7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Ankara
— 1 day
2
Istanbul
— 4 nights
3
Pamukkale
— 1 night
4
Datca
— 1 night

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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.
On the 27th (Mon), walk around Ismet Inonu Parki, let little ones run wild at Da Vinci Board Game Cafe, and then take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ankara trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ankara. In July, daily temperatures in Ankara can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ankara

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
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Da Vinci Board Game Cafe ©
Da Vinci Board Game Cafe
Anitkabir ©
Anitkabir
Ismet Inonu Parki ©
Ismet Inonu Parki

4
nights
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ankara to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ankara in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Istanbul, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
Hagia Sophia
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

1
night
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pamukkale trip planning site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Datca.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

1
night
Datca

Datca ©
Datça is a district of Muğla Province in south-west Turkey, and the center town of the district. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Ovabuku PlajI, then look for gifts at Caria Silk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akvaryum Koyu.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Datca trip planning site.

Drive from Pamukkale to Datca in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Datca are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Datca

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ovabuku PlajI ©
Ovabuku PlajI

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