34 days in Turkey Itinerary

34 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 2 nights
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Bolu
— 1 night
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Amasya
— 2 nights
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Ordu
— 4 nights
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Trabzon
— 4 nights
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Ankara
— 1 night
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
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Gaziantep
— 4 nights
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
10
Istanbul
— 9 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally make a trip to Milion Stone.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Istanbul holiday maker.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. October in Istanbul sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bolu.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
Hagia Sophia
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

1
night
Bolu

Bolu ©
Bolu is a city in Turkey, and administrative center of the Bolu Province. On the 22nd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yedigöller Milli Parkı.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bolu holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Istanbul to Bolu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amasya.

Things to do in Bolu

Nature · Parks
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Yedigöller Milli Parkı ©
Yedigöller Milli Parkı

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Amasya

Amasya ©
On the 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Sabuncuoglu TIp ve Cerrahi Muzesi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan II. Beyazit Mosque & Theological College, then see the interesting displays at Amaasya Museum of Archeology, and finally make a trip to Ferhat Water Channel. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Boraboy Golu Tabiat Parki, then see the interesting displays at Sehzadeler Museum, then explore the ancient world of King Rock Tombs, and finally see the interesting displays at Hazeranlar Mansion.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amasya travel app.

You can drive from Bolu to Amasya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. October in Amasya sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ordu.

Things to do in Amasya

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sabuncuoglu TIp ve Cerrahi Muzesi ©
Sabuncuoglu TIp ve Cerrahi Muzesi
Amaasya Museum of Archeology ©
Amaasya Museum of Archeology

4
nights
Ordu

Ordu ©
Ordu is a port city on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, historically also known as Cotyora, and the capital of Ordu Province with a population of 205,396 in the city center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ordu: Giresun (Kale Cami, Giresun Castle, &more). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Ulugol Tabiat Parki. There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Yason Burnu Feneri, pause for some serene contemplation at Yason Kilisesi, and get great views at Boztepe.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ordu journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Amasya to Ordu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Ordu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ulugol Tabiat Parki ©
Ulugol Tabiat Parki
Kale Cami ©
Kale Cami
Giresun Island ©
Giresun Island

4
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Trabzon side-trips: Çal Mağarası (in Duzkoy) and Uzungol (in Caykara). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yeni Cuma Camii, walk around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı, and steep yourself in history at Atatürk Köşkü.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Trabzon route maker.

You can drive from Ordu to Trabzon in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Trabzon can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery
Çal Mağarası ©
Çal Mağarası
Uzungol ©
Uzungol

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Ankara

Ankara ©

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hamamonu Restored Area, then get engrossed in the history at Anitkabir, and finally examine the collection at Altindag Belediyesi Sair ve Yazarlar Evi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Muzesi, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, then take an in-depth tour of Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Haci Bayram Mosque (Haci Bayram Camii).

To find maps and other tourist information, refer to the Ankara trip maker website.

You can fly from Trabzon to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Trabzon in November, things will get little chillier in Ankara: highs are around 46°F and lows about 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Goreme.

Things to do in Ankara

Highlights from your plan
Anitkabir ©
Anitkabir
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi ©
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi

3
nights
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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Goreme National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, Head underground at Uchisar Castle, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Goreme vacation planner.

Getting from Ankara to Goreme by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Ankara in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Goreme, with highs around 57°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gaziantep.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides

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Gaziantep

Gaziantep ©
A haven for foodies, Gaziantep boasts almost 200 bakeries with what many claim to be the best baklava in the world.
Explore Gaziantep's surroundings by going to Sanliurfa (Halil Ul Rahman Mosque, Balikligol, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Zeugma Mosaic Museum, look for gifts at Bakircilar Carsisi, explore the historical opulence of Rumkale, and get to know the resident critters at Gaziantep Zoo.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gaziantep online attractions planner.

You can drive from Goreme to Gaziantep in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Goreme in November, with highs in Gaziantep at 63°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gaziantep Castle ©
Gaziantep Castle
Zeugma Mosaic Museum ©
Zeugma Mosaic Museum
Gaziantep Oyun ve Oyuncak Muzesi ©
Gaziantep Oyun ve Oyuncak Muzesi

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Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Step out of Fethiye with an excursion to Babadag in Oludeniz--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: hike along The Lycian Way, stroll around Sehit Fethi Bey ParkI, indulge in some personalized pampering at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fethiye tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Gaziantep to Fethiye takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gaziantep in November, with highs in Fethiye at 71°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Hotel Room Escape ©
Hotel Room Escape
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI

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Istanbul

Queen of Cities

See some other sides of Istanbul: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bosphorus Strait.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul tour planner.

You can fly from Fethiye to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fethiye in November, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 58°F.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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