14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Selcuk
— 2 nights
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Icmeler
— 1 night
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Oludeniz
— 1 night
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
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Istanbul
— 5 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): make a trip to Byzantine acquaducts, look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop, then delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Public Latrine. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Pamucak Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hadrian, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Domitian.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Selcuk route maker app.

Mumbai, India to Selcuk is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Selcuk, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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Icmeler

İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stop by Ruby, and then kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Icmeler trip site.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Icmeler takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Icmeler when traveling from Selcuk in September, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Icmeler

Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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 20th (Sun): push the limits with an extreme tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oludeniz PlajI, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally stop by Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Icmeler to Oludeniz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Icmeler to Oludeniz, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Icmeler in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Oludeniz, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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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 21st (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery and then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Pamukkale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): stop by Cappadocia Dowry Carpet, then get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum, then learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, then step into the grandiose world of Uchisar Castle, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Goreme route maker tool.

Getting from Pamukkale to Goreme by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

5
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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.
Do your shopping at Kapali Carsi and Adnan and Hasan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, wander the streets of Taksim Square, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and stop by Ortakoy.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Goreme in September, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

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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.