Cappadocia: Royal Balloon Flight and Private Cappadocia Tour
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cappadocia, and then journey to the hot air balloon launch site by air-conditioned minivan for a welcome buffet breakfast of fruit, pastries, meats and salads. Watch in awe as your 100-foot (30-meter) tall hot air balloon is inflated before your eyes. Board the balloon basket with your experienced pilot and ascend into the air to watch the sunrise. Glide over the beautiful landscapes and famous fairy chimneys, propelled by the breeze. Get bird's eye views of the magnificent countryside and feel the subtle motion of the balloon as it lifts over the volcanic rocks. Marvel at the high plateau of the Cappadocia Relief, more than 3,281 feet (1,000 meters) above sea level. Drift back to ground level and celebrate your amazing experience with a glass of Champagne.
Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby before the beginning of your day’s adventures in Cappadocia. Your experience will begin with a scenic hot-air=balloon ride over the unique landscape, which will provide the perfect start to your day. From there you will drive for 1 hour to Soganli Village, where you can see one of the greatest examples of monastic life that has been hidden and protected over time. Following that, drive to the Sobesos Excavation site of a Roman City, which possesses one-of-a-kind floral mosaics that have only recently been discovered. Upon arrival at the Keslik Monastery, you will have the opportunity to understand how people survived and practiced their religion on this small site. This will also give you an idea of their not-so-well-known social life. You will then drive to Sinassos where you will see an Old Greek Village, which was re-inhabited ...
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel to begin your adventure in Cappadocia. Take a scenic hot air balloon ride over the unique landscape for the perfect start to your day. Afterwards, relax on the 1-hour drive to Soganli Village, where you’ll see one of the greatest examples of monastic life. Following that, drive to the Sobesos excavation site to see the incredible floral mosaics of this ancient Roman City. Continue to the Keslik Monastery, to learn about how monks survived and practiced their religion at this small site. This will also give you an idea of the lesser-known aspects of monastic social life. Head to Sinassos to see an old Greek village, before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. After refuelling, start a 2-hour hike through the stunning Red Valley to discover the unusual rock formations there. At the end of the hike you’ll be dropped off back at your h...
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