11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Istanbul Archaeological Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Chora Museum and Little Hagia Sophia. Change things up with a short trip to Koza Hani in Bursa (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and take a stroll through Sultanahmet District.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planning tool.

Bengaluru, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Istanbul. When traveling from Bengaluru in May, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Koza Hani
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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.
On the 12th (Tue), see Off-Road Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, thensoar above the sights with Royal Balloon, and finally look for gifts at Naile Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): Head underground at Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and then Head underground at Uchisar Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Goreme trip planner.

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 May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Goreme, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Uchisar, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
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Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): stop by Kaleici and then examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Antalya road trip tool.

You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Antalya, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Museums
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Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Kaleici ©
Kaleici

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