10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
2
Konya
— 1 night
3
Antalya
— 1 night
4
Patara
— Few hours
5
Pamukkale
— 1 night
6
Izmir
— 2 nights
7
Istanbul
— 1 night
8
Bursa
— 1 night

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Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, get outside with Royal Balloon, thenlearn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, and finally look for gifts at Alaturca Taner.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Goreme trip planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Goreme is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Islamabad to Goreme. Traveling from Islamabad in June, expect nights in Goreme to be colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Konya.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Uchisar
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Royal Balloon ©
Royal Balloon
Off-Road Tours
Alaturca Taner ©
Alaturca Taner

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Konya

Konya ©
The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): wander the streets of Konya Kultur Sokagi and then take an in-depth tour of Mevlana Muzesi.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Konya trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Goreme to Konya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Konya can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Mevlana Muzesi ©
Mevlana Muzesi

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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 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi and then admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Antalya trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Konya to Antalya in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Konya in June, with highs in Antalya at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Patara.

Things to do in Antalya

Museums Nature Parks
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Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls

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Patara

Patara
On the 11th (Thu), look for gifts at Class Leather.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Patara online tour planner.

Getting from Antalya to Patara by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Patara

Shopping

Side Trip

Class Leather
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hierapolis and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Patara to Pamukkale in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Izmir.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools

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Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center, thenvisit Kemeralti Market, thenlook for gifts at Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Arkas Art Center.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Izmir trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Pamukkale to Izmir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Izmir sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmir

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Arkas Art Center ©
Arkas Art Center
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center ©
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Kemeralti Market ©
Kemeralti Market

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , thenhunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip planning app.

Fly from Izmir to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Izmir in June, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Bursa.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Bursa

Bursa
The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Ordekli Culture and Art Center and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ulu Cami.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bursa online travel route planner.

You can drive from Istanbul to Bursa in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bursa

Historic Sites Museums
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