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  • Pamukkale and Hierapolis Full-Day Guided Tour

    1. Pamukkale and Hierapolis Full-Day Guided Tour

    Visit Pamukkale and Hierapolis on a 7-hour guided tour. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot springs and take in the unique white limestone terraces, known as travertines. The ancients believed that Hierapolis, or Sacred City, was founded by the god Apollo. It was famed for its hot springs, whose vapors were associated with Pluto, the god of the underworld. The hot springs were popular in Roman times because of their therapeutic powers. Visit the Domitian Gate, the colonnaded street and the cathedral. Explore the Pamukkale Museum and marvel at the limestone terraces of Pamukkale. The healing powers of the hot springs led to the establishment of a spa resort.

  • From Istanbul: Pamukkale Trip with Hot Air Balloon Ride

    2. From Istanbul: Pamukkale Trip with Hot Air Balloon Ride

    Take a break from bustling Istanbul and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale on this 2-day trip. See extraordinary views of thermal pools and terraces and visit the ancient ruins of Hierapolis. Your trip begins with a flight from Istanbul to Denizli Airport. Upon arriving at Denizli Airport your driver will meet you and drop you off at your hotel for you to retire and relax in the evening. The next day in the early morning, your driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the meeting point for your hot air balloon ride. Rise up into the sky and see the white travertines from above. Have a memorable experience as you taking stunning views of the surrounding landscape and Hierapolis. Once your air balloon flight finishes have breakfast back in the hotel. Take a break before beginning your excursion to Hierapolis. Follow your guide as they tell you about interesti...

  • Pamukkale: Full Day Tour from Kusadası or Selcuk

    3. Pamukkale: Full Day Tour from Kusadası or Selcuk

    Enjoy a relaxing splash in the hot springs of Hierapolis, one of the sacred sites of Turkey, dating back thousands of years. They were used in Roman times because of their therapeutic powers. Also admire the white limestone terraces, known as travertines of Pamukkale.  Pamukkale has always been a very popular settlement, because of its hot springs, which are believed to have healing powers. Through this, the city became the center of a pagan cult in antiquity. Now it has transformed into an outstanding spa resort. The city was on the borders of the ancient states of Caria, Lycia and Phrygia and had a mixed population. Citizens were usually involved in the wool and textile industry. Its beautiful terraces were formed by running warm spring water. The temperature is around 35 C, containing calcium bicarbonate. When the water loses its carbon dioxide it leaves limestone deposits. These re...

    Wasted too much time driving the tiny village roads on the way back, so we spent almost an hour longer to drive back from the site than it took to drive there! Our guide was awesome! Would recommend him to our friends!

  • From Marmaris: Day Trip to Pamukkale With Lunch

    4. From Marmaris: Day Trip to Pamukkale With Lunch

    Start with pickup from Marmaris and travel to the stunning hot springs of Pamukkale. On the way stop at a Varol textile factory outside the city of Denzili, where you will learn more about this local craft.

    Upon arrival, explore the white terraces of the hot springs which are said to have healing and regenerative properties. Learn about the history of the site and the city of Hierapolis, founded in the 2nd century BC. See the many remnants of Greek structures including the baths and several temples.

    Enjoy some time to relax in some of the pools. Choose to relax in Cleopatra's Pool, at an additional price which must be paid on the spot. After discovering this wonder of nature, return to Marmaris in the late evening after a full day excursion.

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What people are saying about Pamukkale

Overall rating

3.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Good tour. Driver took major highway there, but not back!

Wasted too much time driving the tiny village roads on the way back, so we spent almost an hour longer to drive back from the site than it took to drive there! Our guide was awesome! Would recommend him to our friends!