Have you ever heard of this place? If not, you are missing out on a truly life changing location. This whole region in Turkey is a land of great mystery, stunning beauty, and mind bending vistas. Unique in all the world, the moonscape of Cappadocia is a wonder of nature. Fairy chimneys of limestone jut up like statues and impossible rock formations cover the landscape.
Located just one hour away from Istanbul or Izmir by plane, adding this wonder of nature & man to your Turkey Itinerary couldn’t be easier.In an extraordinary meeting of nature’s artistic splendor and humankind’s resourcefulness, Cappadocia is one of those rare places that must be experienced at least once in a lifetime. With soaring rock formations, uniquely rippled landscapes, splendid walking trails, mysterious underground cities and rock-cut churches, Cappadocia is the must-see destination in Turkey.View outstanding Cappadocia Balloon Pictures .
This is a region rich in history as well. The Assyrian, Hittite, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires have all made their mark on this land. In the 2nd century early Christians fleeing from Roman persecution took up hiding in the many caves and valleys in the Cappadocia region. They ended up constructing vast subterranean cities, labyrinths of rooms, stores, restaurants, churches, and more all underground!
To this day, Cappadocia remains an important historical world heritage site. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey. One of the most amazing things you could ever do is to take a Cappadocia balloon tour through the valleys, ravines, fairy chimneys, and vineyards of this part of Turkey.
The very best way to tour Cappadocia Turkey is by balloon.
It’s hard to put into words how incredible it truly is to witness this miracle of nature from a hot air balloon. This isn’t your normal hot air balloon tour. You get a sense of truly ancient majesty as you watch the limestone formations slide beneath you silently. Ancient empires ruled these lands for thousands of years, countless battles have been fought on the ground. From the air it is all silent and stunning.
From the balloon you will see the valleys as well as very old vineyards that have been in existence since before the time of Christ. The limestone formations are as different and varied in shape and color as you could possibly imagine. For a truly unforgettable Turkey tour, you will most certainly want to take a Balloon Tour over the moonscape of Cappadocia