14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Istanbul
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
2
Goreme
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
3
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Selcuk
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  13 h
End: Dhaka City

7
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Istanbul journey planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dhaka City to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Istanbul are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
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 26th (Mon), soar above the sights with a balloon tour, steep yourself in history at Goreme National Park, and then stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Gore Harabeleri, then take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme holiday website.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Goreme, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gore Harabeleri
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On your second day here, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pamukkale day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Goreme to Pamukkale takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

2
nights
Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Trajan's Fountain, explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, then delve into the distant past at Heracles Gate, and finally look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Selcuk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Trajan's Fountain ©
Trajan's Fountain

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