Cappadocia Balloon Ride and Champagne Breakfast

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Cappadocia Balloon Ride and Champagne Breakfast
from £152.03
Discover the stunning landscape of the Cappadocia region of Turkey from a hot-air balloon! Admire Cappadocia's beautiful scenery of tall, volcanic rock spires and high plateaus from the air on either a 1-hour or 75 minutes flight. Toast to your unforgettable experience with a glass of Champagne during the post-flight celebration and receive a souvenir medal. Your Cappadocia hot-air balloon flight includes a complimentary pre-flight buffet breakfast and convenient round-trip hotel transportation.
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In Brief

Goreme, Turkey
3 hours 30 minutes
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Stop At: Royal Balloon, Goreme 50180 Turkey

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 75 miutes ride, which guarantees a maximum of 12 people.

Duration: 45 minutes


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Flight medal
  • Champagne toast


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
4:30 to 5am; you must contact the local supplier after booking to verify your exact pickup time (contact details will be provided on your confirmation voucher)

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear; a light jacket, hat and sunglasses are highly recommended
  • Not recommended for child aged under 6 years old
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems or pregnant women
  • Stroller accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

Once booked, this trip is fully non-refundable

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

My girlfriend and I had the best experience ever, the balloons were giant, the view was amazing, and our tour guide was amazing and quite entertaining. We loved it in deed.
• Submitted 17 Jan 2020
It was one of the best experiences of my life. The team was very professional. They picked us at the scheduled time. The breakfast was great. The balloon ride experience was out of world. 5 stars 🌟 for me.
• Submitted 19 Nov 2019
What a ride! This was my first time riding a hot air balloon. The pilot was experienced, has the longest standing flight operation in the region, and is incredibly knowledgeable about the landscape and put everyone at ease. You cannot beat the view at sunrise! Everything was handled professionally between the pick-up, nice breakfast, smooth ride, champagne, and drop off! Highly recommend.
• Submitted 18 Mar 2019
Excellent service from the start to the end. Very professional crew and experienced pilot. Would definitely ride with them again
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
The best way to see the magical places in Cappadocia. The Captain had a great sense of humor and gave detailed but concise history of the attractions. The breakfast served before the ride was great and after the ride we were given gold medals, champagne drinks , cookies and strawberries. This tour is definitely awesome!
• Submitted 01 Oct 2017
Purely professional.... The scenery of course is spectacular in its own right, but add to the pre dawn light another 90 hot air balloons This was my second ever balloon flight, I found Tolgaour pilot loves to have a joke to make everyone feel a little easier, but on the other hand he was very professional, and a bit cheeky. He landed on the support crew trailer. So, no bumpy landings with these people. Highly recommended. You cannot visit Cappadocia and not do this trip. Yes it was a little more expensive than some of the other operators, but some were landed after 45 minutes! Not sure if the other operators offer the traditional champagne at the end of the flight
• Submitted 04 Jul 2017
WOW! There's a long list of balloon tours you can take in Cappadocia, but this is THE ONE. Between the hotel pickup, substantial breakfast, courtesy of the pilots and staff, and the actual ride, this was an epic experience.
• Submitted 01 Dec 2016
Best experience ever. Easily booked my tour online like one day in advance. Was picked up next morning, had a lovely buffet breakfast and off we went with Suat U., our pilot, who made us feel comfortable from the beginning. What a memorable experience. Thanks!!!
• Submitted 03 Oct 2016
An amazing experience with great pilot and stunning views, would highly recommend it to anyone planning to visit Turkey and Cappadocia!
• Submitted 28 Aug 2016
I am so glad that I decided to take this balloon ride. Tugrul was an amazing pilot. He was so funny and entertaining. Do not expect breakfast to be anything amazing, but it is a buffet with several options. Pick-up was prompt, and we made it in time to see the sunrise. Do not pass this experience up! Royal Balloon is definitely the company to use for this type of tour. I will be back!
• Submitted 12 Jul 2016
One of the best experiences of my life - brilliant company - brilliant pilot - just BRILLIANT
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016
Taking a hot air balloon ride over the captivating region of Cappadocia, with its unique rock formations, was truly magical and an experience we will never forget. What made the experience exceptional was our pilot, Suat. His passion for history and exceptional expertise as a balloon pilot combined with his excellent command of English and a great sense of humor made this an incredibly memorable and fun experience. Thank you, Suat and Royal Balloons!
• Submitted 22 Jun 2016
Absolutely awesome. Truly wonderful. Everything was sheer bliss although breakfast beforehand was a bit rushed. Clearly competent pilot, perfect weather, exceptional scenery and so quiet and peaceful smooth landing. Loved eating chocolate strawberries with champagne in the field afterwards. Would love to do this again.
• Submitted 06 Jun 2016
This company is very professional and a class act. Picked us up on time, provided a wonderful breakfast, and the balloon tour was an absolute surreal experience. recommend the 90 min tour which provides less people in the balloon basket which is much better for viewing and for maneuverability of the balloon. Our balloon pilot was excellent and very knowledgeable.
• Submitted 26 May 2016
Wonderful experience of a lifetime....highly recommendable
• Submitted 20 Mar 2016
Wonderful ride. Driver/operator was extremely professional.
• Submitted 14 Jan 2016
This was the highlight of our Cappadocia trip. Suat piloted for us, and he was very personable, funny and knowledgable about the area. I couldn't recommend this experience more, especially if you haven't been on a hot air balloon before, and cross your fingers that Suat will be your pilot!
• Submitted 03 Dec 2015
One of the best attractions in Turkey.. a MUST TRY. The tour company was not the cheapest @ SGD300 but it definitely did not disappoint us. Live up to their No.! rating in Cappadocia.
• Submitted 05 Nov 2015
Extraordinarily well run, highly professional, and -- most importantly -- an amazing experience. We couldn't recommend it highly enough. It's worth noting that we had our flight canceled on the first day due to inclement weather, but the company was able to fit us in on the second day. If you do decide to go, make sure you reserve a spot on the first day possible in case you run into the same situation!
• Submitted 27 Oct 2015
I had a wonderful time and the whole process was seamless. From the pickup to the actual fliying. Kudos to our pilot who did a great job keeping us safe.
• Submitted 16 Sep 2015
Highly Recommended Lovely experience, a must do when in Turkey! My wife and I went for this ride on 26/08. We had our hotel pick at 4.30 am, but our flight was delayed and we reached Keyseri airport at 4 am. As we were short on time, we called up the Royal Balloon Chief Pilot Mr. Suat Ulusoy who advised us to come directly to their office/hotel. At 5 am we were served a hearty breakfast there, then divided into groups and taken to the launch field. The sight of the balloons being filled with gas was splendid. We were up in the air for about an hour, during which time we soaked in the magnificent sights of the landscape the early morning rays of the sun touching our faces is something that'll be forever in our memory, we forgot all about our exhaustion and tensions from the flight. Chief Suat kept us entertained with his jokes and by answering our queries on the intricacies of the gas balloon he also guided us about the landscape. When we landed, we were treated to customary champagne and strawberries dipped in chocolate by the staff. It concluded with each one of us being felicitated with a medal as a memento of our flight. We were then dropped off at our hotel. Super happy and content with this tour.
• Submitted 08 Sep 2015
Fantastic Tour! Seeing the sunrise was an incredible experience and our Balloon Pilot/Driver was great. She made it much more fun. Truly a must-do if you're in Cappadocia!
• Submitted 18 Aug 2015
This was one of the highlights during my trip to Turkey. The local operator that Viator used for this was very organized and professional. They provided breakfast before the flight as well as a champagne toast afterward apparently a tradition for balloon rides. The balloon pilot was funny, entertaining, and a total pro. We landed in a field of flowers, which was great.
• Submitted 16 Jul 2015
It was a seamless arrangement. Very skillful pilot who took care of everyone onboard.
• Submitted 06 Jul 2015

In Brief

Goreme, Turkey
3 hours 30 minutes