60 days in Turkey Itinerary

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bugbug, Bali
Drive + Fly:  20 h
1
Istanbul
— 22 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Edirne
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Gallipoli
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Selcuk
— 12 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Pamukkale
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Goreme
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Guzelyurt
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23 h 45 min
End: Bugbug, Bali

22
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: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, wander the streets of Ortakoy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary maker site.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Istanbul is an approximately 20- hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bugbug to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In March, Istanbul is colder than Bugbug - with highs of 14°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edirne.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

5
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 Sokullu Mehmet Pasa Camii (in Luleburgaz), Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu) (in Uzunkopru) and Ataturk Evi (in Kirklareli). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Selimiye Mosque, take in the views from Meric River Bridge, see the interesting displays at Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum, and appreciate the history behind Fatih Sultan Mehmet Heykeli.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Edirne trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Istanbul to Edirne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Edirne

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sokullu Mehmet Pasa Camii, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu), Ataturk Evi
Highlights from your plan
Selimiye Mosque ©
Selimiye Mosque
Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum ©
Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum
Meric River Bridge ©
Meric River Bridge

2
nights
Gallipoli

Gallipoli
The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name "Καλλίπολις" (Kallípolis), meaning "Beautiful City", the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the history at Gallipoli National Park, don't miss a visit to Hellas Memorial, and then contemplate the long history of Anzac Cove. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Eceabat Tarihe SaygI Aniti, witness the site of a historic battle at Gallipoli Battlefield, pause for some photo ops at Seyit Onbasi Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of BayraklI Baba Turbesi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Azaplar Camii, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gelibolu Mevlevihanesi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gallipoli trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edirne to Gallipoli takes 2.5 hours. April in Gallipoli sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Eceabat
Highlights from your plan
Gallipoli National Park
Gallipoli National Park
Anzac Cove ©
Anzac Cove
Hellas Memorial ©
Hellas Memorial

12
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Selcuk: Tire Kent Muzesi (in Tire), Magnesia Antik Kenti (in Germencik) and Aydin (Aydin Museum, Nysa Ruins, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, see the interesting displays at Turkish Bath Museum, stop by Celsus Ceramic, and visit Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Selcuk trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Gallipoli to Selcuk in 5.5 hours. April in Selcuk sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for Pamukkale on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aydin, Odemis, Imam-i Birgivi Mehmet Efendi Turbesi, Tire Kent Muzesi, Magnesia Antik Kenti
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Ephesus Museum ©
Ephesus Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pamukkale: Abraham's Path (in Harran), Aphrodisias (in Geyre) and Tripolis Antik Kenti (in Denizli). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Head underground at Kaklik Cave, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the ancient world of Laodikeia.

Planning Pamukkale trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

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 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Denizli, Abraham's Path, Aphrodisias, Buldan Suleymanli Yayla
Highlights from your plan
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Culture Museum (in Ortahisar), Gomeda Vadisi (in Mustafapasa) and Derinkuyu (Uzumlu Kilise, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, explore the striking landscape at Love Valley, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi.

To find photos and other tourist information, read Goreme online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pamukkale to Goreme in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Goreme can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Guzelyurt.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Guzelyurt

Guzelyurt ©
Explore Guzelyurt's surroundings by going to Nigde (Nigde Museum, Kayaardi Baglari, &more).

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Guzelyurt itinerary planner.

Getting from Goreme to Guzelyurt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guzelyurt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nigde
Highlights from your plan
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery ©
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery
Selime Monastery ©
Selime Monastery
Kilise Camii ©
Kilise Camii

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