Pamukkale: An excursion from Side to Hierapolis-Pamukkale which is an UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a worldwide place that you should see it during your life.
- Pamukkale is a world wonder!
- Pamukkale is a white lime terraces!
- Language: English,Russian,
- Professional travel guide
Side – Pamukkale excursion: Daily trip to Pamukkale from Side
The name Pamukkale comes from white lime terraces such as occur during the deposition of calcareous hot waters. With this feature, Pamukkale is a world-famous tourist destination. In addition to this feature of Pamukkale, the ruins of the city of Hierapolis, which is an important city of Antiquity, is a reason that increases its importance.
Pamukkale is 2700 meters long and 160 meters height With its bright white color, it is possible to see Pamukkale from 20 km.
About 285 km far from Side; Pamukkale is waiting for you.
Named the Cotton Fortress (pah-MOOK-kah-leh) in Turkish, it has been a spa since the Roman’s built the spa city of Hierapolis arround a sacred warm-water spring. TheAntique Pool is still there, littered with marble columns from the Roman Temple of Apollo. You can swim along the ruins in history.
Pamukkale is Turkey’s foremost mineral-bath spa because of its natural beauty: hot calcium-laden waters spring from the earth and cascade over a cliff. As they cool they form dramatic travertines of hard, brilliantly white calcium that form pools.
17 different thermal waters of Pamukkale is giving pure nature health to the people for centuries. Famous Egyptian queen Cleopatra visited Hierapolis for her health and beauty as well. The 17 different thermal waters in Pamukkale are from 35c to 100c. In some parts the thermal water is colourful and makes the surface rainbow colour and some parts makes white like lime terraces.
Pick up from your hotel about 06:00
Breakfast at the Taurus mountain in Korkuteli town (not inclusive)
Pamukkale and Hierapolis visit (about maximum 3 hours)
Swimming at Cleopatra pool (not inclusive)
Visit to wine and textile factories
Back to the hotel at 22:00
Lunch is not included in the price.
Please surely bring lunch packed with you from your hotel.
- Transfer from / to Hotel
- Air-conditioned bus.
What’s Not included
- Lunch and Drinks
- Swimming at Roman bath
- Personal expenses
- Entrance fee extra to Pamukkale
Don’t forget !
Swimming at Cleopatra pool costs extra, which you can book and pay by the tour guide.
There are shopping breaks on this tour at the handicraft carpet centre.
The itineraries might be altered slightly by the guide for seasonal or other reasons. Visits to some museums or ancient ruins may not be possible due to renovation work. In the very hot months of July and August, breaks and visits to open-air museums and ancient ruins may be shorter than planned.
Distances to Pamukkale from:
Side 285 km – Antalya 210 km – Alanya 350 km – Kemer 250 km
The prices for drinks and food on the way to Pamukkale might be more expensive than expected.
Gündoğdu Hotels: 06:20
Çolaklı Hotels: 06:15
Evrenseki Hotels: 06:10
Kumköy Hotels: 06:00
Side Hotels: 05:50
Sorgun Hotels: 05:40
Titreyengöl Hotels: 05:40
Kızılağaç Hotels: 05:20
Kızılot Hotels: 05:15