13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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13 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Istanbul
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kayseri
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Nevsehir
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Istanbul
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
6
Denizli
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
7
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Bodrum City
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
9
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Gallipoli
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Canakkale
— 1 night
Fly + train:  3​h
12
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

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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.
ViaSea has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get in on the family fun at ViaSea.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary builder site .

Ahmedabad, India to Istanbul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Istanbul is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in October, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kayseri.

Things to do in Istanbul

Theme Parks
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ViaSea ©
ViaSea

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Kayseri

Kayseri
Kayseri is a large and industrialised city in Central Anatolia, Turkey. To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kayseri planner .

Explore your travel options from Istanbul to Kayseri with the Route module. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Kayseri, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. You'll set off for Goreme on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Kayseri

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kelebek Hamam & Spa.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Goreme travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kayseri to Goreme in 1.5 hours. October in Goreme sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nevsehir.

Things to do in Goreme

Spas Baths
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Nevsehir

Nevsehir
Thousands of years of civilization are visibly present at Nevsehir, a major city in Cappaddocia famously graced with fairy chimneys, carved houses, churches, and frescoes.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nevsehir trip planning site .

Nevsehir is just a short distance from Goreme. October in Nevsehir sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Nevsehir

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Istanbul

Istanbul ©
On the 14th (Mon), look for gifts at Adnan and Hasan and then steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nevsehir to Istanbul. While traveling from Nevsehir, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Denizli.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Rumeli Fortress ©
Rumeli Fortress
Adnan and Hasan ©
Adnan and Hasan

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Denizli

Denizli
Denizli is an industrial city in the southwestern part of Turkey and the eastern end of the alluvial valley formed by the river Büyük Menderes, where the plain reaches an elevation of about 350m. For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Denizli trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Denizli in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. While traveling from Istanbul, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Denizli, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 8°C. On the 14th (Mon), you're off toPamukkale.

Things to do in Denizli

Parks Nature Tours
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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.
On your second day here, push the limits with an extreme tour, then contemplate the long history of Byzantine Church, and then contemplate the long history of Hierapolis.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pamukkale trip itinerary site .

Pamukkale is very close to Denizli. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

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Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bodrum City trip planner .

You can drive from Pamukkale to Bodrum City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Bodrum City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Mausoleum of Halicarnassus ©
Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
Bitez Beach ©
Bitez Beach

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Istanbul

Istanbul ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Ikonium Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then explore the galleries of Constantine Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Istanbul journey app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bodrum City to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bodrum City in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 26°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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Gallipoli

Gallipoli ©
The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name "Καλλίπολις" (Kallípolis), meaning "Beautiful City", the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Azaplar Camii, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gelibolu Mevlevihanesi, and then steep yourself in history at Anzac Cove.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gallipoli journey app .

You can drive from Istanbul to Gallipoli in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for little chillier days in Gallipoli, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Canakkale.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Historic Sites
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Anzac Cove ©
Anzac Cove

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Canakkale

Canakkale ©
A center of landmarks from Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras, Canakkale showcases natural beauty and myth.
On the 20th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Canakkale Truva Heykeli, then hunt for treasures at Aynali Carsi, and then learn about all things military at Canakkale Naval Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Canakkale road trip planning website .

Getting from Gallipoli to Canakkale by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Canakkale sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Canakkale

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Laz Bay
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Canakkale Naval Museum ©
Canakkale Naval Museum
Rhapsodos Mozaik ©
Rhapsodos Mozaik
Troy (Truva) ©
Troy (Truva)

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Istanbul

Istanbul ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, then stop by Mısır Çarşısı, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Canakkale to Istanbul in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canakkale in October; daily highs in Istanbul reach 28°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern

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