14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Bus
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Istanbul
— 5 nights
Fly
3
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Selcuk
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Oludeniz
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, get outside with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey, see Off-Road Tours, and don't miss a visit to Sunset Point.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Goreme day trip website.

Ankara to Goreme is an approximately 4.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. When traveling from Ankara in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Goreme, with highs around 38°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

5
nights
Istanbul

Queen of Cities

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.
Family-friendly places like Hagia Sophia and Suleymaniye Cami will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and explore the galleries of Galata Tower.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in August, you will find days in Istanbul are little chillier (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

2
nights
Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

3
nights
Selcuk

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Bring the kids along to Ancient City of Ephesus and Temple of Hadrian. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), stop by Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop, explore the historical opulence of Keci Kalesi, and explore the ancient world of Public Latrine.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Selcuk online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Selcuk can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

1
night
Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Babadag.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oludeniz trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Oludeniz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. In September in Oludeniz, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Turkey travel guide

4.5
Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.