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Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris

Created with Sketch. Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey
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Duration

13 Hours

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Languages

English

Overview

Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris is worth making at least once in your life to get closer to ancient history and legends, to see with your own eyes the unique creations of nature and architectural masterpieces created in ancient times, to be convinced of the wealth and beauty of the hospitable Turkish lands.

Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris – the pearl of Turkey and one of the most popular tourist destinations, an average of about 12 thousand locals and tourists visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

About Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris

Incredibly lucky tourists of the Aegean coast, because you can get to Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris in just 3 hours, and in 1 day you can see not only the famous white terraces, but also the ancient city of Hierapolis, the ancient amphitheater and the Necropolis.

In addition, after a walking tour, you will have the opportunity to swim in the miraculous pools of Cleopatra, enjoy magical views of picturesque landscapes and the purest air filled with the aroma of cedars and pines.

Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris starts at dawn, on a comfortable bus, overcoming mountain serpentines, passing coniferous forests and olive groves, you will go to Denizli province, where geothermal springs, unique in their composition, and one of the most famous sights of Turkey – snow-white 200- Ti meter hill “Cotton Castle”.

In the vicinity of healing springs in the era of the Roman Empire, there was one of the first SPA resorts in the ancient world – the city of Hierapolis, the ruins of which have survived to this day, and nearby, in the shade of perennial cedars and flowering gardens, there are the legendary Cleopatra pools, swimming in which, according to legend, returns youth and beauty.

During Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris, you will not only visit these historical and natural attractions, but also make stops at the most picturesque viewing platforms, taste national Turkish cuisine, enjoy the bewitching views of mountain slopes immersed in greenery and rocks reaching clouds.

“Cotton Castle” and thermal springs

Surely everyone is familiar with the snow-white travertines of Pamukkale from television programs and illustrations of travel and geographical publications, but few people realize that the formation of a unique natural landscape took more than 400 thousand years.

Calcium-enriched waters from 17 geothermal springs flowed down the mountain slope, gradually forming a coating and turning it white. Bath-like pools have formed on small plateaus, the water of which has a unique composition and temperature, at the moment such sources have no analogues in the world, and the entire complex is under the protection of the UNESCO world organization.

Making a Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris, you can walk barefoot on snow-white travertines, admire the views of unsurpassed beauty, take spectacular photos against the backdrop of a mountain slope.

Legendary Cleopatra’s Pool

Cleopatra’s pool is no less popular and visited. Tourists and locals come here not only to improve their health, but also to find peace of mind, restore balance and recharge their batteries. This is a kind of SPA center in the open air, where everything relaxes and pacifies, the rich aroma of pine needles makes you dizzy, the singing of birds and the whisper of the wind touch your ears, and the enchanting picturesque views of the surrounding mountains delight the eye.

That is why the natural reservoir filled with water of the purest mineral springs became a favorite bathing place for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra. One of the legends says that the miraculous waters helped her to keep her youth and beauty, and you can see for yourself the veracity of the legend by plunging into a crystal clear pond filled with bubbles.

Hierapolis Antique City and Pamukkale Tour from Marmaris

The discovery of healing thermal springs by the ancient Romans immediately led to the foundation of a resort in its vicinity, which became the center of the cultural life of the ancient elite. Hierapolis could boast of all the benefits of civilization, there were temples and chapels, market squares and baths, sports and theater arenas.

Walking through the streets of the ancient settlement, you will be surprised how well preserved the buildings, which are more than 2000 years old. Many of the buildings are striking in their size and grandeur, such as the ancient amphitheater, designed for 10,000 spectators, or the largest Necropolis in modern Turkey.

Archaeologists are still excavating to this day, discovering ancient Lycian tombs, family crypts of the Roman nobility, ornamented sarcophagi and statues, chapels and basilicas. Once in the ancient city, among the monumental columns and arches, you involuntarily plunge into the atmosphere of the great era of fateful battles, spectacular gladiator fights, luxurious palaces and brave commanders.

During Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris, you can afford to take a short trip back in time and, walking through the ruins of squares and streets, imagine yourself surrounded by brisk merchants and brave warriors, senators and philosophers, beautiful queens and mighty gladiators.

Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris is worth making at least once in your life to get closer to ancient history and legends, to see with your own eyes the unique creations of nature and architectural masterpieces created in ancient times, to be convinced of the wealth and beauty of the hospitable Turkish lands.

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Attractions

  • Hierapolis Ancient City
  • Pamukkale Travertines
  • Cleopatra Pool

Included/Exclude

  • Guided tour of Pamukkale and Hiearapolis
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Marmaris Hotels
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Beverages
  • Antique Pool in Pamukkale
  • Entrance Fees

FAQs

Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris is for one person  30€.

  • Guided tour of Pamukkale and Hiearapolis
  • Lunch
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Marmaris Hotels
  • Live tour commentary provided in English

Pamukkale is 210 km far away from Marmaris. It takes nearly 3 hours by car.

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey
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