Marmaris Pamukkale Tour

Marmaris Pamukkale Tour offers you an unmissable chance to visit one of the most popular and significant places of Turkey by getting from Marmaris to Pamukkale.

Pamukkale means “Cotton Castle”, and it deserves this title, because Pamukkale Mountain has a white surface which has been shaped by chemical reactions and thermal waters centuries before.

With its special formation, and settlement of an ancient city (Hierapolis) and pool (Cleopatra Pool) at the peak, UNESCO selected Pamukkale as a World Heritage in 1972.

Of course, we will give detailed information about all of the places by sharing the content of the tour with you; yet, you should already know that day trip from Marmaris to Pamukkale will fill you up with a tremendous admiration to the nature and a lot of knowledge about cultural and historical side of Turkey and even world.

  • Adults:£15
  • Children (7-12):£8
  • Infants (0-6):£0

Tour Days: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday

Start Time: 06:30

Tour Ending Time: 19:30

  • Please note that all of our tours and activities include free pickup and drop off services for all participants. As such, collecting all participants might sometimes take longer than expected causing delays regarding the start and end of our tours. We kindly request all participants be ready for pickup and drop off by the shuttle service in the time frame specified here. Thank you for your cooperation.

1. Stop: Pamukkale Travertines

2. Stop: Hierapolis Ancient City

3. Stop: Cleopatra Pool

A pick up and drop back services

(From/to Icmeler, Armutalan, Siteler, Marmaris City Center)

Full insurance

Breakfast and Lunch

English Speaking Crew

Entrance Fees, Personal expenses, Seat not guaranteed for the infant

  • Not suitable for the guests with walking difficulties
  • We kindly request our guests to be ready in front of their hotel’s gate 10 minutes before departure time.
  • No smoking on our tours but all tours make frequent stops.
  • Tour programs and prices may change without prior notice.

Getting From Marmaris to Pamukkale

Before travelling to Pamukkale, you might know the related information about this trip such as the vehicle, duration, route and distance between Marmaris and Pamukkale as a curious traveler! If so, this part is prepared for you.

How to Get From Marmaris to Pamukkale?

In our Pamukkale Tour, we will get on a fully-equipped bus to get to Pamukkale from Marmaris. For a direct access to Pamukkale, the only option among all of transportation options is road trip between Marmaris and Pamukkale.

How Far is Pamukkale from Marmaris?

Between Pamukkale and Marmaris the distance is 203 kilometers. It roughly takes 3 hours and 45 minutes from Marmaris to Pamukkale

Of course, during those hours on the route of our Pamukkale tour from Marmaris, there will be short breaks to use a WC, eat something or smoke.

If you are in Marmaris and want to join Pamukkale tour, you should keep reading and you will find every detail about our tour that you need and want to learn.

Get Prepared

Before examining the route of the tour step by step, let us provide you information about the preparation session. We will also tell the other important things that you should know before booking the tour and meeting us.

  • First of all, this tour is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties, since there will be a lot of walking to explore Pamukkale deeply.
  • Secondly, we recommend you to bring your hat, sunglasses and sun cream to avoid sun burns. Also, if you plan to swim into Cleopatra Pool or play into the puddles of travertines, you should take your swimsuit and towel, too.
  • Thirdly, make sure you have enough money to buy souvenirs in Pamukkale and your camera is ready.
  • Lastly, since walking on Pamukkale travertines is permitted only without wearing any kind of shoes (because they might harm the natural form of it), you may want to bring a special bag or its kind to put your shoes in.

The Start of trip from Marmaris to Pamukkale

To start our Marmaris Pamukkale Tour officially, between 06.00 and 06.30 a.m.

We will pick you and your belongings up from your hotel that located in Icmeler, Armutalan, Siteler or Marmaris City Center by our fully-equipped, modern and comfortable tour bus.

When you get on, you will meet our professional and licensed tour guide who will give impressive information about the places that we will visit.

The Breakfast

In 07.30-08.00 a.m., we will stop in Mugla province to have a delicious breakfast in a local restaurant. After pleasing our rumbling stomachs, we will take the roads again.

There are many things that you can do during the visit of Pamukkale

To get from Marmaris to Pamukkale last approximately 3 hours. Therefore, approximately at 11.30 a.m., your 3-hour free time in Pamaukkle will start.

Visit Pamukkale Travertines

Pamukkale Mountain which has been uniquely shaped by natural conditions for years has beautiful, natural decorations on it: Pamukkale travertines.

Also known as Pamukkale terraces, these formations look like gigantic steps of a stair. Also, they are filled with natural thermal waters and white mud, and both of them are very beneficial for having a more beautiful and healthier skin.

Thus, we recommend you while climbing towards the peak, enjoy every barefoot step, benefit from mineral-rich waters of Pamukkale and wide open your eyes to feast them with the perfect contrast of white and turquoise.

Visit Hierapolis (Holy City)

When you finish climbing, you will be able to wear your shoes again, since a perfect historical settlement waits for you to explore deeply: Ancient city of Hierapolis.

Even if there is no exact information about its establishment, it is claimed that it has been settled in the 2nd century BC. In years, it has been used by Romans and Byzantines successively; therefore, Hierapolis has characteristics of them dominantly in its ruins, baths, gates, streets, columns, theatres, statues and more.

During your free time, we recommend you to visit UNESCO World Heritage Site and expand your cultural accumulation.

Swim into Cleopatra Pool

At the peak, there is also Cleopatra Pool, in which famous Egyptian queen Cleopatra has swum, according to the common belief.

If you wonder why she has chosen this pool, we can simply say that to become much healthier and beautiful; because the thermal water of the pool is full of minerals and healing power.

In ancient times, the pool has been shaped by a strong earthquake, collapse of the ruins and a flood of hot waters that still fills it. By paying for an entrance fee, you can swim and relax your body and mind.

Other Things to Do

If you get tired, you can eat or drink something in the cafes and restaurants near the pool. You can take photographs of fascinating sceneries around, and mud bath in Pamukkale travertines. Everything you do in there will be unforgettable somehow!

The Lunch

When it is at 14:30, we will go to have a lunch which will prove the perfection of Turkish cuisine. During 15.00-15.45, we will complete the lunch session in a local restaurant, and we will visit our last stop.

A Textile Factory

From 16:00 to 16:30, we will be in a  textile factory to learn the process and shop here.

Get back to Marmaris from Pamukkale

After leaving the factory, we will get on the bus and take the roads from Pamukkale to Marmaris. Approximately at 20:00, we will drop you to your hotel and our impressive Marmaris Pamukkale Tour will end successfully.


4.9 based on 33 reviews
April 26, 2019

Hello can i know the kind of food for the lunch??

April 28, 2019

Hello. There is open buffet. You can find chicken, meat, salad, pasta etc.

March 21, 2019

How long does it takes from mamaris to pamukkale??

March 31, 2019

Hello. It take 3 hours more or less.

April 26, 2019

May i know the kind of food for lunch? Could it be fish or something other than meat or chicken..

April 28, 2019

Unfortunately fish is not avaliable 🙁

March 21, 2019

How long it takes from mamaris to pamukkale??

June 16, 2019

For all your questions, please reach us at whatsapp +90 543 244 48 97 or or live chat. Thank you.

MTA Team

July 10, 2018

Hello im coming to marmaris in the first of august from lebanon in a trip of 8 days.
Where can i find someone there to take me to this tour? Are the tickets available at marmaris shops or hotel?

July 12, 2018

We provide this tour and many others. You can contact us via facebook messenger, whatsapp, viber, email, phone to book your tour without any payment. Hotels also sell some of those tours’ tickets however they are overpriced. When you make your reservation with us, a travel assistant will be assigned for you during your stay in Marmaris. Upon your arrival to your hotel in Marmaris, your travel assistant will visit you at your hotel and give you your tour tickets.

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