Would you like to see the eighth wonder of the world by visiting Pamukkale Cotton Castle? Do you dream of walking barefoot on a snow-white travertine carpet and diving into Cleopatra’s pool? Then the Pamukkale Tour From Cappadocia will help make your dreams come true.
You will be mesmerized by the snow-white thermal springs of Pamukkale, which are Turkey’s trademark and are also on the UNESCO list. You will get acquainted with the history of the formation of thermal springs, which formed a complex of pools with turquoise water and will not resist the urge to swim in them. You will have the opportunity to take many incomparable photos against the background of this unique natural creation.
After that, you need to get acquainted with the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis with an amphitheater that will amaze you with its size. And the story of the apostles Philip and Bartholomew will take you back to antiquity. You have a great opportunity to relax in the medicinal pool, the water of which helps with bone diseases. The water temperature is +36 degrees all year round, so you can swim regardless of the season.
A trip to Pamukkale Tour From Cappadocia will offer you a real sea of emotions, vivid impressions and a lot of beautiful photos.
Cappadocia Pamukkale Tour price is 90 € for adults, 70 € for children from 0 to 6 years old.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Tour days: Daily
Tour duration: From Cappadocia Bus Station at 7:00 PM, from Nevsehir Bus Station at 7:30 PM.
Cappadocia Hotels Transfer: Pick up from your hotel
Your unforgettable day trip begins in the evening as you travel from Cappadocia to Denizli by comfortable coach. A very comfortable night trip awaits you. Water, tea, coffee and snacks are available during the trip. On the way to Denizli you have several stops in malls so you can get off the bus, get some fresh air and use the toilet. During one of the stops, which last 30 minutes, you will have the opportunity to have a snack.
You will arrive in Denizli between 4.00am and 4.30am. A comfortable car is already waiting for you here, which will take you to Pamukkale. Upon arrival in Pamukkale, enjoy a classic Turkish breakfast. After breakfast, you have free time to fly in a hot air balloon or paraglider for an additional fee . The long-awaited excursion to Pamukkale starts at 9.00 am. You are the sender of the “Cotton Castle”, where you can see the snow-white cascades of terraced baths with turquoise water. You will be enchanted by this unique view.
After that, go to the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis and see the well-preserved amphitheater. And then you can tone up your body in the mineral water pool where, according to legend, Cleopatra herself bathed.
Then you will have a delicious lunch in the best Turkish traditions. After that, you can stay in Pamukkale (we can help you choose a hotel), return to Cappadocia, or continue your journey and take a trip to the ancient city of Ephesus, go on a trip to Istanbul, or get to know the nature of Antalya. You can also order an airport transfer from us.
Turkish Breakfast: A real Turkish breakfast awaits you in Pamukkale. This is a special and unique traditional breakfast that tourists like even more than locals. These are many small plates with a wide variety of dishes. Turks are very fond of healthy food. Therefore, at breakfast you will definitely see fresh vegetables, herbs, cheese, types of olives, boiled or omelette eggs, butter, honey, freshly baked simits and rolls, various types of jam and much more.
The Turkish word for breakfast sounds like “kahvaltı”, which literally means “before coffee”. After breakfast it is customary to drink tea or coffee. Be sure to try strong Turkish tea from traditional shot glasses or aromatic Turkish coffee.
Hot air balloon flight in Pamukkale: After breakfast you have 4 hours of free time. Since the excursion departs from Pamukkale at 9:00 AM, until then you can take to the skies in a colorful balloon alongside dozens of other colorful balloons. You can meet the sunrise while sailing over Pamukkale’s unique white travertines, green valleys, ancient hot springs and a beautiful lake. You will see the structure of the ancient city of Hierapolis from a bird’s eye view – cobbled streets, fountains, Roman gates, marketplaces and temples. You will surely remember this dawn for a lifetime! For more information and to order tickets, write to us via email or chat.
Sources of Pamukkale: Pamukkale from Turkish means “cotton castle”. You will see a magnificent complex of snow-white travertine baths filled with thermal water of amazing turquoise color. Travertines have turned snow-white in color due to the composition of the water that has been flowing down the hills for centuries. It is a visiting card of Turkey and is protected by UNESCO. You will have the opportunity to walk through these unique natural baths, enjoy the extraordinary scenery and also take beautiful photos. You will learn a lot of interesting facts about Pamukkale from a professional guide who will make a trip around this area for you.
Ancient city of Hierapolis: Then go to the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. It was founded in the 11th century B.C. It was built around 1000 BC and got its name in honor of the Queen of the Amazons, Giera, the wife of the legendary founder of Pergamon – Telefos (son of Hercules and Augustus). In ancient times, Hierapolis was the favorite resort of noble Romans. You will be amazed at the size of the area in which the city is located. As you walk the preserved streets, you will see the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, the Fountain of Triton, the Roman Gate, Pluto’s Cave, ancient Roman baths and the marketplace of Hierapolis.
Your eyes will see the largest necropolis in Asia Minor, stretching over 2 kilometers and having more than two thousand tombstones. You will see an ancient amphitheater with a capacity of 12,000 spectators, the ruins of the Basilica of St. Philip, built on the site of the death of one of the 12 apostles.
Acquaintance with ancient Hierapolis will give you the opportunity to enjoy the spirit of that time.
Cleopatra Pool: This mineral spring is named after Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, who, according to legend, often came and bathed in this spring herself to keep looking young. The water contains a large amount of minerals and helps with chronic gastritis and bronchitis, diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory tract and bone diseases.
The water temperature in the pool is +36 degrees all year round, so you can swim regardless of the season. You have a great opportunity to feel small bubbles of carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and radon hiss and burst like champagne while swimming. After such a procedure, you will certainly feel several years younger.
You have two hours of free time. You can stroll around the area, sit in a cozy cafe and have a cup of Turkish coffee, swim in Cleopatra’s pool or come back and enjoy the snow-white travertines of Pamukkale again.
Handle: After the Pamukkale excursion, you can visit the ancient Greek city of Ephesus , famous for its ancient wonders, including the Temple of Artemis. The city is located just a few kilometers from Pamukkale. This is a great opportunity to see the unique Temples of Athena and Apollo with your own eyes. Contact us in chats for more information.
Adult: 90 €
Child: 70 €
During the Pamukkale tour from Cappadocia, you will visit the snow-white travertines of Pamukkale, the ancient city of Hierapolis and the medicinal pool of Cleopatra.
Pamukkale tour price from Cappadocia includes Transfer from Bus station (Cappadocia or Nevsehir) to Denizli, Private transfer from Denizli to Pamukkale, Professional English speaking guide, Entrance tickets, Breakfast, Insurance.
It is 530 km between Pamukkale and Cappadocia, a drive of 6 or 7 hours, an overnight bus ride of about 8 hours.
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.
Pamukkale is a traveler’s delight and a geological phenomenon. It’s a city in western Turkey best known for its mineral-rich thermal waters that cascade over the gleaming white terraces of a steep valley side. … When visiting Turkey, Pamukkale is a must!