Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) has always been a very popular settlement where the hot springs were believed to have healing powers. The city became the center of a pagan cult in antiquity and a spa resort today. The terraces were formed by running warm spring water, at a temperature of 35 °C / 102 °F containing calcium bicarbonate. When the water loses its carbon dioxide it leaves limestone deposits. Pamukkale which means “cotton castle” in Turkish takes its name from these formations. Hierapolis ancient city has always known as a healing center with its holy water A little further away from Pamukkale, near Karahayit village is another thermal spring, Kirmizi Su (the Red Water) with its warmer water. A trip to the healing center of the ancient world
Pick up from hotel and transfer to the airport, flight or bus travel from Istanbul to Izmir or Denizli. Transfer from the airport to Pamukkale.
Pamukkale the beautiful, cascading, snow-white terraced cliff-side basins and waterfalls famous for the healing properties of their thermal mineral baths. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Hierapolis, an ancient Hellenistic and Roman city. See the magnificently preserved and vast Necropolis of the ancient Hellenistic world, Roman basilica baths, Domitian gate, latrines, Agora, Colonnaded street, Byzantine Gate, Roman fountains, and Grand Theatre ,as well as other monuments at the site.
End of tour, transfer back to Izmir or Denizli airport for Evening flight or bus travel back to Istanbul. Transfer to hotel in Istanbul.