Cappadocia, Turkey is one of the world’s most surreal places, with its intricate rock formations and moon-like surface. Yet somehow the landscape becomes even more incredible when its sky is marked with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons. We’ve found some of the most stunning images of the hot air balloons over Turkey, from aerial shots to those taken at the peak of sunrise.
Cappadocia, Turkey’s unique formations were created from volcanic eruptions that transformed the area’s landscape around nine million years ago. Travelers rank Cappadocia as one of the world’s top three best places for hot air balloon flights. These tours vary from standard flights with 15-20 guests, to private hot air balloons trips that are perfect for special occasions.