11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Baghdad
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Bolu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Eskisehir
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Istanbul
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Buyukada
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Baghdad

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi. Appreciate the collections at Constantine Art Gallery and Heritage Nomadic Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, shop like a local with Istiklal Street, stop by Ahtamara Carpets, and explore the striking landscape of Bentler Tabiat Parki.

Before you visit Istanbul, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Baghdad, Iraq to Istanbul is an approximately 7-hour flight. When traveling from Baghdad in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bolu.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Neighborhoods Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

3
nights
Bolu

Bolu ©
Bolu is a city in Turkey, and administrative center of the Bolu Province. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Yedigöller Milli Parkı and then stroll through Lake Abant Nature Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aladag Goleti Ve Milli ParkI, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Bolu, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Golcuk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bolu trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Istanbul to Bolu takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Eskisehir on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Bolu

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yedigöller Milli Parkı ©
Yedigöller Milli Parkı
Lake Abant Nature Park ©
Lake Abant Nature Park
Lake Golcuk ©
Lake Golcuk

2
nights
Eskisehir

Eskisehir ©
Eskişehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sazova Park as well as Akvaryum Dunyasi. Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Luleltasi Muzesi will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Sahaflar Carsisi and Luletasi Mehmet Bassav Kultur Sanat Evi. There's lots more to do: take a stroll around Eskisehir Kultur Merkezi, get engrossed in the history at Eskisehir Kurtulus Muzesi, and browse the different shops at Espark Alisveris Merkezi.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Eskisehir trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bolu to Eskisehir by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Eskisehir are 11°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Istanbul.

Things to do in Eskisehir

Museums Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trip

Istanbul
Highlights from your plan
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Eskisehir Kurtulus Muzesi ©
Eskisehir Kurtulus Muzesi
Luletasi Mehmet Bassav Kultur Sanat Evi ©

1
day
Istanbul

Istanbul
On the 21st (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Ikonium Studio.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Istanbul online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Eskisehir to Istanbul in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Eskisehir in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Istanbul. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Buyukada.

Things to do in Istanbul

Shopping Museums

1
night
Buyukada

Buyukada
Plan my trip to Buyukada with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Istanbul to Buyukada by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Buyukada are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Buyukada

Parks Wildlife Nature

Similar Plans

12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM QATAR June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM NIGERIA December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Turkey & Greece BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA February, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans