8. From Marmaris: Pamukkale Balloon Flight Day Trip with Lunch
Pick up: During the early morning hours, a bus will pick you up from your hotel in Marmaris. 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 Marmaris.