Pamukkale (UNESCO World Heritage) & Hierapolis
Fethiye Cruise Port
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Fethiye Cruise Port
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71 EUR per person
Max. 8 people group size
Visiting: Pamukkale, Hierapolis
Duration: 10 hours
One of the most important highlights in Turkey, the utmost and the unique, one and only natural wonder with petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins given the name of Pamukkale (Cotton Palace). The cascade generates warm, heavily mineralized therapeutic water flowing from springs creating sulpheric pools and terraces resulting in a sight that seems to be completely out of this planet. Pamukkale has been announced a UNESCO World Heritage along with Hierapolis, an ancient city with an exceptional example of a Graeco-Roman thermal installation. Explore its theater, Necropolis and the largest ancient cemetery in Anatolia. Both Pamukkale and Hierapolis rank among one the oldest thermal cities of the world.
Once you have met your guide at Fethiye harbour, your guide will drive you in our comfortable vehicle and head to Pamukkale. You will begin your walking tour after getting dropped off at Hierapolis where the thermally heated Antique Pool located and you can swim among the remains of ancient Roman columns, toppled into the water by various earthquakes. This antique pool is also known as Cleopatra's bath. You have to pay extra fee to get in it. Among the Roman ruins at Hierapolis are many significant site, including, the remains of the Temple of Apollo, the Gate of Domitian, the tomb of Flavius Zeuxis, Necropolis, the Plutonium, and the well- preserved theater constructed around 200BC.
After Hierapolis, we continue to Pamukkale or "Cotton Castle" in Turkey, located above the theatre of Hierapolis. Pamukkale is the result of limestone formations built over thousands of years. The marvelous landscape of Pamukkale has been created by this gradual formation, leaving a cotton-like image. Hot water raising from underground four springs start the temperature of 35 Celsius and is saturated with calcium salt and carbon dioxide. As the water cools, these salts precipitate and form the white travertine layers. The water is famous for its benefits to the skin and it is believed to cure the ills of asthma and rheumatism as well. The sight of this place so beautiful that you will think it is what heaven might look like. So do not forget to bring your swimming suit and try the dip yourself in one of the fabulous thermal pools there.
After the tour, we will drive back to Fethiye and drop you off at the port in our luxurious vehicle.