8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Selcuk
— 2 nights
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
3
Istanbul
— 3 nights

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.
On the 1st (Mon), stop by La Tulip Art Gallery. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, thenexplore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, thenexplore the ancient world of Arcadian Way, and finally explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Selcuk holiday maker website.

Cairo, Egypt to Selcuk is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Selcuk. In October, Selcuk is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

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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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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Hierapolis and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and wander the streets of Sultanahmet District.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip maker.

You can fly from Pamukkale to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Istanbul, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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