Pamukkale is definitely a place to visit when in Turkey. The outstanding natural setting is perfectly paired with the long ancient history that the area. The Belek Pamukkale Full Package Tour gives you the opportunity to visit Pamukkale’s most notable sites, and to understand what really makes Pamukkale special. Thermal springs, picture-perfect spots, an ancient city, and workshop visits are some of the things you should expect when choosing this excursion.
This amazing full day excursion starts during the early morning hours. The road trip from Belek to Pamukkale is long and for this reason, a comfortable and fully air condition bus will pick you up from your hotel. In order to make you experience more pleasant and convenient, a tour guide will accompany you during the day. The experienced guide will let you know some important information about the places of interest.
Before reaching Pamukkale, you will have few short stops to relax for a while and snap some photos. Also, there will be a break at Korkuteli so that you can have an energizing breakfast. In addition, you will also spend some time at Denizli, which is the closest city to Pamukkale. There, you will visit a restaurant and enjoy a tasty lunch. From Denizli, you can also admire some views over Pamukkale.
The exploration of Pamukkale starts with a visit at the ancient city of Hierapolis. This ancient settlement used to be a very important city for those who were searching spiritual and physical healing. This is because the area has many thermal springs and the water has therapeutic benefits. The ruins include, among others, a theatre, Roman baths, temples, and a necropolis. The tour guide will offer you an interesting description about the history and the importance of this ancient settlement.
During the day, you will also visit the infamous Cotton Castle, also known as Pamukkale Travertines. In reality, this is a white-washed limestone mountain, through which thermal water flows and ends up in naturally shaped terraces. The mountain is feast for your eyes, so do not forget to take some imposing photos. If you wish to swim into a thermal spring and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of the water, in Pamukkale there is an ancient thermal pool. Entrance to the Cleopatra’s Pool comes at an extra cost but is definitely worthy.
The day trip to Pamukkale gives you also the opportunity to get engaged with the local culture and tradition. More specifically, you will visit two local workshops and understand important aspects of the production. You can also purchase nice souvenirs during your visits. The exploration finishes during the afternoon. After a delicious dinner, the bus will drive you back to Belek. Return to your place of accommodation is expected during the night.
Enrich your vacation’s memories by joining an interesting, yet exciting day tour from Belek to Pamukkale. Visit the area’s natural wonders, learn the history, explore the local culture, and of course spend some quality time with your loved ones. Pamukkale is famous for having some of the country’s most popular thermal springs and this excursion invites you to witness nature at its finest and experience from first-hand the lavishing landscape.
Pick up: Pamukkale is approximately 4 hours away. For this reason, pick up is scheduled early in the morning. A professional driver will pick you up from your hotel with a modern and comfortable bus in order to make your road trip pleasurable. A tour guide will also accompany you so as to inform you about the schedule and provide essential descriptions about the places of interest.
Short stops: In an effort to make the road trip joyful and comfortable, there will be few short stops to help you refresh yourself. At Korkuteli, you will have the chance to enjoy breakfast, while in Denizli you will have lunch at a cosy local restaurant. From Denizli, which is the closest city to Pamukkale, you can also observe some nice views over the stunning sites.
Hierapolis: In Pamukkale, you will visit an important ancient city. Hierapolis is an UNESCO site of cultural heritage and during antiquity it was a healing and spiritual centre. As you walk around, you can observe a necropolis, temples, roman baths, and a theatre. The tour guide will let you know everything about this ancient settlement and explain its importance.
Cotton Castle: The Cotton Castle is probably one of the most famous attractions in the area. It is a limestone white colour mountain that has terraces filled with thermal water. The Cotton Castle is the ideal spot for some photos and walking around the travertines enables you to release the stress and revitalize your senses.
Cleopatra’s Pool: Pamukkale is mainly famous for the many thermal springs that has. If you wish to swim and receive the therapeutic and relaxing benefits of the water, you can visit the Cleopatra’s Pool, an antique thermal pool, and spend some time there while relaxing. Entrance to the pool is not included in the price of the excursion.
Workshop visits: The day trip to Pamukkale is also an incredible opportunity to explore the local culture. For this reason, you will visit two handcraft workshops and observe the production. You will also learn interesting facts about the products and if you want, you can purchase your souvenirs.
Return: During the afternoon, you will visit a local restaurant for a dinner. Right after that, the bus will drive you back to Belek and drop you off at your hotel during the night.