©

Ankara trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Ankara

Trip Planner Europe  /  Turkey  /  Ankara Province  /  Ankara
(3.6/5 based on 7,500+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: museums, historic sites, sightseeing

Heart of Turkey

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. A sparsely populated town until the beginning of the 20th century, Ankara today covers a wide metropolitan area, home to nearly 4.5 million people. Although many travelers use this city merely as a convenient stopover on their way to the country's popular tourist resorts, Ankara offers a diverse culinary scene and a lively nightlife. Turkey's spiritual, cultural, and political center, the city also boasts a renowned museum of Anatolian civilizations, as well as an imposing mausoleum of Ataturk, the father of the modern Turkish state. Find what you're looking for from your Ankara holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Turkey vacation builder.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Ankara

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Among the Roman ruins and citadels of the city of Ankara sits a collection of glitzy, upscale chain hotels. This cosmopolitan city may not be the best choice for the budget-conscious, so if shelling out a lot of money isn't your prerogative, look a little north of the city core to the independent hotels which are a bit more moderately priced. Alternatively, opt for an authentic, family-run Ottoman inn or boutique hotel. You'll find only one hostel here, which tends to fill up quickly.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Ankara:
Sightseeing, museums, religious sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, historic sites, nature
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, parks, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Sightseeing, shopping, nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Ankara

2 days in Ankara Province BY A USER FROM JORDAN January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM JORDAN January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM JORDAN January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM JORDAN February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Ankara BY A USER FROM SWEDEN December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Ankara BY A USER FROM SWEDEN December, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM TURKEY February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM TURKEY January, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM QATAR January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM KUWAIT December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News