Pamukkale tour from Antalya via Salda lake

Price: € 40
( $ 44 / € 40 / ₺ 1,468 / £ 34)

Full-day tour from Antalya hotels to Pamukkale via the Salda lake route. Daily Pamukkale trip from Antalya, Lara and Kundu hotels with a professional tourist guide. Pamukkale 3 hours from Antalya! Pamukkale thermal waters at 17 different temperatures have been healing people for centuries. The cotton white Pamukkale travertines, which attract great attention today as a magnificent natural phenomenon, have been created for centuries by Pamukkale's healing thermal waters. Discover the magnificent nature of Pamukkale and swim in the healing thermal pool with a daily Pamukkale tour from Antalya.

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About this activity

  • Departure Location: Antalya
  • Event days:
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • Tour duration (Approx - including transfers): 12 Hours
  • Guiding & Support: English , German , Russian , Polish
  • Tour difficulty level: It can be tiring for pregnant women, families with babies and the elderly.
  • Booking confirmation: Instant confirmation
  • Printed or mobile voucher: Both is accepted.
  • Wheelchair accessible: Available
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • Easy Online Booking: Fast, Easy & SSL Secure Booking
  • Vegetarian & Vegan meal: Available
  • Skip the ticket line: Available
  • Tour ID: 241
  • Other Departure places:
    Side Alanya Belek Kemer

Highlights | Overview

  • Experience the beauty of Pamukkale and Salda Lake on this unforgettable tour from Antalya. Book now and discover the natural wonders of Turkey!
  • Looking for a unique way to explore Pamukkale? This tour from Antalya via Salda Lake offers stunning views and unforgettable experiences. Don't miss out!
  • Take a break from the city and embark on a Pamukkale tour from Antalya via Salda Lake. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Full Description

Turkey's Natural Wonder: A Journey from Antalya to Pamukkale, Including Salda Lake Exploration

Pamukkale from Antalya - Pamukkale Turkey from Antalya

Participants on this tour get the chance to explore Hierpolis, the Roman bath (extra), and the unique travertines of Pamukkale. A tour guide accompanies the group, but cultural English explanations are not provided.

Pamukkale from Antalya - Pamukkale Turkey from Antalya: From the remarkable ruins of Ephesus to the striking coastlines of Antalya, Turkey is brimming with exceptional natural attractions. However, for an exceptional venture, take a trip through the country's awe-inspiring terrains and explore Salda Lake. This fantastic hidden treasure is regularly likened to the Maldives, and it's easy to see why, with its glistening, limpid waters and soft white sand. But that is just the start of your quest. Embark on a journey from Antalya into the remarkable Taurus Mountains, where you'll encounter unbridled, lofty pinnacles, and lush, verdurous valleys. The famous "Cotton Castle" of Pamukkale with its terraced hot springs and stunning natural formations is the final destination after meandering through charming villages where traditional ways of life still thrive.

Turkey's hidden gem, Salda Lake, boasts crystal clear waters and scenic views. It's a stunning sight to behold, with its quiet shores surrounded by lush forests and majestic mountains. The lake, situated in southwestern Turkey, is known for its unique white sand beaches that contrast against the deep blue water. It's becoming an increasingly popular spot for tourists seeking a secluded destination with natural beauty. Some even say it resembles the Maldives with its pristine waters. The Salda Lake region is home to several hiking trails and outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. A perfect getaway destination for those looking for a peaceful retreat with breathtaking scenery.

Crystal clear turquoise waters and powdery white sand make Salda Lake an unforgettable destination. Despite its beauty, Salda Lake often goes unnoticed by visitors to Turkey. However, those who have experienced this hidden gem know that it is well worth the journey. Located in the Burdur province, Salda Lake is a natural wonder that has remained largely untouched by humans. In the deepest parts of the lake, you can see the bottom due to the exquisite clarity of the water. Moreover, the pureness of the water is reputedly drinkable.

With a depth of 184 meters, Salda Lake is not simply a picturesque view, it also holds great significance in the world of science. The "Liman-Baba Formation" is a geological structure that is exclusive to only a handful of locations globally, and Salda Lake is one of them. The structure is comprised of white limestone rocks that are more than 2.5 million years old, making them analogous to rocks found on Mars. Salda Lake has thus become a hub for researchers and scientists grappling with this topic. Additionally, it is Turkey's second deepest lake, which piques the curiosity of many.

In Pamukkale, delve into the history of Hierapolis, an ancient city waiting to be uncovered.
Nestled in the Denizli province of Turkey, you'll discover Pamukkale - a town renowned for its breathtaking beauty showcasing the famous Pamukkale travertine terraces and thermal springs. But this enchanting destination also harbours an ancient Roman and Byzantine city, known as Hierapolis. This city flourished during those periods, and today, it is highly acclaimed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enticing droves of tourists annually.

Overlooking Hierapolis is the Necropolis, a resting place for more than 1200 sacred tombs, complete with exquisite carvings and embellishments. Meanwhile, the massive Roman Theatre - capable of hosting over 12,000 guests - remains one of the most celebrated landmarks in town, still utilized to this day for both live performances and special functions.

Terraces of travertine and hot springs, famously known as Pamukkale, present themselves in a unique fashion.

Pamukkale's major draws are its hot springs and travertine terraces, which are well-known for their stunning beauty. Cascading down the slopes, the terraces are a collection of white, calcium-laden basins, generated by the mineral-rich water that gushes from the hot springs and has said to cure various illnesses due to its healing properties.

The area of Pamukkale boasts of several hot springs that attract many visitors. Among the most well-known is the Cleopatra's Pool, rumored to have been constructed exclusively for the exquisite Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. Visitors cannot help but indulge in the warm and revitalizing waters of this iconic pool.

Antalya, Pamukkale, and Salda Lake - the perfect trio for a Turkish vacation. But when is the ideal time to visit? 
The beauty of Antalya is all-year-round, with mild winters and hot summers. Don't miss out on the stunning waterfalls and ancient ruins. 

Head to Pamukkale in the springtime for the best weather, as summer is scorching and winter can be frosty. Take a dip in the mineral-rich thermal pools and marvel at the snow-white travertine terraces. 

Lastly, Salda Lake should be visited during the summer months. It's known as the 'Turkish Maldives' thanks to its dazzling white beaches and crystal-clear waters. Pack a picnic and soak up the sun on the shores.
Antalya, Pamukkale, and Salda Lake are ideal destinations during milder weather in the spring and fall. Visiting during summer months may not be ideal due to scorching temperatures exceeding up to 40 degrees Celsius. Conversely, colder temps below freezing mark the winter months.

Stunning natural wonders, cultural heritage, and breathtaking landscapes can all be found in Turkey. Spanning from the rugged Taurus Mountain peaks to the crystal-clear Mediterranean Sea waters, Turkey has something to offer for everyone. Our tour will bring you on a unique adventure to Pamukkale, Turkey's natural wonderland, with a detour to Salda Lake along the way. Expect to discover the ancient city of Hierapolis nestled in the Pamukkale region, where you'll be blown away by the world-renowned travertine terraces and hot springs.

Price included

  • Pick up from hotels and transportation to Pamukkale with air conditioned tour bus
  • Tour guiding
  • Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
  • Entrance fee to Pamukkale
  • Drinks & Personal expenses
  • Swimming at the Roman bath (Cleopatra pool)
  • Swimming at Red Water pool

Pick Up Place

All the Hotels in Antalya region. Hotels in Kundu, Hotels in Lara, Hotels in Antalya city, Hotels in Kaleiçi (Old Town) and Hotels in Konyaalti.

Pick up Point

Main entrance gate of the Hotels (Not from lobby or Reception). Kaleiçi (Old town) hotels: Pick up point is McDonalds next to the ancient Hadrianus gate.

Details to know

Day trip to the white paradise Pamukkale via Salda lake road including pick-up and drop-off from Antalya hotels

There may be changes in the tour program without prior notice, provided that the duration of the Pamukkale travertines visit does not change.

In order to offer a good price we organise Pamukkale tour with other agencies together.

Antalya to Pamukkale: Due to high tour operation costs, sponsor shopping stores are visited during this tour. Shopping is not mandatory.

The itinerary is subject to time availability. The tour may take longer than stated.

Additional information

Tour itinerary of a day trip from Antalya to Pamukkale over Salda lake (Turkish Maldives)

Enjoyable one-day Pamukkale tour from Antalya hotels to Pamukkale: This tour is a daily Pamukkale tour over Salda lake from all hotels in the Antalya region (Lara, Kundu, Konyaalti and the city centre). The Pamukkale tour from Antalya is 50 km shorter via the Salda lake road, and a stopover is made in the famous Salda lake, which is called the Turkish Maldives, on this road.

Times can be shorter or longer.

  • Pick up from Hotels in Antalya (06:00 - 06:30)
  • Breakfast (included)
  • Drive through Taurus Mountains and Korkuteli town
  • Break in Salda lake (45 min - 1 hour)
  • Travel to Pamukkale from Salda (takes 2 hours)
  • Lunch (included)
  • Arrive in Pamukkale and entrance to white travertines (3 hours) (Entrance fee to Pamukkale is included in the price)
  • Swimming at the roman bath (extra)
  • Visit of Red water area (Karahayıt) 1,5 hour (extra) * At the request of the majority of the group and if time permits
  • Dinner (included) * In case of we are late for dinner at your hotel in Antalya.
  • End of the tour and return to the hotels in Antalya.

Period & Price

01 January 2024 / 31 December 2024 - Price

Location Adult
13 >
08 > 12
00 > 02
03 > 07
Antalya € 40.0 € 35.0 € 0 € 25.0

Add-ons / Extras Price
Pamukkale € 25.0
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Najat Chadli


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A great day out to Pamukkale, a safe drive and very efficient tour. Very informative tour guide and plenty of time to sight see in Pamukkale and swimming at the Cleopatra pool.


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