11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Selcuk
— 2 nights
2
Kas
— 1 night
3
Fethiye
— 1 night
4
Marmaris
— 2 nights
5
Bodrum City
— 1 night
6
Istanbul
— 3 nights

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 reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Selcuk trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Selcuk is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Selcuk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in September, with highs in Selcuk at °C and lows at °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) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Lions Tomb and then kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kas trip planner.

Drive from Selcuk to Kas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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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.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Oludeniz, thenhunt for treasures at Pazar Alanı, and then contemplate the long history of Old Town. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Anadolu el Sanatlari and then kick back and relax at Calis Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fethiye vacation builder website.

Getting from Kas to Fethiye by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Fethiye can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Old Town ©
Old Town
Pazar Alanı ©
Pazar Alanı

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Latina Goldsmiths, look for gifts at Simons Diamonds, thenstop by Trust Gold & Diamonds, and finally kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, look for gifts at Ruby, and then stop by My Silver Jewellery.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marmaris trip maker site.

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

Things to do in Marmaris

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Bodrum City

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

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bodrum City travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Bodrum City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Marmaris in September, Bodrum City is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums Historic Sites
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Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology

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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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Aponia Storefor plenty of shopping. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ortakoy and Istanbul Modern. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Bodrum City to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bodrum City in September: highs in Istanbul hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

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