20 days in Turkey Itinerary

20 days in Turkey Itinerary

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20 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h
1
Alanya
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Marmaris
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Fethiye
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Antalya
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Alanya

Alanya ©
A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Red Tower and Dim River. Explore hidden gems such as Alanya Shipyard and Hamaxia. Venture out of the city with trips to Dickman Textile (in Manavgat), Side (Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) & Side Museum) and Alara Grand Bazaar (in Okurcalar). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Dim Cave, take in the pleasant sights at Alanya LimanI, step into the grandiose world of Alanya Kalesi, and steep yourself in history at Phaselis.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alanya trip maker website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Alanya is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Alanya

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Manavgat, Phaselis, Alara Grand Bazaar
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Alanya Kalesi ©
Alanya Kalesi
Alara Grand Bazaar ©
Alara Grand Bazaar
Dim River ©
Dim River

3
nights
Kas

Kas ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hidayet koyu and Patara Plajı. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kekova Sound and Sandal@. Spend the 6th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kas driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Alanya to Kas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Patara Plajı
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Kekova Sound ©
Kekova Sound
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach

4
nights
Marmaris

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.
Visit Palamutbükü Plajı and Scuba & Snorkeling for some beach relaxation. Head to Pasha Fine Jewelery and Icmeler Beachfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Marmaris to Dalyan to see Lycian Rock Tombs about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Marmaris Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Turunc Pazari, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the activities along Dalyan Nehri.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Marmaris vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kas to Marmaris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Marmaris sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Icmeler Beach, Palamutbükü Plajı, Turunc Pazari, Lycian Rock Tombs
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palamutbükü Plajı ©
Palamutbükü Plajı
Pasha Fine Jewelery ©
Pasha Fine Jewelery

4
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
We've included these beaches for you: Scuba & Snorkeling and Ancient Rock Tombes. Get outdoors at Sarigerme Public Beach and Oludeniz PlajI. Change things up with a short trip to Babadag in Oludeniz (about 1h 05 min away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see a world frozen in time at Kayakoy, and make a trip to Kibyra.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fethiye trip planner .

Getting from Marmaris to Fethiye by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Fethiye can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Antalya.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oludeniz, Sarigerme Public Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Old Town ©
Old Town
Pazar Alanı ©
Pazar Alanı

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as TahtalI Dagi and Kaleici Marina. Head to Cirali Beach and Olympos Ruinsfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Kemer Cumhuriyet MeydanI (in Kemer), Aspendos Ruins and Theater (in Serik) and Goynuk Canyon (in Goynuk). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Konyaalti Beach, explore the ancient world of Greek Amphitheater, examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kursunlu Waterfalls.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antalya online visit planner .

You can drive from Fethiye to Antalya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fethiye in August, Antalya is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemer, Greek Amphitheater, Aspendos Ruins and Theater, Cirali Beach, Olympos Ruins
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Goynuk Canyon ©
Goynuk Canyon
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach
TahtalI Dagi ©
TahtalI Dagi

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