11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 5 nights
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
3
Oludeniz
— 3 nights

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Istanbul. July in Istanbul sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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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.
On the 13th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, and then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

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

Getting from Istanbul to Pamukkale by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

3
nights
Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 15th (Wed), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, and finally stop by Anadolu el Sanatlari. On your second day here, Head underground at Mavi Magara, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, then stroll around Oludeniz, and finally make a splash at Oludeniz Waterworld Aquapark.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz route maker.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Oludeniz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Oludeniz are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Babadag ©
Babadag

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