13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Selcuk
— 1 night
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
3
Oludeniz
— 1 night
4
Dalyan
— 1 night
5
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
6
Istanbul
— 4 nights

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, thenexplore the ancient world of Arcadian Way, thenexplore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Curetes Street, delve into the distant past at Public Latrine, delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, thenstroll through Ladies Beach, and finally stop by La Tulip Art Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Selcuk trip itinerary app.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Selcuk is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dammam in November, things will get little chillier in Selcuk: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ladies Beach
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

2
nights
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then walk around Pamukkale Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, explore the activities along Cleopatra Pools, thencontemplate the long history of Byzantine Church, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Cleopatra Pools ©
Cleopatra Pools

1
night
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 27th (Tue), kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI, steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Oludeniz trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Pamukkale to Oludeniz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Oludeniz can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Downtown Fethiye ©
Downtown Fethiye
Ancient Rock Tombes ©
Ancient Rock Tombes

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Iztuzu Beach 2, delve into the distant past at Caunos Tombs of the Kings, thenexplore the ancient world of Lycian Rock Tombs, and finally delve into the distant past at Kaunos.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dalyan tour planner.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Dalyan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Dalyan

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Caunos Tombs of the Kings
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
Lycian Rock Tombs ©
Lycian Rock Tombs

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Goreme National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme road trip planning site.

You can fly from Dalyan to Goreme in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dalyan in November; daily highs in Goreme reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Tours Parks
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Luxury Istanbul and Halic. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and contemplate the long history of Eyüp Sultan Mosque.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip site.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in November, Istanbul is much warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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