Pamukkale (Cotton Castle in English) is a wonderful opportunity to escape for a day from Istanbul. With its wonderful nature, Pamukkale hosts thousands of tourists every year. The Hierapolis ancient city is famous for its history much as nature. If you want to enjoy the calcium terraces or antique thermal pool you can visit promise a day that you will never forget.
05:00 – Our team will come to your hotel for picking you up and take you to the airport. (Pick up time can be changed according to available flights departure time) 07:00 – You are going to fly from Istanbul to Denizli Cardak. (Please note that flight time can be changed according to availability) 08:00 – Arrive at Denizli Cardak airport and then one of our staff will welcome participants with a name sign, and then participants are taken to our office infamous Pamukkale.
You are going to visit: Afterward, you will meet with our experienced local tour guide and other participants the tour begins to explore the wonderful nature of Pamukkale. Visit ancient city ruins of the City of Hierapolis included the Necropolis, Frontinius Street, Frontinius Gate, Latrina, Northern Byzantine Gate, Bath and Basilica, Fountain of the Tritons and the Temple of Apollon. Continue to see the gleaming white travertine terraces of Pamukkale, located next to the ruins of Hierapolis. You will continue to enjoy on the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. The extraordinary effect is created when water from the hot springs loses carbon dioxide as it flows down the slopes, leaving deposits of limestone. The layers of white calcium carbonate, built up in steps on the plateau, gave the site the name Pamukkale (cotton castle). At the end of the historical guided tour, you’ll have some free time to explore the area on your own. As an option, you may choose to enjoy in the Pamukkale on the small travertine pools during this free time or swim in the Cleopatra Antique Thermal Pool (admission fee extra). Your tour guide will inform you about the exact meeting point and time. At the end of the Pamukkale guided tour, return transfer back to Denizli Cardak airport for flight to Istanbul. 19:30 – Flight from Denizli to Istanbul. (Please note that flight time can be changed according to availability) 20:40 – Arrival to Istanbul. When you arrive at Istanbul airport, you will meet with our travel team at the airport then be transferred to your hotel. Tour Ends.
If you accept the tour that you would like to join and ready to book you can use our online booking form on the mentioned page. You can click on (Book Now Pay Online) You can pay either deposit or full amount with your Visa or Master Card.
Do we have to pay the full amount?
Generally, we charge a minimum %30 deposit or some small amount according to tour content. The deposit may change according to the tour package you that you chose and it is shown on the website how much deposit we charge. If you pay only deposit the rest has to paid in CASH once.
Is there any discount for children?
Of course, we have a discount for children. You will see the discounts for children when you start the booking online.
What are the departure dates of the tour?
Our tours depart every day (unless otherwise stated)! You need to pick your date from the booking form and complete it then we will arrange your tour according to the chosen starting date.
What kind of vehicles do you use for your day tours?
We use fully air-conditioned non-smoking new-model touristic vehicles for our tours, like Mercedes, Wolksvagen, Isuzu, Otokar) – so that you can enjoying touring in comfort.
Some of our tour Packages include local buses for conneting from one city to others. We use a good bus companies for your locla bus travel from one city to others.
Do your tours stop in shopping stores?
Our regular group tours stopping in some shopping places. But there is no obligation to buy. Mostly we stop unique goods shops belong to Turkey such as carpet store, leather store or jewelry stores. Once we stop here also you will get a lecture about the goods. Our private tours do not stop any shops unless you required.
Who will pick up from our hotel?
If you booked your own hotel and start the one of our tour from your hotel, one of our staff/driver will come to your hotel at given time that will be written on your confirmation voucher and take you the meeting point to meet with other tour participants and tour guide.
Do we have to carry our passport with us during the tour?
While you are on a city tour, you do not need to carry but just in case, once you arrive in your hotel, take the copy of your passport and carry passport's copy with you.
If you travel from one city to other city and if you are going to use the flight or bus connection between cities, you have to take your passport with you.
How many people there will be in the group tours?
Group size changes day by day. We are not able to give you an exact number of the group but generally, group size is between 8 and 25 people.
Are tour guides licensed and speak English?
All of our tour guides are licensed by the Turkish Tourism & Cultural Ministry and all are educated and well experienced.
If I am Vegetarian, am I able to find any Vegetarian food during Turkey Trip?
Yes, It is very easy to find vegetarian food in Turkey. But please let us know your food preference at the time of booking.
What happen if I forget any valuables/any staff in the tours?
We are not responsable for any forgeten valuables/staff on our tour. But if you let us know immediately we will try to do our best to find it and deliver it to you according to the possibility.
When I pay by credit card, is it safe to use your online booking?
It is secured by SSL 128-256 bit and we do not see any credit card details. When you insert your credit card details the payment charged directly by our bank.
Do you pick up and drop off from/to hotels for the day tours?
Yes, we do pick up and drop off from Central Hotels like Sultanahmet, Laleli, Aksaray, Taksim, Fındıkzade, Karakoy, Beyoglu, Sirkeci. If the hotel that you booked is out of these areas, where you need to come by yourself to our meeting point or there will be an additional cost for pick up and drop off according to the possibility.
Do you drop off the airport after the tour?
Yes, we are able to transfer you the airport at the end of the tour with an additional cost. The price change according to the airport. Please let us know which airport at the time of booking.
What should I take with me, what kind of clothes should I wear during my Pamukkale Tour?
We highly recommend you to wear comfortable shoes. There are long walking in the Hierapolis Ancient City and hard to walk on the travertines. If you visit Pamukkale in the summer period, you could take sun cream and sunglasses and wear shorts, t-shirt and hat to protect your head and face from the sun.
Where is closest Airport to Pamukkale
The closest airport is Denizli Cardak Airport to Pamukkale. It is about 70 km away and around 1-hour drive from Denizli Airport to Pamukkale.
If I am staying in Denizli City Center, can you pick me up for Pamukkale Tour from my hotel?
Yes, we are able to pick you up from your hotel with an additional transfer cost.