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Travel to Pamukkale and Aphrodisias; World Class Ruins of Turkey

Tour Code: TRP06
From Bodrum

Aphrodisias and Pamukkale are on the list of Unesco World Heritage. They are the World Class Ruins of Turkey. Travel to Pamukkale and Aphrodisias from Bodrum with us.

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Highlights

  • Aphrodisias Archaeological Site
  • Aphrodisias Archaeological Museum
  • Pamukkale White Travertens
  • Cleopatra's Pool
  • Hierapolis Archaeological site
  • Overnight in Pamukkale
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Travel to Pamukkale and Aphrodisias; World Class Ruins of Turkey
1 Night/2 Days • 1 City • 5 Places

Travel to Pamukkale and Aphrodisias; World Class Ruins of Turkey

Tour Code: TRP06
From Bodrum

Aphrodisias and Pamukkale are on the list of Unesco World Heritage. They are the World Class Ruins of Turkey. Travel to Pamukkale and Aphrodisias from Bodrum with us.

Guide Language: English, Spanish, Russian, German, French, Portugueses, Swedish, Greek, Japanese, Chinese, Persian, Arabic

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Itinerary

Early departure from Bodrum about 06:30 and drive to Aphrodisias, it will take about 3 hours. Arrival to Aphrodisias and visit the Aphrodisias Archaeological Site and Aphrodisias Archaeological Museum will take about 4 hours. Next day visit Pamukkale white calcium rocks and travertines pools, we will visit Hierapolis Site, Theatre is magnificent and one of the best-preserved. Then visit Cleopatras Pool. A swim in the effervescent waters of Cleopatra’s Pool should be at the top of the list on any travel itinerary. Scattered about at the bottom of the crystal - clear pool like so much detritus is an amazing collection of striated columns and capitals, a striking reminder of the pool's pedigree. Then we will drive back to Bodrum. It will take about 4 hours.

  • Starting Points: Turkey/Mugla: Bodrum
  • Day 1 Aphrofidisias: Archaeological Site, Archaeological Museum
    Archaeological Site, Archaeological Museum

    Joining the tour with the guide on the meeting point early in the morning then you will set off for Aphrodisais. Aphrodisias is a truly amazing site and definitely worth a visit - although a little "off the beaten track" the whole area is quite breathtaking.The city of Aphrodite, is on the way to Pamukkale. Aphrodisias is a magnificent city of marble dedicated to the goddess of beauty, love and sex - Aphrodite. The site gives you access to amazing ruins including the temple, council chamber, theatre, stadium, Tetrapon etc. Aphrodisias in the list of World Heritage.The city was dedicated to Aphrodite, the goddess of love. The ruins contain one of the loveliest buildings in antiquity .The site gives you access to amazing ruins including the temple, council chamber, theatre,stadium,Tetrapon etc. It is not crowded and you can therefore walk through at your leisure without feeling that you are part of a tourist paradise.Not only are the ruins of Aphrodisias world class, the on-site museum has an outstanding sculpture collection, including the panels from the Sebasteion.

    Aphrodisias Archaeological Museum on-site air-conditioned with excellent examples of statues and friezes taken from the excavations. Once the area has been reconstructed the plan is to return these statues to their original places. The museum has an impressive selection of outstanding sculptures collection, including the panels from the Sebasteion. After that, we will drive to Pamukkale for overnight.

  • Day 2 Pamukkale: Hierapolis Ancient Site, Cleopatra's Pool, White Calcium Rocks and Pools
    Hierapolis Ancient Site, Cleopatra's Pool, White Calcium Rocks and Pools

    After breakfast drive up to hill to visit Pamukkale. This natural phenomenon was designated a UNESCO Heritage site in 1988. White calcium cliffs and turquoise blue pools are a sight to behold. Like an alien landscape, you will never see anything like it before. The theatre is magnificent and one of the best-preserved. The city of Hierapolis is mostly in ruins but you can tell it was significant from the vastness. You will love to see the tomb and martyrium of apostle Philip. He was either beheaded or crucified (upside down) on that spot, according to legend, and was entombed there. This became an important sanctuary once Christianity had been adopted as the official religion.

    Your first visit will be Travertine Basins of Pamukkale which are magnificent as it is a Natural Wonder of the World as you will see it looks as if cotton wool has been put on to the hillside as named The Cotton Castles. The Pamukkale Site is large and you can walk along and try out the water. You will get free time as pictures are a must, your Pamukkale Tour guide will explain to you and take you to the museum. There is also a pool called the Cleopatra pool which you can swim in but this is at an extra cost. And then you will visit the Hierapolis; Necropolis (cemetery) of Hierapolis which is one of the biggest ancient cemeteries in Anatolia with 1,200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, Byzantian Gate.

    Then, you walk to the natural warm water terraces which were formed by running warm water that contains calcium. A swim in the effervescent waters of the Sacred Pool should be at the top of the list on any travel itinerary. In addition to a high level of natural radioactivity, the water contains calcium bicarbonate, calcium sulfate, magnesium and carbon dioxide and after a swim, you should simply dry off and let the minerals do their magic. After you have taken in the sights your Pamukkale tour, your tour guide will give you approx 30 minute time to stroll at your leisure or relax have some refreshments by Cleopatra’s pool, When the tour has finished we will drive back to Bodrum. It will take about 4 hours.

  • End Points: Turkey/Izmir

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Informations

  • What's Included

    • Private Professional Licenced Tour Guide.
    • Private Deluxe A/C VIP Vehicle.
    • Parking Fees.
    • Local Taxes.
    • Pick up from your hotel or meeting point.
    • Drop off to your hotel or meeting point.

  • What's Excluded

    • Entrance Fees.
    • Gratuities to the guide and driver.
    • Lunch & Drink.
    • Personal expenses. -Hotel Accommodations.

  • Travel Tips

    • We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and comfortable walking shoes.
    • The clothes you bring with you should be according to the season of your trip. Shorts, t-shirts can be worn.
    • There is no obligation to cover your head or shoulders In Turkey.
    • For the Churches or mosques, a visit to these places require a respect. So proper dressing into such places is advised.
    • You can get bottles of soft drinks, it can be scorching hot during the day.
    • Hat, sunscreen and umbrella for the rainy or sunny days, especially days can be hot in Archaeological sites.
    • Good quality sunglasses are advised and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles.
    • Cameras (but tripods are not allowed in Turkish Museums and sites).

  • Note

    • The wheelchair is accessible, therefore just request from us when you are booking your trip.
    • You may pay the entrance fees by credit card or Turkish Liras. (The Museums charging only Turkish Liras and Credit cards.)
    • This tour involves over a mile of walking on uneven, cobblestone surfaces.
    • Restrooms are available at the entrance and the exit of Archaeological Sites.
    • The tour document with details and confirmations will be e-mailed after your prebooking.
    • This Tour is available all year round.
    • Daily, a Private small group tour of Turkey.
    • This tour operated with just your party and a guide/driver.

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