3 days in Turkey Itinerary

3 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
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Istanbul
— Few hours
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Pamukkale
— Few hours
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Marmaris
— 1 night
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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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Goreme road trip website.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Goreme is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Goreme. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, expect Goreme to be much colder, temps between 6°C and -3°C. You will leave for Istanbul on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Goreme

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Istanbul

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Istanbul online road trip planner.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in December, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites

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Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

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.
To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Marmaris.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

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Marmaris

One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Marmaris trip planning tool.

Getting from Pamukkale to Marmaris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Marmaris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

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.