Would you like to go to the city with thermal springs and azure terraced baths, which are decorated with snow-white calcite stalactites? And also touch the history and see the ruins of the ancient resort town of Hierapolis from the time of the Roman Empire? Then Alanya Pamukkale Day Trip is for you!
Pamukkale is one of the most famous and amazing sights of Turkey, which you should definitely get acquainted with while traveling in this country. The entire region is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You won’t find a place like this anywhere else on Earth!
Snow-white mountain, consisting of a series of semi-circular travertine terraces with geothermal reservoirs, the water of which has a beautiful turquoise color. These amazing snow-white natural baths with healing water will not leave you indifferent. And the photos against their background are stunning.
Pamukkale has long been famous not only for its healing waters, but here you can also plunge into the legendary “Cleopatra’s Pool”. According to legend, these places were favorite for the Egyptian queen and the Roman nobility. The pool is located between dazzling white travertines and the ruins of ancient Hierapolis.
Fans of antiquity and antiquities can visit the ancient city of Hierapolis and look at the ruins, where, according to legend, the queen of the Amazons lived. A huge necropolis, a martyrium temple and a temple of Apollo have been preserved here. The huge amphitheater will surprise you with its scope – 15 thousand spectators could be accommodated here on 300 steps.
Here everyone can find entertainment to their taste – both outdoor enthusiasts and those who prefer to sit in silence and silently contemplate the beauty of nature. Do not miss the opportunity to visit a unique place and, at the same time, heal your body!
Price List for Pamukkale Day Trip from Alanya 2022
|Age||Standard Price||Online Price|
|Adult (≥ 12)||32 Euro||30 Euro|
|Child (7 — 11)||22 Euro||20 Euro|
|Infant (0 — 6)||Free||Free|
Antalya Pamukkale Day Trip Days – Times:
Every Day – From 06:30 to 21:30
Your amazing journey will start at about 03:30 am, at the entrance to the hotel you will find a comfortable car that will accompany you all day. First you will go to the town of Korkutelli, where you can have breakfast in one of the restaurants. Then you will have a short stop and at 10.00 you will arrive in the vicinity of Pamukkale and Hierapolis.
There you will be expected by a professional English Speaking guide who will tell you everything about Pamukkale and Hierapolis. The guide will take you to the pools of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis, where you can touch the history of the ancient ruins of the city.
You will have a hearty lunch on the territory of Pamukkale and free time that you can spend at your discretion (5 hours). You can go back to travertines and take lots of great photos. You can also swim in the pool with healing water, in which Cleopatra herself bathed.
After seeing all the sights, you will head to your minibus to return to your hotel in Alanya at about 22:00 – 23:00 with unforgettable emotions and impressions.
After an interesting story from a professional guide, you will head to the snow-white slopes. The total area of this natural and cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site is 1077 hectares.
One of the must-see places at least once is the beautiful region of Pamukkale. You will be amazed by the amazing snow-white natural baths with healing water. The name “Pamukkale” is translated from Turkish as “Cotton Castle”.
You can observe these snow-white travertines thanks to bizarre layers of limestone on tuff rocks. For thousands of years, mineral-rich warm water has flowed down these slopes, creating the famous turquoise pools. The cascades of such pools will delight you, and the water from the Pamukkale springs will help strengthen the body and have a rejuvenating effect.
Against the background of these snow-white reservoirs, you can take many beautiful photos for your social networks. The travertines in the photos look like snow.
Near the cotton terraces of Pamukkale you will see the ruins of the ancient and ancient city of Hierapolis. Hierapolis means “Holy City” in Greek. Like thousands of years ago, you can enter Hierapolis through the Gates of Domitian, erected in the 1st century. – On the territory of the city, an impressive necropolis has been preserved – one of the largest monuments of the ancient city, with sarcophagi, mausoleums and tombstones, which are covered with skillful stone carvings.
The city was very popular in antiquity and was considered the main resort for high nobility. Even one of the 12 apostles – St. Philip – died a martyr’s death here and a temple was built on the site of his death, which was called Martyry of St. Philip.
You will be surprised by the main attraction of Hierapolis – a huge bowl of the Roman theater. The auditorium consisted of 45 rows that could accommodate up to 15,000 spectators, and the stage was decorated with large marble columns, luxurious statues and bas-reliefs, many of which you can see.
You will have 2 hours free. You can spend them at your discretion. Take a photo on the ancient streets of Hierapolis, soak in the Cleopatra pool, take a hundred fabulous photos in snow-white travertine tanks or drink a cup of Turkish coffee in a restaurant – you choose.
The temperature of the water in the geothermal springs of Pamukkale is 36 ° C all year round. There are about 17 of them in this region. Some springs reach temperatures of 100 °C. The Cleopatra Pool can be safely called the most comfortable for swimming. It is located almost in the heart of the ancient city of Hierapolis.
It is believed that the Egyptian queen Cleopatra herself took rejuvenating baths in this pool. Where did this name come from. The waters of the pool are saturated with many useful minerals, due to which they have a healing effect in various diseases of the body. These waters are so saturated with minerals that you can stay in them for no more than 2 hours so as not to cause allergic reactions.
While swimming in the pool, you will feel as if you are in a huge jacuzzi, as the water is full of bubbles of hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide and radon. Near the pool itself there is a stand where you can see the composition of the water and its beneficial properties.
After a rich excursion in the unique region of Pamukkale, you will go to your vehicle, which will follow you back to your hotel in Alanya.
The price of Pamukkale Day Tour from Alanya is 30 € for adults, 20 € for children 7-11 years old and free for children under 6 years old.
When we talk about natural beauty, Pamukkale is one of the most epic wonders. Pamukkale and Hierapolis, an ancient city, were recognized as part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1988. For the locals it is also the 8th wonder of the world. The name Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish.
The Pamukkale travertine pools and archaeological site of the Roma city of Hierapolis are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, some facilities have limited opening hours. The Archaeological Museum of Hierapolis is open from 9 am to 12:30 pm and then from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the afternoon.