32 days in Turkey Itinerary

32 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Manavgat
— 3 nights
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Kas
— 3 nights
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Oludeniz
— 2 nights
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Dalyan
— 3 nights
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Icmeler
— 2 nights
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Bodrum City
— 4 nights
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Selcuk
— 4 nights
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Pamukkale
— 1 night
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Istanbul
— 5 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights

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Manavgat

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaleici and Ancient Theater. Appreciate the collections at Antalya Muzesi and Kizilkule. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manavgat: Diving Center Falcons (in Avsallar), Lower Duden Waterfalls (in Antalya) and Alanya (Alanya Arkeoloji Muzesi & Kleopatra Beach). Next up on the itinerary: soak in style at Q Spa & Wellness, head outdoors with Active Nature Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Manavgat Waterfall, and admire the landmark architecture of Temple of Apollo.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manavgat online itinerary planner.

Istanbul to Manavgat is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in September: highs in Manavgat hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Manavgat

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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Q Spa & Wellness ©
Q Spa & Wellness
Kleopatra Beach ©
Kleopatra Beach
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

3
nights
Kas

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kaputas Beach and Kaputas Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sunken City Ruins of Simena and Atelier Thalia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kas: Demre (Kale) (Sura Ancient City & Kekova Sound), Patara (Arch of Triumph, Patara Plajı, &more) and Kekova (Island of Kekova & Tersane Koyu). And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with Fly Lycia Paragliding, take in the exciting artwork at Tugra Art Gallery, soothe aching muscles at The Field for Yoga Therapies Nature By Beste Sabir, and enjoy the sand and surf at Narr Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Manavgat to Kas in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Fly Lycia Paragliding ©
Fly Lycia Paragliding
Patara Antik Kenti ©
Patara Antik Kenti

2
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Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Oludeniz PlajI, stroll around Oludeniz, then see where the ancients bathed at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, and finally look for gifts at Anadolu el Sanatlari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): test your team's savvy at Hotel Room Escape, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Team Joseph, and then take in the awesome beauty at Babadag.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oludeniz trip planner.

Getting from Kas to Oludeniz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Oludeniz are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath ©
Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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Dalyan

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.
Popular historic sites such as Kaunos and Lycian Rock Tombs are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Gallery Iz and Carian rock tombs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dalyan: Sarsala Koyu (in Dalaman) and Sarigerme Public Beach (in Sarigerme). There's much more to do: stroll through Iztuzu Beach 2, contemplate the waterfront views at Sulungur Golu, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Istuzu Beach.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dalyan tour planner.

Drive from Oludeniz to Dalyan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dalyan can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Dalyan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
Istuzu Beach
Istuzu Beach

2
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Icmeler

Icmeler ©
İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Kapurcuk Kultur ve Gastronomi Evi, kick back and relax at Marmaris Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stop by Ruby, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Marmaris Balevi, get a new perspective on things with Sila Nur - 3, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turunc Sahil.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Icmeler trip planner.

You can drive from Dalyan to Icmeler in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dalyan to Icmeler. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dalyan in October since evenings lows in Icmeler dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Icmeler

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Spas
Marmaris Beach ©
Marmaris Beach

4
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Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Get a sense of the local culture at Castle of St. Peter and Ender Guzey Museum ARThill. Visiting Aquapro Dive Center and Mor Plaj will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Bodrum City side-trips: Palamutbuku (Palamutbükü Plajı & Akvaryum PlajI), HayItbuku PlajI (in Datca) and Oren PlajI (in Oren). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yaliciftlik Sahili, stop by Gallery Mustafa, stroll through Bitez Beach, and have a few drinks at Tuna Beach.

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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 when traveling from Icmeler to Bodrum City is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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Aquapro Dive Center ©
Aquapro Dive Center
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Palamutbükü Plajı ©
Palamutbükü Plajı

4
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ancient City of Ephesus and Temple of Hadrian. Let the collections at Ephesus Museum and Camlik Locomotive Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, get engrossed in the history at Selcuk Efes Kent Bellegi-History Museum, and visit Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Selcuk trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Selcuk in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bodrum City in October since evenings lows in Selcuk dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Temple of Hadrian
Temple of Hadrian

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Pamukkale

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 22nd (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

5
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Istanbul

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.
Popular historic sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Istanbul Modern. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, and take a stroll through Taksim Square.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip planning app.

You can fly from Pamukkale to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Istanbul sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Goreme National Park and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. Your inner history buff will appreciate Uchisar Castle and Goreme Open-Air Museum. When in Goreme, make a side trip to see Kayaardi Baglari in Nigde, approximately Nigde away. There's lots more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with BellaTurca Travel, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, look for gifts at Alaturca Taner, and explore the striking landscape at Pasabag.

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Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you will find days in Goreme are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

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