11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Goreme
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 30​min
3
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Selcuk
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Antalya
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Suleymaniye Cami . Get a sense of the local culture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zeyrek Mosque.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul online trip itinerary builder .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Istanbul are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Goreme

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Naile Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Goreme. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Goreme to Pamukkale takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Selcuk trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Shopping
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Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

3
nights
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 18th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mermerli Beach, and then kick back and relax at Konyaalti Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Antalya road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Selcuk to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Antalya when traveling from Selcuk in March, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Konyaalti Beach
Konyaalti Beach
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls

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