12 days in Georgia & Turkey Itinerary

12 days in Georgia & Turkey Itinerary

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Batumi, Georgia
— 1 night
Fly
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Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly
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Antalya, Turkey
— 3 nights
Bus to Fethiye, Taxi to Oludeniz
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Oludeniz, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marmaris, Turkey
— 2 nights
Ferry to Rhodes, Fly to Beirut

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Batumi, Georgia

— 1 night
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
On the 14th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Monument Ali and Nino, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batumi Boulevard, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Batumi Dolphinarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Europe Square.

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Beirut, Lebanon to Batumi is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Beirut to Batumi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in July, expect Batumi to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly to Goreme.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Goreme, Turkey

— 3 nights
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.
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Pasabag and Balloon Rides. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Guray Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, and take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys.

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Traveling by flight from Batumi to Goreme takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Batumi to Goreme due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Batumi in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Goreme: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

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Antalya, Turkey

— 3 nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Chimaera and Kursunlu Waterfalls. Step off the beaten path and head to Side Museum and Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum). Get out of town with these interesting Antalya side-trips: Ancient Theater (in Side) and Olympos Archeological Site (in Olympos). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate, browse the different shops at Laura Shopping Center, and see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi.

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Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Goreme in July; daily highs in Antalya reach 41°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Oludeniz, Turkey

— 2 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Patara Plajı, and then take in the awesome beauty at Babadag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then explore the historical opulence of Fethiye Kalesi.

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You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Antalya to Oludeniz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Antalya in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Oludeniz. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Marmaris, Turkey

— 2 nights
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Marmaris Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach, then stop by Kurt Jewellery, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Azmak Nehri.

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Drive from Oludeniz to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Marmaris sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

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Georgia travel guide

4.4
Churches · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas
Home to four World Heritage Sites, the beautiful country of Georgia epitomizes the saying, "the best of both worlds." Geographically, the land is divided in half by the Likhi mountain range, which yields a humid, subtropical climate to the west, and an arid, continental climate to the east. Experience a spectacular array of natural destinations, from low-land swamps, rainforests, mineral springs, and hot springs, to volcanic plateaus, snow-tipped mountains, and glaciers. Embrace the laid-back attitude, rich folklore, and ecclesiastic architecture among the sub-tropical gardens. Georgia boasts a healthy mix of rural charm and urban modernity, combined with Mediterranean hospitality. Here you'll find the deepest cave in the world, Krubera Cave, with 2,140 m (7,021 ft) of known depth. Relax in the sun along the pebbled beaches of the Black Sea, and sample the mouth-watering Georgian specialties, including "Khinkali," traditional meat dumplings, to round out your authentic Georgian holiday.

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.