13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Urgup, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
2
Istanbul
— 8 nights

4
nights
Urgup, Cappadocia

Urgup ©
A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
Step out of Urgup to go to Derinkuyu and see Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Urgup road trip planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Urgup is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Urgup to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Urgup

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goreme, Uchisar, Avanos, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Goreme Open-Air Museum ©
Goreme Open-Air Museum

8
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: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and stop by Ortakoy.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Istanbul online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Urgup to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Urgup in March since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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