in 1 night and 2 days
Laodicea is located in the Lycus River Valley together with Hierapolis and Colossae.
Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey's Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.
The ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white "castle" which is in total about 2, 700 metres (8, 860 ft) long, 600 m (1, 970 ft) wide and 160 m (525 ft) high. It can be seen from the hills on the opposite side of the valley in the town of Denizli, 20 km away.
The return drive from Antalya will be in total 550 km ( 340 miles ) and we will have some coffee breaks as well in the heart of anatolia to discover the natural beauty , land and people.
ESTIMATED TIME IN VEHICLE TO DRIVE IN TOTAL: 7 hours
+ You will be picked up from your hotel /cruise ship terminal around 9 am. This is a 2 days tour and with 1 overnight in Pamukkale Thermal Hotels area. The drive back to your hotel / cruise ship is the following day around 5 pm.
09:00 Start from Antalya
12. 30 Arrive in Laodicea and visit for minimum 1 hour
13:30-14:30 lunch brake
14:30 Arrive in Pamukkale and Hierapolis and afternoon visits
18:30 arrive in a thermal hotel in Pamukkale area and check in
Free time till check out. Start from Pamukkale around 12:00 and same way back to Antalya. On the way lunch break and arrive in Antalya around 17:00
+ On the way back a carpet manufacturar visit upon request
+ Places of interest: Taurus Mountains , laodicea ancent city , Pamukkale Travertines , Hierapolis , Denizli , thermal hotel in Pamukkale area
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel Lobby / Cruise Ship Terminal / Antalya Airport / Any Other /
If pick up and drop off stations are out of Antalya ( Kemer , Alanya , Side ,Belek etc.) an additional cost may apply
End location: Same as your pick up location
Duration: 2 days
Modern ,clean , fully air conditioned 2011 model minivan with 4 passenger capacity owned by myself.PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED PHOTO!
INCLUDING the tour: fully airconditioned minivan, parking fees , gas , driver-guide service , 2 x lunch , entrance fee for Laodicea , entrance fee for Pamukkale & Hierapolis Open Air Museum , swimm break in thermal antique pool , Sculpture Museum in Hierapolis , single or double room in thermal hotel with HB (halfboard- breakfast and dinner ).Please note that hotel cost may vary depending on type of the hotel and room size.Mentioned here is a minimum 3 star thermal hotel.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Turkish Lira ( TL ) TOTAL p.p. - 10 TL for lights drinks on the return way
EXCLUDING the tour : drinks & personal expenses