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Daily Pamukkale Turquoise Tour

KAKLIK CAVE AND LAODICEA

Departure time of the tour depends on you. Time is flexible.

 We will first pick you up from the hotel for the ..

KAKLIK CAVE AND LAODICEA

Departure time of the tour depends on you. Time is flexible.

 We will first pick you up from the hotel for the daily trip.After we are going to Laodikeia.
Laodikeia is situated in a good geographical location on the South side of the Lycus River,6 km North of Denizli.The city was called ‘Laodikeia on the side of the Lycus’ in ancient sources,the city was founded by Antiochos II in 263-261 BC and named after Antiochos’ wife.

Ruins of Laodicea

Big Theater : It’s situated on the northeast of the city.It is built in Greek Style ,which is similar to Roman construction style.The scene is completely destroyed, but the cavea and orchestra are stil standing.It’s seating capacity is about 20,000.

Small Theater : It is situated 300 m northwest of the big Theater.It is also inGreek Style.The cavea and orchestra are partly remaing; the scene is completely destroyed.
 Stadium and Gymnasium : They are southwest of the city ctretching from east to west.The buildings between the stadium and gymnasium were connected to each other.The stadium was completed in 79 AD.It is 350 meters long and 60 meters wide.IUt construction is in amphitheater style with 27 rows od-f seats.Most of it is destroyed.According to the inscription,it was built in the 2nd century A.D.by the proconsul Gargilius Antioius in honor of Emperor Hadrianus and his wife Sabina.
 Monumental Nypheum : Its at the intersection of the main street.Its a Roman double-faced building with a pool and niches.It was repaired in the Byzantine Period

Council Building : It’s on the soutwest side of the city.The building is rectangular extending east-west.The main entrance is on the east end.

Zeus Temple : The Temple is situated on the east side of the columnar street between the Small Theater and The Nypheum.

Big Church : It's situated next to the columnar street. Only the ground floor remains. The main entrance is on the west side of the church.
        Syrian Street,South Necropol

 Kaklık cave
Kaklık cave, on Denizli- Afyon- Ankara and Denizli Çivril highways, and 30 km away from Denizli provincial centre, 2 km away from main tour route which is over road route at international Çardak Airport at 45 km and in Kaklık town of Honaz District is uniquely beautiful in respect of its formation and development feature as well as its interesting travertines and pools similar to Pamukkale, and dripstones, stalactites and stalagmites. Due to both underground stream that flows through the cave and the spring that has come out beside the cave and has let some of its water into the cave close masses and petty small foliate ivy-like plants have grown on the walls of hydrologically active Kaklık cave, that receive direct sun light and permanently drip and leak. These plants that take on different tones of green during the day depending on the light contribute a distinct beauty to the cave.

The environs of Kaklık cave which is a doline-spring collapse ponor located active cave is composed of Mesosoic lime stones, Eosine marn, clay sandstones and conglomerates, miosen-polisen old clay, sand, marn and lime stones and travertine and alluviums pertainingto quaternary.

Kaklık cave has a length of 65 m in Nortwest southeast direction and 40 m in northeast direction and a circular entrance of 13x11 size. According to the entrance, the deepest point is 190m, the cave whose ceiling height varies between 2-5 metres has a second section in the southwest end of the cave. This section, which goes for approximately 40m, is covered with collapsed blocks inside. On the contrary, the almost whole area of the main gallery is covered with travertines with marvellous colors that are formed by the spring water that comes out outside the cave by waterfalls. There is one more water source about 78 m west of the main source. Those two sources have the same specialty.These white travertines that develop in pools in the form of steps and that develop on these blocks according as a result of the collapse of the ceiling is a small miniature of Pamukkale.

If you wonder Mars, you should visit Salda Lake”

Salda, the deepest lake of Turkey, is located in Burdur 1 hour 20 mins. far from Pamukkale. Thousands of tourists come to see Salda Lake to see it’s turquoise colored lake and white sands.

Despite of being the deepest lake of Turkey, Salda is the third deepest lake of the world.  The depth of the lake can go up to 185m. Interestingly, there is a similarity between Salda Lake and Mars. Both have white magnesium loaded rocks. The area of the lake was announced as 1st grade natural site area in 1989.  For this reason, building construction around lake was prohibited. The lake is rich in terms of its minerals, due to soil properties. The water of lake is a cure for certain skin diseases. Offering its visitors a visual feast, Salda Lake is a natural beauty of blue and green. Photography, swimming and diving are also possible in the lake for visitors. 

'The cable car

The 1,396-meter-long cable car system will make the connection between Bağbaşı City Forest and Zeytin Plateau and will have the capacity of caring around 2,000 people per hour. The cable car will reach the Zeytin Plateau in at least 6 minutes. By the cable car people will spend their free time in a natural environment and they will enjoy the view of nature and the view of Denizli city.

TOURS INCLUDED ;  Transfer with A/C vehicle and Professional driver.

EXCLUDED ; Lunch ,Guide and Entrance fee.