13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Urgup, Cappadocia
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Istanbul
— 8 nights
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Urgup, Cappadocia

A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
Step out of Urgup to go to Derinkuyu and see Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Urgup road trip planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Urgup is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Urgup to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Urgup

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Urgup to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Urgup in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

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.