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Where to Watch Hot Air Balloons in Cappadocia; How beautiful is Cappadocia with its colorful balloons covering the sky? Do you know where you can watch the most beautiful Cappadocia landscapes that will be engraved in your memory with the balloons rising at sunrise?
At sunrise, the Lovers’ Hill is one of the places you can go to watch the light and shadows on the lace-like geography of Cappadocia in the clearest way and to be a part of this visual feast. At this point, which has a complete viewing terrace, the most beautiful Cappadocia photos are taken.
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Where is Lovers’ Hill?
You don’t need to cross the mountains to watch the colorful balloons of Cappadocia. It is very easy to go to Lovers Hill, located in Göreme, one of the most accessible districts of Nevşehir. Lovers Hill, officially known as Aydın Kırağı Hill, located in Göreme Historical National Park, is a perfect spot where you can watch both the unique valley view and the balloons comfortably in Göreme.
When you go to the hill, which is also known as Sunset Point by tourists, you can take magnificent photos with balloons flying behind you. You can even come across many brides and grooms and even local and foreign models who take photos on this hill. A constant stop for Cappadocia Tours, Lovers’ Hill is a frequent destination for photographers and travelers.
Other Alternative Places to Watch Hot Air Balloons in Cappadocia
In addition to Lovers Hill, you can enjoy watching the balloons take off in Uçhisar Castle, Göreme Panorama, Rose Valley and Red Valley.
When Do Hot Air Balloons Fly?
Those who want to participate in Cappadocia balloon tours or enjoy the view during the hours when the balloons are floating should follow the latest Nevşehir weather conditions. Balloon flights can be made on days without precipitation, in windless weather. Balloon tours usually take place at sunrise. In suitable weather, there are also companies that carry out the second tour balloon flights at sunset.
Exploring the magical geography of Cappadocia step by step; The best time to watch from the sky with colorful balloons is between March 15 and November 15. You can experience unforgettable moments by watching the balloon flights that take place throughout the year, even in winter in favorable weather conditions.
At sunrise, the Lovers’ Hill is one of the places you can go to watch the light and shadows on the lace-like geography of Cappadocia in the clearest way and to be a part of this visual feast. At this point, which has a complete viewing terrace, the most beautiful Cappadocia photos are taken
How Long is Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia?
If you ask how long the balloon tour takes in Cappadocia, it normally takes 1 hour. If you want to go on a private tour, you can extend this time up to 2 hours. If you want to tour with your family, spouse or lover separately from everyone else, there is a price change.
How Much is a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia?
There are approximately 25 companies providing balloon tour services in the Cappadocia Region. Cappadocia balloon tour prices vary between these companies. However, Cappadocia balloon tour prices vary according to the season and density. Prices are higher during the peak season and are almost halved at the end of the season.
Prices for balloon tours are also different. There are varieties according to the number of people. Standard balloon tour is for 28 people. However, it has been updated as 24 people during the current pandemic process. Standard Cappadocia balloon tour prices vary between 1200 – 1400 TL (75-90 €) per person. At the end of the season, these prices go down even more.
The “Comfort Balloon Tour” offered by some companies is for 20 people. Due to the pandemic, the number has been updated to 16 people. Comfort Cappadocia balloon tour prices vary between 2000 – 2400 TL (125-150 €).
While the “Ultra Comfort Balloon Tour”, which is in the luxury flight category, is normally 14 people, the number has been updated to 10 people during the pandemic period. Ultra Comfort Cappadocia balloon tour prices are around 2300 – 3000 TL (140-185 €).
The difference between these tour programs is only the number of people. Flight times are all 1 hour and their routes are the same.
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When is the Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cappadocia?
The “International Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Festival” is awaited with great curiosity and interest this year, as it is every year. The Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held in Cappadocia between 28-30 August in 2022.