Excursion to Demre-Mira-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side 2 days

Demre Mira Kekova and Pamukkale from Side 2 days

Demre-Mira-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side - will please both Christian pilgrims and lovers of unique scenic nature or ancient culture. You will visit one of the most ancient places where the Christian religion was originated, and Pamukkale - area known for its unique properties of water sources.

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Demre-Mira-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side 2 days - is the most optimal option to enjoy the natural masterpieces of nature, and touch of the historical roots of Turkey. For two days you can visit the maximum number of truly unique and incredibly beautiful places, like: Demre - one of the most popular Turkish cities where St. Nicholas was lived in the last years of his life, the ruins of the Greece-Roman theater, and other Roman buildings which are perfectly preserved, Pamukkale - one of the most beautiful places in the world. Every person who has ever visited this place didn't remain indifferent. Pamukkale is a special place where you can relax in travertine's filled with mineral water, which temperature values are not less than 36 °C, and admire the beautiful view, e.t.c... This exciting, Demre-Mira-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side 2 day  tour,  will be informative for anyone who is interested in history.

Demre-Mira-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side

Day 1 - Demre-Mira-Kekova

  • Church of St. Nicholas and the icon shop. The church was built in the 4th century, where Nicholas the Wonder worker was served as the archbishop. In addition, there is a house and a sarcophagus, where, according to legend, they buried Nicholas the Benefactor. In the 11th century, the Italian pirates and monks from the Afon Monastery in Greece, move the bones of St. Nicholas to Bari, where they still keep them in the church of St. Nicholas in Bari. Excavations and restoration of the temple are still ongoing.
  • The ruins of the Mira - with the amphitheater and Lycian rock burial.
  • Amphitheater. It is the fourth largest amphitheater, built in the 2nd century.
  • Journey on a yacht to the sunken city of Kekova. Previously, the city was located on the island, but as a result of a powerful earthquake, part of it went under the water. Nobody lives here, restoration work is not conducted here.

Day 2 - Pamukkale

A tour to the Pamukkale (The eighth wonder of the world, The pearl of Turkey, Cotton Castle), involves visiting the following objects:

  • Thermal springs. There are 17 such sources in Pamukkale. They all differ in water temperature and mineral composition.
  • Cleopatra's pool. This is where the thermal water comes from the depths to the surface of the earth. Water pressure is 400 liters per second, and the temperature is 36 degrees.
  • Travertine terraces. The second name of this geological wonder is the Cotton Fortress. You would think that these careers were created by human hands. In fact, nature itself has done everything.
  • Onyx Factory. Here you can see the process of stone processing and purchase valuable souvenirs in the form of vases. Dishes, decorations, etc.

Choosing the Demre-Mira-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side 2 day tour, you will get acquainted with the history of Antalya, as well as enjoy the sea and the sun. In just 2 days you will receive a huge amount of unforgettable impressions and vivid emotions. You will swim in the thermal waters of the healing springs, make unique videos and photos, the Tour will be interesting from a historical point of view and a real pilgrimage to the shrines and locations in which St. Nicholas once lived. Demre-Myra-Kekova and Pamukkale from Side tour, is one of the most worthy excursions with an incredibly rich program that you should definitely visit.

Program

First day

  • Departure of tourists from hotels,
  • The beginning of the trip to Pamukkale + Demre-Mira-Kekova from Side,
  • First stop for breakfast (lunch box from hotel),
  • Arrival in the sunken city of Dolichiste,
  • Boat trip along Kekova Island,
  • Stop for swimming in the sea,
  • Stop for lunch at the restaurant (buffet),
  • Excursion to the Icon shop, where consecrated icons are sold,
  • Guided walk through the church of St. Nicholas. Examination of the sarcophagus, where the relics of the saint were kept,
  • Tour to the ancient city of Myra, ancient Lycian tombs and Roman Amphitheater,
  • Excursion to the wine factory with tasting,
  • Check-in in hotel and dinner.

Second day

  • Breakfast in the hotel,
  • Excursion to the Pamukkale (cotton castle), travertines and Cleopatra's pool,
  • Tour of the ancient city of Hierapolis,
  • Stop for lunch at the restaurant (buffet),
  • Excursion to the onyx processing workshop,
  • Stopping in a textile shop,
  • Return to hotels.
Tour daysMonday
Tour hours
03:30 - 19:00
IncludesTransfer, insurance, escort of English-speaking guides, boat trip, entrance tickets to St. Nicholas Church, the city of Mira, Pamukkale, Hierapolis, lunches at the restaurant, hotel accommodation, meals at the hotel (breakfast and dinner).
ExcludesDrinks, Cleopatra's pool (€9, optional), tickets to Karahayit(€9, optional).
Don't ForgetsTake with you comfortable shoes, swimwear, towels, and water. A lunch box from the hotel (order at the reception desk a day before departure).
Adults 90
Child (7 - 12) 45
Infants (0 - 6)Free
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