17 days in Turkey Itinerary

17 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Shuttle:  12 h 30 min
1
Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Manavgat
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Antalya
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Goreme
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Tlos, explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki, and then visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): Head underground at Mavi Magara, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz online vacation planner.

New Delhi, India to Oludeniz is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect Oludeniz to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manavgat.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Tlos ©
Tlos
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Babadag ©
Babadag

3
nights
Manavgat

Manavgat ©
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Apollo and Side Museum. Visit Kleopatra Beach and Belek Beach Park for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manavgat: Serik (Aspendos Ruins and Theater & ZeytintasI MagarasI), Sarapsa Han Kervansarayi (in Konakli) and Alanya Kalesi (in Alanya). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ancient Theater, snap pictures at Aspendos Bridge, and make a trip to Tyche Tapinagi.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manavgat trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Manavgat takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Antalya.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Serik, Alanya
Highlights from your plan
Side Museum ©
Side Museum
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

4
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaleici and Antalya Muzesi. Escape the urban bustle at Cirali Beach and Lower Duden Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to Phaselis (in Tekirova), Olympos Ruins (in Olympos) and Kemer (Scuba & Snorkeling & Olbia Park). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City, contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate, and take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Antalya day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Manavgat to Antalya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Antalya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemer, Cirali Beach, Olympos Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Perge Ancient City ©
Perge Ancient City
Phaselis ©
Phaselis
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach

3
nights
Goreme

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Goreme National Park and Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley). Your inner history buff will appreciate Uchisar Castle and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Goreme driving holiday planner.

Fly from Antalya to Goreme in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in September, things will get little chillier in Goreme: highs are around 33°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar Castle, Cavusin Seramik, Pasabag, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Highlights from your plan
Pasabag ©
Pasabag
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

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.
You'll explore and learn at Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Chora Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pierre Loti Tepesi and Beyoglu. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), wander the streets of Eminonu Square, admire the striking features of Yeni Camii, and stop by Mısır Çarşısı.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul vacation maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Goreme in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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