10 days in Konya, Mugla Province & Izmir Province Itinerary

10 days in Konya, Mugla Province & Izmir Province Itinerary

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Train
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Konya
— 1 night
Fly
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Icmeler
— 1 night
Drive
5
Selcuk
— 3 nights
Fly

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Konya

City of Whirling Dervishes

The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aziziye Cami and then steep yourself in history at Mevlana Muzesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iplikci Camii and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapu Camii.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Konya trip maker.

Ankara to Konya is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ankara in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Konya: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Dalyan.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
nights
Dalyan

Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sarigerme Public Beach and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalyan Cami and then enjoy the sand and surf at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dalyan day trip website.

You can fly from Konya to Dalyan in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Konya in July since evenings lows in Dalyan dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
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 5th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Mavi Magara, stroll through Oludeniz PlajI, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Babadag, then walk around Oludeniz, and then explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Oludeniz online trip maker.

Drive from Dalyan to Oludeniz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Oludeniz can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

1
night
Icmeler

İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. On the 7th (Tue), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, and then stroll through Icmeler Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Icmeler route planner.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Icmeler in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Oludeniz in July, plan for slightly colder days in Icmeler, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Icmeler

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

3
nights
Selcuk

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, stop by La Tulip Art Gallery, examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Selcuk trip planner.

Getting from Icmeler to Selcuk by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Icmeler in July, you will find days in Selcuk are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks

Mugla Province travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Bodies of Water
Muğla Province boasts a handful of large holiday resorts, complete with fantastic beaches and a broad array of water sports in the pristine blue sea. Crisp, white buildings and traditional Greek- and Turkish-style wooden houses dot the rolling hills. Quaint streets and historical monuments are preserved in their original state, including the World Heritage Site of Letoon. The province's history dates back to 3000 BCE, so take the opportunity to explore its many ancient ruins and monuments.

Izmir Province travel guide

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Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
İzmir Province represents a land where undulating mountains fading into the indigo sky serve as a backdrop to lush green vineyards. Its abudance of ancient ruins and location on the Aegean coast make this Mediterranean province a prime holiday destination. The province boasts a fascinating history, having been ceded to the Greeks following World War I, only to be later reclaimed in the Turkish War of Independence. The coastal towns, ancient cities, warm climate, and superb local fish and herb cuisine are among the delights of this vacation spot.