Unfold your senses and revitalize yourself with an excursion that takes you towards Salda Lake and Pamukkale. This full day excursion is ideal for the nature lovers and for those you wish to spend a day away from the crowds. Explore Pamukkale’s thermal springs, visit an ancient city and impress yourself with the unparalleled beauty of the “Turkish Maldives” by joining the Turunc White Tour.
The Turunc White Tour is available every day and invites holidaymakers to experience an alternative, yet exciting full day exploration. Early in the morning, members of our team will pick you up from your hotel in Turunc with a modern and comfortable vehicle. A professional tour guide will welcome you in the bus and make sure that you enjoy this excursion at its maximum. The bus will transfer you towards Salda Lake which is approximately 3 hours away from Turunc. In the middle of the road trip, the bus stops at a small town so that you can enjoy a tasty and energizing breakfast.
Salda Lake, or the so-called “Maldives of Turkey”, is your first stop. Get ready to enjoy the most incredible views of your life. The water of the lake has a mesmerizing turquoise shade that is perfectly paired with the white shores. The exotic surrounding will surely take your breath away. At Salda Lake you will have some free time so that you can swim, relax on the white rocks and snap some photos of the landscape.
Turunc White Tour includes also a visit at Pamukkale, which is listed as an UNESCO site of world heritage. There you will have the opportunity to visit the Cotton Castle and the Ancient city of Hierapolis. The Cotton Castle demonstrates nature at its finest with thermal water running into naturally-shaped pools. Accompanied by the tour guide you will also explore the archaeological site of Hierapolis and learn its history. Among the most important ruins is the ancient theatre, temples, roman baths and a necropolis.
In Pamukkale you can also take advantage of your free time to explore other great sites. An interesting location to visit is the Cleopatra’s Pool. At that area, there are several thermal springs and an antique thermal pool in which you can swim at an extra cost. Once the exploration is over, the bus will drive you back to Turunc. The White Tour finishes during the afternoon when you return to your hotel full of memories and great images.
If you like to visit Pamukkale in the early morning hours, please also check 2 Days Trip from Turunc.
Upgrade your holidays in Turunc by adding the White Tour in your schedule. If you are interested in visiting locations of impeccable natural beauty and spend some quality time with your friends or family, then this tour is definitely what you need. The Turunc White Tour is a full day excursion that begins from Turunc and takes you to the exotic Salda Lake and the infamous Pamukkale. Revitalize your senses and enjoy the serenity of the landscape with this exceptional full day tour.
Pick Up: A professional driver and an experienced tour guide will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Turunc early in the morning. For the purposes of this tour, you will travel with a fully air conditioned and modern bus that allows you to enjoy a comfortable road trip.
Professional Guide: White Tour is a guided excursion that includes visit in Salda Lake and Pamukalle. For the whole duration of the tour, a professional and experienced English-speaking guide will accompany you.
Salda Lake: Salda Lake is one of the most beautiful and tranquil sceneries you will even visit. The lake is surrounded by mountains with pine trees that form the perfect backdrop. This lake is characterized as an exotic landscape due to the incredible combination of azure waters with white shores. During your time there you can swim into the lake, allow yourself to relax or enjoy a revitalizing walk in the nature.
Lunch: After spending some time in the Lake, the bus will transfer you to a local restaurant. There you will enjoy a tasty and fresh lunch with some typical recipes of the area. Take your time to relax before proceeding with the rest of the excursion.
Pamukkale: By the end of the lunch, the bus will drive you to Pamukkale. This area is mostly famous for the thermal springs and for the iconic natural wonders that has. One of them is the Cotton Castle which is also known as the Calcium Terraces. This limestone white-washed mountain has terraces with thermal water. Many people visit this site and swim into the terraces for the therapeutic benefits of the water.
Hierapolis: In Pamukkale you will also visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, a settlement with long history dating back to the Roman period. Hierapolis was known for the thermal springs which made the city a spiritual and healing centre. There you can observe an ancient theatre, roman baths and temples among the ruins.
Return: By the end of your exploration in Pamukkale, the bus will transfer you back to Turunc. The road trip is approximately 3 hours during which you can enjoy nice views. The White Tour finishes during the afternoon when you arrive back to your hotel in Turunc.