11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 2 nights
2
Marmaris
— 1 night
3
Kas
— 2 nights
4
Fethiye
— 1 night
5
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights

2
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.
On the 14th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through Ortakoy, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul travel route planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Istanbul. Traveling from Cairo in September, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marmaris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

1
night
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
On the 17th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach, and then stop by Latina Goldsmiths. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Marmaris Atlantis Waterpark and then explore the activities along Dalyan Nehri.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Marmaris holiday planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Marmaris in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Marmaris to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kas.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Icmeler
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Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Marmaris Beach ©
Marmaris Beach
Dalyan Nehri ©
Dalyan Nehri

2
nights
Kas

An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): gain a rich perspective with Flora Gullet Boat, don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kas online trip maker.

You can drive from Marmaris to Kas in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Kas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Flora Gullet Boat ©
Flora Gullet Boat

1
night
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 21st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Calis Beach, then steep yourself in history at Old Town, and then explore the activities along Oludeniz.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fethiye trip planner.

You can drive from Kas to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Fethiye sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz

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.
Family-friendly places like Fairy Chimneys and Gulludere Vadisi will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Uchisar Castle and Goreme National Park. There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, and stop by Orient Bazaar.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goreme tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Fethiye to Goreme takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fethiye in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Goreme. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Uchisar Castle
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Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys

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