Antalya Exclusive Salda Lake & Pamukkale Day Tour

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Cotton Castle & Salda Lake
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  • Adults30€
  • Child (5-8)20€
  • Child (0-4)Free
  • Hotel Pickup Yes
  • Tour Guide English, Russian, German
  • Tour Times 05:30 / 20:00

Antalya Exclusive Salda Lake & Pamukkale Day Tour

If you are searching for a full day excursion that combines both, sightseeing and beautiful landscapes, then the Antalya Pamukkale & Salda Lake Tour is the perfect option. This particular excursion takes you towards the infamous Cotton Castle and the ancient city of Hierapolis. The tour will also offer you the chance to admire the serenity of Salda Lake and enjoy imposing views.

The express Antalya Pamukkale & Salda Lake Tour runs every day. Early in the morning, a comfortable vehicle will collect participants from their place of accommodation. An experienced tour guide will accompany you during this excursion in order to offer you an informative guided tour. The road trip to Pamukkale includes multiple short stops. The first one is going to take place at a city called Korkuteli. There, you may enjoy a breakfast or a cup of coffee or tea at an extra cost – (Please remember to take a lunch box from yor hotel before the departure).

The bus will also make a stop at Denizli city. This is the closest city to Pamukkale and from there you may enjoy panoramic views over the Cotton Castle. At Denizli, a lunch break will be offered at a local restaurant. After lunch, you will visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. This impressive site is among the UNESCO sites of cultural heritage. This is because, during antiquity, the city used to be a spiritual and healing centre because of the nearby hot springs. During your time there, you can observe the Roman baths, the ancient theatre and the necropolis.


Then, the tour guide will walk you to the infamous Cotton Castle. This impressive natural wonder will take your breath away with its unparalleled natural beauty. The mountain is having a white colour and shapes natural pools filled with water from the hot springs. Walk around to admire the beauty of nature or swim into the hot water of the terraces during your time there. For those interested to enjoy more the therapeutic benefits of the hot springs, the infamous Cleopatra’s Pool is located at a short distance. Entrance there is at an extra cost.

By the end of your sightseeing experience, you will enter the bus and continue your exploration with a visit at Salda Lake. Salda is listed among the cleanest lakes in Turkey and is composed of a limestone-like structure. In total, you will have 1 hour of free time to spend there. During your time there, you may snap some spectacular photos, admire the setting or enjoy a romantic walk.

A dinner follows at Denizli city in order to get the necessary energy needed for the return road trip. After dinner, the bus will start driving you back to Antalya. Return to hotel is expected during the afternoon.


  • Benefit from hotel transfers, lunch, dinner, entrance fee to Pamukkale and insurance, included within the tour price
  • Enjoy the scenic forests and country villages on the journey to Pamukkale from Antalya
  • Visit the famous Salda Lake, so called the Maldives of Turkey
  • Explore the ancient ruins of Hierapolis & Necropolis
  • Swim in the soothing thermal pools at Pamukkale

Hotel Pick-up

Antalya Hotels – 05:30 / 20:00

For the small hotels in Antalya old town region (KALEICI HOTELS), buses can’t enter the narrow streets. Please meet us infront of McDonald’s. We inform you more with the details. Google Maps –> 

What's Included

  • Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
  • Lunch & Breakfast
  • Bus with Full A/C
  • Guiding Service
  • Full Insurance

What's Excluded

  • Entrance Fees
  • Drinks

Don't Forget

  • Children will be asked to present their valid passports at the entrance of the museums in order to validate their age.
  • Towels, Swimming Costumes, Sun Cream, Sun Glasses, Camera, Comfortable Clothing, Comfortable Shoes, Hat.
  • It will be a hard day for our guests with walking difficulties. Keep some snacks with you as its is a long day.
  • Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
  • Our operation team will give you the exact time of pick up day before the tour date.

If you want to join some different activity, please also check  Antalya Excursions.

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Tour Program

Spend a day away from Antalya’s vibrant atmosphere and get the chance to visit the infamous Pamukkale. The Antalya Pamukkale Tour is the ideal excursion for those who wish to combine sightseeing and beautiful landscapes. The majestic Cotton Castle, the ancient city of Hierapolis, thermal springs and one of Turkey’s most impressive lakes are some of the most notable places of interest included in this tour.

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Antalya Express Pamukkale Tour

Pick up: This tour starts early in the morning. A fully air conditioned and comfortable bus will pick you up from your hotel. During this trip you will be accompanied by a professional tour guide, who will be in charge to explain everything you need to know about the places of interest.

Korkuteli: In order to make your road trip to Pamukkale more enjoyable, several stops will take place. One among them will be at Korkuteli city. There, you can enjoy a breakfast or relax in a quiet cafeteria.

Hierapolis: The first sightseeing stop is scheduled to take place at the ancient city of Hierapolis. During antiquity, this city was a well-known therapeutic and spiritual centre. This is because the city has thermal springs known for their therapeutic effects. The tour guide will take you towards the ancient walls, the ancient theatre, the Roman baths and the necropolis.

Cotton Castle: Then, you will walk towards the imposing and well-known Cotton Castle. In fact, it is white-washed mountain made by limestone. The most fascinating feature is that, the mountain has naturally-shaped pools with water from the hot springs. During your time there, you can walk around and snap some photos. Alternatively, you may enjoy swimming in the thermal pools of the mountain.

Cleopatra’s Pool: Those who are interested in enjoying thermal springs, there is another famous spot at a short distance. It must be noted that, entrance into the Cleopatra’s Pool comes at an extra cost.

Lunch: The next stop will take place at the city of Denizli, which is the closest city to Pamukkale. There, you will enjoy a tasty and freshly made lunch which is included in the price.

Salda Lake: With the bus, you will then visit a natural wonder of the area. Salda Lake is truly spectacular due to its exceptional natural beauty and its flawless tranquil atmosphere. An interesting highlight is that the lake is listed among the cleanest lakes in Turkey. There, you will have 1 hour of free time.

Return: Return to Antalya is scheduled during the afternoon. By the moment you arrive back to your hotel, you will be full of great memories from this amazing excursion.

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Lorand Gashi

Family Traveller

Family of 5, our rating is 10/10!! We had our 3 children with us on this trip, and I was worried that an excursion can be difficult, but no! This company made everything easy for us, and that’s why I want to say a big thank you! Transfers were comfortable and on time, meals were delicious, and the schedule was very interesting. Salda is a magical place. It looks like you are in an exotic paradise. My camera roll is full of pictures! Pamukkale was also great. We were very lucky to share these moments as a family, and create memories all together. Definitely recommended.

Chris Cockett

Couple Traveller

Best tour we had! The guide Mehmet was amazing. Told us so much about Turkiye and the history of this beautiful country and of course about Ephesus. I would definitely recommend this tour to everybody.

Caroline Ferrett

Family Traveller

At first I thought the road trip is gonna be long but then I just realized that it was totally worthy. No doubt as to why Pamukkale attracts so many people. The sites are just impressive and we even get to swim into the thermal pool. The water was really warm and perfect if you have some back pains like me! The nearby museum has some interesting things, we enjoyed our time there. Salda Lake is such a stunner! It really looks like you are not in Turkey, such an exotic and spectacular place. The service and the whole organization was just perfect, my review comes with 5 starts!