10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 6 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
3
Antalya
— 1 night

6
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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Little Hagia Sophia. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at Bentler Tabiat Parki, visit Ortakoy, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul online travel route planner.

Manchester, UK to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in March, with highs in Istanbul at 14°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

2
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 28th (Sun): head off-road at local off-road trails, tour the pleasant surroundings at Goreme National Park, and then ride a horse along Lucky Horse Ranch. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, then explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, and finally get outside with Royal Balloon.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Goreme travel route planning site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Goreme. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley)
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then visit Kaleici.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Antalya day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Goreme in March; daily highs in Antalya reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls

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