24 days in Turkey Itinerary

24 days in Turkey Itinerary

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24 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
1
Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Pamukkale
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Selcuk
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
4
Guzelyurt, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Istanbul
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, push the limits with an extreme tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Babadag. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Saklikent Milli Parki and then hike along The Lycian Way.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oludeniz route maker website .

London, UK to Oludeniz is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Oludeniz to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Babadag ©
Babadag

3
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.
Step out of Pamukkale with an excursion to Aphrodisias in Geyre--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, Head underground at Kaklik Cave, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

Before you visit Pamukkale, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Oludeniz to Pamukkale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aphrodisias
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

4
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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), get to know the fascinating history of Mermerli Yol, and make a trip to Curetes Street.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Selcuk visit planner.

Drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Selcuk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Guzelyurt.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

3
nights
Guzelyurt, Cappadocia

Guzelyurt ©
Take a break from Guzelyurt with a short trip to Kayaardi Baglari in Nigde, about 1h 10 min away.

Plan my Guzelyurt trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Explore your travel options from Selcuk to Guzelyurt with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Goreme.

Things to do in Guzelyurt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kayaardi Baglari
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Guzelyurt Valley Monastery ©
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery
Ihlara Valley ©
Ihlara Valley
Sivisli Church ©
Sivisli Church

5
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Step out of Goreme with an excursion to Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri in Derinkuyu--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take an in-depth tour of Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme, get to know the fascinating history of Gore Harabeleri, and stop by Alaturca Taner.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme itinerary planner.

Drive from Guzelyurt to Goreme in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Goreme can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avanos, Uchisar, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Gore Harabeleri
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Off-Road Tours
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

6
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Goreme in November since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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