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Private Pamukkale Tours from Izmir Hotels and Izmir Airport
Pamukkale is one of the main highlights of Western Turkey. We recommend travelers who are staying in Izmir to do a Pamukkale Tour from Izmir.
Pamukkale is a town in the western Turkey known for mineral-rich hot springs that have been forming white travertine terraces. Ancient name for Pamukkale is Hierapolis, an ancient Roman thermal city founded in the second century BC. The ruins include a well-preserved theater and a necropolis with sarcophagi that stretch for 2 km. The Ancient Pool is famous for its submerged Roman columns, the results of several earthquakes.
Pamukkale is one of the highlights of western Turkey. Approximately 2 million travelers visit Pamukkale. It takes about 3.5 hours to drive from Izmir to Pamukkale.
Is Pamukkale the same as Hierapolis?
Pamukkale and Hierapolis are the same place. Hierapolis is the ancient name for Pamukkale. Pamukkale means Cotton Castle in Turkish and Hierapolis means Sacred City in ancient Greek.
How long do you need to visit Hierapolis and Pamukkale?
During our private tours of Pamukkale we usually spend about 3 hours in Pamukkale. This totally depends on the interest and pace of the travelers.
Can you swim in the miraculous pools of Pamukkale?
You can swim in the ancient pools of Pamukkale, also known as Cleopatra's pools. To limit the number of people who can swim in the pools, the government charges approximately 8 euros per person. There are changing rooms and safe deposit boxes. Towels are not provided. Travelers planning to swim are advised to bring towels with them.
We offer private Pamukkale tours from Izmir. The tour lasts approximately 11 hours.
Pamukkale Tours include pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Izmir or Izmir airport. Tours are conducted by licensed tour guides. Tour guides in Turkey are required by law to complete a strict multi-year training program and obtain an official license from the government.
We also offer 2 days Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Izmir and Pamukkale Tours from Kusadasi.
For availability and costs please contact us.
by TransBalkan Tours is a fully licenced tour operator since 1963 and a member of TURSAB.
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Ephesus Travel Guide by TransBalkan Tours is a fully licenced tour operator and a member of TURSAB. License: A 776.