13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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13 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  5​h
1
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Antalya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Fethiye
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Pamukkale
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fairy Chimneys, Love Valley and Red Valley. On the 19th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings and then explore the striking landscape at Love Valley. Keep things going the next day: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then appreciate the views at Red Valley, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Goreme trip itinerary app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Goreme is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kuwait City in June, things will get colder in Goreme: highs are around 32°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Red Valley, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Highlights from your plan
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Balloon Rides
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©

1
night
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.
Adrasan Tekne Turu Sudenur Teknesi has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sun), wander the streets of Kaleici and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Göynük Köyü Mer. Cami, and then take a tour by water with Adrasan Tekne Turu Sudenur Teknesi.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Antalya online trip builder .

Fly from Goreme to Antalya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in June, expect Antalya to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Göynük Köyü Mer. Cami, Adrasan Tekne Turu Sudenur Teknesi
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Adrasan Tekne Turu Sudenur Teknesi ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls

3
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
You've added Seaside Travel Agency, Pazar Alanı, Oludeniz PlajI, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: stop by Old Orient Carpet and Kilim Bazaar and explore the historical opulence of Fethiye Kalesi.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fethiye trip planner .

You can fly from Goreme to Fethiye in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Goreme in June, Fethiye is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Oludeniz PlajI
Highlights from your plan
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Fethiye Harbour ©
Fethiye Harbour

1
night
Pamukkale

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Hierapolis and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Pamukkale online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Pamukkale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

4
nights
Istanbul

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mısır Çarşısı as well as Bosphorus Cruise. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Bosphorus Strait, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul sightseeing planning tool .

Getting from Kusadasi to Istanbul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kusadasi to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kusadasi in June, with highs in Istanbul at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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