Experience one of the most exciting and memorable activities while on holidays by participating in Icmeler Balloon Tour. Pamukkale is known for having infamous sites, such as the ancient city of Hierapolis and the Cotton Castle. This activity, gives you the opportunity to observe them from above as the sun rises. Feel unique emotions, admire nature at its finest, unfold your senses and create long lasting memories with this extraordinary hot air balloon ride in Pamukkale.
Please remember that there is no transfer service on this tour, you can either rent a car and make your way to Pamukkale to our meeting point. Our we can arrange you a private transfer service for 100 £ (minibus with 9 passanger seats). With our vip minibus your will enjoy a comfortable drive to Pamukkale. Early in the morning, a comfortable vehicle will pick you up from your place of accommodation. A professional driver and a tour guide will transfer you to Pamukkale.
Early in the morning, before sunrise, a fully air conditioned and modern bus will pick you up from your hotel in Icmeler. An English speaking tour guide will transfer you towards Pamukkale and inform you about the day. The road trip to the hot air balloon station is almost 3 hours. When you arrive there, the professional hot air balloon pilots will welcome you and let you know all the final details of this amazing activity. As they prepare the hot air balloon, you can snap some photos of the whole process.
After that, once the hot air balloon is ready, you will enter into the basket in groups. The take-off is an incredible experience, able to fill you with emotions. As the hot air balloon starts to fly get ready to observe a unique sunrise. Hot air balloons are able to reach a certain altitude set by the Turkish Civil Aviation Authority. When you are at that altitude, you can observe the infamous Cotton Castle with its terraces that are full of thermal water. In addition, you can also observe the ancient city of Hierapolis and admire the ancient ruins.
In general, the flight lasts for one hour. However, please keep in mind that it is subject to the weather conditions and the direction of the wind. After a certain point, the pilot will start following a landing mode until you reach the ground.
At the hot air balloon station, after your landing, a small ceremony takes place for every group of participants. More specifically, the pilots will give you a personalized flight certificate so that you can remember this day forever. With a champagne toast and lots of laughter and fun, the celebration will be the perfect ending for this activity. After the balloon flight you will have your breakfast and then you will have the opportunity to visit Pamukkale. Your guide will take you to Pamukkale and give you some free time (3-hours) to explore this natural wonder on your own. At the end of the free time , your will arrive to our restaurant for the lunch. In the afternoon you will start driving back and this extraordinary activity finishes when you arrive back to your hotel in Icmeler, full of emotions, new images and long lasting memories.
Hot air balloons form an incredible, yet alternative way to enjoy sightseeing in Pamukkale. If you are on holidays in Icmeler and wish to visit Pamukkale, but you are running out of days, this tour is the ideal option. Pamukkale Hot Air Balloon gives you the opportunity to explore Pamukkale from above while flying in a hot air balloon. Experience a very special and memorable activity, watch the infamous sites of the area and set yourself free to feel unique emotions. This magic place is only 3 hours from Icmeler.
This tour starts very early in the morning, before the sunrise. Members of our team will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Icmeler and drive you towards Pamukkale. The road trip is approximately 3 hourss during which you can relax in the bus.
When you arrive at the hot air balloon station you can meet the professional pilots of the hot air balloons. As the pilots fill the balloon with hot air, you can snap some photos of this incredible process and learn some interesting information from them.
Once the preparations are over, you can enter the basket and make yourself comfortable for the flight. The take-off process will fill you with excitement as the hot air balloon starts to rise above the ground. At the highest altitude allowed, a sense of freedom will full your mind and soul. From that particular level of altitude you can enjoy some stunning panoramic views over the majestic Cotton Castle. The white washed terraces are perfectly paired with the sunlight, creating a truly special backdrop. Moreover, you can also enjoy some breath taking views over the ancient city of Hierapolis.
After some time, the pilot will follow a landing mode until you reach the ground. Take some time to appreciate these last moments on the hot air balloon as the experience is truly special.
By the end of the flight, when you land back to the station, the pilots will create a small ceremony for you. In order to celebrate this memorable experience, you will make a champagne toast and have some fun. The pilots will also give you a flight certificate which is the best souvenir for this excursion.
Upon landing, the schedule includes a small celebration at the station. During this small celebration, the professional pilots will give you personalized flight certificates for your participation. Feel proud of yourself with a champagne toast and spend some fun moments with your friends or family.
When the celebration is over, your tour guide will take you to Pamukkale and give you some free time to explore this natural beauty on your own. There so many things to visit during this free time such as, white cliffs, ancient theatre, Hierapolis and Cleopatra's pool.
After finishing the your in Pamukkale and lunch, the bus will be there in order to transfer you back to Icmeler. This full day excursion finishes when you return back to your hotel.