Pamukkale and Hierapolis are beautiful destinations. Full of history and fantastic scenery, the views looking across the white stepped pools are unforgettable. Hierapolis offers a look into the past, with breathtaking theatres and amazing ruins.
This tour aims to show some of the best destinations, including the famous white stepped pools and the ancient city of Hierapolis. The theatre is one of the best preserved in the region. The tour will also visit other places that offer a fantastic insight into the history of the region.
Pamukkale and Hierapolis
Today you will explore the amazing region of Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Your day will start with pickups from your hotel, these will begin at approximately 8:30 am.
The first stop will be the white stepped cliffs of Pamukkale, where you will be able to walk in the warm waters while learning more from your guide. After starting the tour in the relaxing waters of Pamukkale, you will visit the ancient ruins and other unique sights.
The theatre of Hierapolis is one of the best-preserved entertainment destinations that dates back to the second century, the audience section could hold up to 10,000 and be used to show everything from music, religious ceremonies and even performing live shows. While the theatre isn’t used to put on live entertainment anymore, the seating all around can be explored and used by visitors.
Agora is an ancient market where many of the population would have come to so shopping or to trade their good with other people who travelled. While the marketplace is only one part of the city. Outside the city is a Necropolis which was made popular thanks to the believed healing properties of the different water. This cemetery has people from different peoples across many time periods.
Another destination on this tour is the Karahayit Red Springs. These unusual spring waters are found only five kilometres from the Pamukkale, however, to contrast them the waters at Karahayit are a red colour. These red waters are said to have a healing effect on them. The water comes from hot spring that flows out at 56 degrees and is rich in calcium, magnesium and sulphur.
After your day of exploring ruins and relaxing in legendary healing waters, you will be taken back to your hotel around 16:00 to 16:30.