15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Samsun
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Konya
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Eskisehir
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Izmit
— 5 nights
Drive to Istanbul Airport, Fly to Kuwait International Airport

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Samsun

— 2 nights
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Samsun Kent Muzesi, then pause for some photo ops at Onur Anıtı, and then stroll around Bati Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Samsun day trip planning site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Samsun is an approximately 14-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in November; daily highs in Samsun reach 20°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Konya.

Things to do in Samsun

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Konya

— 4 nights

City of Whirling Dervishes

The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Konya is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Mevlana Muzesi, take in nature's colorful creations at Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aziziye Cami, and examine the collection at Karatay Medresesi Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Konya trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Samsun to Konya takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, Konya is little chillier than Samsun - with highs of 15°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Eskisehir.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Eskisehir

— 3 nights
Eskişehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. Eskisehir is known for museums, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sazova Park, explore the ancient world of Daglik Frigya Yazilikaya Vadisi, see the interesting displays at Yilmaz Buyukersen Balmumu Heykeller Muzesi, and make a trip to Odunpazari Evleri.

To find out how to plan a trip to Eskisehir, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Konya to Eskisehir by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Eskisehir, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Izmit.

Things to do in Eskisehir

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Izmit

— 5 nights
İzmit, ancient Nicomedia, is a city in Turkey, the administrative center of the Kocaeli Province as well as the Metropolitan Municipality. Explore Izmit's surroundings by going to Bursa (Tombs of Osman and Orhan, Ulu Cami, &more) and Sapanca Lake (in Sapanca). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Yeni Cuma Camii.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Izmit online trip planner.

Getting from Eskisehir to Izmit by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Eskisehir in November since evenings lows in Izmit dip to 5°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Izmit

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.