Hot Air Balloons @ Sunrise

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Balakrishna Narayanan

The best way to explore the unique landscape in Cappadocia in Turkey is by riding the Hot Air balloon at Sunrise, when the winds are much calmer. Breath taking views of Chimney fairies, Rose valley, Beautiful valleys filled with cave homes and pigeon houses is a sight not to be missed. Every morning at break of dawn, about 100+ hot air balloons soar high up in the air taking tours around the multiple valleys in the Goreme/Nevsehir regions of Cappadocia. This is a shot I took during one of my balloon rides over the Goreme region. The light was just about perfect.

Location: Cappadocia, Turkey

 

More Outdoor Scenes Entries »

 
  1. Cave and Camera

    By Shannon Charlebois

  2. Reflect

    By Shannon Charlebois

  3. Bridging Old to New

    By Shannon Charlebois

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!