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91 Thousand People Watched Pamukkale From The Balloon

Attracting the attention of tourists with its travertines, ancient city and pool, 91,128 visitors watched Pamukkale from the sky in the January-August period.

Tourists’ interest in hot air balloon tours, which started with a balloon in Pamukkale in 2012, continues.In the January-August period this year, 91,128 local and foreign guests had the chance to watch the region from the air with a hot air balloon. In Pamukkale, where the most hot air balloon tours are made after Cappadocia, tours prepared only in the winter period are now made in all four seasons.

The interest of tourists in the balloon tours, which started with balloons in Pamukkale, which was on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2012, continues. This year, 91,128 local and foreign guests had the chance to watch in the January-August period. Aerial zone by hot air balloon. In Pamukkale, where the most hot air balloon tours are made after Cappadocia, tours prepared only in the winter period are now made in all four seasons.

Tourists, who come to the area just under the travertines before sunrise, wait for the balloons to inflate. Then, with the help of the authorities, the tourists, who get on the balloons one by one, can watch the sunrise and the ruins in the skies of Pamukkale. Gökberk Özyurt, the general operations officer of the balloon company in Pamukkale, told Anadolu Agency that there are 40 balloons in the region. Especially Russian tourists are very interested. Two months later, we will host our guests from Latin America, Indonesia, Malaysia. Our flight takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour depending on the weather conditions. We have 14-15 fixed flights a day. Our guests are in Pamukkale from an altitude of 800-900 meters. He can watch.”

Tourists Show Intense Interest in Balloons

Balloon pilot İsmail Hıraözlü also stated that the guests had a good time in the balloon. Gazi Murat Şen, President of Denizli Touristic Hoteliers and Operators Association (DENTUROD), said that the interest in balloon and paragliding tours in Pamukkale has increased. He said that those who want to see the white heaven from above compete with each other.

Şen said, “It is better to see the unique beauty of Pamukkale from a bird’s eye view. Then they make their holidays more meaningful by walking on the travertines.” said. Büşra Şenelli, who came from Adana, also stated that her husband proposed to her here last year. Explaining that she was excited to get on a balloon for the first time, Şenelli said, “I loved this place. I am very happy to come to Pamukkale. It was a very nice feeling. It was a very nice feeling for everyone. I want them to see this unique beauty. It was very nice to watch Pamukkale with a balloon tour.” The view was perfect.” Semih Şenelli emphasized that he felt lucky to watch the beauty of Pamukkale from a height and that the sunrise was magnificent.

Gül Demirci

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