7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Konya
— Few hours
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Istanbul
— 3 nights
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Pamukkale
— 1 night
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Selcuk
— 1 night
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Oludeniz
— 1 night

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Konya

Konya ©
The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iplikci Camii, take an in-depth tour of Mevlana Muzesi, and then take an in-depth tour of Konyanuma Panorama Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Konya road trip tool.

Ankara to Konya is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in August: highs in Konya hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Konya

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Iplikci Camii
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Mevlana Muzesi ©
Mevlana Muzesi
Iplikci Camii ©
Iplikci Camii
Konyanuma Panorama Museum ©
Konyanuma Panorama Museum

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi. Do your shopping at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Konya to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Konya in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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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.
On the 10th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pamukkale sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, then explore the ancient world of Heracles Gate, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and finally look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Selcuk road trip planning site.

Drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine

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Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): push the limits with an extreme tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, then admire the ancient design of Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, and finally look for gifts at Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz day trip tool.

You can drive from Selcuk to Oludeniz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Selcuk in August, expect nights in Oludeniz to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath ©
Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath

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