10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Antalya
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Kusadasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
4
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): wander the streets of Kaleici, then kick back and relax at Konyaalti Beach, then hunt for treasures at Antalya Bazaar, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Duden Waterfalls.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Antalya trip itinerary maker .

New Delhi, India to Antalya is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Delhi to Antalya due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in October: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 31°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Antalya

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Konyaalti Beach
Konyaalti Beach
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Duden Waterfalls ©
Duden Waterfalls

2
nights
Kusadasi

Kusadasi ©
Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
Kusadasi Diving Center has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with Kusadasi Diving Center, explore the ancient world of The Basilica of Saint John, then kick back and relax at Pamucak Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at The Temple of Artemis, explore the ancient world of Curetes Street, explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, then explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then get to know the fascinating history of Mermerli Yol, and finally explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kusadasi holiday maker .

Getting from Antalya to Kusadasi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya to Kusadasi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Antalya in October, plan for little chillier days in Kusadasi, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Selcuk
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

2
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.
Pub Crawlerz Istanbul has been added to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Dalia Beach and Selimpasa Sahili. Get some historical perspective at Sultanahmet District and Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

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

Traveling by flight from Kusadasi to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kusadasi to Istanbul. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Kusadasi in October, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, then deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Lucky Horse Ranch, and then soar above the sights with Reliable Travel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Goreme National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Goreme day trip planning website .

Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Goreme, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Reliable Travel ©
Reliable Travel
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Off-Road & ATV Trails

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