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Goreme Balloons

Sanayi cad. Koyunyolu Mevkii No:1, Urgup 50400, Turkey
+90 (384) 341 56 62
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Ranked #9 of 33 Activities in Urgup
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

What can one say about flying through thee air as the sun comes up on some of the most amazing terrain amid a hundred other balloons. It's something that I will never forget. If you're nervous about the experience you should know that the pilots are highly trained and all the companies are government regulated. In fact, we left our... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I had an amazing experience flying with Mustafa Kara as our pilot .He is very polite with people and do his job showing happyness in it..It was a great way to see everything there.We could fly to higth or low and it was very good. I loved and Ihope will be back a day... Thx Mustafa Kara for your attencion!... More

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Kingston, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Could not have asked for a better bucket list experience than that provided by Goreme Balloons. From their pick-up at the hotel to their pre-flight administration and safety briefings, the staff at Goreme Balloons showed thorough professionalism with a human touch to soothe the fears of first-time "ballooners". The launch, the flight and the landing were executed flawlessly - no... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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105 reviews 105 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Having seen fairy chimneys by ground, we loaded on predawn balloon with 18 others to see the region from the air. A wonderful. It to be missed experience. After floating just above the ground, we soared to great heights seeing the unique geography of the region. Our pilot, mustafa fara did a great job dropping into valleys and rising out... More

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Virginia Beach, VA USA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
70 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This company has got balloon rides down to a science! Each basket holds 20 people. Those 20 people arrive in the same van and stay together for the entire ride. We arrive to the processing station and have time for coffee and a biscuit, then we are off to the balloon. The basket is chest high, so there is no... More

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150 reviews 150 reviews
132 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We took a balloon ride to view the famous,unique geological features called fairy chimneys. The large, cone-like formations were created over time by erosion of the relatively soft volcanic ash around them. Past cultures have dug into them to create dwellings, castles (like Uchisar) and even entire underground cities like Kaymakli and Derinkuyu, used as hiding places by early Christians.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The predawn Balloon flight is a never to be missed activity in Goreme, Cappadocia. We have seen many hot air balloons flying over head at our cave motel during the previous mornings with their mesmerizing multi-colour and hissing sound when they fired up the burners as they flew overhead. We were picked from our hotel at about 6 a.m.and transported... More

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Manizales, Colombia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

One of the best experiences I have ever had. No one should miss it!! It is totally worth every penny.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Pigeons have a special place in the lives of the cave dwellers of the Urgup area. We joined them with a fantastic balloon flight over the rugged eroded hills. We joined 71 other colourful balloons on a crisp morning and felt completely safe all of the time . The flight was over picturesque landscape and vegetation was breathtaking and the... More

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Sackville, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Had a perfect morning yesterday with a Göreme Balloon excursion. The whole operation is run smoothly and professionally, from booking to hotel pick up to drop off. The balloon ride itself is both peaceful and spectacular. Our pilot Yasir and copilot Ibrahim were great! Ibrahim was particularly personable. Wish I could so this every morning!

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