13 days in Goreme & Istanbul Itinerary

13 days in Goreme & Istanbul Itinerary

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13 days in Goreme & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Istanbul
— 10 nights
End: Istanbul

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Özkonak Underground City, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi, see the interesting displays at Cappadocia Art & History Museum, then stop by Sultan Carpet, then look for gifts at Cappadocia Dowry Carpet, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Naile Art Gallery- Ebru Art Center. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Sultans Ceramic, see the interesting displays at Guray Museum, then stop by Guray Seramik, and finally explore the ancient world of Ortahisar Kalesi.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip maker site .

Istanbul to Goreme is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Goreme, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avanos, Cappadocia Art & History Museum, Özkonak Underground City, Ortahisar Kalesi, Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi
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Sultans Ceramic ©
Sultans Ceramic
Özkonak Underground City ©
Özkonak Underground City
Cappadocia Art & History Museum ©
Cappadocia Art & History Museum

10
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 44A Sanat Galerisi, Ataturk Museum, Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and other attractions you added. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Istanbul Archaeological Museums and Istiklal Street. Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Istanbul Modern Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Egyptian Bazaar, contemplate the long history of Little Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rustem Pasha Mosque, and browse the different shops at Akbati Alisveris ve Yasam Merkezi.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Goreme, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Tours
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 27:
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Istiklal Street ©
Istiklal Street
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)
Istanbul Archaeological Museums ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museums

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