11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Oludeniz
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Antalya
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sun), soar above the sights with Royal Balloon, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Goreme National Park, thenstroll through Uchisar Castle, and finally see Off-Road Tours. On the next day, make a trip to Pasabag, take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, and finally look for gifts at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Goreme online journey planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Goreme is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh in June, things will get cooler in Goreme: highs are around 32°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar Castle, Pasabag
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Royal Balloon ©
Royal Balloon
Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Off-Road Tours

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam and Sultanahmet Square. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam ©
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

3
nights
Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Take a break from the city and head to Babadag and Patara Plajı. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas and Iztuzu Beach 2. When in Oludeniz, make a side trip to see Saklikent Milli Parki in Fethiye, approximately Fethiye away. There's still lots to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Oludeniz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Istanbul in June, expect nights in Oludeniz to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Patara Plajı, Saklikent Milli Parki, Iztuzu Beach 2
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Spas
Babadag ©
Babadag
Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Konyaalti Beach and then take in breathtaking views at Goynuk Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then take a stroll through Kaleici.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Antalya day trip planning website.

Drive from Oludeniz to Antalya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Goynuk Canyon
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Konyaalti Beach ©
Konyaalti Beach
Goynuk Canyon ©
Goynuk Canyon
Kursunlu Waterfalls
Kursunlu Waterfalls

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