Pamukkale Tour from Antalya is at your service to help you to diversify your Turkey holiday; therefore, do not limit yourself by only visiting places in Antalya and let us take you to a paradisiacal place with its white mountain and travertines which are full of thermal water. The nature, view, fresh air and cultural richness of Pamukkale will be a nice option to consider, since you will get a lot of things from there as you can easily guess. Especially if you are interested in ancient cities and nature, Pamukkale will be capable of fulfilling your expectations. Therefore, let’s explore what waits for you if you enroll in Pamukkale excursion.
Distance from Antalya to Pamukkale
The distance from Antalya to Pamukkale is approximately 232 kilometers (144 miles) by road. The most common route is to take the D350 highway eastbound from Antalya towards Denizli. After approximately 210 kilometers, you will reach the town of Denizli, which is approximately 20 kilometers away from Pamukkale.
There are several transportation options available for traveling from Antalya to Pamukkale, including rental cars, buses, and private transfers. The journey takes around 3 to 4 hours by car, depending on traffic conditions.
If you prefer to travel by public transportation, there are frequent bus services available from Antalya to Denizli, which is the closest major city to Pamukkale. From Denizli, you can take a dolmuş (shared taxi) or a local bus to reach Pamukkale.
Pamukkale is famous for its natural hot springs and cascading white terraces of travertine, which have been formed over thousands of years. The ancient city of Hierapolis, located above the terraces, is also worth visiting for its well-preserved ruins and historical significance.
Overall, traveling from Antalya to Pamukkale can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience, with plenty of scenic landscapes and cultural attractions to explore along the way.
Antalya to Pamukkale: A Journey Through Turkey’s Ancient Past and Natural Beauty
In the early hours of the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Antalya by our fully-equipped vehicle.
Besides from being comfortable, the ride also will be entertaining, since we will have our professional tour guide in the bus, and he will create an enjoyable atmosphere for you.
Nature and Culture Collide: A Journey Through Korkuteli and Denizli
Korkuteli and Denizli are both cities located in the western region of Turkey. While they share some similarities, they also have unique characteristics that make them distinct from one another.
The first stop in Pamukkale daily tour will be Korkuteli, 60 km distant to Antalya. In there, we will have enough time to have a delicious and energetic breakfast, or to buy some snacks for the rest of the tour. Without wasting time, we will move again.
After driving for a while, we will arrive to Denizli which has Pamukkale in its boundaires. Full of excitement, we will be able to have a tasty open buffet lunch by paying an extra cost. When everyone is ready to enjoy the beauties of Pamukkale, we will start the main part of our Pamukkale day trip.
Hierapolis: Discovering the Rich Cultural Heritage of Western Turkey
Hierapolis is an ancient city in western Turkey that is steeped in history and culture. It is a fascinating destination that offers visitors the chance to explore the ruins of a once-great civilization, with highlights that include the Roman baths, the theater, the necropolis, and the Temple of Apollo.
Hierapolis is also home to the famous travertine terraces of Pamukkale, which are a natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can wander through the ancient city, admire the stunning views of the surrounding landscape, and learn about the rich cultural heritage of western Turkey.
Whether you are a history buff, a culture lover, or simply looking for a unique travel experience, Hierapolis is a must-visit destination that will captivate your imagination and leave you in awe.
Also known as Holy City, ancient city of Hierapolis locates at the top of Pamukkale, for crowning its beauty. If you are interested in ancient history, you will love the place since it holds the wealth of various civilizations.
Among them, however, the most dominant one is Roman, and you will see their style in the streets, marbles, columns, altars, structures and gates of Hierapolis. Surely, detailed information will be provided by our professional guide, and you will understand better why UNESCO has marked the place as a World Heritage.
Pamukkale’s White Travertines: Turkey’s Unique and Otherworldly Destination
The Pamukkale travertines are a natural wonder of Turkey, famous for their stunning white terraces formed by mineral-rich thermal waters cascading down the hillside. This unique landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracts millions of visitors each year who come to witness the natural beauty of the region.
Visitors can soak in the hot springs, walk along the terraces, and admire the stunning views of the surrounding countryside. In addition to its natural beauty, the area is also home to ancient ruins, including the Roman city of Hierapolis, with its impressive amphitheater and necropolis.
Whether you are a nature lover, a history buff, or simply looking for a unique travel experience, the Pamukkale travertines offer an unforgettable destination that will captivate your senses and leave you in awe.
The Cleopatra Pool in Pamukkale: A Hidden Gem of Turkey’s Thermal Springs
The Cleopatra Pool in Pamukkale, Turkey, is a hidden gem of the country’s thermal springs. Known for its crystal-clear, mineral-rich waters, the pool is said to have been a gift from the Egyptian queen Cleopatra to her lover, the Roman general Mark Antony.
The pool’s warm waters are believed to have healing properties and attract visitors from around the world who come to soak in its soothing embrace. Surrounded by lush greenery and stunning views of the nearby mountains, the Cleopatra Pool offers a relaxing escape in the heart of Pamukkale.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of spa treatments, massages, and other wellness activities, making it a perfect destination for those looking to unwind and rejuvenate. Whether you are seeking healing waters or just a peaceful retreat, the Cleopatra Pool in Pamukkale is a hidden gem that is well worth a visit.
Shopping Stop and Back to Antalya from Pamukkale
After we say goodbye to Pamukkale and its wonders of nature, we will get on the bus and visit some shops in Denizli.
Here, you will be able to see a wine production facility and a handcrafted carpet workshop; and if you are interested, you can purchase some souvenirs from these places that will remind you our amazing day trip.
On our way to Antalya from Pamukkale, the last stop will be Alanya to get some fresh air and have a break on the ride.
Then, we will take you to Antalya first, and then, to your hotel. When you arrive to your room, you can remember joyful moments of the day and get some rest.
If you are interested in other Antalya excursions, please feel to contact with us!
Hot Air Balloon Flight in Pamukkale
Magical Hot Air Balloon Flight Pamukkale is offered every day of week and includes scenery as well as thrill. Take advantage of the opportunity to go to another city, Pamukkale, soar in an enormous hot air balloon, see an epic dawn, and see the key sights in Pamukkale with a trip that may satisfy even the pickiest travelers.
Our trip starts very early in the morning, before the sun rises. We’ll pick you up from your hotel first. In this comfy bus, a skilled driver will greet you. The journey takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes. Relax, watch the sceneries and places we pass by, and take photos during the ride.
When we arrive to Pamukkale, you’ll get a taste of what it’s like to soar in a hot air balloon. You will be dropped off at the take-off location, where you will be able to meet the crew. Don’t worry: experts will clearly explain what you need to know about this journey. You can also see them getting ready to launch the balloon. The flight is comfortable, and the take-off might trigger strong feelings and thrill. Enjoy the feeling!
You may get some spectacular panoramic views of the iconic Cotton Castle and Hierapolis, the adjacent ancient city when the balloon rises enough!
Antalya Pamukkale Overnight Tour
By enrolling in Pamukkale overnight tour from Antalya, you will be able to enjoy Pamukkale as much as you want. Since it is an outstanding travel point, the overnight stay would be enough than a daily excursion.
You will get rid of the tiredness due the ride and you will have more time to explore Pamukkale in details. Meaning “cotton castle”, it will encharm you with its historical and cultural background and natural, unique beauty. Thus, leave the city, crowd, noise and dynamism behind and visit a World Heritage to diversify your Turkey journey!
This 2 days trip is held in the high season and please specify the exact date of Pamukkale overnight tour.