30 days in Turkey Itinerary

30 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey attractions planner

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Trabzon
— 7 nights
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Elazig
— 5 nights
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Diyarbakir
— 6 nights
Drive
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Erzurum
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kars
— 6 nights

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Trabzon

— 7 nights
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trabzon: Çal Mağarası (in Duzkoy), Kackar Daglari Milli Parki (in Rize) and Uzungol (in Caykara). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Cal-Camili Tabiat Parki. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Boztepe, browse the different shops at Forum Trabzon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yeni Cuma Camii.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Trabzon journey builder site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Trabzon International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Elazig.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Elazig

— 5 nights
Explore Elazig's surroundings by going to Tunceli (Munzur Daglari & Munzur Gozeleri) and Malatya (Battalgazi Grand Mosque, Aslantepe Ruins, &more).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Elazig online holiday planner.

Getting from Trabzon to Elazig by car takes about 7 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Elazig when traveling from Trabzon in November, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Diyarbakir.

Things to do in Elazig

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Diyarbakir

— 6 nights
Diyarbakır is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. Explore Diyarbakir's surroundings by going to Mardin (Sabanci City Museum, Deyrulzafaran Monastery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Suluklu Han, contemplate the long history of Iskender Pasa Mansion, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hasan Pasa Hani.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Diyarbakir itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Elazig to Diyarbakir takes 2.5 hours. November in Diyarbakir sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Erzurum.

Things to do in Diyarbakir

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Erzurum

— 5 nights
Erzurum is a city in eastern Anatolia . Erzurum is known for historic sites, nature, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Twin Minaret Madrasa, deepen your knowledge of military history at Citadel, examine the collection at Ataturk House Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tortum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Erzurum vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Diyarbakir to Erzurum takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Diyarbakir in November, expect Erzurum to be a bit cooler, temps between 9°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Kars.

Things to do in Erzurum

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Kars

— 6 nights
Kars is a city in northeast Turkey and the capital of Kars Province.With a population of 73,836, it is the largest city on the Turkish side of the closed border with Armenia. Explore Kars' surroundings by going to Katerina Av Kosku (in Sarikamis) and Lake Çıldır (in Ardahan). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Museum of Apostles (Havariler Museum), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Gregory, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuyucuk Lake Wild Life Reserve, and brush up on your military savvy at Kafkas Cephesi Harp Tarihi Muzesi.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kars day trip planning website.

Drive from Erzurum to Kars in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around -7°C.

Things to do in Kars

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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.