24 days in Turkey, Tel Aviv & Jerusalem Itinerary

24 days in Turkey, Tel Aviv & Jerusalem Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Antalya, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 4 nights
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 5 nights

Queen of Cities

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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, stop by Ortakoy, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip maker tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Istanbul is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 6 hours. In June in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Goreme, Turkey

— 3 nights
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.
When in Goreme, make a side trip to see Kaymakli Underground City in Derinkuyu, approximately Derinkuyu away. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Uchisar Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and see Off-Road Tours.

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Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Goreme, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Antalya, Turkey

— 2 nights
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.
On the 12th (Sat), visit Kaleici, admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Antalya Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate, and then examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Antalya trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Goreme in June: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Tel Aviv, Israel

— 4 nights

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mishi Chocolate Boutique (in Kiryat Tivon), Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias) and The Baha'i Gardens (in Haifa). There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, and take in the waterfront at Old Tel Aviv Port Area.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip builder.

Fly from Antalya to Tel Aviv in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Israel Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Antalya in June, expect nights in Tel Aviv to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Israel

— 6 nights

Holy City

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
On the 19th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, explore the ancient world of Western Wall, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip app.

Traveling by train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

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.

Antalya Province travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Waterfalls
Once a land of ancient cities, Antalya Province lies along the Mediterranean coast and is now home to Turkey's largest international sea resort. Tour the narrow, cobbled streets and historical houses in the province's eponymous city, or pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of Xanthos. Ancient cities and ruins scattered throughout the province give it its historical character. The 657 km (408 mi) long shoreline offers plenty of space to relax along its immaculate beaches and ports. Fill your holiday itinerary with a yacht tour, game of golf, rock climbing, and bird-watching.