Pamukkale - Antalya

Pamukkale/Hierapolis ranks among one of the oldest thermal cities of the world. The thermal water of Pamukkale has offered beauty and health to people since ancient times. However, the goal of this trip is the miracle of nature that is Pamukkale, which translates as “Cotton Castle” in Turkish.

The reasons for the visit of Queen Cleopatra to Hierapolis were its limestone terraces, thermal water, beauty and health. We will drive over Antalya through the Taurus Mountains passing the Salda Lake to Pamukkale. We will arrive at Pamukkale at noon and have sufficient time for the limestone terraces, the ancient city Hierapolis with it’s enormous necropolis and graves.

In the afternoon we travel back towards Antalya. On the way, there will be a stop in Tavas to see a carpet loom and learn the Turkish art of looming. A day trip combining nature and culture.

Please note: Occasionally actual days of operation are subject to change. If this is the case we will endeavour to book a day as close as possible to your original preferred day. Should this not be acceptable a full refund will be made.

Day 1: The tour starts early in the morning at 06:30am with a pick up time for the hotels in Antalya city center. The first stop will be in Korkuteli for the breakfast. If you will not have lunch box from the hotel, you can buy some snacks, tea, coffee there in a cafe. On the way to Pamukkale there are some other stops to make the long journey easier and more comfortable.

 The closest city to Pamukkale is Denizli, there you will stop to enjoy the beautiful panoramic view. Next in program is an open buffet lunch organized by your guide for an extra charge (pay locally). From the restaurant it will possible to see the hill with the stunning white terraces.

On arrival to Pamukkale first discover the ruins of Hierapolis (amphitheatre, city walls, bathhouses, necropolis, etc.) to learn more about the history and culture of this area. Then you can walk on the white travertines enjoying the full beauty of this natural wonder and swim in its natural pools with the hot spring water. Not far from the travertines there is an ancient pool called Cleopatra's pool, swimming there is optional and for an extra charge. When the First day program finishes, you will drive to the hotel for an overnight stay there. Dinner in hotel is included.

Day 2: Your second day will start with an open buffet breakfast in the hotel. Don't forget to take all belongings with you as we make check out from the hotel and continue the tour.

You will visit the hot thermal springs near Karahayit town. You will be amazed to see their red travertines. Swimming there is optional for an extra charge.

Next you will visit the mosque to learn more about the religious traditions of local people. Then comes time for shopping and you’ll be visiting a leather shop and onyx fabric.

Purchases are not necessary, and you can wait outside if you don’t fancy visiting the shop.

On the way back to Antalya you will pass Denizli one more time, stop lunch as organized by your tour guide and after drive directly back to Antalya.

This excursion is available from 4 resorts: Antalya City, Konyaalti, Kundu, Lara.

Days this excursion runs on: Mondays,Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Please note this tour is bilingual.

Includes: Transfers, Lunch, Guide, Entry Fees except Cleopatras Pool.

Not Included: Drinks, Extras, Cleopatras Pool.

Pick up Time: 05:45- 06:30

Drop off Time: 21:30 - 22:05.

Times are approximate and subject to changes.

Please bring sensible/comfortable shoes. Swimwear and towels. Waterproof jacket.

This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

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