Pamukkale and Salda lake tour

Pamukkale and Salda lake tour from İstanbul

Pamukkale and Salda Lake Tour From Istanbul

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with a Pamukkale and Salda Lake tour from Istanbul! Imagine taking a  flight to Denizli and landing in the heart of Turkey's most stunning natural wonders. First, marvel at the surreal white terraces of Pamukkale, a UNESCO World Heritage site that looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale. Then, head over to the breathtaking Salda Lake, often dubbed the "Maldives of Turkey" for its crystal-clear waters and powdery white sands. This private tour promises memories you'll cherish forever!


  • Private transfer to Istanbul or Saw Airport from your hotel
  • Fly to Denizli Çardak Airport and Drive to Hierapolis


  • Hierapolis Ancient city
  • Cleopatra’s Pool(extra charge)
  • Hierapolis Archaeological Museum
  • Grand Theatre
  • The Temple of Apollo
  • Nymphaeum (Monumental Fountain)
  • Plutonium
  • Christian Basilica
  • City Gate
  • Necropolis
  • Martyrium of St. Philip
  • Drive to Pamukkale


  • Lunch(It belongs to you..We will present options where to eat)
  • Visit Pamukkale Calcium Carbonate Travertines
  • Drive to Salda Lake


  • Visit Lake Salda, often referred to as the 'Turkish Maldives', is a stunning natural wonder located in the Burdur province of southwestern Turkey


  • Drive to Denizli Çardak Airport
  • Fly to Istanbul Airport or SAW
  • Private transfer from Istanbul Airport or SAW to your hotel



Lake Salda

Nestled within the heart of the Taurus Mountains, this breathtaking lake boasts crystal-clear turquoise waters and pristine white sandy beaches, mirroring the iconic landscapes typically associated with the Maldives.

Lake Salda is considered one of the cleanest lakes in Turkey. The combination of unique mineral composition and rich biodiversity adds to its natural allure. The surrounding area is home to lush forests and diverse flora and fauna,

The mineral-rich clay of the lake’s edges is also reputed for its skin benefits, drawing visitors who seek natural wellness treatments. Authorities have implemented measures to preserve its pristine condition, ensuring the lake remains an unspoiled gem for future generations

Pamukkale Travertines and Calcium pools

Pamukkale means "Cotton Castle"... Designated as a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1988, this natural phenomenon with its stunning white calcium cliffs and beautiful turquoise pools is truly a sight to behold. It's easy to understand why when you arrive; it’s like stepping into an alien landscape.

Cleopatra’s Pool

Do not leave Pamukkale without taking a healing dip in the sacred spring of Cleopatra’s Pool. Swimming in the vibrant waters of the Cleopatra Pool should top every Turkey Travel Program. At the bottom of the crystal clear Pool lies a stunning collection of striated columns and column capitals, a striking reminder of the Pool’s venerable heritage.

Hierapolis Ancient Site and Archaeological Museum

After walking along the terraces, we will take a short walk to the city of Hierapolis, also known as the 'Sacred City.' Just outside the main entrance lies the Necropolis, containing over 1,200 tombs and sarcophagi for people who wished to be buried here. Among these tombs is the Martyrium, built on the spot where Saint Philip is believed to have been martyred in AD 80. The proximity of the hot springs and steaming fissures led people to believe they eased the journey to the Underworld. The Baths of Hierapolis, sourced from these springs, were particularly popular among vacationing Romans. You will notice the massive Great Theatre carved into the hillside dominating Hierapolis's landscape.







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Pamukkale and Salda Lake

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The historical Hierapolis Ancient City and unprecedented travertines are on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. You will be able to swim in Cleopatra Pool, healing thermal waters, snow-white travertines. White Travertines contains calcium carbonate, sulfate,sodium, iron, potassium and magnesium in its composition. With the healing properties of water, it also cures many diseases.You will have the opportunity to see Pamukkale-Hierapolis

Lake Salda, often referred to as Turkey’s hidden gem, is a pristine natural wonder located high in the mountains at an elevation of 1165 meters above sea level. This stunning lake captivates visitors with its crystal-clear azure waters and immaculate white sands, earning it the nickname "Turkish Maldives." These sands share a striking resemblance to those found in the Maldives, boasting a similar composition. During the summer months, Lake Salda becomes a favorite spot for swimming and capturing dazzling photographs of its serene beauty..

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  • Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
  • You can book up to 2 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available. If less than 2 days before the start of your requested tour date, please contact us by email or phone as it would be a last-minute booking that will need to be checked for availability before your tour reservation is confirmed.
  • Domestic Flight Tickets
  • Private Transfers to and from Istanbul Airports
  • Private Transfers to and from Pamukkale and Salda Lake
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tours
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Swimming fee for Cleopatra Pool
  • Drinks
  • On personal expenses
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Lunch
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