15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
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Antalya
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Manavgat
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Icmeler
— 1 night
Drive
5
Dalyan
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Istanbul
— 4 nights
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3
nights
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.
Perge Ancient City and Hadrian's Gate will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Antalya Muzesi and Old City Marina. Explore Antalya's surroundings by going to Cirali Beach (in Cirali) and Olympos Ruins (in Olympos). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kursunlu Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Antalya online travel planner.

Kaliningrad, Russia to Antalya is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaliningrad to Antalya. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Kaliningrad in August: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 41°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manavgat.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Olympos Ruins ©
Must see
Olympos Ruins
4.3
Cirali Beach ©
Must see
Cirali Beach
4.6

2
nights
Manavgat

Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): examine the collection at Side Museum, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Theater, and then ponder the design of Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manavgat Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Aspendos Ruins and Theater, and then admire the striking features of Temple of Apollo.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Manavgat online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Manavgat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Side Museum ©
Must see
Side Museum
4.5
Ancient Theater ©
Must see
Ancient Theater
4.6

2
nights
Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery and then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manavgat to Pamukkale takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Icmeler.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Hierapolis ©
Must see
Hierapolis
4.7
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
World heritage site
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
4.4
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Anatolia Cemetery
4.4

1
night
Icmeler

İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Marmaris Museum, then look for gifts at Trust Gold & Diamonds, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Icmeler online trip builder.

Drive from Pamukkale to Icmeler in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Icmeler

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Icmeler Beach ©
Must see
Icmeler Beach
4.2
Trust Gold & Diamonds ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Trust Gold & Diamonds
4.9

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stop by Epoca Carpet and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Lycian Rock Tombs and then explore the ancient world of Kaunos.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dalyan trip planner.

Drive from Icmeler to Dalyan in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Icmeler to Dalyan is 1 hour. Traveling from Icmeler in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Dalyan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Dalyan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Kaunos ©
Must see
Kaunos
4.6
Lycian Rock Tombs ©
Must see
Lycian Rock Tombs
4.7

4
nights
Istanbul

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 Istiklal Streetfor plenty of shopping. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chora Museum and Mısır Çarşısı. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Getting from Dalyan to Istanbul by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dalyan in August: highs in Istanbul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Basilica Cistern ©
Must see
Basilica Cistern
4.4

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