10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 6 nights
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
3
Oludeniz
— 1 night

6
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.
Attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum and Dolmabahce Palace make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait.

Before you visit Istanbul, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Ankara to Istanbul is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ankara in July, Istanbul is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
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 23rd (Fri): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Kaklik Cave, explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Hierapolis.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Balloon Rides
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, thenkick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz holiday builder site.

You can drive from Pamukkale to Oludeniz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Babadag ©
Babadag

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