31 days in Turkey Itinerary

31 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly to Esenboğa International Airport, Drive to Bolu
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Bolu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Antalya
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 1 night
Drive
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Icmeler
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bodrum City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Selcuk
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Fly
11
Istanbul
— 5 nights
Fly

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Bolu

Bolu is a city in Turkey, and administrative center of the Bolu Province. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Karagol Tabiat Parki. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Bolu Golcuk Tabiat Parki.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bolu vacation planner.

Lahore, Pakistan to Bolu is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Bolu

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Bolu Golcuk Tabiat Parki ©
National Park
Bolu Golcuk Tabiat Parki
4.8

4
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.
Visiting Goreme National Park and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Uchisar Castle and Goreme Open-Air Museum. Step out of Goreme to go to Nigde and see Kayaardi Baglari, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Zemi Valley, do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, and get to know the fascinating history of Gore Harabeleri.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Goreme travel planning app.

Getting from Bolu to Goreme by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. July in Goreme sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.8

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cirali Beach and Adventure Forest. We've included these beaches for you: Konyaalti Beach and Sarisu Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Chimaera (in Cirali) and Gulluk Dagi (Termessos) Milli Parki (in Korkuteli). There's more to do: visit Kaleici and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Antalya trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Goreme to Antalya by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Antalya: highs are around 41°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kas.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kaleici ©
Neighborhood
Kaleici
4.6
Cirali Beach ©
Beach
Cirali Beach
4.6

3
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Kas

An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Popular historic sites such as Island of Kekova and Patara Antik Kenti are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Kaputas Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kas: Patara (Patara Plajı & Arch of Triumph), Kekova Sound (in Demre (Kale)) and Tersane Koyu (in Kekova). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Narr Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Tugra Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Incebogaz Plaji, and look for gifts at Young and Partners Carpet and Kilim.

Planning Kas trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Antalya to Kas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kas, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

1
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Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 14th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, look for gifts at Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oludeniz tour planner.

You can drive from Kas to Oludeniz in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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Babadag ©
Mountain
Babadag
4.8

2
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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 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Iztuzu Beach 2, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at Epoca Carpet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Istuzu Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalyan Cami, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area, and finally explore the ancient world of Kaunos.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dalyan trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Dalyan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Kaunos ©
Ruin
Kaunos
4.6

2
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Icmeler

İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at Marmaris Balevi, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stop by Trust Gold & Diamonds, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Marmaris Milli Parki.

To see photos and more tourist information, read Icmeler trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Icmeler takes 2 hours. Traveling from Dalyan to Icmeler, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dalyan in July: highs in Icmeler hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Icmeler

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Marmaris Milli Parki ©
National Park
Marmaris Milli Parki
4.5
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Spa
Spas
4.8

3
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Bodrum City

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castle of St. Peter and Ender Guzey Museum ARThill. You'll get in some beach time at Akvaryum PlajI and Mor Plaj. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bodrum City: Datca (HayItbuku PlajI, Akvaryum Koyu, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Yaliciftlik Sahili, enjoy the sand and surf at Bitez Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bodrum City online holiday planner.

You can drive from Icmeler to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 1 hour. When traveling from Icmeler in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bodrum City, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Ancient City of Ephesus and Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). You'll explore and learn at Ephesus Museum and Camlik Locomotive Museum. Step out of Selcuk with an excursion to Magnesia Antik Kenti in Germencik--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery, ponder the design of Trajan's Fountain, explore the ancient world of Baths of Varius, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Isa Bey Mosque.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Selcuk holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Selcuk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Kaklik Cave, head outdoors with Pamukkale Balloons, then take in the dramatic natural features at Buldan Suleymanli Yayla, and finally push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale online day trip planner.

You can drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
World heritage site
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
4.4
Hierapolis ©
World heritage site
Hierapolis
4.7
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Anatolia Cemetery
4.4

5
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern. Topkapi Palace and Galata Tower will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, stop by Ortakoy, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Pamukkale to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Istanbul are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Topkapi Palace ©
Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4

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