13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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1
Antalya
— 3 nights
2
Ankara
— 1 night
3
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
4
Istanbul
— 5 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.
Popular historic sites such as Ancient Theater and Temple of Apollo are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Antalya Muzesi and Kaleici. Get out of town with these interesting Antalya side-trips: Aspendos Ruins and Theater (in Serik) and Kleopatra Beach (in Alanya). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Antalya tour planner.

London, UK to Antalya is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Antalya. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Antalya reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Antalya Muzesi
4.7

1
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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 1st (Thu), examine the collection at Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Muzesi, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, then get a new perspective on nature at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ankara travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Ankara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Antalya, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ankara, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Goreme.

Things to do in Ankara

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History Museum
Anitkabir
4.8

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and Gulludere Vadisi. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Goreme National Park. Step out of Goreme with an excursion to Ihlara Valley in Guzelyurt--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, see Off-Road Tours, soar above the sights with Royal Balloon, and explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Goreme using our trip planner.

Take a bus from Ankara to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in April: highs in Goreme hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Off-Road Tours
4.8

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia and Istanbul Archaeological Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Goreme in April since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia
4.7
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Topkapi Palace
4.4

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