11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul
1
Istanbul
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Trabzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Istanbul

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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul route maker app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Istanbul. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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 25th (Tue): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Turquoise Rugs & Bags, thenappreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, thenexplore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pasabag.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip maker tool.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, you will find days in Goreme are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit cooler (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Pasabag
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Pasabag ©
Pasabag

2
nights
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki, thenexamine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yeni Cuma Camii. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Hacka Yaylasi, take some stellar pictures from Soumela Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fatih Camii.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Trabzon trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Trabzon takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Goreme in August: highs in Trabzon hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum
Yeni Cuma Camii ©
Yeni Cuma Camii

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