TRADITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pamukkale and Hierapolis: 1-Day Tour from Fethiye

Turkey, Pamukkale

Traditional experience hosted by Turkey Land package

09:00 UTC
Private:
Upto 15 guests
Hosted in English

What you'll do?

Discover the “Cotton Castles” of Pamukkale and the well-preserved ruins of the Greek-Roman city of Hierapolis on a full-day tour from Fethiye. Experience the limpid pools and travertine terraces of Pamukkale, and see the amphitheater at Hierapolis.

About this activity

Experience

Highlights

  • See the travertine terraces of Pamukkale
  • Explore the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis
  • Experience the hot springs and limpid pools of the Cotton Castles
  • Discover Cleopatra’s bathing pool
  • Go to the Necropoilis of Anatolia
  • Learn more about the city of Hierapolis at the Archaeological Museum

Full description

Explore the unique travertine terraces of Pamukkale (literally “Cotton Castles” in Turkish), and enjoy a full-day trip to one of Turkey’s most popular attractions.

Depart Fethiyefrom Oludeniz and transfer by air-conditioned coach to Pamukkale, known as the “8th Wonder of the World” to those in the know. Explore the natural landscape of clear water pools, hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by flowing water. Inscribed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1988, Pamukkale attracts some 2 million visitors every year. Get a view of the terraces from the hills on the opposite side of the valley in the town of Denizli.

Then, go to the ruins of the ancient Greek-Roman city of Hierapolis, built on top of the “Cotton Castles” in the 2nd century BC. See the remains of the Roman amphitheater, and visit the former Turkish Bath, now converted to an archaeological museum.

Discover where Cleopatra used to swim, and the monumental tomb of the Christian apostle St. Philippe. Marvel at the Necropolis of Anatolia, filled with sarcophagi, most notably that of Marcus Aurelius Ammianos.

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Includes

  • Transportation by non-smoking, air-conditioned busGuideEntrance feesLunch

    Insurance

  • DrinksEntrance to Cleopatra’s swimming pool (optional)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Turkey Land package's commitment to safety

This host committed to Sonema COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.