15 days in Mugla Province Itinerary

15 days in Mugla Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mugla Province vacation builder

Make it your trip
Fly to Milas Bodrum International Airport, Drive to Gumbet
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Gumbet
— 2 nights
Drive
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Datca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 4 nights
Drive
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fethiye
— 4 nights
Fly

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Gumbet

— 2 nights
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodrum Amphitheater and Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zeki Muren Arts Museum and Scuba & Snorkeling.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gumbet tour itinerary planning app.

Ankara to Gumbet is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Ankara, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Gumbet, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Datca.

Things to do in Gumbet

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Datca

— 2 nights
Datça is a district of Muğla Province in south-west Turkey, and the center town of the district. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Karaincir Plaji and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palamutbükü Plajı. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at HayItbuku PlajI, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ovabuku PlajI, and then look for gifts at Caria Silk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Datca road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gumbet to Datca takes 1.5 hours. In August in Datca, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Datca

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Marmaris

— 4 nights
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Visiting Azmak Nehri and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Trust Gold & Diamond Jewellery and Turunc Pazari. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Carian rock tombs, pause for some photo ops at Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, walk around Ataturk Park, and visit Datca Peninsula.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marmaris visit planning app.

Getting from Datca to Marmaris by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, Marmaris is a bit cooler than Datca - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Marmaris

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dalyan

— 2 nights
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Sulungur Golu, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Koycegiz.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalyan online trip planner.

Getting from Marmaris to Dalyan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Dalyan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Dalyan

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fethiye

— 4 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Get some cultural insight at Tlos and Ancient Rock Tombes. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town and Pinara Antique City. There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take a leisurely stroll along Fethiye Port, stroll through The Lycian Way, and take an in-depth tour of Fethiye Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fethiye trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Dalyan to Fethiye by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fethiye

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Mugla Province travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Bodies of Water
Muğla Province boasts a handful of large holiday resorts, complete with fantastic beaches and a broad array of water sports in the pristine blue sea. Crisp, white buildings and traditional Greek- and Turkish-style wooden houses dot the rolling hills. Quaint streets and historical monuments are preserved in their original state, including the World Heritage Site of Letoon. The province's history dates back to 3000 BCE, so take the opportunity to explore its many ancient ruins and monuments.