14 days in Turkey, Greece & Mumbai Itinerary

14 days in Turkey, Greece & Mumbai Itinerary

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14 days in Turkey, Greece & Mumbai Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Vlychada, Greece
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Oia, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Paradise Beach, Greece
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h
5
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  6​h
6
Kusadasi, Turkey
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Antalya, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
10
Mumbai, India
— 1 day
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and finally explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip planning tool .

Mumbai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Vlychada.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

1
day
Vlychada, Greece

Vlychada ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, then kick back and relax at Perivolos, and then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vlychada road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Istanbul to Vlychada. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vlychada: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Vlychada

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perivolos
Highlights from your plan
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Tomato Industrial Museum ©
Tomato Industrial Museum

1
night
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then stop by Aquamarine Jewelry, then get great views at Sunset in Oia, and finally explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oia day trip planner .

You can drive from Vlychada to Oia in an hour. September in Oia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paradise Beach.

Things to do in Oia

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

1
night
Paradise Beach, Greece

Paradise Beach ©
Sun-drenched Paradise Beach remains largely responsible for Mykonos' nickname, the "Ibiza of Greece." Considered one of the island's major attractions, the beach draws a young crowd of hedonists with its bars and clubs, serving cold drinks and a party atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, then see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paradise Beach tour itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Oia to Paradise Beach in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Paradise Beach are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Paradise Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Athens travel planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paradise Beach to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
day
Kusadasi, Turkey

Kusadasi ©
Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Celsus Kutuphanesi, explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ladies Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kusadasi holiday builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Athens to Kusadasi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. In September in Kusadasi, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Selcuk
Highlights from your plan
Ladies Beach ©
Ladies Beach
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus

1
night
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get outside with Road to Pamukkale, witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, and then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis & Pamukkale.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pamukkale trip website .

Drive from Kusadasi to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

1
night
Antalya, Turkey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi and then wander the streets of Kaleici.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Antalya trip site .

Getting from Pamukkale to Antalya by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi

2
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
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 30th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): stop by Alaturca Carpet, then Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Antalya to Goreme takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in September, expect Goreme to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alaturca Taner, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

1
day
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, stop by Bungalow Eight, then head outdoors with Marine Drive, and finally stroll through Chowpatty Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai travel planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Mumbai takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Goreme to Mumbai, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Mumbai is warmer than Goreme - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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