Pamukkale and Salda Lake Tour (No Shopping)





16 hours

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A tour called “Pamukkale and Salda Lake Tour” offers a convenient way to visit two popular attractions in one day. During the tour, there will be stops along the way to allow for a relaxed exploration of each sight. You will have plenty of time to unwind, admire the scenery, and indulge in wellness treatments. The excursion includes a chance to experience the therapeutic mud, mineral baths, and the renowned Cleopatra pool. The tour will last around 3 to 3.5 hours at Pamukkale and 1.5 hours at Salda Lake.

From Salda Lake to Pamukkale: An Idyllic Travel Experience

One of the most popular excursions from Antalya is a visit to Salda Lake and Pamukkale, which are two of Turkey’s most breathtaking locations.

The tour begins at Salda Lake, which is renowned for its transparent blue waters and pristine sandy beaches. This lake is often compared to the famous Maldives due to its clear waters and white sand, making it an excellent spot to unwind, swim, and take in the beautiful scenery. During the 1.5-hour visit to Salda Lake, visitors can swim, sunbathe, or take a leisurely stroll around the lake.

After leaving Salda Lake, the tour moves on to Pamukkale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Turkey’s most popular tourist attractions. Pamukkale is known for its natural hot springs, travertine terraces, and ancient ruins. The travertine terraces are made of white calcite and have been formed over thousands of years as mineral-rich water flows from the hot springs.

During the 3-3.5 hour visit to Pamukkale, visitors will have ample time to explore the area and take in the breathtaking scenery. A visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis, which dates back to the 2nd century BC, is one of the tour’s highlights. The city was a significant center of commerce and culture during the Roman and Byzantine eras, and many of its ruins can still be seen today.


If you are traveling to Turkey, visiting Pamukkale is an essential experience.

Pamukkale is an exceptional natural wonder situated in western Turkey, known for its magnificent terraces made of travertine. These terraces are created by the hot springs that stream down the mountainside, leaving deposits of calcium carbonate and shaping a remarkable and striking landscape. The hot springs are believed to have therapeutic properties, and the area has been a well-known spa retreat since ancient times.

Furthermore, Pamukkale is home to the historic city of Hierapolis, established in the 2nd century BC. The city was a significant center of commerce and culture during the Roman and Byzantine eras, and many of its ruins are still visible today. Tourists can discover the remains of Hierapolis, such as the antique theater, the Temple of Apollo, and the Nymphaeum.

Besides the terraces and the ruins, Pamukkale also boasts several thermal pools and hot springs, where visitors can unwind and enjoy the healing benefits of the mineral-rich water. One of the most popular thermal pools is the Cleopatra Pool, which is believed to have been used by the queen herself.


Discovering Hierapolis: An Ancient Metropolis Constructed Over a Thermal Spring

Hierapolis, situated in the southwest of Turkey near Denizli, was constructed around a natural hot spring during ancient times. The city was established in the 2nd century BC by the ruler of Pergamon and rapidly developed into a significant hub for trade and culture.

The ancient theater, constructed in the 2nd century BC, is among the most remarkable features of Hierapolis. The theater had a seating capacity of 12,000 and was used for various cultural events such as plays and concerts. Currently, tourists can witness the impressive seating arrangement, stage, and nearby ruins.

Another notable structure in Hierapolis is the Temple of Apollo, which was erected during the 2nd century AD. The temple was devoted to the Greek god Apollo and was an essential center of worship in the past. Tourists can still observe the impressive columns and remnants of the temple, which offer a glimpse into the city’s history.


Rejuvenate in the Mineral-Enriched Waters of the Cleopatra Pool

Located in Pamukkale, Turkey, the Cleopatra Pool is a natural hot spring that is believed to have been given as a gift by Mark Antony to Cleopatra. The pool is known for its healing properties and visitors can now experience these benefits for themselves. The mineral-rich water in the pool is thought to contain various minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, and sulfur, which are believed to have therapeutic properties. The temperature of the water is also kept at a comfortable range of around 36-38 degrees Celsius, providing a perfect opportunity for visitors to relax and unwind. The stunning scenery surrounding the pool includes the white travertine terraces of Pamukkale and the verdant hills in the vicinity. Visitors can enjoy a serene atmosphere while soaking in the mineral-rich waters, which are said to help with different ailments, such as respiratory problems, arthritis, and skin conditions.

Discover the Natural Wonders and Unusual Geology of Salda Lake

Discover the Beauty and Geological Marvels of Salda Lake in Turkey

Salda Lake, situated in the southwest region of Turkey close to Burdur, is a remarkable natural wonder renowned for its clear, turquoise waters that are often likened to the stunning beaches of the Maldives. The picturesque landscape surrounding the lake comprises of rocky cliffs and verdant forests, which add to its breathtaking beauty.

Salda Lake’s white sandy beach is particularly noteworthy, as it is composed of a mineral called magnesium, creating a bright white hue that contrasts beautifully with the lake’s deep blue color. The beach is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and relaxation, and visitors can indulge in meals and refreshments at various nearby cafes and restaurants.

Moreover, Salda Lake holds great geological significance due to its location in a volcanic area and its mineral-rich waters. This has led to the development of exceptional mineral formations, including the travertine rock, similar to those at Pamukkale.

All in all, Salda Lake is an essential destination for travelers visiting Turkey, as its striking beauty, distinctive geological attributes, and pristine waters offer an unforgettable experience.



What is included in economic pack.?

  • Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
  • Guidance Service
  • Bus with Full A/C
  • Salda Lake Fee
  • Full Insurance

What is included in full pack.?

  • Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
  • Guidance Service
  • Bus with Full A/C
  • Pamukkale Fee
  • Hieropolis Fee
  • Full Insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Best Crew
Big Discount
Hotel Transfer
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