18 days in Turkey Itinerary

18 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
2
Selcuk
— 5 nights
3
Palamutbuku
— 1 night
4
Oludeniz
— 1 night
5
Istanbul
— 8 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, thendelve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale day trip planner.

Moscow, Russia to Pamukkale is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient City of Ephesus and Isa Bey Mosque. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) and Heracles Gate. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Camlik Locomotive Museum, step into the grandiose world of Ayasoluk Castle, explore the ancient world of Baths of Varius, and get engrossed in the history at Turkish Bath Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Selcuk holiday planner.

Getting from Pamukkale to Selcuk by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Selcuk, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Palamutbuku.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine

1
night
Palamutbuku

Palamutbuku ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Palamutbükü Plajı and then kick back and relax at Akvaryum PlajI.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Palamutbuku trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Selcuk to Palamutbuku in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Palamutbuku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Palamutbuku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Palamutbükü Plajı ©
Palamutbükü Plajı

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Oludeniz tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Palamutbuku to Oludeniz by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Palamutbuku in July, with highs in Oludeniz at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
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 Viaurbis, Free Tour in Istanbul as well as Anas Crecca Travel. We've included these beaches for you: Buyukcekmece Sahili and Dalia Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Ortakoy. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, wander the streets of Taksim Square, and steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress.

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You can fly from Oludeniz to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Oludeniz in July, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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