11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Bodrum City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Goreme
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Antalya
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Karachi

4
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Karachi to Istanbul, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Karachi in October, plan for colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 21st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Batimi Plaji, look for gifts at Gallery Mustafa, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mor Plaj. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront activity at D-Marin Turgutreis, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kumbahce Sahili, and then learn about winemaking at Vinbodrum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bodrum City trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Istanbul to Bodrum City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Bodrum City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Turgutreis, Mor Plaj
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Gun Batimi Plaji ©
Gun Batimi Plaji
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Vinbodrum ©
Vinbodrum

2
nights
Goreme

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see Off-Road Tours, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then explore the world behind art at Guray Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Karanlik Kilise, then steep yourself in history at Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme, then Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Goreme trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bodrum City to Goreme takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Bodrum City in October, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Goreme: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Guray Museum
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Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

2
nights
Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
On the 25th (Fri), wander the streets of Kaleici, take in the dramatic scenery at Duden Waterfalls, and then see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Antalya online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Goreme in October; daily highs in Antalya reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi

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