29 days in Turkey Itinerary

29 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Adana
— 10 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
3
Alanya
— 3 nights
4
Kas
— 2 nights
5
Fethiye
— 2 nights
6
Bodrum City
— 3 nights
7
Izmir
— 1 night
8
Istanbul
— 5 nights


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10
nights
Adana

Adana
Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arsuz Hatay Plaji and Burnaz Plaji. We've included these beaches for you: Bogsak Koyu and Yumurtalik Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Taskuyu Cave (in Tarsus), Mersin (Mersin Marina & Mut Yerkopru Selalesi) and Karacay Selalesi (in Osmaniye). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Belemedik Vadisi, walk around Adana Merkez Park, explore the historical opulence of Kozan Kalesi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yag Camii.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Adana day trip planning site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Adana is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City in July, you will find days in Adana are colder (39°C), and nights are a bit cooler (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Adana

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mersin, Taskuyu Cave, Burnaz Plaji, Arsuz Hatay Plaji, Bogsak Koyu
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Kapikaya Canyon
Kapikaya Canyon
Taskuyu Cave ©
Taskuyu Cave
Mut Yerkopru Selalesi ©
Mut Yerkopru Selalesi

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fairy Chimneys and Gulludere Vadisi. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Balloon and Spas. Take a break from Goreme with a short trip to Mazi Yeralti Sehri in Urgup, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: head off-road at local off-road trails, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sakli Kilise, delve into the distant past at Özkonak Underground City, and take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Goreme online route planner.

Getting from Adana to Goreme by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Adana in July since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Alanya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Özkonak Underground City
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Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Gulludere Vadisi ©
Gulludere Vadisi
Royal Balloon ©
Royal Balloon

3
nights
Alanya

Alanya ©
A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
Step out of the city life by going to Kleopatra Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step off the beaten path and head to Kizilkule and Alanya Shipyard. Step out of Alanya to go to Manavgat and see Oymapinar Dam, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Alanya Gardens, explore the ancient world of Hamaxia, and slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alanya visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Goreme to Alanya takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kas.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Outdoors · Baths

Side Trip

Oymapinar Dam
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Kleopatra Beach ©
Kleopatra Beach
Turkish Baths
Kizilkule ©
Kizilkule

2
nights
Kas

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Patara Antik Kenti, stroll through Big Pebble Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kaputas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Hellenistic Theatre, stroll through Kas Belediyesi Halk PlajI, and then cool off at Hidayet koyu.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kas day trip planning website.

You can drive from Alanya to Kas in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Patara Antik Kenti
Highlights from your plan
Patara Antik Kenti ©
Patara Antik Kenti
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Hellenistic Theatre ©
Hellenistic Theatre

2
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): trek along The Lycian Way, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mavi Magara, and then admire the sheer force of Gizlikent Selalesi.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fethiye day trip planner.

You can drive from Kas to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Fethiye, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Gizlikent Selalesi ©
Gizlikent Selalesi
Mavi Magara ©
Mavi Magara

3
nights
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dilek National Park and Castle of St. Peter. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Altinkum Beach and Bitez Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yaliciftlik Sahili, explore the activities along Bardakci Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camel Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bodrum City travel route site.

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Bodrum City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Fethiye in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bodrum City, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Izmir.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Yaliciftlik Sahili, Altinkum Beach, Dilek National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dilek National Park ©
Dilek National Park
Bitez Beach ©
Bitez Beach
Spas

1
night
Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
On the 27th (Sat), wander the streets of Kemeralti Market and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pirlanta Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Izmir journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Izmir takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bodrum City in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Izmir: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmir

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kemeralti Market ©
Kemeralti Market

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eminonu Square and Gulhane Park. Get in touch with nature at Aqua Beach and Dalia Beach. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, stop by Sultanahmet District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and kick back and relax at Suma Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Izmir to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Izmir in July: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Eminonu Square
Eminonu Square
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

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