11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Pamukkale
— 1 night
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Istanbul
— 7 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights

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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 20th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Hierapolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Pamukkale itinerary planning tool.

Antalya to Pamukkale is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

7
nights
Istanbul

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Pamukkale to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and then get outside with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey. On your second day here, look for gifts at Arts & Crafts Cappadocia, explore the striking landscape at Zemi Valley, then get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasabag.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the 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. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in June since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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

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