Hands-on Olive Harvesting in Pamukkale - 4 Days

Experience the rich symbolism and historic significance of the olive tree


Hands-on Olive Harvesting in Pamukkale  –  3 days

  • Discover more demands in your limited time
  • Flexibility with and without a tour guide
  • Regular and Private tours.
  • Customizable & All in one price, with no hidden costs

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TRIP TYPE:  Private Tour

STARTS: Denizli Airport

ENDS:  Denizli Airport

DEPARTS: Daily Full Year

GROUP SIZE: Min 2 / Max 24



MEALS: Breakfast:  3  / Lunch: 3  / Dinner: None


  • Please wear comfortable clothes, a hat, sunglasses, and shoes.
  • Take your camera (without professional equipment)


  • Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the pickup time.
  • If you cannot find the service you need don’t hesitate to get in touch with our dedicated team to advise of your requirements.
  • Please always take a passport


Day 1
Arrival in Denizli

Welcome to Turkey! Cardak, airport pick-up, and transfer to Karahayit Village. Enjoy your afternoon and evening at your hotel.

Day 2
Harvesting Day

After breakfast, we will pick you up and go to the place where we will harvest olives. You will meet the family and their traditions continue. You will learn to harvest olives by using traditional methods (stick method, hand-made baskets) until lunch. We will have a picnic among the interesting rock formations of the area including sucuk which is the Turkish garlic sausage, cheese, tomatoes, olives, cucumbers, and halva with tea. After a short break, we restart with picking and harvesting olives. The late afternoon is spent processing the olives picked the day before with the mother of the family, both çekişke (kırma) and dime olives. Processed olives can be taken home as gifts by our guests. Those who desire to relax after such a long day shall have the opportunity to enjoy the hammam in their hotel

Day 3
Harvesting or Cooking Lesson

Option to either continue with the olive harvest until lunch or participate in a cooking lesson to learn to prepare traditional dishes like keşkek, popular, karnıyarık (aubergines with seasoned minced meat filling), and Turkish rice pudding. Picnic-style lunch. In the afternoon we will learn how to press olive oil out as we will visit an olive oil processing factory. The olive oil can be bought and taken home by the guests. At the end of the tour, we bring you back to your hotel where you can relax.

Day 4
Departure day

Return day and transfer to Cardak airport or possibility to extend your trip to visit local villages or historic sites.

Included Services

  • • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • • Picnic or lunch
  • • Guide
  • • Transfer service from Hotels
  • • Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • • HB accommodation 4* rating
  • • Cooking class

Excluded Services

  • • Beverage during the tour
  • • Tips to the guide and driver
  • • Personal expenses
  • • Visits and services not mentioned in the itinerary
How Can I Book This Tour ?

Please fill out the booking request form. Our team will get back to you. The tour will be confirmed by the Excursions Finder sales department at the reception of the online booking or online payment. Please provide always all the correct information for easy processing.

Reservations and payments?

For Direct Customers
There are so many adventures waiting for you, by reservation, 50% of the total cost is due once the trip and cost have been approved by both parties. The full amount may also be paid at this time. The remaining balance is due upon arrival/check-in. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the trip.

For Travel Agencies
We require full payment of the tour at the time of reservation once the trip and cost have been approved by both Excursions Finder and the Travel Agency. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the blocking of the trip.

Cancellation Policy

The deadline for canceling a reservation is as follows:
If payment is made and the customer, due to outside circumstances, cannot make the trip, the reservation can be postponed, without penalty charges, and can be rescheduled at a later date. No changes can be made to the original reservation upon rescheduling.

Deadlines for cancellation with a refund: One (1) week prior to the date of your tour
Last Minute Cancelations
Full payments or deposits will not be reimbursed for last-minute cancellations by either direct customers or travel agencies.
No Show
In the event of a No-Show by either a Direct Customer or Travel Agency, no refund shall be given.
In case of fortuitous events or Acts of God, management will assess the situation and decide upon a course of action. If a reimbursement or discount is agreed upon, the amount will return within the time specified by management. The Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for all/any bank charge that may apply to the transaction.

Methodes of Payment

Reservations will be guaranteed within the down payment for Direct Customers or full payment for Travel Agencies. We accept electronic money transfers, bank deposits, and all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Payment can be made by sending a scanned copy or clear photo of the deposit slip to [email protected] or WhatsApp at +905323959925 along with the following information:
Company Name or Individual holder of the reservation
Names of those in party
NIT or identity card
City of issue of the document
Residence address
Telephone number

After verifying the information, our sales staff will book the reservation.
For reservations during High Season, fifteen (15) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
For reservations during the Low Season, five (5) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
All confirmed reservations with our office, for both Travel Agencies and Direct Customers, will be sent an e-mail containing the trip description, the total cost with the down payment reflected, and a copy of our company policy in regards to cancellation, no show, date changes, etc.


The process for refunding a deposit is as follows:
In the event of a refund, the Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for covering any bank charges. 10% of the total payment will be withheld to cover this cost.
The Customer or Travel Agency must submit a written request for a refund along with the reason(s) for the reservation cancellation. Please specify the account number to which the money shall be refunded and the name under which the reservation was made.
Please allow 5 to 8 business days to process the refund request.
If the cancellation of the reserve corresponds to an event, it will be done according to the specifications and conditions agreed by both parties in the contract.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Hands-on Olive Harvesting in Pamukkale