10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Konya
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Selcuk
— 1 night
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Goreme, Cappadocia

— 2 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Red Valley and Zelve Open Air Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Peri Bacalari and Gomeda Vadisi. The adventure continues: trot along with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, explore the ancient world of Özkonak Underground City, explore the striking landscape at Love Valley, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme online holiday planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Goreme is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect nights in Goreme to be much colder, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Konya.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Konya

— 2 nights

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 26th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alaeddin Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapu Camii, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iplikci Camii, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Selimiye Mosque, and finally get engrossed in the history at Konyanuma Panorama Museum. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ates Baz-i Veli Turbesi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Serafettin Camii, then admire the landmark architecture of Sahip Ata Muzesi ve Camii, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Seyh Sadreddin Konevi Turbesi.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Konya holiday maker app.

You can drive from Goreme to Konya in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Konya sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kas

— 2 nights
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 28th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Rock tombs in Myra, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the ancient world of Patara Antik Kenti. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, then explore the ancient world of Sura Ancient City, and then delve into the distant past at Myra Antik Kenti.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kas online road trip planner.

You can drive from Konya to Kas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Konya in April, expect Kas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Kas

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
On the 30th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Selcuk Efes Kent Bellegi-History Museum, step into the grandiose world of Ayasoluk Castle, examine the collection at Camlik Locomotive Museum, then admire the local landmark of Trajan's Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Heracles Gate, and finally look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Selcuk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kas to Selcuk takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Selcuk, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

4.4
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.