Marmaris due to its unique blue water and beaches is one of the most desired places to visit in Turkey. And people who want to spice their stay in Marmaris also visit some of the nearby tourist attractions.
Pamukkale is such a place, just 3 hours ride by road. Tourists living in Marmaris often book a single day tour there. Pamukkale is widely known for its natural beauty as well as a point of enriched cultural heritage.
If you are looking for information about Pamukkale tour from Marmaris, this blog is just for you. First, let’s discuss the initiation of the tour. Or how you will go to Pamukkale from Marmaris. And then you will get to know about some great place to visit in Pamukkale.
Since Marmaris is a city of tourism. A lot of agencies arrange direct tour package from Marmaris to Pamukkale. You will be picked up for your hotel in Marmaris, and taken to Pamukkale in a cosy vehicle. Once you reach Pamukkale, an experienced guide will enlighten your day there. Meals are inclusive in the tour package, and you can have both local and international foods with satisfactory quality and quantity. After finishing the tour, you will be safely escorted back to the hotel. That’s comprehensive information about the whole tour.
Now, let’s take a look at a more interesting segment, the major attractions in Pamukkale. It is worth mentioning that the name of Pamukkale is itself mysterious. Many local myths state that Pamukkale was the place where the giants came and left cotton to dry out. And it became the famous cotton mountains as we see them today. The name Pamukkale means cotton castle.But these white mountains are not made of cotton, rather they are carbonate travertines. Here is a list of exciting place and things that you can do in Pamukkale.
Visit the Cotton Hills:
The cotton mountains of Pamukkale are really aesthetic to look at. This UNESCO world heritage site is a great place to visit and take some absolutely stunning pictures to cherish your visit. A matter that needs worth mentioning is that the cotton hills are home to some excellent hot springs and thermal pools.
So, if you are looking for a relaxing bath, this is just the perfect place. On one hand, you will have the mesmerizing natural view, and on the other, you will have the comfort of natural warm water from the thermal pools. You can’t have a better place like this to pass your summer holidays.
Have a Hot Air Balloon ride in Pamukkale?
Since you are in Pamukkale from Marmaris to spice up your tour, why not take it to the next level? Pamukkale is one of the Hot Air Balloon riding hubs in Turkey. Due to its unique natural beauty and exceptional geographical terrain, you will get an astounding view from the top of the sky.
There are the standard and premium packages for the Hot Air ride. You can choosethe one that suits you the best. A point to note here is, you will be travelling from Marmaris to Pamukkale, you might miss the morning Balloon ride. Hence, you should contact your agency first, and enquire if they conduct any afternoon ride or not.
Bask in the History of ancient Hierapolis:
Pamukkale is home to the ancient Hierapolis. Which in literal sense means the holy city. The mystical location of this place made the ancient inhabitants assume about its like to something sacred. This city was an important centre, that reached its zenith in the hands of Greek and Romans.
Today, as a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will be able to look at the ruins of the ancient glory. A good number of ancient Greek and Roman infrastructure are well preserved here. You would definitely not like to miss the opportunity to visit such a spot during your visit to Pamukkale from Marmaris.
Spend a relaxing time in Pamukkale Natural Park:
The landmass and geographical features of Marmaris and Pamukkale are a lot different from one another. While in Marmaris you will get a great taste of beach and sea, on Pamukkale you will get the taste of green hills and freshness.
If you are a big fan of trees and greenery, Pamukkale Natural park is waiting to welcome you and embrace with its freshness. This green park with a lake is a perfect relaxing spot, besides you will also have the opportunity to have stress-relieving baths here. There is also a provision to have a mud bath here.
Pamukkale is actually a separate tourist spot, like Marmaris itself is. While a single day trip to Pamukkale may spice up your trip, but at the same time, it is very difficult to visit all the spots of Pamukkale in a single day. But wither way you will never regret having the trip from Marmaris to Pamukkale.
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