6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 1 night
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
3
Pamukkale
— 1 night
4
Izmir
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mihrimah Sultan Camii.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary builder site.

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Kyrgyzstan Time (KGT) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bishkek in January: highs in Istanbul hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park, and then enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Goreme day trip tool.

Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Goreme: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Royal Balloon ©
Royal Balloon
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Off-Road 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Pamukkale takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Izmir.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

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Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Kordonboyu, explore the galleries of Arkas Art Center, and then walk around Izmir Wild Life Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Izmir online attractions planner.

Getting from Pamukkale to Izmir by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Izmir

Parks Shopping Museums
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Izmir Wild Life Park ©
Izmir Wild Life Park
Arkas Art Center ©
Arkas Art Center
Kordonboyu ©
Kordonboyu

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