12 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

12 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Bodrum City
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Marmaris
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Dalyan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Selcuk
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodrum City tour itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Bodrum City is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. When traveling from Kuwait City in July, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Bodrum City: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Yalikavak Marina
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Bitez Beach ©
Bitez Beach
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Yalikavak Marina ©
Yalikavak Marina

3
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.
Marmaris is known for nature, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina, stroll through Icmeler Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Rhodes.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marmaris online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or ride a ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bodrum City in July: high temperatures in Marmaris hover around 38°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Dalyan

Dalyan ©
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Lycian Rock Tombs, explore the ancient world of Kaunos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalyan Cami, and finally kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dalyan road trip website.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Dalyan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Dalyan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Dalyan

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
Lycian Rock Tombs ©
Lycian Rock Tombs

2
nights
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 26th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Oludeniz, then contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz route planning site.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Oludeniz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Parasailing & Paragliding
Babadag ©
Babadag

4
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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of Saint John, delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, and make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Selcuk online road trip planner.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Selcuk in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)