11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
1
Selcuk
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fethiye
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Marmaris
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bodrum City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Cairo

2
nights
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.
For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Selcuk vacation maker website .

Cairo, Egypt to Selcuk is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in September: high temperatures in Selcuk hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Selcuk

#Historic Sites
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Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
The Terrace Houses ©
The Terrace Houses
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus

1
night
Kas

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.
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You can drive from Selcuk to Kas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Lions Tomb ©
Lions Tomb

1
night
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the activities along Oludeniz, then hunt for treasures at Pazar Alanı, and then steep yourself in history at Old Town. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kayakoy, look for gifts at Anadolu el Sanatlari, and then kick back and relax at Calis Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fethiye trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Kas to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Fethiye can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
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Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Pazar Alanı ©
Pazar Alanı
Old Town ©
Old Town

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nights
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 15th (Sat), look for gifts at Latina Goldsmith, then stop by Simons Diamonds, then stop by Trust Gold & Diamonds, and finally kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, look for gifts at Ruby, and then stop by My Silver Jewellery.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Marmaris trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Fethiye to Marmaris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Marmaris sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Marmaris

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Icmeler
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Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Latina Goldsmith ©
Latina Goldsmith
Trust Gold & Diamonds ©
Trust Gold & Diamonds

1
night
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology and then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bodrum City route builder app .

Getting from Marmaris to Bodrum City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Marmaris in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Bodrum City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©

3
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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.
Shop till you drop at Kapali Carsi and Aponia Store. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bodrum City to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Bodrum City in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

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