10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
2
Antalya
— 1 night
3
Pamukkale
— 1 night
4
Bodrum City
— 1 night
5
Istanbul
— 4 nights

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip builder tool.

New Delhi, India to Goreme is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Goreme: highs are around 27°C and lows about 11°C. You'll set off for Antalya on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

1
night
Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
On the 4th (Mon), wander the streets of Kaleici, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then let little ones run wild at Falez Park.

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You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Antalya, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls
Falez Park ©
Falez Park

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Hierapolis and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale trip builder site.

Drive from Antalya to Pamukkale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools

1
night
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mor Plaj and then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bodrum City day trip planner.

You can drive from Pamukkale to Bodrum City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bodrum City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Mor Plaj
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Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Bodrum City to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bodrum City in May: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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