34 days in Turkey Itinerary

34 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tbilisi
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Istanbul
— 12 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
2
Urgup
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Guzelyurt
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
4
Selcuk
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Pamukkale
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Tbilisi

12
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves asĀ a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary builder.

Tbilisi, Georgia to Istanbul is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tbilisi in March, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Urgup.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

6
nights
Urgup

Urgup ©
A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
Urgup is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, don't miss a visit to Zemi Valley, appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and steep yourself in history at Keslik Monastery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Urgup route planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Urgup takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in April since evenings lows in Urgup dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Guzelyurt.

Things to do in Urgup

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goreme, Uchisar, Avanos, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Guzelyurt

Guzelyurt ©
Go for a jaunt from Guzelyurt to Derinkuyu to see Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri about 40 minutes away.

To find out how to plan a trip to Guzelyurt, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Urgup to Guzelyurt takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Guzelyurt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Highlights from your plan
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Ihlara Valley ©
Ihlara Valley
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery ©
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery

9
nights
Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Change things up with a short trip to Magnesia Antik Kenti in Germencik (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, examine the collection at Maket Koy, get engrossed in the history at Turkish Bath Museum, and delve into the distant past at Brothel.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Selcuk trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Guzelyurt to Selcuk. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Magnesia Antik Kenti
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Heracles Gate ©
Heracles Gate
Camlik Locomotive Museum ©
Camlik Locomotive Museum

3
nights
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
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 formedĀ calcite bathing pools.
Pamukkale is known for nature, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, push the limits with an extreme tour, contemplate the long history of Hierapolis, and Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

To plan Pamukkale vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bagbasi Mesire Yeri
Highlights from your plan
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery
Balloon Rides

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