Alanya Pamukkale Tour is a 1-day tour from Alanya to Pamukkale. You can get to see hot springs and beautifully flowing water creating travertine. Also you can explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, the amphitheatre there, the historical museum and many more.
Pamukkale means cotton castle in Turkish. Pamukkale is a wonderful place to visit. It has beautiful hot water springs and the natural formation of travertine. Travertine are the traces of carbonate minerals left by flowing water. These can be seen from hilltop on the opposite side of the valley in the Denizli town, 200 km away.
The tourists are picked from their hotel. Pamukkale is approximately 2700 meters long, 600 meters wide and 160 meters high. The ancient city of Hierapolis was built on top of Pamukkale. In this city there is an ancient Roman amphitheatre which can be visited by tourists. Also a museum of ancient times is visited. This museum was used as Turkish bath in olden days. Other places to visit are the ancient Cleopatra swimming pool, the monumental tomb of St. Philippe, the necropolis of Anatolia, etc. There are many other tourist attractions which one can visit in this tour.
Pamukkale is one of the oldest thermal cities of the world. The white travertine, historical importance of the place and the thermal waters has given Pamukkale a place in UNESCO World heritage. The water at this place is very beneficial. It has lot of good effects on health and skin. Many visitors love the thermal healing waters here as they see a glow in their skin by using this water.
The return journey to Alanya starts. On this journey one crosses the Taurus mountain ranges which are very beautiful and offer very breath taking views. The tourists are dropped back to their hotels on reaching Alanya.
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