15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 5 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
3
Dalyan
— 1 day
4
Selcuk
— 3 nights

5
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 Chora Museum. For shopping fun, head to Kapali Carsi or Les Arts Turcs Tours. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Istanbul is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in May, things will get cooler in Istanbul: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

4
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Alaturca Taner and Boutique Carpets. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Goreme National Park and Cappadocia Cave Dwellings. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take a pleasant ride with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, explore the galleries of Goreme Open-Air Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley).

Discover how to plan a Goreme trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in May, Goreme is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dalyan.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Uchisar, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

1
day
Dalyan

Dalyan ©
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Lycian Rock Tombs, delve into the distant past at Kaunos, thenexplore the ancient world of Caunos Tombs of the Kings, and finally kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dalyan route website.

You can fly from Goreme to Dalyan in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Goreme in May, Dalyan is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Dalyan

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Caunos Tombs of the Kings
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
Lycian Rock Tombs ©
Lycian Rock Tombs

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ladies Beach and Pamucak Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ancient City of Ephesus and Ephesus Terrace Houses. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, contemplate the long history of Public Latrine, don't miss a visit to Curetes Street, and examine the collection at Ephesus Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Selcuk road trip website.

You can drive from Dalyan to Selcuk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. May in Selcuk sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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