9 days in Turkey Itinerary

9 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Datca
— 1 day
2
Izmir
— 1 night
3
Istanbul
— 4 nights
4
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
5
Fethiye
— 1 night
6
Kas
— 1 night

1
day
Datca

Datca ©
Datça is a district of Muğla Province in south-west Turkey, and the center town of the district. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Akvaryum Koyu, browse the range of quality goods at Oda Sanat Art Boutique, and then stroll through Karaincir Plaji.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Datca tour itinerary maker tool.

Marmaris to Datca is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Marmaris in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Datca, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Izmir.

Things to do in Datca

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Karaincir Plaji
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Oda Sanat Art Boutique ©
Oda Sanat Art Boutique

1
night
Izmir

Izmir
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pirlanta Beach and then kick back and relax at Ekmeksiz Plaji.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Izmir day trip website.

Getting from Datca to Izmir by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Datca in September, expect nights in Izmir to be cooler, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmir

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. Do your shopping at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, stop by Ortakoy, and wander the streets of Taksim Square.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip maker website.

You can fly from Izmir to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect much hotter evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Izmir in September, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, and then explore by horseback at Lucky Horse Ranch.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Goreme road trip website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Goreme, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Uchisar Castle
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
Lucky Horse Ranch ©
Lucky Horse Ranch

1
night
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 8th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI and then trek along The Lycian Way.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Fethiye travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Goreme to Fethiye by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in September, Fethiye is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Oludeniz PlajI
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI

1
night
Kas

Kas ©
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Kaputas Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Kas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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