Enjoy Turkey’s stunning landscapes on the 6-hour drive from Alanya to Pamukkale, before breaking for lunch at a restaurant with views over the travertines. Wander the ruins of ancient Hierapolis, paddle through startling white travertine pools, then enjoy dinner at your hotel. The next day, after a buffet breakfast, you’ll visit the ocher-hued hot springs at Karahayit, discover a mosque, and shop for souvenirs including leather, onyx, and fabric. You’ll drive back to Side after lunch.
Thermal waters in Pamukkale are providing health recovery.
As a wonder of nature, Pamukkale is worth a visit. The area is one of the important places frequented visited by many people due to thermal water’s healing the health.
As an UNESCO World Heritage site Pamukkale/ Hierapolis is considered one of the oldest thermal cities worldwide.
The Egyptian queen Cleopatra was frequently visited the limestone terraces of Hierapolis for its healing power. Welcome to Cleopatra’s imperial footsteps. You will test and amaze of the power of thermal waters on your own on this trip to UNESCO world heritage site Pamukkale/ Hierapolis.
When heading to Pamukkale, we will pass the Korkuteli town which was famous for being the only place in Anatolian not defeated by Alexander the Great!
During your visit to Pamukkale, you will see the white travertines, the ancient city of Hierapolis, the ancient tombs, the thermal pool where the queen cleopatra often swam, and the red water pool.
In order to provide affordable trip price we organize the tour together with another regional company.
There are shopping breaks by handicraft productions centres during this excursion ran.
The tour plans could be changed slightly by the overview for seasonal or various other reasons. Visitings through to some galleries or ancient ruins might not be possible due to renovation works. Due to very hot in July and also August, breaks as well as visits to open-air galleries and also old ruins might be much shorter than planned.
The prices fo extras:
in Pamukkale hotel, and in shops on the way, in restaurants for drinks, and food on the way might be expensive than expected.
Lunch is not included in the price and the lunch we offer at the restaurant may be not match your taste and therefore Please bring lunch box with you from your hotel.
Day 1: Side – Pamukkale
You will be picked up in good time for a 7:30am departure from your central Side hotel. Your first stop will be in the town of Korkuteli for breakfast – if you haven't arranged a breakfast box from your hotel, you can buy snacks, tea, and coffee in their cafe. There will be other stops along the 4-hour journey to Denizli, where you'll enjoy stunning views of Pamukkale's cascading travertine pools and an optional open buffet lunch (own expense). After lunch, your guide will lead you through the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis, explaining the amphitheater, city walls, bath houses, cemetery, and more. Then stroll the snow-white travertines, paddle in brilliant blue pools, and bask in the warm waters of the Pamukkale hot springs. You may wish to swim in Cleopatra's Pool, a warm pool full of ancient statuary and columns: please note an extra charge applies. Finally, drive to your hotel for an included dinner. Overnight in Denizli
Day 2: Pamukkale – Side
Feast on an open buffet breakfast at your hotel before checking out to continue your tour. Your first stop is the Karahayit Hot Springs, which feature a similar stepped series of travertine pools to Pamukkale, but in ocher: swimming is at your own expense. Next, visit a traditional Turkish mosque to learn more about the religious beliefs of local people. You'll stop at shops specializing in leather, onyx, and fabric – whether to buy or window shop is up to you. After lunch (own expense) in Denizli, you'll head back to Side with a stop in Antalya, arriving back at your hotel in the late afternoon.
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