9 days in Ankara & Malatya Province Itinerary

9 days in Ankara & Malatya Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ankara
— 4 nights
2
Darende
— 1 night
3
Malatya
— 3 nights

4
nights
Ankara

Ankara ©
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.
When in Ankara, make a side trip to see Lake Tuz in Sereflikochisar, approximately Sereflikochisar away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii), contemplate the long history of Ankara Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Eymir Lake, and take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ankara travel planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ankara. July in Ankara sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darende.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lake Tuz
Highlights from your plan
Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii) ©
Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii)
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi
Anitkabir ©
Anitkabir

1
night
Darende

Darende ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Tohma Canyon, thenadmire the sheer force of Gunpinar Selalesi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Darende trip site.

Explore your travel options from Ankara to Darende with the Route module. Traveling from Ankara in July, expect nights in Darende to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Malatya.

Things to do in Darende

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gunpinar Selalesi ©
Gunpinar Selalesi
Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi ©
Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi
Tohma Canyon ©
Tohma Canyon

3
nights
Malatya

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 striking features of Battalgazi Grand Mosque, examine the collection at Malatya Museum, admire the sheer force of Orduzu Cinar Selalesi, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sire Bazaar (Dried Apricot Bazaar).

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Malatya trip planning app.

You can drive from Darende to Malatya in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Malatya are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malatya

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Malatya Baskonaklar Ethnography Museum ©
Malatya Baskonaklar Ethnography Museum
Aslantepe Ruins ©
Aslantepe Ruins
Armourer Mustafa Pasha Caravanserai ©
Armourer Mustafa Pasha Caravanserai

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