10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Istanbul
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Basiskele
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Selcuk
— 1 night
Fly
4
Antalya
— 2 nights
Fly

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Istanbul

— 4 nights

Queen of Cities

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 and Topkapi Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Taksim Square, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Ortakoy, and take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh in March, expect nights in Istanbul to be little chillier, around 14°C, while days are cooler, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Basiskele.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Basiskele

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Basiskele trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Istanbul to Basiskele takes 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Basiskele. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Basiskele

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Selcuk

— 1 night
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Troy Tours, then don't miss a visit to Byzantine acquaducts, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally steep yourself in history at Public Latrine.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Selcuk travel planner.

You can drive from Basiskele to Selcuk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Antalya.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Antalya

— 2 nights
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 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, do a tasting at Kavaklidere Anatolian Wines, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Konyaalti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): visit Kaleici.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Antalya route builder.

You can fly from Selcuk to Antalya in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Selcuk in March, Antalya is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Turkey travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.