27 days in Turkey Itinerary

27 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly to Van Ferit Melen Airport, Drive to Van
1
Van
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Erzurum
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Amasya
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Sinop
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Ankara
— 6 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

6
nights
Van

Your day by day itinerary now includes Van AVM, Van Iskelesi and House of Van Cats. Visiting Muradiye Selalesi and Lake Van will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ulu Cami and Cumhuriyet Caddesi. Step out of Van to go to Ercis and see Ercis Balik Bendi, which is approximately 1h 55 min away.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Van visit planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Van is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You will leave for Erzurum on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Van

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

4
nights
Erzurum

Erzurum is a city in eastern Anatolia . You've added Erzurum Alisveris Merkezi, Covered Bazaar, Lake Tortum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque and Aziziye Tabyalari. Explore hidden gems such as Uc Gumbetler (Three Tombs) and Hasankale. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Tortum Waterfall, admire the landmark architecture of Yakutiye Medresesi, make a trip to Cobandede Koprusu, and appreciate the history behind Twin Minaret Madrasa.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Erzurum day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Van to Erzurum takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amasya.

Things to do in Erzurum

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

4
nights
Amasya

Your day by day itinerary now includes Almus Baraj Golu as well as Boraboy Golu Tabiat Parki. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sabuncuoglu TIp ve Cerrahi Muzesi and King Rock Tombs. Escape the urban bustle at Atakum Sahili and Incesu Kanyonu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amasya: Great Temple (in Corum) and Kizilirmak Deltasi (in Samsun).

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amasya road trip planning site.

You can drive from Erzurum to Amasya in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Erzurum in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Amasya, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Sinop.

Things to do in Amasya

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

5
nights
Sinop

Sinop is a city with a population of 36,734 on the isthmus of İnce Burun (İnceburun, Cape Ince), near Cape Sinope (Sinop Burnu, Boztepe Cape, Boztepe Burnu) which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast, in the ancient region of Paphlagonia, in modern-day northern Turkey. Your day by day itinerary now includes sahinkaya kanyonu, Bayrak Tepe Tabiat Parki and Sahin Tepesi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alaattin Camii and Ethnography Museum Arslan Torun Mansion. Take a break from the city and head to Inalti Magarasi and Hamsilos Tabiat Parki. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hamsilos Koyu, make a trip to Inceburun Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Pasa Tabyalari, and take some stellar pictures from Bayraktepe.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sinop trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Amasya to Sinop takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Amasya in September: highs in Sinop hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Sinop

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

6
nights
Ankara

Heart of Turkey

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hamamonu Restored Area, Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii), Pirinc Han, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Ataturk House Museum and Aslanhane Mosque. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to II. Turkiye Buyuk Millet Meclisi Cumhuriyet Muzesi and Vakif Eserleri Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at State Art and Sculpture Museum, admire the striking features of Yeni Mosque (Cenab Ahmet), learn more about the world around you at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, and delve into the distant past at Roman Wall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ankara online trip planner.

You can drive from Sinop to Ankara in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Sinop in September, plan for little chillier days in Ankara, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Turkey travel guide

4.5
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.

Erzurum Province travel guide

4.1
Monuments · Ski Areas · Architectural Buildings
Erzurum Province is a province of Turkey in the Eastern Anatolia Region of the country. It is bordered by the provinces of Kars and Ağrı to the east, Muş and Bingöl to the south, Erzincan and Bayburt to the west, Rize and Artvin to the north and Ardahan to the northeast.GeographyThe surface area of the province of Erzurum is the fourth biggest in Turkey. The majority of the province is elevated. Most plateaus are about 2,000m above sea level, and the mountainous regions beyond the plateaus are 3,000m and higher. Depression plains are located between the mountains and plateaus. The southern mountain ranges include the Palandöken Mountains (highest peak Büyük Ejder 3,176m high) and the Şahveled Mountains (highest peak Çakmak Mountain 3,063m high). The northern mountain ranges are the second row elevations of the North Anatolian Mountains, i.e. Mescit Mountains (highest peak 3,239m high), Kargapazarı Mountains (highest peak 3,169m high) and Allahuekber Mountains. The two depression plains between these mountainous areas are Erzurum Plains and Hasankale Plains.

Source

Amasya Province travel guide

4
Specialty Museums · Ruins · Castles
Amasya Province is a province of Turkey, situated on the Yeşil River in the Black Sea Region to the north of the country. Area 5,520 km². Population 334,786.Its provincial capital is Amasya, the antique Amaseia mentioned in documents from the era of Alexander the Great and the birthplace of the geographer and historian Strabo. In Ottoman times Amasya was well known for its madrassas, especially as a centre for the Khalwati Sufi order.GeographyAmasya, between the Black Sea and inner Anatolia, lies at the centre of a region of fertile plains crossed by the Yeşilırmak, Çekerek, and Tersakan rivers.Despite being near the Black Sea AmasYa has Hot summers and moderately cold winters. Amasya is an agricultural province known as the best apple growing province in the country, and also producing tobacco, peaches, cherries and okra.{}DistrictsAmasya province is divided into 7 districts (capital district in bold): AmasyaGöynücekGümüşhacıköyHamamözüMerzifonSuluovaTaşova

Source