60 days in Turkey Itinerary

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly to Kayseri Erkilet Airport, Drive to Goreme
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Manavgat
— 5 nights
Drive
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Antalya
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bodrum City
— 6 nights
Drive
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Selcuk
— 7 nights
Drive
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Pamukkale
— 5 nights
Fly
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Istanbul
— 9 nights
Fly

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Goreme, Cappadocia

— 6 nights
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 nature, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, and get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Goreme trip itinerary planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Goreme is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Islamabad to Goreme, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Islamabad in August since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly to Manavgat.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Manavgat

— 5 nights
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alanya (Dimcay, Kleopatra Beach, &more) and Diving Center Falcons (in Avsallar). And it doesn't end there: test the waters at Q Spa & Wellness, take in the dramatic scenery at Manavgat Waterfall, examine the collection at Side Museum, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manavgat tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Manavgat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Manavgat. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Antalya.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Antalya

— 6 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Antalya side-trips: The Land of Legends Theme Park (in Kadriye), Sagalassos (in Aglasun) and Tekirova (Phaselis & Blue World Diving Center). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Ayazmana Mesireligi. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Kaleici, admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, see the interesting displays at Sandland, and meet the residents at Antalya Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Antalya route builder app.

You can drive from Manavgat to Antalya in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Antalya are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kas.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kas

— 5 nights
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Explore Kas' surroundings by going to Kekova Island (in Demre (Kale)), Patara (Patara Antik Kenti & Patara Plajı) and Kekova (Sunken City Ruins of Simena & Tersane Koyu). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kaputas Beach, and kick back and relax at Narr Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kas online travel route planner.

Drive from Antalya to Kas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in August, expect Kas to be little chillier, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Oludeniz

— 4 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Step out of Oludeniz to go to Fethiye and see Saklikent Milli Parki, which is approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, stroll around Oludeniz, see where the ancients bathed at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, and take in the awesome beauty at Babadag.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Oludeniz trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kas to Oludeniz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Marmaris

— 6 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marmaris: Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan) and Azmak Nehri (in Akyaka). The adventure continues: cast your line with Dogan Gunes S-1 Yuksel Kaptan, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, look for gifts at Pasha Fine Jewelery, and take a stroll through Datca Peninsula.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marmaris trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marmaris can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Bodrum City

— 6 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gokceler Kanyonu (in Milas), Temple of Apollo (in Didim) and Knidos (in Datca). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with Aquapro Dive Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yaliciftlik Sahili, see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, and explore the world behind art at Zeki Muren Arts Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bodrum City trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Marmaris to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marmaris in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bodrum City, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Selcuk

— 7 nights
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, delve into the distant past at Heracles Gate, examine the collection at Camlik Locomotive Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isa Bey Mosque.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Selcuk planning site.

Getting from Bodrum City to Selcuk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bodrum City in September, Selcuk is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Pamukkale

— 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Salda (in Burdur), Aphrodisias (in Geyre) and Yazir Camii (in Denizli). Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave.

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Getting from Selcuk to Pamukkale by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Istanbul

— 9 nights

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.
On the 25th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take a stroll through Ortakoy, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Pamukkale to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · 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.