60 days in Turkey Itinerary

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h
1
Istanbul
— 18 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
2
Goreme
— 13 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
3
Pamukkale
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Selcuk
— 15 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Oludeniz
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Dalaman
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Edirne
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: London

18
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take a stroll through Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Istanbul trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

London, UK to Istanbul is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Istanbul reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

13
nights
Goreme

Goreme ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Goreme side-trips: Mazi Yeralti Sehri (in Urgup), Gomeda Vadisi (in Mustafapasa) and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri (in Derinkuyu). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, stop by Alaturca Taner, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Goreme journey planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in July since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Uchisar, Guzelyurt, Avanos, Derinkuyu
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

4
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 formed calcite bathing pools.
Change things up with a short trip to Aphrodisias in Geyre (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Ornaz Vadisi, and Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Goreme to Pamukkale takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Denizli, Aphrodisias
Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

15
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Selcuk side-trips: Tire Kent Muzesi (in Tire), Odemis (Golcuk Golu & Birgi AydInoglu Mehmet Bey Camii) and Aydin (Aydin Museum & Nysa Ruins). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA, contemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, and see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Selcuk trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aydin, Odemis, Magnesia Antik Kenti, Tire Kent Muzesi
Highlights from your plan
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

3
nights
Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saklikent Milli Parki (in Fethiye) and Dalyan (Dalyan Spirit Gift&Speciality Shop, Iztuzu Beach 2, & more). There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, hike along The Lycian Way, and kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

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

You can drive from Selcuk to Oludeniz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Selcuk in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Oludeniz, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dalaman.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dalyan, Fethiye
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Babadag ©
Babadag
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI

2
nights
Dalaman

Dalaman ©
Dalaman is a district, as well as the central town of that district, situated on the southwestern coast of Turkey, in the Muğla Province.Dalaman Stream (Dalaman çayı) forms much of the western border of the district, where its neighbors are Köyceğiz and Ortaca districts. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Istuzu Beach and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): stop by Epoca Carpet and then kick back and relax at Sarsala Koyu.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dalaman trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Oludeniz to Dalaman by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Dalaman are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edirne.

Things to do in Dalaman

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ortaca, Epoca Carpet
Highlights from your plan
Epoca Carpet ©
Epoca Carpet
Spas

4
nights
Edirne

Edirne ©
Edirne is a city in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne in the region of East Thrace, close to Turkey's borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Venture out of the city with trips to Dupnisa Cave (in Kirklareli) and Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu) (in Uzunkopru). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Selimiye Mosque, snap pictures at Meric River Bridge, appreciate the history behind Fatih Sultan Mehmet Heykeli, and look for gifts at Edirne Saray Sekerleme.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edirne online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dalaman to Edirne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edirne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Dupnisa Cave, Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu)
Highlights from your plan
Selimiye Mosque ©
Selimiye Mosque
Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum ©
Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum
Meric River Bridge ©
Meric River Bridge

Similar Plans

15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Czech Republic & Turkey BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM MALDIVES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans