Join a full day excursion that combines both, impressive landscapes and exceptional sightseeing during your holidays in Alanya. Turkey has some stunning locations that can be feast for your eyes and multiple important monuments and sites. Alanya Salda Lake & Pamukkale Tour (No-Shopping) enables you to visit the Salda Lake so called “Turkish Maldives”, and the infamous Pamukkale. Ancient ruins, thermal springs, tranquillity and serenity are some of the things you should expect.
The tour to Salda and Pamukkale begins early in the morning. A fully air conditioned and modern bus will pick you up from your hotel in Alanya. An experienced local guide will accompany you during the day and make sure that you enjoy every moment of your excursion. As the road trip is quite long, for your own comfort, a short break for breakfast will take place.
The first site to visit during this magnificent and interesting tour is the famous Salda Lake. The impeccable and unparalleled beauty of the landscape will take your breath away since the very first moments of your arrival. Many people know this location as the “Turkish Maldives”. This is because the lake features turquoise water, white sand beaches and white rocks. The spectacular scenery is completed by the lush vegetation of the area. The water of Salda Lake has therapeutic benefits due to its increased concentration of minerals. The lake is 148m deep and is the cleanest in Turkey. Take your time to swim there or walk around to snap some photos.
After spending some time at Salda Lake, the bus will drive you towards the next stop of the tour, Pamukkale. Just before arriving there, you will enjoy a tasty and much needed lunch break at a local restaurant. Then, you will continue towards your destination.
At Pamukkale, the tour guide will take you to visit the ancient city. During the Roman times, the city was a famous spiritual and healing centre. At Pamukkale, you will also visit the Cotton Castle which is a white limestone mountain with terraces full of thermal water.During your time there, you may also swim in the Cleopatra’s Pool, at an extra cost. The breath-taking setting is clearly a major highlight of this excursion. You and your loved ones will enjoy every moment of the tour and get a sense of relaxation and tranquillity.
By the end of your tour in Pamukkale, the bus will drive you back to Alanya. The excursion ends during the afternoon, when you return back at your hotel full of new images, positive emotions, and great memories.
Salda Lake, Pamukkale, Cotton Castle, White Cliffs Of Pamukkale, Hierapolis (Ancient City), Necropolis (Ancient Cemetery), Cleopatra’s Pool.
Admire the beauty and the serenity of nature, but also proceed with an incredible sightseeing experience, by joining an excursion that combines both. The Alanya Salda and Pamukkale Tour, is ideal for people of all ages as it covers multiple interests. Visit an exotic lake, swim in thermal pool, snap impressive photos and learn the history of an ancient city with this full day tour.
Pick up: The excursion begins early in the morning. A comfortable bus will pick you up from your hotel in Alanya. A local tour guide will welcome you in the bus and inform you about the final details of the schedule. Before arriving at the first stop of your tour, a short breakfast break will take place so you can refresh yourself.
The Turkish Maldives: Salda Lake is famous as the Turkish Maldives. This is because the waters are turquoise and are surrounded by white sand and white rock formations. An interesting highlight is that the lake is the cleanest in the country. There, you will have one hour of free time to spend as you wish. During this time, you may swim into the lake or walk around to explore the majestic and exotic landscape. Do not forget to take some pictures as Salda Lake is truly stunning.
Lunch: After an hour at the lake, the bus will transfer you towards Pamukkale. A lunch break will take place before reaching Pamukkale at a local restaurant.
Ancient city of Hierapolis: Once you arrive at Pamukkale, the tour guide will take you to explore the ancient city of Hierapolis. This city used to be a spiritual and healing centre during antiquity. Among the things you can observe there are houses, a necropolis, a theatre, and Roman baths. The tour guide will let you know interesting facts about the history and the importance of the ruins.
Cotton Castle: At Pamukkale there is also an impressive limestone mountain that has naturally shaped terraces filled with thermal water. The Cotton Castle is clearly an exceptional site to visit. Take your time to walk around and take some pictures of the site. In case you are interested in thermal pools, in Pamukkale you can also visit and swim in an antique thermal pool, the Cleopatra’s Pool. Please note that entering the pool comes at an extra cost.
Return: When your visit in Pamukkale is over, you will return back to the bus. The return road trip will be perfect for relaxation and for some final views of the area. Return to your hotel is expected during the afternoon.
It was a long but an amazing day out from Alanya. The tour is very well organized, to visit Salda Lake and Pamukkale on the same day is a great opportunity.