Human settlements in Cappadocia started as early as Bronze Age. It is a sight of the fairy chimneys that is full of history and cultural heritage. Cappadocia has been given similar names in many other languages, some of which are Haspaduya (Old Persian, meaning “the land of beautiful horses”). The area was formed about 60 million years ago through the weathering of extrusive igneous rocks from mounts Erciyes, Hasan, and Güllü. Today the area is a popular tourist destination.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cappadocia, Turkey|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please be ready at least 15 minutes before the tour.|
Day 1 Departure
When you arrive in Istanbul, we will pick you up from your hotel to airport. Once you have arrived to Cappadocia from airport, then we will have you have picked up and dropped off at your hotel free of charge. Our hotel is four stars-rated with breakfast included. But if you choose to stay at a different hotel, like five stars, then the price will increase depending on your choice of selection.
Day 2 Hot Air Balloon Tour
On the next day of your arrival, we will meet with you in the early morning to start your journey from the hot-air balloon take-off site and enjoy a light breakfast and a briefing whilst your hot-air balloon is being inflated. Then, you will rise gently over the extraordinary rock formations of Cappadocia and travel for approximately 1 hour, propelled by the wind. Enjoy the aerial views of the unique fairy chimneys, and get the chance to take some incredible memorable photos. you will, then, fly back gently to the ground and celebrate your experience with a complementary glass of champagne. Receive your flight certificate and keepsake souvenir, and then, you’ll travel back to your hotel and you can spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3 Free Day
It’s a free day where you have lots of things to do. You are in middle of the fairy chimneys, and you can enjoy renting a motorcycle to go around and spend quality time alone or with your companion. A good tip is to go visit all open air museums which are located in the same area around your hotel, while some of them is a walking distance only.
Day 4 Return
You’ll be transferred from the hotel to Cappadocia Airport (Kayseri, Nevsehir) and fly back to airport in Istanbul.