24 days in Turkey Itinerary

24 days in Turkey Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
2
Ankara
— 2 nights
3
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
4
Konya
— 2 nights
5
Antalya
— 2 nights
6
Kas
— 2 nights
7
Fethiye
— 2 nights
8
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
9
Kusadasi
— 2 nights
10
Istanbul
— 1 night

3
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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Istanbul travel site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Istanbul. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in June: highs in Istanbul hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ankara.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

2
nights
Ankara

Ankara ©
Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
On the 15th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Ankara Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ankara road trip planning app.

Fly from Istanbul to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in June: highs in Ankara hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Goreme.

Things to do in Ankara

Historic Sites · Museums
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Hamamonu Restored Area ©
Hamamonu Restored Area
Anitkabir ©
Anitkabir
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi

4
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goreme: Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri). The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, and don't miss a visit to Sunset Point.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Goreme itinerary builder website.

Take a bus from Ankara to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in June: highs in Goreme hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Konya.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar, Avanos, Derinkuyu, Urgup, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii
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Off-Road Tours
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

2
nights
Konya

Konya ©
The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
On the 22nd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Konyanuma Panorama Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Mevlana Muzesi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sems-i Tebrizi Tomb & Mosque, and finally make a trip to Sille.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Konya trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Goreme to Konya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Konya are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites · Museums
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Mevlana Muzesi ©
Mevlana Muzesi
Sille ©
Sille
Konyanuma Panorama Museum ©
Konyanuma Panorama Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a stroll through Kaleici, admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Falez Park. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina, then contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate, and finally look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Antalya trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Konya to Antalya in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Konya in June, things will get a bit warmer in Antalya: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls
Hadrian's Gate
Hadrian's Gate

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Kekova Sound and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Patara Plajı, browse the exhibits of LikyaArt, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Pebble Beach, then kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach, and finally make a trip to Lions Tomb.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kas visit planner.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Kas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kas are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kekova Sound, Patara Plajı
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
LikyaArt ©
LikyaArt

2
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 27th (Sun), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Calis Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Gizlikent Selalesi, explore the striking landscape of Saklikent Milli Parki, and then explore the activities along Oludeniz.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fethiye travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kas to Fethiye takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Fethiye are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Spas

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nights
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
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 29th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi, 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 30th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Laodikeia, then admire the sheer force of Guney Selalesi, then take a stroll through Karahayit, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Pamukkale trip planner.

You can drive from Fethiye to Pamukkale in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Denizli
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Kusadasi

Kusadasi ©
Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Hacivat Shop, stroll through Ladies Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Kusadasi Castle, and finally kick back and relax at Uzun Plaj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a splash at Adaland, and then don't miss a visit to Old Town Tanneries.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kusadasi online trip maker.

Drive from Pamukkale to Kusadasi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pamukkale to Kusadasi due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Istanbul.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Ladies Beach ©
Ladies Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Adaland ©
Adaland

1
night
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
On the 3rd (Sat), admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner.

Drive from Kusadasi to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kusadasi to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kusadasi in July; daily highs in Istanbul reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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