The UNESCO World Heritage Tour of Pamukkale & Hierapolis from Izmir,Izmir Hotels will provide you with the experience of UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis ancient city in a day trip.
After your breakfast early in the morning ,you will meet with your guide for a 3-hour drive to Pamukkale.
Prepare to be dazzled by the fantastic UNESCO World Heritage Site at Pamukkale, where geo-thermally heated water cascades down immense slopes, leaving a residue of calcium carbonate that hardens into travertine.
Visitors can walk through the terraces pools with broad stretches of bright white and golden mineral deposits. Spend free time soaking and relaxing into the pools and dont forget to pack your swimsuit (entrance fee at your own expense). As you enjoy a nice bath stare up at the Greco-Roman columns which surround the pools.
Lunch is recommended in a local restaurant at Pamukkale .
After lunch, we will continue to Hierapolisa therapeutic bath center founded in 190 BC by Eumenes II, King of Pergamum.
The necropolis here is the most significant ancient cemetery in Anatolia, with approximately 1,200 graves, and the theatre is a 2nd-century AD building in Roman style. Its many relief scenes depict the Emperor Septimus Severus and the life of Dionysus.
Finally, stop at St Philippe Martyrion (Basilica of St Philippe) and hear about this historical Christian house of worship.
Afterwards, hop back on your van and return to Izmir or Kusadasi where your tour ends.