Once you’re in Turkey there are a few places you just have to visit Pamukkale is on the top of that list. Bodrum Pamukkale Tour starts with a pickup service from your hotel.
As we depart from Bodrum, you will have one hour thirty minutes drive from your hotel in Bodrum, to the city of Mugla, where we will have a comfort break in a local restaurant in Mugla.
From there we will take two hours bus trip to Pamukkale, during this comfortable drive our professional English-speaking guide will inform you about our destination and Pamukkale.
Once we arrive, we will go for a walk through magnificent Hierapolis. This ancient city was built on top of hot springs, which were once a spa, and you can see the ruins of the baths, magnificent temples and other Greek monuments, such as the Theatre, Temple of Apolla and more. You will be able to see a vital part of the foundation, on which one of the most powerful empires in the history of mankind, was built.
Pamukkale is a very special and a unique place in the world. It is a place where natural phenomenon and ingenuity of a man united and created something unique and amazing. This fascinating landscape is created by calcite-laden waters, mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. The effect is completely breathtaking and unreal. You will be able to walk on the astonishing white travertines, and take a swim in the antique Roman pool. Its emerald clear water is at warm 36 degrees celcius.
After your guided tour in Pamukkale, you will have around 3 hours free time on your own. This is the free time that you will enjoy Pamukkale on your own. You can peddale on the white cliffs of Pamukkale or take bath in the famous swimming pool of Cleopatra or you can walk and spend some more time among the historical remains of Pamukkale.
Once this fascinating tour through ancient city and Pamukkale is over, we will head back to the bus and take a short ride to the Village of Pamukkale. There we will visit a charming local restaurant and have an open buffet lunch. Next, we will head out to visit the Onyx Factory. This lovely quality stone, rich with minerals, is the great pride of this Turkish region. In this factory we will learn something on how this beautiful, marble-like stone is processed.
At the end of the day we will drive back to Bodrum. Please remember that Bodrum Pamukkale Tour also includes a free transfer service back to your hotel.
If you’re up for a stroll through the magnificent past of one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen, reserve your seat on our fascinating Trip to Pamukkale from Bodrum.
Pamukkale is one of the most interesting places to visit if you are searching for a combination of sightseeing and breath-taking landscape. With this Bodrum Pamukkale Tour, you can visit the most iconic sites in Pamukkale and learn their history. Moreover, you can relax and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of thermal springs, visit picture-perfect natural wonders and explore the local culture.
Pick Up: This tour begins with a pick-up service from your place of accommodation in Bodrum. A comfortable and fully air conditioned bus will pick you up during the morning hours and drive you towards Pamukkale.
Tour Guide: A professional and experienced tour guide will also be with you during this tour. The guide will offer you important descriptions about the places of interest and assist you in case you need.
Breakfast Stop: In order to make your road trip more comfortable and pleasurable, a breakfast stop is scheduled in Mugla town. The breakfast takes place at a local restaurant where you can also relax from the journey.
Hierapolis: After the breakfast, a two-hour road trip follows until you reach Pamukkale. The first site to visit there is the ancient city of Hierapolis. Back in antiquity, Hierapolis was an important healing and spiritual centre due to the area’s thermal springs. Among the ruins you can visit the ancient theatre, temples, a necropolis and Roman baths.
Free Time in Pamukkale: At the end of the guided tour in Pamukkale, you will have 3 hours of free time to spend as you wish. During the free time, you can visit the antique thermal pool, also known as the Cleopatra’s Pool. If you wish, you can swim at an extra cost. Do not forget also to visit the Cotton Castle. This impressive natural wonder is a limestone mountain with terraces filled with thermal water. The mountain will be the perfect backdrop for your photos.
Lunch: Once the free time is over, the bus will transfer you to the village of Pamukkale. A delicious and freshly made lunch awaits you at a local restaurant. The open buffet includes multiple options for every individual taste.
Onyx Factory: Before leaving Pamukkale, you will also have the opportunity to visit an Onyx factory and unfold the region’s tradition and culture. Onyx-made items are one of the most typical souvenirs one can purchase. At the factory, they will give you some interesting information about their production and you can buy some nice souvenirs.
Return: During the afternoon, the bus will start driving you back to Bodrum. This magnificent and ultra-relaxing excursion finishes when you arrive back to your hotel.
The day trip from Bodrum to Pamukkale is a life experience! Just an amazing tour! We travelled with a big and a comfortable bus. Hot natural mineral waters have formed those white pools. Amazing place if you like natural wonders and i must say it is more beautiful than the pictures. Really a good day.
Although I’ve done Bodrum Pamukkale Tour before, our guide Deniz made it seem different and worthwhile with his massive knowledge of the area, and Turkey in general. Highly recommended.