11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
3
Selcuk
— 3 nights

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: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul online holiday maker.

New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

3
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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 24th (Wed): stop by Sultan Carpet, take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. On your second day here, stop by Sultans Ceramic, explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and finally stop by Kervan Carpet & Kilim.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goreme driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Goreme, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Goreme

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Sultans Ceramic
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Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles ©
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

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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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, stop by Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop, cool off at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA, and stop by Black Sheep Carpets.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Selcuk tour planning website.

Getting from Goreme to Selcuk by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Selcuk when traveling from Goreme in August, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
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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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