17 days in Turkey Itinerary

17 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Oludeniz
— 2 nights
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Manavgat
— 3 nights
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Antalya
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
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Istanbul
— 4 nights

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Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Tlos, explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki, and then visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): Head underground at Mavi Magara, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz online vacation planner.

New Delhi, India to Oludeniz is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect Oludeniz to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manavgat.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Tlos ©
Tlos
Babadag ©
Babadag
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Manavgat

Manavgat ©
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alanya Kalesi and Ancient Theater. Visit Kleopatra Beach and Belek Beach Park for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manavgat: Serik (Aspendos Ruins and Theater & ZeytintasI MagarasI) and Sarapsa Han Kervansarayi (in Konakli). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Side Museum, snap pictures at Aspendos Bridge, make a trip to Tyche Tapinagi, and admire the landmark architecture of Temple of Apollo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manavgat route maker app.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Manavgat in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Manavgat, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Serik, Alanya
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Side Museum ©
Side Museum
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Aspendos Ruins and Theater ©
Aspendos Ruins and Theater

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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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Phaselis and Antalya Muzesi. Escape the urban bustle at Cirali Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Olympos Ruins (in Olympos) and Olbia Park (in Kemer). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City, steep yourself in history at Hadrian's Gate, take a stroll through Kaleici, and go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Antalya trip builder app.

You can drive from Manavgat to Antalya in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Antalya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemer, Olympos Ruins, Cirali Beach
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Perge Ancient City ©
Perge Ancient City
Phaselis ©
Phaselis
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Balloon and Fairy Chimneys. Your inner history buff will appreciate Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Uchisar Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Goreme driving holiday planner.

Fly from Antalya to Goreme in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in September, things will get little chillier in Goreme: highs are around 33°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pasabag, Cavusin Seramik, Uchisar Castle, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
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Pasabag ©
Pasabag
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi). Discover out-of-the-way places like Pierre Loti Tepesi and Rustem Pasha Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia, and wander the streets of Eminonu Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Pierre Loti Tepesi ©
Pierre Loti Tepesi

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