15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
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Selcuk
— 3 nights
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Trabzon
— 1 night
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Bursa
— 1 night
5
Istanbul
— 7 nights

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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 16th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the next day, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale day trip planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Pamukkale is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Pamukkale due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), contemplate the long history of Public Latrine, and stop by Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Selcuk trip tool.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine

1
night
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fatih Camii, see the interesting displays at Trabzon Sehir Muzesi, see the interesting displays at Trabzonspor Samil Ekinci Museum, then examine the collection at Culture Museum, then see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Cuma Camii.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Trabzon driving holiday site.

You can fly from Selcuk to Trabzon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Trabzon, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bursa.

Things to do in Trabzon

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Culture Museum
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Culture Museum ©
Culture Museum
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum
Yeni Cuma Camii ©
Yeni Cuma Camii

1
night
Bursa

Bursa ©
The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Isabey CAMii, then stop by Muradiye Camii, then get engrossed in the history at Ordekli Culture and Art Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ulu Cami.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bursa trip builder.

You can fly from Trabzon to Bursa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bursa

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Muradiye Camii
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Isabey CAMii ©
Isabey CAMii
Muradiye Camii ©
Muradiye Camii

7
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul vacation planning website.

Drive from Bursa to Istanbul in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Bursa in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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