No-show will be fully charged. In case of flight cancell by our side due to the bad weather will be NO charge and Full refoundable.
Experience the excitement of riding our powerful All-Terrain Vehicles in stunning fairchimneys and valleys. Quad biking is not weather dependent and are therefore one of all year round activities available in the landscapes of Cappadocia. Tailor-made trips are also available.
Take an outdoor adventure on one of Cappadocia’s best ATV tours. The one and two hour ATV rides take guests through scenic valleys and remote areas rarely visited by others. Valley ATV Safari is ideal for beginners, and those who want to try something new while enjoying the outdoors. Exploring the landscapes of magic valleys of Cappadocia have now been made accessible for everyone in a safe and fun way.
Never been on a quad bike before? Don’t worry. Most of our guests are first timers, and our skillful guides will give special care and attention to those new to the experience. The bikes are easy to operate, and before every tour, our guides will give you operational and safety instructions.
From our base camp we start the ride on a gravel road alongside the beautiful views of Red and Rose Valley, Love Valley. Standing on the top you get to enjoy the great view over the whole Red and Rose Valley and Love Valley area and the surrounding landscapes and fairychimneys of Cappadocia. Valley Safari Tour is an excellent choice for a half day adventure. You can choose between a morning or afternoon departure, depending on your schedule, or combine it with another activity or sightseeing trip.
Turkish style entertainment for everyone! Join us for an evening and see the belly dancers all over you, experience Turkish folk dance, mouth watering Turkish cuisine with mezes and drinks. Experience the Turkish hospitality in the warm, friendly, lively night in a jovial, relaxed and groovy atmosphere.
If this is your first time in Cappadocia and never been to a Turkish Night, we strongly recommend you go to one! Belly Dancers, Turkish folkdance, Turkish food and drinks, a lot of laugh and audience participation. The program usually starts at 20:00 and goes on till midnight. Turks really know how to have fun all together.
Dancers perform traditional Turkish wedding dances in which the bride, dressed in a beautiful red dress, dances in the middle of the stage, as the groom performs a variety of dances for her. This is followed by a few folk dances from different parts of Turkey, and then the belly dancer takes the stage. She performs her breathtaking dance and then goes around the room asking men to join her on the stage. The lucky men learn some basic belly dancing moves.
After additional dancing and shows, including the fire dance, the Caucasian dance with knives, and the drum show, the night’s performance comes to an end. During the show waiters serve unlimited soft and alcoholic drinks with appetizers. The main dinner course of lamb with rice follows. This is the traditional wedding meal in Turkey.
Pick up from the hotel and drop-off,
You are going to be picked up by our driver and tour guide from your hotel at 9:30AM, our first stop of the day is Uçhisar Castle.
Uçhisar is the best place to have a full view of all Cappadocia valleys the village. The panorama of the
surrounding area is lovely. You will see the Uchisar Castle and the surrounding ancient houses; the scenery is beautiful; the ancient houses are hollowed out into the rocks and form amazing shapes.
Göreme Open Air Museum is one of Turkey’s first UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Göreme Open Air Museum is the most visited site in Cappadocia. It boasts the best and most extensive collection of rock-cut churches, many of which have been decorated with elaborate Byzantine ancient cave churches and impressive biblical frescoes. (wall or ceiling paintings). Dating back to the 10th century AD, they’re over a thousand years old.
After Goreme Open Air Museum,we will g oto Love Valley. Love is a universal word, after all, and there is nothing that could be considered remarkable in its resemblance to the female equivalent of these enormous formations in the area. Love Valley harbours and encompasses incredible sights from the canyons below the vineyards and orchards leading to gigantic fairy chimneys. We will go to lunch. You will have lunch in a local restaurant. You will have chance to taste famous foods of Cappadocia. After lunch, we will go to Avanos. Avanos is a small cute town right next to kizilirmak river.
This town is also known with its pottery workshops. Lots of places where you can try to do your own clay pot. We will visit one of pottery workshop in Avanos. Then, we will go to Pashabag. After the eruption of Mount Erciyes about 2.6 million years ago, ash and lava formed soft rocks in the Cappadocia Region, covering a region of about 20,000 km2. The softer rock was eroded by wind and water, leaving the hard cap rock on top of pillars, forming the present-day fairy chimneys.
You will see best fairychimneys of Cappadocia in Pasabag. Also known as Monks Valley, a chapel and hermitage dedicated to Saint Simeon was built into one of these fairy chimneys with three heads. Saint Simeon was a Syriac ascetic who lived in seclusion for 37 years atop a pillar near Aleppo in Syria. Inspired by his example, the hermits of Cappadocia isolated themselves from the world by cutting into these fairy chimneys and creating rooms 10-15 meters aboveground.
Devrent Valley, also known as Imagination Valley, is a great place for practicing your imagination. There are rock formations shaped liked camels, seals, lions, and whatever else you can imagine. What a great place to let your imagination run wild! Around 16:30, we will come back your hotel.
The Mevlevi Sema Ceremony : Mevleviye are known for their famous practice of whirling dances and dervishes. At their dancing ceremonies, or Sema, a particular musical repertoire called ayin is played. The Sema ceremony represents a mystical journey of man’s spiritual ascent through mind and love to Perfect.
Program starts with the classical turkish religion music concert performed by a traditional orchestra for 15 minutes. Then after the ceremony starts and lasts about 45 minutes under the amazing lighting and mystic atmosphere of Sarihan Caravanserai on the ancient Silk Road.
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- Turkish Night
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