The Göbeklitepe Hot-air Balloon Tour
The Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight was officially launched after test flights were carried out by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in September. With the completion of the test flights done recently, the prices for the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight, which started to be a tourist attraction, have come to vary between 650 TL and 1000 TL on average. By taking part in this activity in this historical district, you will have the privilege of observing this priceless twelve-thousand-year-old historic site from the air.
The Gobeklitepe region, which has a history of great importance in terms of its past and present as a tourist spot, has a history of twelve thousand years. There are many local and foreign guests who have the privilege to visit this magnificent structure up close. All our domestic and foreign guests will have the chance to see this beautiful and unique view from the sky with the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight from now on whenever they want. With the region entering the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, and with increasing attention and interest, the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight made its first commercial flight on October 7th and began to serve our local and foreign customers who wish to come to the region and see this unique beauty from the air.
When does the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight take place ?
Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flights, which have just been inaugurated, have attracted a lot of attention from day one and are now in high demand. Every day at the sunrise, there are flights with hot-air balloons. As it is still a very recent activity in the region, All of Turkey as a pioneer in hot-air balloon flights does not really have any competitors. On the other hand, we do our best to help our local and foreign customers by offering unique flights.
In 2019, it was decided that hot air balloon flights could start in Gobeklitepe Şanlıurfa region, and this is how the area became very busy. T-shaped stones with figures of wild animals and temples in sizes ranging from ten to thirty meters, which have a history of twelve thousand years, have been unearthed with great precision. In order to see these beauties from the air, it is important to book with All Turkey, our Franch-Turkish travel agency, to benefit from the best prices for hot-air balloon flights.
Duration of the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight
The duration of the flight varies on average between 45 minutes and an hour. The flight height is made at a certain altitude from which our customers can easily see all the beauties of Gobeklitepe. All our pilots working in our company have been chosen from among the most experienced, both in terms of hot-air balloon flight and knowledge of the region. In this way, we are able to ensure that our customers can see this historic region in the best way during the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight. Participating in the hot-air balloon flight brings movement and color to the sky of Şanlıurfa. This experience will certainly remain a happy memory for all our guests. After Gobeklitepe, Şanlıurfa has become an important tourist town in the region. This way you will have seen and experienced the beauty of the entire area.
Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon price
With the cheap price of Gobeklitepe hot-air balloons flight that we offer to our customers, we aim to ensure that our customers can see this unique sight. We fly on average 300 days per year, in order to increase the tourism potential of Şanlıurfa. Our prices for the Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight, which we started in limited numbers in the early days, range from 600 to 900 TL. To participate in the hot-air balloon flight, a reservation must be made in advance and the tour fee must be paid to us the day before the flight.
For booking, identification numbers and names of our domestic customers are required. Passport information is required for overseas customers. Before the tour, you will be picked up from your hotel with our transfer vehicles and you will be transferred to the flight zone for free. After the flight, free return to your hotel with our transfer vehicles is included in the flight price. Our flights are carried out according to weather conditions and under the control of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
If the weather forecast could create situations that could hinder the flight or endanger the flight, the flights may be canceled by the General Directorate of Aviation. If your flight is canceled and you do not wish to board the balloon the next day, the balloon tour fee you paid will be refunded to you without any deduction. If you wish to take the plane the next day, your reservation will be transferred to that day. The system works exactly the same as the Cappadocia hot-air balloon flight program.
Our hot-air balloon rides will be a great activity for those who want to see the unique historical structure of the region from the air and who want to examine the rich natural structure of this historic region. You can check whether the hot-air balloons will be able to fly depending on the weather conditions on the website of the Directorate of Civil Aviation.
How is the demand for the hot-air balloon Gobeklitepe flight ?
Hot-air balloons, whose flights were suspended in March due to the recent Covid-19 epidemic, started flying again at the end of August. Hot-air balloon rides, which have mainly met the demands of domestic tourism since August, have become more able to meet this demand with much cheaper Gobeklitepe hot-air balloon flight. According to official figures for 2019, 660 thousand people participated in hot-air balloon flights in our country. This number is expected to increase much more in this year 2021, especially with the start of the hot-air balloon season.
- Free transfer from your hotel to the flight zone
- Free breakfast before the flight
- Hot-air balloon flight lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour
- Free transfer to your hotel after the flight
- Theft insurance
- Beverage service after the flight
- Symbolic certificate which will be given to you after the balloon flight Gobeklitepe visitor number
Due to the pandemic we are in the past few months, Gobeklitepe, which has been closed for about three months this year, has served its visitors with the virtual museum app. During this period, it became the most visited digital archaeological site. During this time, 1 million 673 thousand people entered the application of the virtual museum and showed great interest. With the opening of hot-air balloon flights from this historic site, which reopened its doors to visitors in June, we will have the chance to increase the potential of this archaeological site during this year 2021.