30 days in Turkey Itinerary

30 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Sapanca
— 6 nights
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Trabzon
— 6 nights
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Uzungol
— 3 nights
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Antalya
— 4 nights
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Bodrum City
— 4 nights
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Istanbul
— 6 nights

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Sapanca

Sapanca ©
Get out of town with these interesting Sapanca side-trips: 1. Murat Hamami (in Iznik), Bursa (Green Mosque & Iznik) and Izmit (Outlet Center Izmit, Yeni Cuma Camii, &more). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Sakarya Il Ormani Tabiat Parki.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapanca trip planning site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Sapanca is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuwait City in October, expect Sapanca to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Sapanca

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sapanca Lake ©
Sapanca Lake
Yeni Cuma Camii ©
Yeni Cuma Camii
Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi ©
Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi

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Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Explore Trabzon's surroundings by going to Kackar Daglari Milli Parki (in Rize) and Çal Mağarası (in Duzkoy). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, steep yourself in history at Gulbahar Hatun Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Cuma Camii, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Soumela Monastery.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Trabzon driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Sapanca to Trabzon with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Trabzon when traveling from Sapanca in October, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Uzungol.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Çal Mağarası ©
Çal Mağarası
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum
Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery

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Uzungol

Uzungol ©
Uzungöl is a lake situated to the south of the city of Trabzon, in the Çaykara district of Trabzon Province, Turkey. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): Head underground at Aydintepe Underground City and then see the interesting displays at Baksi Museum. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Sultan Murat Plateau, identify plant and animal life at Sarikaya Yaylasi, and then explore the activities along Uzungol.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Uzungol holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Trabzon to Uzungol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Uzungol

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Uzungol ©
Uzungol
Baksi Museum ©
Baksi Museum
Sarikaya Yaylasi
Sarikaya Yaylasi

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Antalya

Antalya ©
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.
Explore Antalya's surroundings by going to Alanya (Spas & Kleopatra Beach) and Side (Ancient Theater, Temple of Apollo, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Kaleici, examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, engage your brain at Deniz Biyolojisi Muzesi, and admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Antalya trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uzungol to Antalya. In October, daily temperatures in Antalya can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Kleopatra Beach ©
Kleopatra Beach

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Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Bodrum City is known for historic sites, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, take in the waterfront activity at D-Marin Turgutreis, examine the collection at Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, and delve into the distant past at Bodrum Amphitheater.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bodrum City trip planner.

Getting from Antalya to Bodrum City by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Bodrum City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology
Yalikavak Marina ©
Yalikavak Marina

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Istanbul

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Istanbul online day trip planner.

Fly from Bodrum City to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bodrum City in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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