11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 5 nights
Fly
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 3 nights
Fly

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Istanbul

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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia and Dolmabahce Palace. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Istanbul. In July, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
On the 13th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, and then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip website.

Getting from Istanbul to Pamukkale by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 15th (Wed), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, and finally stop by Anadolu el Sanatlari. On your second day here, Head underground at Mavi Magara, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, then stroll around Oludeniz, and finally make a splash at Oludeniz Waterworld Aquapark.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz route maker.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Oludeniz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Oludeniz are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · 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.