7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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7 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
Selcuk
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Cairo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stop by Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Celsus Kutuphanesi, delve into the distant past at The Terrace Houses, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The House of the Virgin Mary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Selcuk attractions planning tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Selcuk is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in February, with highs in Selcuk at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
The Terrace Houses ©
The Terrace Houses

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Selcuk to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Selcuk, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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