14 days in Ankara & Izmir Itinerary

14 days in Ankara & Izmir Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey itinerary maker

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Ankara
— 4 nights
2
Izmir
— 9 nights

S M T W T F S
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

4
nights
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.
Ankara is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir, see the interesting displays at Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Muzesi, admire the striking features of Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii), and get to know the fascinating history of Hamamonu Restored Area.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ankara trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ankara. In May, daytime highs in Ankara are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Izmir.

Things to do in Ankara

Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Anitkabir
4.8
©
Natural History Museum
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi
4.6
©
Specialty Museum
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi
4.8

9
nights
Izmir

Izmir ©

Pearl of the Aegean

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Izmir: Magnesia Antik Kenti (in Germencik), Selcuk (Temple of Hadrian, Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), &more) and Sirince Koyu (in Sirince). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Kemeralti Market, visit Alsancak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ladies Beach, and stroll around Izmir Wild Life Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Izmir sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Ankara to Izmir by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Ankara in May, Izmir is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Izmir

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Similar trips

16 days in Izmir & Akhisar BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, extra fast, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Extra fast 17 days in Istanbul, Ankara & Ukraine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 3 days in Sanliurfa & Izmir BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM EGYPT September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, extra fast, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra fast 6 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Izmir BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 32 days in Izmir, Bergama & Dikili BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 2 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 16 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in Ankara BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 1 day in Izmir BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more trips