14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
taxi + 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.
On the 21st (Sun), delve into the distant past at Celsus Kutuphanesi, explore the ancient world of Arcadian Way, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, then delve into the distant past at The Terrace Houses, and finally delve into the distant past at Public Latrine. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), shop like a local with Travel Shop Turkey - Kusadasi Day Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ladies Beach, and finally stop by La Tulip Art Gallery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Selcuk sightseeing website .

Lahore, Pakistan to Selcuk is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lahore in October: high temperatures in Selcuk hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kusadasi
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Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu
Ephesus Terrace Houses ©
Ephesus Terrace Houses

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): look for gifts at Desire Jewellery, then explore the activities along Oludeniz, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag. Here are some ideas for day two: see a world frozen in time at Kayakoy, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes, then contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Calis Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oludeniz day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Oludeniz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Oludeniz are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Nature Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Patara Plajı, stroll through Kaputas Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do sightseeing your way with Kas Daily Boat Tours with Bermuda, then kick back and relax at Flora Boat, and then take in the exciting artwork at LikyaArt.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kas route planner .

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Kas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Patara Plajı
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Patara Plajı ©
Patara Plajı
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
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.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis & Pamukkale, and then stop by Babadaglilar Ishani.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale day trip planner .

Drive from Kas to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Naile Art Gallery- Ebru Art Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Pamukkale to Goreme in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urgup
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Suleymaniye Cami and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica Cistern and Sultanahmet District. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Goreme in October, expect nights in Istanbul to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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