Pamukkale via Sagalassos


TOUR OVERVIEW

Tour offers you an exclusive escape from Antalya to dazzling sites of western Turkey.We discover stunning site of Sagalassos and unique white terraces of Pamukkale which is one of the World Heritage sites of Turkey.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Sagalassos-Admire the flourishing city of Pisidia,enjoy stunning view form acropolis.

Pamukkale-Walk on unique terraces of ''Cotton Castle'' and swim in Cleopatra's Pool.

Hierapolis-See the ancient healing center of Romans.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Visit Sagalassos and Burdur Museum,drive to Pamukkale.

After you meet our representative we drive to Sagalassos first.It is situated on the slopes of white mountains(Akdağ) in Aglasun town.Sagalassos was always a prosperous city throughout history on account of its fertile lands and plenty of water sources.It lives its golden era in the 2.century AD.Most of the present ruins date back that period.Thanks to archaeolgists' great work,it stands out from others with its monuments.We visit major remains then continue on to Burdur town center.After having lunch in one of the local restourants,we visit Burdur Archaeology Museum.Although it is a small size museum,Sagalassos section draws much attention to it.Then we drive to Pamukkale where we stay overnight. ( total drive 4 hrs)

DAY 2 See Pamukkale and Hierapolis,drive to Antalya.

In the morning we have a short transfer to Pamukkale.It is one of the most visited sites of Turkey and a World Heritage site since 1988..It seems like a glacier from distance but when you get closer you see one of the wonders of mother nature.Hot springs which contain high amount of calcium bicarbonate have formed the terraces cascading down to the slopes.We explore terraces and Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis there.With its largest necropolis,stunning theatre view and widely spread remains Hierapolis is one of the worth seeing cities of western Turkey.It was founded by 2. Eumenes who was the king of Pergamon Kingdom in the 2.century BC.As a result of devastating earthquakes in 60AD city loses its Greek character and rebuilt with Roman style..Hierapolis acquires fame for its therapeutic springs and host visitors from all over the world even in ancient period.After we visit the site you will have free time to swim in famous pool of Cleopatra or visit the museum of Hierapolis.Then we return to Antalya.(total drive 3-4 hrs)

TRIP INFORMATION

Includes

1 breakfast 3 lunch 1 dinner,air conditioned bus,English speaker lecienced tour guide,passenger insurance,enterance fees at the sites written in the itinerary.

Excludes

Drinks,gratitudes for tour staff,personal expenses.

Tour staff

Tour guide and driver.

Season

4 Seasons

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