Pamukkale & Aphrodisias Private Tour from Kusadasi

  • 12 Hours
Tour Type
  • Private Guided
Activity Level
  • Medium
  • All Year Round
Tour Theme
  • Nature
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  • Archeological
Perfect for
  • Family
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  • Friends
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  • Groups

Tour Description

Are you planning a trip to Kusadasi and looking for an exciting and educational excursion to add to your itinerary? Look no further than the Aphrodisias tour! This private tour takes you on a journey through the ancient city of Aphrodisias, named after the Greek goddess of love and known for its temple dedicated to Aphrodite. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of the Pamukkale travertines, a natural wonder created by thermal water depositing calcium carbonate. Join us on an Aphrodisias tour and discover the rich history and natural beauty of the Aegean region.

Pamukkale & Aphrodisias Tour

The city was named after the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, and was known for its temple dedicated to the goddess. Pilgrims would come from all over to pay homage to Aphrodite and participate in fertility rites. Today, visitors can explore the remains of the temple and other ancient structures, including an acropolis on a hill formed from the detritus of settlements dating back to the Early Bronze Age.

But the Aphrodisias tour isn’t just about history. The city is also located in the Meander River Valley, a fertile region known for its beautiful landscapes. You’ll have the chance to see the stunning Pamukkale travertines, a natural wonder created by thermal water depositing calcium carbonate. These travertines span a 160-meter tall and 2700-meter-long cascade, and their brilliant white color can be seen from about 20 km away. At first glance, they look like a snowy hill, but up close, you’ll see that they’re a truly unique natural phenomenon.

During the Aphrodisias tour, you’ll have the opportunity to walk approximately 0.5 miles over the travertines without shoes. It’s a unique and unforgettable experience, but be sure to bring plenty of sunscreens and a hat, as the shade can be limited. You should also bring swimwear if you want to walk in the water at Pamukkale, as it can be slippery. Keep in mind that the tour itinerary may vary to avoid congestion, and be sure to watch your step to avoid injuries.

This is a private tour, so you’ll have the opportunity to explore Aphrodisias and the Pamukkale travertines with your friends or family. The displayed price is per person for a group of 4, but you can contact us for rates for smaller or larger groups. Don’t miss out on the chance to see one of the Aegean region’s most interesting and beautiful sites on an Aphrodisias tour from Kusadasi.

Tour Details


  • Pamukkale
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  • Kusadasi
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  • Selcuk
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  • Turkey


Pamukkale Travertines

Departure Location

Kusadasi Hotels & Cruise Port


Sightseeings in the Tour Program
Professional Official Tour Guidance
Entrance Fees
Transfers on a Private Basis
Local Taxes


Personal Expenses


Departure from Izmir Airport
Departure from Selcuk Hotels

Tour Program

08:00 Pickup

Pick-up from your hotel.

11:30Pamukkale Travertines

Pamukkale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in Denizli, Turkey, and is known for its unique natural beauty. The name “Pamukkale” means “cotton castle” in Turkish, and it’s easy to see why – the site is famous for its white, cascading mineral pools that resemble a snowy fortress. These pools are formed by carbonate minerals left behind by flowing water, and they have been revered for their healing properties for thousands of years. Visitors come from all over the world to experience the beauty and natural healing power of Pamukkale.


Enjoy a delicious open buffet lunch at a local Turkish restaurant before continuing your tour in the afternoon. You’ll have the opportunity to visit a carpet cooperative and see firsthand how Turkish carpets are made by hand. This is a rare opportunity to see traditional craftsmanship in action and learn more about the rich cultural history of Turkey. Don’t miss out on this unique experience!

15:00Aphrodisias Ancient City

Aphrodisias is a breathtaking ancient city located in Anatolia, Turkey. It is known for its impressive archaeological sites and is still partly excavated, leaving room for further discovery. The city gets its name from the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, also known as Venus to the Romans. Aphrodite’s famous sanctuary can be found in Aphrodisias, making it a destination for those interested in ancient mythology and religion. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this beautiful city and discover its rich history.

16:30 Return Back

After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. The tour ends with good memories.

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Tour FAQ

How can I change the tour itinerary?

Customizable itineraries where you may choose sightseeings as per your taste & comfort. The tour program listed is representative and may completely change to suit your wishes. Feel free to say hello to us!

What is the difference between Private and Regular SIC Tours?

Private tours only include your group, your guide, and your driver. We offer the most personalized and intimate experience for you and your friends/family in a private tour! Regular SIC tours stand for Seat-in-Coach Basis Tours, which means you will share an air-conditioned coach or van with other tourists and you will have an English-speaking tour guide to take you to all the scenic spots listed in the itinerary that day. While the prices of private tours may vary according to the number of people, the prices of regular tours are fixed.

What languages are available for tours?

Our private tours are operated in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese. Feel free to contact us for any other languages.

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