13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Selcuk
— 3 nights
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
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Istanbul
— 4 nights

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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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, steep yourself in history at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), look for gifts at Celsus Ceramic, and see the interesting displays at Maket Koy.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Selcuk online trip planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Selcuk is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dammam in April, things will get cooler in Selcuk: highs are around 25°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

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Pamukkale

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 11th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Byzantine Church, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Pamukkale trip site.

Drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

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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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, go for a walk through Gore Harabeleri, and look for gifts at Antik Galeri.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Goreme trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pamukkale to Goreme by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature

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Off-Road Tours
4.8
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
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World heritage site
Goreme National Park
4.8

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Istanbul

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in April, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4

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