8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 6 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami . You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Istanbul Modern. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ortakoy, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress, and get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Ankara to Istanbul is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in August: highs in Istanbul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Damsa Baraji, then enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and finally ride a horse along Lucky Horse Ranch.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme journey planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Goreme: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Damsa Baraji
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Royal Balloon ©
Royal Balloon
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Lucky Horse Ranch ©
Lucky Horse Ranch

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