15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Selcuk
— 3 nights
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Pamukkale
— 3 nights
Fly
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Istanbul
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
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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: delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, see the interesting displays at Maket Koy, and look for gifts at Celsus Ceramic.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Selcuk online trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Selcuk is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Selcuk is minus 2.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in April; daily highs in Selcuk reach 25°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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.
Pamukkale is known for nature, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, Head underground at Kaklik Cave, and steep yourself in history at Byzantine Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale trip planner.

You can drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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 striking features of Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning app.

Getting from Pamukkale to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Goreme: Derinkuyu (Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri & Kaymakli Underground City) and Selime Monastery (in Guzelyurt). There's lots more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, see Off-Road Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, and learn and have fun at Naile Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Goreme trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Goreme when traveling from Istanbul in April, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.