Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish. Thermal water in the region ranging from 35 to 100 degrees in 17 different temperatures, starting from ancient times, Pamukkale has become a thermal health center that offers healing to people for thousands of years. Healing waters are known to support the treatment of many diseases, especially rheumatism, skin, heart and vascular. In addition, these thermal waters in Pamukkale with 17 different temperatures created natural wonders of different beauty all over Pamukkale.
After pick up, have a 4 hours long drive with a break on the midway through breath taking views of Toros, mountains, farming lands, small towns and villages.
You will visit Hierapolis. The Necropolis (cemetery) of Hierapolis is one of the biggest ancient cemeteries in Anatolia with 1,200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, Byzantian Gate. Then you take a short walk over to the natural warm water terraces which were formed by running warm water that contains high levels of calcium. A swim in the effervescent waters of the Sacred Pool should be at the top of the list on any travel itinerary.
In addition to a high level of natural radioactivity, the water contains calcium bicarbonate, calcium sulfate, magnesium and carbon dioxide and after a swim, you should simply dry off and let the minerals do their magic. You will be given enough free time(3 hours) to be on your own pace as well to get better feeling of site of Pamukkale. In late afternoon 6 hours drive back to Alanya and return to your hotel or point of your departure.
Travertine entrance ticket does not include swimming in Cleopatra pool. Swimming in the Cleopatra ancient thermal pool is extra.
The tour schedule depends on the availability of time. The tour program can be changed shorter or longer by the guide.
Prices of all kinds of food, drinks, clothing and souvenirs in the shops where we stop during the tour are not under our control.
It is very important that you follow the timings given by the tour guide.
Children under 5 and younger are complimentary.
Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
You must wear comfortable walking shoes.
You should bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses. Also swimming suits in case you swim in the Antique Pool.
Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
Pick up from your hotel (Alanya 03:30 - Side 06:15 - Belek 06:30 - Antalya 06:45)
Breakfast on the way of Pamukkale (not included)
Pamukkale and Hierapolis (about 3 hours)
Swimming in the Cleopatra Pool (not included)
Return to the hotels at 20:00 - 23:30
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