8 days in Malatya Province Itinerary

8 days in Malatya Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ankara, Turkey
Fly + Drive:  7 h
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h
End: Ankara, Turkey


Malatya ©
Malatya is a large city in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey and the capital of Malatya Province. Malatya is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Levent Valley, admire the striking features of Battalgazi Grand Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sire Bazaar (Dried Apricot Bazaar), and see the interesting displays at Malatya Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Malatya road trip planning website.

Ankara to Malatya is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Ankara in June: highs in Malatya hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Darende.

Things to do in Malatya

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Malatya Baskonaklar Ethnography Museum ©
Malatya Baskonaklar Ethnography Museum
Aslantepe Ruins ©
Aslantepe Ruins
Armourer Mustafa Pasha Caravanserai ©
Armourer Mustafa Pasha Caravanserai


Darende ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi, then browse the different shops at Hamidiye Mall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gunpinar Selalesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hasan Gazi Turbesi and then take in breathtaking views at Tohma Canyon.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Darende trip planning website.

You can drive from Malatya to Darende in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darende

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi ©
Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi
Gunpinar Selalesi ©
Gunpinar Selalesi
Tohma Canyon ©
Tohma Canyon