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Lynne Cooke

Senior Travel Specialist

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Early morning

Where in the world

Cappadocia, Turkey

Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the ‘fairy chimney’ rock formations which punctuate the honeycomb hills of Cappadocia. Your sunrise hot-air balloon ride is the perfect time to glide over Monks Valley where you will see the natural minaret-like pillars glowing in an orange hue.

You’ll be driven from your hotel to meet our expert pilot and go through the safety procedures. Watch the colourful balloon inflate, ready for launch just before dawn. Listen as the roar of the torch takes you high into the sky and see the breath-taking sight of the volcanic landscape below.

Glide over rock-cut houses, churches, mosques and monastries and get a new perspective on the ‘fairy chimneys,’ valleys, orchards and vineyards. As you fly over this natural wonder in the heart of Turkey you’ll see the colours changing as the sun rises in the sky. Don’t forget your camera to capture the sights on this bewitching flight which will take about one hour to complete. On landing, toast your early-morning adventure with a glass of champagne and hearty breakfast.

Additional notes about the tour

The hot-air balloon flight takes off just before dawn, so you can enjoy the sunrise. The standard time of the ride is about one hour. The balloon carries up to 24 people. Flights be booked on a private basis. Breakfast and champagne can also be added.  

This experience is only available to book as part of an A&K tailor-made holiday.

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