14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Fly
1
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Selcuk
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Fly

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Istanbul

— 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip builder app.

Manchester, UK to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Turkey Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Manchester in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:

Goreme, Cappadocia

— 3 nights
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.
Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Goreme National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Goreme road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Goreme to be a bit cooler, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Selcuk.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:

Selcuk

— 2 nights
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 4th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus and then pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). Keep things going the next day: stop by Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop and then see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Selcuk trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Goreme to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Selcuk is a bit warmer than Goreme - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:

Pamukkale

— 2 nights

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 6th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Hierapolis and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Kaklik Cave, then stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pamukkale road trip site.

You can drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:

Oludeniz

— 2 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Babadag and then see where the ancients bathed at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oludeniz PlajI.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oludeniz travel route planning site.

Getting from Pamukkale to Oludeniz by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Baths
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Turkey travel guide

4.3
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · 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.