15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Oludeniz
— 1 night
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
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Selcuk
— 2 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
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Istanbul
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Oludeniz — 1 night

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 1st (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Tayyareci Fethi Bey Aniti, stroll through Oludeniz PlajI, and then admire the ancient design of Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Babadag, then hike along The Lycian Way, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally look for gifts at Old Orient Carpet and Kilim Bazaar.

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

New Delhi, India to Oludeniz is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Oludeniz is minus 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Oludeniz at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale — 2 nights

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 3rd (Sat): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and finally take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Camlik Mesire Yeri, explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave, then stop by Dogan Onyx factory, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pamukkale online journey planner.

Getting from Oludeniz to Pamukkale by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.
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Selcuk — 2 nights

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 5th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hadrian, explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, then admire the local landmark of Trajan's Fountain, and finally steep yourself in history at Public Latrine. On the next day, stop by Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, and finally make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Selcuk day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Selcuk can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Goreme.
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Goreme, Cappadocia — 4 nights

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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, see Off-Road Tours, admire the verdant scenery at Red Valley, and make a trip to Pasabag.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Goreme day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Selcuk to Goreme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Selcuk in June, things will get slightly colder in Goreme: highs are around 32°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Istanbul — 5 nights

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.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Mosque, explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Turkey travel guide

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Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
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