Hot-air balloons to color Turkey’s touristic Kızılırmak
SAMSUN - Doğan News Agency
AA PhotosMunicipal authorities in the northern province of Samsun have launched hot-air balloon tours over touristic regions of the Kızılırmak basin and the Bafra district in an effort to cultivate tourism in the area.
As part of a special event, reporters were welcomed on a balloon tour to introduce and promote the new trips. Reporters sampled the scenery in a hot-air balloon with a capacity for 12 people during a 55-minute trip.
Meanwhile, the municipality announced that it would offer tour tickets, which cost around 450 Turkish Liras each, at a 66 percent discount for the first month.
Other tourism projects are also expected in region, including trekking tours and paragliding facilities in the Kapıkaya area.