6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
End: Cairo

3
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Istanbul sightseeing website.

Cairo, Egypt to Istanbul is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in June, things will get a bit cooler in Istanbul: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

2
nights
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 2nd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Byzantine Church, stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pamukkale visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
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