Tours and activities
make the most of your visit
Travertines and Hierapolis: The entrance to the Travertines & Hierapolis is literally a 2 minute walk away from the hotel through town. Entrance cost is currently 20 lira per person and this ticket is valid for both sites for a single entry only on the day of purchase. Bathing in the Travertines is now restricted but there are man-made pools where you can sit and enjoy the views. The Antique Pool is filled with original columns and is reported to cure a number of illnesses. Cost 25 lira per person. Open from 8am-8pm.
Afrodisias is located approx 90kms from Pamukkale and is one of the oldest sacred sites in Turkey. Dedicated to the ancient Mother Goddess and then the Greek goddess Aphrodite, it was the site of a magnificent Temple of Aphrodite and the home of a renowned school of marble sculpture. Tours to Afrodisias leave everyday (high season). The bus will pick you up from the hotel at 9:30am and will return to Pamukkale approx 3:30pm. Entrance fee is not included. Book Now.
Laodikya: Not far from Pamukkale yet rarely seen is the ancient site of Laodikya. This site is of great religious importance as it is mentioned in the Bible as one of the 'seven churches of Asia'. A beautiful way to spend the day looking at ruins with few tourists, the backdrop of snow-capped mountains and fields of poppies in between. Remnants of the ancient city include a stadium, sarcophagi, an amphitheatre, an odeon, a cistern and an aqueduct. Excavations are continuing. Local dolmus runs every 20-30mins and can drop you off at the road to Laodikya. From there it is an easy 1km walk to the site.
Kaklik Caves: Also known as the 'underground Pamukkale', this site is located around 40kms from Pamukkale. It is easiest to reach by car but local dolmus can also get you there. Ask us about the cost of a tailor-made day tour to Kaklik Caves and other local points of interest - rates are very reasonable.
Mud Baths: Located approx 20kms from Pamukkale these natural healing indoor mudbaths are a fantastic way to spend the day. Cost is 50TL, including entry and hotel transfer. Health benifits are said to include relief from Rheumatism, Skin diseases, Eczema, Fungal diseases and more. Local Turkish people have been frequenting these health facilities for many years.
Paragliding: Gliding over the ruins of Hierapolis and the Travertines is an unforgettable experience and why Pamukkale is one of the world's top paragliding spots. Prices depend on the type of paragliding you wish to do - contact us for more information.