This exciting day trip commences at 06:00 with our bus departing Antalya. The journey will take about 3 hours; we stop for Breakfast in the town of Korkuteli. On arrival in Pamukkale ( Eng. "Cotton castle") you will visit the open-air Museum of the ancient Greek city of Hieorpolis, dating from the 2nd century BC; enjoy the famous white travertines located on the mountainside, and swim in the renowned ‘Cleopatra's Pool’ filled with thermal water.
Ancient Hieropolis is known for the burial of St. Philip of Bethsaida, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ - the city played a major role in the spread of Christianity. Beautifully situated, the city affords commanding views over the landscape
Cleopatra’s Pool offers a separate pleasure! Swimming in the pool of Cleopatra, surrounded by Roman columns is delightful. Filled with warm (above 36C) pure mineral water, it is useful for diseases of the heart and blood vessels, musculoskeletal system, etc. Entrance and swimming in the pool is paid separately - 10 Euros.
Visually stunning and very bright; Pamukkale’s travertines are internationally renowned: thus, on stepping in or out of the shallow pools you will meet smiling tourists from all over the World. Enjoy the interaction!
Then you will visit the store with onyx and leather products and enjoy lunch in a quality location. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to see and visit another unique source of hot red mineral water with a mixture of iron oxide - Karakhait, - widely popular among the local population due to its medicinal properties .
• Departure 06: 00 (Antalya)
• Stop for Breakfast
• Arrival and visit the Pamukkale travertines Hieropolis ancient city
• Cleopatra's Pool (swimming)
• Visiting a leather goods store
• The source of the red water Karahayt
• Visit the store with onyx products
• Free time
• Dinner on route in Chavdar
• Arriving in Antalya 20: 00 approx