Upgrade your holidays in Side by adding Pamukkale Balloon Tour on your bucket list. This exceptional tour is available twice a week, and combines sightseeing with excitement. Grab the chance to visit another city, fly with an imposing hot air balloon, witness an atmospheric sunrise, and explore the main sites in Pamukkale with a tour that is capable of meeting even the most demanding expectations.
Our Side Pamukkale Balloon Tour begins during the early morning hours, before the dawn. For your own convenience, a pick-up service from your hotel in Side is included in the price. A professional tour guide will welcome you in a comfortable bus, and let you know the final details of the schedule along the way. The road trip is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. Take advantage of the time to relax in the bus, or observe some nice views before the dawn. On the way to Pamukkale, you will have the chance to enjoy a tasty and energising breakfast.
For the first part of this full-day tour, you will experience how it feels to be flying with a hot air balloon. The bus will drop you off at the take-off area, where you can meet the pilots and instructors. Everything you need to know about this flight will be properly explained by the professionals, so there is nothing to worry about. You can also watch them preparing the balloon for the flight.
The flight is smooth and take-off is able to fill you with emotions and excitement. What’s even better is that, from a certain altitude you can enjoy some imposing panoramic views over the infamous Cotton Castle and the nearby ancient city, Hierapolis.
The highlight of the flight is, of course, the sunrise. Once at the highest allowed altitude, the sun will start rising right in front of you. The warm reflections of the light over the monuments below create a scene like no other. By the end of the flight, a small celebration follows, during which you can enjoy a glass of champagne and receive your flight certificates.
The second part of the tour is all about sightseeing. You will have the time to explore Pamukkale and visit some of the main places of interest, such as the ancient city of Hierapolis, the travertines, or the ancient thermal pool.
Before leaving Pamukkale, you will enjoy a much-needed lunch at a local restaurant, where you can also relax in a cosy atmosphere. During the afternoon, the bus will drive you back to Side. This excursion finishes when the bus drops you off at your hotel full of great memories and positive emotions.
Make your holidays unforgettable with a full day excursion from Side to Pamukkale. This tour is ideal for all as it gives you the chance to explore interesting spots and, of course, to participate in a hot air balloon flight. Get the best views of Pamukkale, feel the majestic atmosphere during the sunrise, and make memories that will last for a long time.
Pick up: During the early morning hours, a bus will pick you up from your hotel in Side. Approximate pick up time and further details are given upon booking.
Road trip to Pamukkale: As the road trip takes around three hours, take your time to relax in the comfortable bus or observe the views. A professional tour guide will be with you during the day, so feel free to ask anything you might want to know about the schedule or Pamukkale in general. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a breakfast and relax for a while.
Balloon flight: Upon arrival in Pamukkale, a balloon flight follows. Professional pilots will explain everything you need to know about this experience. You may also watch them filling the balloon with hot air and snap some pictures during the process.
Imposing sunrise and views: As the balloon starts rising above the ground, you can expect to feel the first adrenaline boosts. The flight is slow and smooth, allowing you to get the best views. More precisely, during the flight, you can spot the main sites in Pamukkale, the Cotton Castle and the ancient city of Hierapolis. The most breath-taking moment, however, is the sunrise. Once the sun starts to rise, the warm colour palette will fill be a feast for your eyes as it reflects on the ground and on the sites.
Sightseeing in Pamukkale: The flight finishes with a short celebration during which you will toast a glass of champagne and feel proud for your participation. After that, you will have some time to visit the infamous Cotton Castle, the antique thermal pool that is also famous as the Cleopatra’s pool, and the ancient city of Hierapolis. The tour guide will provide interesting and important information about the sites.
Lunch and Return: After your exploration, and before leaving Pamukkale, the guide will take you to a local restaurant, where you will have a delicious lunch. The lunch is included in the price of this tour. This full-day tour finishes during the afternoon, when the bus drops you off at your hotel in Side.
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