9 days in Turkey Itinerary

9 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly to Antalya International Airport, Drive to Adrasan
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Adrasan
— 1 day
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Drive to Antalya International Airport, Fly to Kayseri Erkilet Airport, Drive to Goreme
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly

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Adrasan

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Bucht Von Adrasan.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Adrasan itinerary planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Adrasan is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Alexandria in May, plan for little chillier nights in Adrasan, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Adrasan

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Goreme, Cappadocia

— 2 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Get in touch with nature at Goreme National Park and Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center. There's still lots to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and look for gifts at Turquoise Rugs & Bags.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme journey maker website.

Explore your travel options from Adrasan to Goreme with the Route module. Traveling from Adrasan in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Goreme, with lows of 11°C. You will leave for Istanbul on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Istanbul

— 4 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisifor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul attractions app.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Goreme in May, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.