24 days in Georgia & Turkey Itinerary

24 days in Georgia & Turkey Itinerary

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24 days in Georgia & Turkey Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Kvareli, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h
4
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Ankara, Turkey
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Selcuk, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Bodrum City, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Kas, Turkey
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Antalya, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel


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1
night
Kvareli, Georgia

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, then learn about winemaking at Chelti Winery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lagodekhi National Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nekresi Monastery Complex, then do a tasting at Graneli Winery, then do a tasting at Chateau Zegaani, and finally do a tasting at Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kvareli online day trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kvareli is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Kvareli, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in February: highs in Kvareli hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lagodekhi National Reserve, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Chateau Zegaani
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Chateau Zegaani ©
Chateau Zegaani
Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve

3
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi ©
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Head to Fotografia and Khurjinifor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi and Karalashvili's Wine Cellar. Dedicate the 10th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Narikala Fortress, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Georgian National Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi trip planning app .

You can drive from Kvareli to Tbilisi in 2 hours. February in Tbilisi sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Karalashvili's Wine Cellar ©
Karalashvili's Wine Cellar
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi ©
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Shop till you drop at Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sultanahmet District and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tbilisi in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Istanbul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

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.
Get in touch with nature at Goreme National Park and Uchisar Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and Naile Art Gallery- Ebru Art Center. Spend the 15th (Fri) floating through the air with a balloon tour. There's more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi and get interesting insight from Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Goreme driving holiday app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in February, expect cooler with lows of -1°C in Goreme. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Ankara.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Uchisar Castle, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, Balloon Rides
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©

2
nights
Ankara, Turkey

Ankara ©
Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Cer Modern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tacettin Sultan Cami, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at TepePrime. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bestepe Millet Camii, view the masterpieces at Galeri Siyah Beyaz, look for gifts at Pia Stop-coffee.shoes.accessories, then get to know the fascinating history of Hamamonu Restored Area, and finally take an in-depth tour of II. Turkiye Buyuk Millet Meclisi Cumhuriyet Muzesi.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ankara trip planner .

You can take a bus from Goreme to Ankara in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Goreme in February: highs in Ankara hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi ©
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi
Hamamonu Restored Area ©
Hamamonu Restored Area

2
nights
Selcuk, Turkey

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.
On the 19th (Tue), delve into the distant past at The Terrace Houses, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, then explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, and finally examine the collection at Ephesus Museum. On the next day, explore the ancient world of The Temple of Artemis, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of Saint John, stop by Celsus Ceramic, explore the historical opulence of Keci Kalesi, then explore the ancient world of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and finally delve into the distant past at Celsus Kutuphanesi.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Selcuk day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Ankara to Selcuk takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Ankara in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Selcuk: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Ephesus Terrace Houses ©
Ephesus Terrace Houses

2
nights
Bodrum City, Turkey

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Dibeklihan, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then view the masterpieces at Enver Camdal Guzel Sanat Atolyesi, and finally view the masterpieces at Ender Guzey Museum ARThill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Ocean Jewellery, do a tasting at Vinbodrum, examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, then explore the galleries of Castle of St. Peter, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii.

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Traveling by car from Selcuk to Bodrum City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Selcuk in February, things will get a bit warmer in Bodrum City: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ocean Jewellery, Dibeklihan
Highlights from your plan
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii ©
Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii

3
nights
Kas, Turkey

Kas ©
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kaputas Beach and Patara Plajı. Get a sense of the local culture at Atelier Thalia and LikyaArt. Spend the 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Kekova Sound and view the masterpieces at Tugra Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kas trip planning app .

You can drive from Bodrum City to Kas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Bodrum City in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kas, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Patara Plajı
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patara Plajı ©
Patara Plajı

3
nights
Antalya, Turkey

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Aspendos Ruins and Theater and Perge Ancient City. Get a sense of the local culture at Greek Amphitheater and Antalya Muzesi. Change things up with a short trip to Gulluk Dagi (Termessos) Milli Parki in Korkuteli (about 30 minutes away). There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Hadrian's Gate and explore the wide array of goods at Balon Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Antalya trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Kas to Antalya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Antalya are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ancient Theater, Aspendos Ruins and Theater, Gulluk Dagi (Termessos) Milli Parki
Highlights from your plan
Gulluk Dagi (Termessos) Milli Parki ©
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Aspendos Ruins and Theater ©
Aspendos Ruins and Theater

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