12 days in Turkey, Batumi & Tbilisi Itinerary

12 days in Turkey, Batumi & Tbilisi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 1 night
3
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
4
Batumi, Georgia
— 1 night
5
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 3 nights

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and then steep yourself in history at Galata Tower. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul planning site.

New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
Pamukkale, Turkey

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Guney Selalesi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Guney Selalesi
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

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: get outside with Outdoor Activities, look for gifts at Turquoise Rugs & Bags, get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Goreme route planner.

Fly from Pamukkale to Goreme in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. February in Goreme sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Batumi.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Uchisar, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
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Off-Road Tours
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

1
night
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
On the 11th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Batumi Boulevard and then take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Batumi trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Goreme to Batumi in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Goreme to Batumi is 1 hour. Traveling from Goreme in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Batumi, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks · Historic Sites
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Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard

3
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Tbilisi is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, and don't miss a visit to Rustaveli Avenue.

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Traveling by flight from Batumi to Tbilisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Batumi in February: high temperatures in Tbilisi hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
The Bridge of Peace ©
The Bridge of Peace

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