6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

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6 days in Turkey Itinerary

Cairo
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Fethiye
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Marmaris
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Bodrum City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Cairo

1
day
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye, see a world frozen in time at Kayakoy, and then explore the activities along Oludeniz.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fethiye trip maker website .

Cairo, Egypt to Fethiye is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cairo in September, expect Fethiye to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

#Nature, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Kayakoy ©
Kayakoy
Downtown Fethiye ©
Downtown Fethiye

1
day
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 4th (Tue), stop by Latina Goldsmith, stop by Ruby, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Icmeler Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marmaris road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Marmaris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Marmaris

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Icmeler
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Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Latina Goldsmith ©
Latina Goldsmith
Ruby ©
Ruby

1
day
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 5th (Wed), examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology and then step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter.

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You can drive from Marmaris to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Marmaris in September, Bodrum City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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2
days
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 6th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally hunt for treasures at Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi). On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Bodrum City to Istanbul by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bodrum City in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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