11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
1
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Drive
4
Selcuk
— 3 nights
Drive to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Fly to Jinnah International Airport

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4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Sultanahmet District, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, enjoy the sand and surf at Aqua Beach, and explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul visit planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Karachi to Istanbul. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Karachi in June: highs in Istanbul hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
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Hagia Sophia
4.7
Topkapi Palace ©
Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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 during Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and then expand your horizons at Naile Art Gallery. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Gore Harabeleri, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, and then contemplate the long history of Goreme Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Goreme, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.8
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
World heritage site
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
4.8

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): push the limits with an extreme tour, then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale travel website.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Pamukkale takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours
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Hierapolis ©
World heritage site
Hierapolis
4.7
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
World heritage site
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
4.4
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.6

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, then delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pamucak Beach, delve into the distant past at The Temple of Artemis, and then delve into the distant past at Ephesus Terrace Houses.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Selcuk tour planner.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Selcuk are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

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