13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Antalya
— 5 nights
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Ankara
— 1 night
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
4
Istanbul
— 4 nights

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Phaselis and Olympos Ruins. Shop till you drop at Balon Park and Laura Shopping Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Cirali Beach (in Cirali), Side (Ancient Theater & Temple of Apollo) and Beldibi Yeni Merkez Cami (in Beldibi). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate, and take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Antalya road trip website.

Karachi, Pakistan to Antalya is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Karachi to Antalya. In May in Antalya, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Hadrian's Gate
4.3
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Ancient Theater
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Phaselis
4.6

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Ankara

Ankara ©

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, then take an in-depth tour of Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, and then get engrossed in the history at Anitkabir.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ankara itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Antalya to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Antalya in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ankara: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Goreme.

Things to do in Ankara

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History Museum
Anitkabir
4.8

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.
On the 28th (Thu), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Goreme travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Ankara to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ankara in May, expect nights in Goreme to be little chillier, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature

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Balloon Rides
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Uchisar Castle
4.5

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Istanbul

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Sultanahmet Square. Get a sense of the local culture at Chora Museum and Rustem Pasha Mosque. Step out of Istanbul with an excursion to Koza Hani in Bursa--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia, admire the striking features of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, look for gifts at Mısır Çarşısı, and walk around Gulhane Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Istanbul road trip app.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Goreme in May, with lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Flea Market
Koza Hani
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Art Museum
Chora Museum
4.4

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