7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey travel planner

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Istanbul
— 3 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
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Istanbul

— 3 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves asĀ a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in June, with highs in Istanbul at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to fly to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Goreme, Cappadocia

— 3 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 duringĀ Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, then take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Goreme trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Goreme, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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.