15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Start: Karachi
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Selcuk
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Kas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Fethiye
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Marmaris
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Bodrum City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Goreme
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
7
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Karachi

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 2nd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally delve into the distant past at Ephesus Terrace Houses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): visit Sirince Koyu, then see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum, then kick back and relax at Ladies Beach, and finally stop by Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop.

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Karachi, Pakistan to Selcuk is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Selcuk are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Kas.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sirince Koyu, 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

1
night
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 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Patara Plajı, and then view the masterpieces at LikyaArt.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kas trip planner.

You can drive from Selcuk to Kas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. November in Kas sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Patara Plajı
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
LikyaArt ©
LikyaArt

2
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 6th (Tue), kick back and relax at Calis Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Oludeniz, and then stop by Desire Jewellery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town, steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye, then look for gifts at Anadolu el Sanatlari, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Pazar Alanı.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fethiye itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kas to Fethiye in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Desire Jewellery
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Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Old Town ©
Old Town
Downtown Fethiye ©
Downtown Fethiye

1
night
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
On the 8th (Thu), look for gifts at Latina Goldsmiths, then look for gifts at Kurt Jewellery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach, and finally stop by Trust Gold & Diamonds.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marmaris trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Fethiye to Marmaris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Marmaris

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Icmeler
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Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Latina Goldsmiths ©
Latina Goldsmiths
Trust Gold & Diamonds ©
Trust Gold & Diamonds

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night
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 9th (Fri), kick back and relax at Bitez Beach, step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter, then see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, and finally look for gifts at Socrates.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bodrum City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Bodrum City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Marmaris in November since evenings lows in Bodrum City dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology
Bitez Beach ©
Bitez Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then steep yourself in history at Goreme Open-Air Museum.

Plan trip to Goreme with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bodrum City to Goreme in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bodrum City in November, you will find days in Goreme are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Balloon Rides
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley)
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum and Istanbul Modern. Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, wander the streets of Ortakoy, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Istanbul online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in November, expect much hotter with lows of 17°C in Istanbul. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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