Hot air ballooning in Capadoccia, Turkey/Türkiye

Both romantic and adventurous, these days hot-air ballooning is well, hot - no doubt about it. There are great options all around the world, but one of the coolest and most distinctive is in the Capadoccia region of central Turkey, a 7½ -hour drive from Istanbul and 3½ from Ankara. That's because this adventure will float you over the “fairy chimneys”, rock formations of volcanic ash, lava and basalt that form impressive swirling spires. You can choose from standard to deluxe and private balloon flights in sunrise or sunset. But that’s not all, there are horseback rides through UNESCO World Heritage Sites and exploration trips of underground caves and centuries-old towns - you can even overnight here!

Read more in Tripatini contributor Sadie Brooks´ post 7 Awesome Active-Vacation Ideas for 2023.

Wolfgang Moroder

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