Pamukkale is a popular tourist spot in most people's trip to Turkey. This day tour starting and ending in Selcuk gives you a direct door to door service to get to and from the site so you can visit the great attraction. It is the perfect way to enjoy Pamukkale, often called the 'cotton castles' and also get to visit the Ancient City of Hierapolis all in one day. This is a door to door service that will pick you up and drop you back to your accommodation in Selcuk. It departs every day throughout peak season and we also run a semi door to door in off peak season.
The day will give you a fully guided tour of Pamukkale, often referred to as the Cotton Cliffs. You will get to walk along the white terraces of Pamukkale, whilst learning more about them. You will then move onto the ancient city and UNESCO World Heritage listed site of Hierapolis. Here you will be guided through the many fascinating aspects that make up the ruins and you will also get to visit the impressive amphitheatre.
You will be collected from your accommodation at different times depending on your hotels location.
Approximate pick up times:
Pick up from Selcuk hotels: 08:45 am
Tour ends: The tour will end around 16:00pm and you will then be dropped off to your accommodation in Selcuk between 19.00pm - 19.30pm.
Pamukkale White Terraces
Pamukkale, often referred to as the "Cotton Castle", is made up of cotton looking white travertine terraces that come from the carbonate minerals of the flowing water. With healing ailments to the water, people have come since ancient times to heal their ailments at the well known spa town.
Hierapolis is an ancient settlement that has been dated back to as far as 190 B.C. It is said to have been built by the people of Pergamum and to have been used as a spa town for the waters in the area providing healing powers of people's ailments. Hierapolis became a major Roman City of the Roman Empire and many emperors were said to travel here to use the spa facilities. It has been populated by the likes of Romans, Greeks and Lycian people.
Please note that all our tour guides will speak English but your bus driver may not. So it is important to let us know at the time of booking what hotel/hostel you are staying at so we can organise with the bus driver beforehand. Please also note that drop off and transfer times may vary depending on hotel location.