Rose and Lavender Tour; A tour that will glamourize you with the essence of roses and lavender…
With its rose and lavender fields and ancient history, the southern city of Isparta has become a popular travel destination over the last couple of years and plans to continue to welcome enthusiastic visitors
One of Turkey’s secret treasures, Isparta has come to the fore for tourism in recent years. Located in the Lake District of the northwestern Mediterranean region, the city is known as Turkey’s rose garden and renowned for its lavender fields.
Pick-up at the airport (Adnan Menderes, Izmir) and arrival to Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. The thermal baths in the hotel will be at your service.
Departure at 10:30. After 2 hours of bus arrival to Keçiborlu to visit the rose and lavender gardens. It is possible to pick beautiful roses and lavenders from the gardens. The next step is the visit to explore the process of obtaining the rose and lavender abstract with the distiller. Our guests will be welcomed by rosewater, rose sherbet which is a traditional beverage, Turkish delight with rose flavor and rose jam produced out of pure natural rose petals. During the visit, there will be the opportunity to practice the process of taking the rose water and rose oil abstracts and taste the fresh produce. It is always possible to buy extra rose water, lavender water, rose soap, rose jam, dusty rose. Lunch will be taken in Keçiborlu.
The next step is to visit the ancient site of Sagalassos which is famous for its spectacular Fountain of Antonines’. Having all the valuable information about the history of Sagalassos from our professional tour guide, the bus will lead us back to Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel in Pamukkale.
The day will start early at Pamukkale. With its spectacular formations of travertine, Pamukkale is welcoming you into a world of wonders. After breakfast, the first stop is the ancient site of Hierapolis which is famous for the necropolis and magnificent edifices from the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The second stop is the antique pool with thermal water. The natural hot spring pool is going to be one of the most precious moments of your Pamukkale tour. The lunch will be in a very traditional way. Our guests will be specially informed about the cooking of the meal (kuzu tandır- lamb tandoori). The final stop of the day will be İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport.
ROSE and LAVENDER TOUR Pick-up place: İzmir airport, hotels in Izmir city
ROSE and LAVENDER TOUR Pick-up time: 10:15 the tour starts at 10:30 am, the pick-up time depends on your pick-up place, please indicate your exact pick-up place to have the exact timing.
Lunch: 1st-day Open buffet- 2nd-day traditional lamb tandır (lamb tandoori)
Drop-off: Your pick-up place approx. 17.00
Tour period: 10/05 – 15/08 (Rose period 10/05 - 20/06, Lavender period 20/06 - 15/08)
Tour start with min. 10 pax.
Hotel Information: 4* or 5* Thermal Hotel, (Polat thermal or Pam Hotel)
*Price is per person in the double room.
*Single Supp. 45€