14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Start: Lahore
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Selcuk
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Kas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Goreme
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
6
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Lahore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, delve into the distant past at Arcadian Way, delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then contemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, then explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, and finally delve into the distant past at Public Latrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then get maximum retail therapy with Travel Shop Turkey - Kusadasi Day Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ladies Beach, and finally look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Selcuk day trip tool.

Lahore, Pakistan to Selcuk is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lahore to Selcuk due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahore in October, things will get a bit cooler in Selcuk: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kusadasi
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Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stop by Desire Jewellery, explore the activities along Oludeniz, and then take in the awesome beauty at Babadag. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Ancient Rock Tombes, then contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Calis Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz journey planning tool.

You can drive from Selcuk to Oludeniz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kas.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Fethiye
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Babadag ©
Babadag
Ancient Rock Tombes ©
Ancient Rock Tombes
Downtown Fethiye ©
Downtown Fethiye

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Patara Plajı, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Kas Daily Boat Tours with Bermuda, then gain a rich perspective with Flora Gullet Boat, and then take in the exciting artwork at LikyaArt.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kas route maker app.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Kas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Patara Plajı
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Flora Gullet Boat ©
Flora Gullet Boat
LikyaArt ©
LikyaArt

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then contemplate the long history of Hierapolis, and then stop by Babadaglilar Ishani.

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You can drive from Kas to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Babadaglilar Ishani
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

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night
Goreme

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.
On the 28th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: expand your horizons at Naile Art Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pamukkale to Goreme takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Goreme sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Naile Art Gallery
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley)

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern. Kids will enjoy Kapali Carsi and Ortakoy. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Goreme in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Istanbul, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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