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Do you dream of seeing the Maldives azure coast and white sands? Day trip to Salda lake from Pamukkale will make your dream come true! If you drive from Pamukkale to Salda Lake, you can swim in the azure waters and walk along the white sandy beaches of Salda Lake. Due to its incredible resemblance to the islands of the Maldives, this lake is often referred to as the “Turkish Maldives”. Salda Lake is the deepest and cleanest lake in Turkey. Its depth is 184 meters.
This azure lake is believed to have formed about 2 million years ago. Near the lake there are places with pools of healing clay rich in minerals. You have the opportunity to heal your body with this mineral clay.
The unique Salda Lake is surrounded by green mountains and a nature park. There are also picnic areas. Juniper and pine forests, turquoise waters and white beaches will fill you with pleasant emotions and tranquility.
Pamukkale Salda Lake Tour price is 100 Euro for adults, 100 Euro for children from 6 to 12 years old and for children under 5 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
At the agreed time, a transport will arrive at your hotel, which will take you to the unique Salda Lake. You will take beautiful photos against the background of the mighty mountains and the azure waters of the deepest and purest lake in Turkey, walk along the white sandy beaches of the “Turkish Maldives”, swim in the turquoise waters and apply healing magnesium clay to your skin.
You will have the opportunity to see these landscapes and this beautiful lake from a bird’s eye view, go paragliding or swim in the crystal clear waters of Lake Salda.
Don’t forget to bring your beach and sun protection gear.
After a nice time at Salda Lake you will be brought back to your hotel.
You will travel to an unusual azure lake that formed about 2 million years ago – Lake Salda. Old stromatolite algae still grow in it. And its unusual coastal surface is covered with deposits of the mineral hydromagnesite, which is also rich in the water of the lake, although at first glance it may seem to you that it is fine snow-white sand.
Green forest, carbonate mountains, white sandy beaches, seven crystal white islands in the lake and clear water complement the scenic landscape of this nature park.
You drive along the mountain slopes and pine forests that surround the lake. You will see the incredibly beautiful turquoise waters of the lake and the snow-white shore even at the entrance. You will immediately notice the similarity of the landscape with the popular Maldives. And that’s not casual.
The rocks around the lake and the Maldives contain similar elements – magnesium and magnesite. It is also surprising that these cosmic elements have also been found on Mars.
You will have the opportunity to swim in the cleanest and deepest lake in Turkey. The depth of this crystal clear lake reaches 184 meters.
Please note that the water in the lake is quite cool as Salda Lake is at an altitude of 1193 meters above sea level.
It is believed that the water in the lake is even drinkable and has a sweet taste.
The geological feature of the lake is also the presence of offshore healing clay rich in magnesium. Unlike hydrogen sulfide mud, this clay does not have a specific odor. Beside the lake are separate reservoirs of magnesium clay. It is considered beneficial, so you can test its healing properties and apply it as a mask. In hot weather, it will incredibly refresh your body.
Seeing the mighty mountains, the turquoise surface of the lake and walking along the snow-white shore will give you a truly aesthetic pleasure.
Not only can you swim and enjoy the beautiful views, but you can also take wonderful pictures against the backdrop of these stunning landscapes.
Fans of extreme recreation will find entertainment at the beautiful Salda Lake. Paragliding over the wonderful area gives you a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding scenic area. The breathtaking landscapes of this area from a height take on a completely different form.
Paragliding on Salda Lake will give you unforgettable positive impressions, adrenaline rush, drive and vivid emotions. Anyone can make the jump. You do not need to have experience, certain knowledge and skills, it is enough to have an irresistible desire, courage and adulthood.
Paragliding flights take place together with an experienced qualified instructor. You will receive detailed instructions in advance. Modern equipment is used for flights, which is subject to constant controls. There are also additional levels of insurance. The focus is not only on the joy of flight and vivid emotions, but also on safety.
After having a great time in “ Turkish Maldives” amidst the serene nature of Taurus Mountains and healing your body with beneficial minerals and trace elements, return to your hotels in Pamukkale.
Adult: 100 €
Child: 100 €
The excursion from Pamukkale to Salda Lake starts from 09.00 am. The total tour time is approximately 6 hours.
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