17 days in Turkey Itinerary

17 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 7 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 6 nights
3
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
4
Oludeniz
— 1 night

7
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Istanbul. In July, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

6
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Goreme side-trips: Derinkuyu (Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri & Uzumlu Kilise), Guzelyurt (Ihlara Valley & Selime Monastery) and Gomeda Vadisi (in Mustafapasa). There's much more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, explore the striking landscape at Pasabag, head outdoors with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey, and stop by Alaturca Taner.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goreme tour planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in July since evenings lows in Goreme dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Urgup, Derinkuyu, Uchisar, Guzelyurt, Peri Bacalari
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

2
nights
Pamukkale

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.
On the 29th (Wed), soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, thenexplore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale trip builder app.

Fly from Goreme to Pamukkale in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Balloon Rides
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

1
night
Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Babadag, stroll through Oludeniz PlajI, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Oludeniz trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Oludeniz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Babadag ©
Babadag

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