10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 2 nights
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2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
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3
Oludeniz
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kas
— 1 night
Drive
5
Dalyan
— 1 night
Drive
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Pamukkale
— 3 nights
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Istanbul — 2 nights

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and soak in style at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul tour planner.

Mumbai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Istanbul, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 25°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can fly to Goreme.
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Goreme, Cappadocia — 1 night

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
On the 4th (Thu), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Goreme trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Goreme: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Oludeniz.
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Oludeniz — 1 night

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 5th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at BelcekIz PlajI, enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Oludeniz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Goreme in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Oludeniz, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kas.
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Kas — 1 night

An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
On the 6th (Sat), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Narr Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kas road trip website.

Getting from Oludeniz to Kas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dalyan.
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Dalyan — 1 night

Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see what you can catch with Dalyan Mesuts Boat and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iztuzu Beach 2.

Before you visit Dalyan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kas to Dalyan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Dalyan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale — 3 nights

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave and then stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Pamukkale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Turkey travel guide

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Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
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