13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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13 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h
1
Istanbul
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Antalya
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Singapore


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1
day
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.
On the 20th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District and then look for gifts at Mısır Çarşısı.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul journey planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Istanbul reach 28°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Mısır Çarşısı ©
Mısır Çarşısı
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

1
night
Pamukkale

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aspendos Ruins and Theater as well as Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Hierapolis, delve into the distant past at Aspendos Ruins and Theater, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pamukkale trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Antalya.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Aspendos Ruins and Theater
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Aspendos Ruins and Theater ©
Aspendos Ruins and Theater

3
nights
Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antalya Bazaar, Antalya Muzesi, Duden Waterfalls, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kaleici and Side Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Antalya planner .

Getting from Pamukkale to Antalya by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off toGoreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Manavgat
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Antalya Bazaar ©
Antalya Bazaar
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls

4
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kaymakli Underground City, Özkonak Underground City, Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and other attractions you added. Get outdoors at Goreme National Park and Cappadocia Cave Dwellings. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme and Chez Galip. There's lots more to do: stop by Sultans Ceramic, explore the world behind art at Naile Art Gallery- Cappadocia Ebru Art Center, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Goreme online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Goreme takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in October, expect Goreme to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Avanos, Urgup, Kaymakli Underground City, Özkonak Underground City, Uchisar Castle
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

3
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Rumeli Fortress. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. Enjoy Istanbul some more: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner .

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Goreme in October: highs in Istanbul hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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