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Pamukkale Hot Springs and Hierapolis Excursion

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    What to Expect
    After a pickup from the hotel in the early morning hours, you will head to the city of Denizli along the Taurus mountain chain. On your way, you will stop for breakfast (at own expense) in a local restaurant. 

    After arriving at your final destination, you will begin a sightseeing tour of the ruins of ancient city of Hierapolis. Hierapolis was a health resort during Roman times, from which Roman baths, a basilica, a gymnasium, and a “column” street are preserved. There's also a beautifully-renovated theatre on the hill above the city. You'll also be given some free time by your guide, a period when it's worth visiting the ancient Hierapolis Necropolis, home to over 1,000 ancient sarcophaguses.

    After Hierapolis, head to Pamukkale an ancient hot springs bathing site recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will be able to immerse yourself in the springs' thermal water of 35 degrees celsius (95 fahrenheit) flooding down the travertines. It's a great massage and relief for anyone with tired feet. If you want to try the classic treatment of Pamukkale, plan to take a bubble bath in the Cleopatra pool (own expense). The springs' restorative waters are suggested to help with illnesses and problems such as obesity, rheumatism, asthma and skin diseases. But most importantly, it gives guests skin a fresh, young look. They say that, that Pamukkale was a secret part of the beauty regimen for the famous Queen Cleopatra.

    After sightseeing and bathing, it will be time to recharge your batteries with delicious lunch buffet plus time for shopping in a leather goods center in operation for many centuries. Don’t forget about the tradition of bargaining before you settle on a price. Your trip back will again lead you through the Taurus mountains with one final stop. Then you will be dropped back at your hotel. The ride to Pamukkale takes around 4.5 hours.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    All hotels in Bodrum and Bodrum Peninsula
    Departure Time
    6:30am
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • breakfast
    • Cleopatra's Pool entrance ticket
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

    It was awesome to visit Phamukale the most amazing place . The place was clean and must visit. The pool was very hot and relaxing.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Philmonica S
    Reviewed 4 September 2018

    very well organised tour.Both sites very historic with ample time allowed to fully enjoy and hotel stay very close to Pamukkale sights. Hierapolis (ephesus) very historic

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank garymaidtone
    Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

    The bus had mechanical problems. The guide didn't explain anything on site, he just hot us there and told us to explore for ourselves. The food was mediocre. That being said, the archeological site is magnificent, I just would recommend going alone or with another...More

    10  Thank Nouha D
    Reviewed 28 April 2018

    Our tour started with our Guide, Charlie sharing his Australian sense of humour with us. This set the tone for a marvellous day further. The hot springs were divine but the cherry on top of the cake was Hierapolis. The ancient ruins of the city...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    7  Thank Trevvl
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    pooja19121982
    16 October 2018|
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    Hi, I took the overnight bus from capadoccia to pamukkale .. booked a room for luggage & to freshen up for 50 Turkish lira upto midday from the paragliding tour company .. did paragliding then they dropped me to hot springs... More
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