Private tour to Pamukkale hot springs and Aphrodisias ancient city

Private & Custom Tours in Fethiye

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2 ancient Roman cities in 1 day. Private tour with entrance fees and 2 meals in the price. Visit miracle of the world – cotton castle of Pamukkale - white terraces, down of which the thermal water is flooding. Bathe in a thermal antique Cleopatra’s pool and visit ancient Roman city – Hierapolis with theatre, temples and huge necropolis. Then continue to Aphrodisias with the best preserved ancient stadium and Aphrodite's Temple.
After picking you up from the hotel at early morning hours we will head to the city of Denizli along the Taurus mountain chain. On our way, we will stop for breakfast (additionally payable for interested) in a local restaurant. After arriving at our final destination you will begin sightseeing of remainders of ancient city of Hierapolis. Hierapolis was a health resort during Roman times, from which Roman baths, basilica, gymnasium, “column” street are preserved and beautifully renovated theatre on the hill. In a free time given by the guide worth visiting is also the ancient necropolis, where you will find over 1000 ancient sarcophaguses. However, Pamukkale is mainly a white travertines  listed by the UNESCO. You will be able to penetrate them wading in thermal water of 35 degrees flooding down the travertines. It will surely be a great massage and relief for tired feet. If you want to try the exact treatment of Pamukkale waters – use a bubble (champagne) bath in Cleopatra pool (with additional fee). Health-bringing water cures among others: obesity, rheumatism, asthma and skin diseases, and most important brings back the fresh, young look. They say that, that Pamukkale was the secret of the beauty of the great seductress – Cleopatra… After sightseeing and bathes, it will be time to recharge your batteries with delicious lunch (buffet). On the way back to Fethiye you will stop in Aphrodisias - ancient city from Roman period. You will be admired by its monumental gateway leading straight to the Temple of Aphrodite. It was the biggest place of cult of Aphrodite in ancient times. But the most interesting monument is the stadium with 30000 capacity. The stadium is the best preserved structure of its kind in Mediterranean area. You will be back to Fethiye in the evening.

What’s included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide/driver
  • transportation by a car or minivan

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Cleopatra's Pool entrance ticket
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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