11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 5 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
3
Pamukkale
— 2 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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Istanbul holiday maker site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Istanbul. In July in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Uchisar Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, and make a trip to Camel Rock.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Goreme online trip maker.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in July, Goreme is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Peri Bacalari, Uchisar Castle
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Off-Road Tours
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

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 24th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave.

Plan my trip to Pamukkale with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Goreme to Pamukkale in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Balloon Rides
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

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