15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bergama
— 2 nights
2
Bodrum City
— 1 night
3
Selcuk
— 1 night
4
Antalya
— 2 nights
5
Ankara
— 2 nights
6
Uchisar, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
7
Istanbul
— 2 nights

2
nights
Bergama

Bergama ©
On the 15th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Pergamon Parchment, look for gifts at Sen Naoe Hand Woven Textiles, explore the ancient world of Pergamon Theatre, thenexplore the ancient world of The Acropolis, and finally delve into the distant past at Red Basilica. On the next day, make a trip to Haci Hekim Hamami, examine the collection at Izmir Bergama Museum, thenexplore the ancient world of The Asklepion, thenexplore the ancient world of Ruins of Pergamum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Candarli Kalesi.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bergama trip itinerary builder site.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Bergama is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dar es Salaam in April: highs in Bergama hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Bergama

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Candarli Kalesi
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The Acropolis ©
The Acropolis
Red Basilica ©
Red Basilica
Haci Hekim Hamami ©
Haci Hekim Hamami

1
night
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Orak Adasi and then take in the waterfront activity at Milta Bodrum Marina. On your second day here, examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, browse the exhibits of Castle of St. Peter, thenchoose your vessel at Heyamola Boat Tour, and finally revel in the low prices at Moden Leather Shop.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bodrum City online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Bergama to Bodrum City takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bergama in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bodrum City, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Milta Bodrum Marina ©
Milta Bodrum Marina
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology

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 19th (Fri), stop by La Tulip Art Gallery, delve into the distant past at Heracles Gate, delve into the distant past at Ephesus Terrace Houses, thenexplore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, thensteep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus.

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Drive from Bodrum City to Selcuk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bodrum City in April, plan for little chillier nights in Selcuk, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Shopping
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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
Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Antalya Saat Kulesi, thenstroll around Karaalioglu Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Antalya trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Selcuk to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Selcuk in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Antalya, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Museums Nature
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Karaalioglu Park ©
Karaalioglu Park
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Antalya Saat Kulesi ©
Antalya Saat Kulesi

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nights
Ankara

Ankara ©
Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Explore hidden gems such as Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi and Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Haci Bayram Mosque (Haci Bayram Camii), take in the spiritual surroundings of Aslanhane Mosque, admire the masterpieces at State Art and Sculpture Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Anitkabir.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ankara online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Antalya to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Antalya in April: highs in Ankara hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Uchisar.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi ©
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi

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nights
Uchisar, Cappadocia

Uchisar ©
Enjoy the best views of Capaddocia at Uchisar, home to a rock citadel at the area's highest point.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): do a tasting at Kocabag Winery, appreciate the views at Red Valley, thensee the interesting displays at Guray Museum, and finally stop by Sultan Carpet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Uchisar day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ankara to Uchisar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in April: highs in Uchisar hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Uchisar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goreme, Red Valley, Guray Museum
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Red Valley ©
Red Valley
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Sultan Carpet ©
Sultan Carpet

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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.
On the 26th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, thenpause for some photo ops at Sultanahmet Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and then take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

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

You can fly from Uchisar to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Uchisar in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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