8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Oludeniz
— 1 night
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Dalyan
— 1 night
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Selcuk
— 2 nights
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Istanbul
— 3 nights

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Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye and then stroll through Oludeniz PlajI.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz holiday planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Oludeniz is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in September, things will get little chillier in Oludeniz: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Downtown Fethiye
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Downtown Fethiye ©
Downtown Fethiye

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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 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalyan Cami and then kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalyan itinerary planner.

Getting from Oludeniz to Dalyan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dalyan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Dalyan Cami ©
Dalyan Cami

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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 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Selcuk trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Dalyan to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Selcuk can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sirince Koyu
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Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus

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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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Sultanahmet District. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, wander the streets of Ortakoy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eyüp Sultan Mosque, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hagia Triada Church.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip app.

Traveling by flight from Selcuk to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Selcuk in September, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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