10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Oludeniz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Adrasan
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Manama

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Fortress. Shop till you drop at Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), wander the streets of Sultanahmet District, and admire the striking features of Suleymaniye Cami .

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Istanbul is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. In April, Istanbul is colder than Manama - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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 7th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then explore the activities along Cleopatra Pools, and then contemplate the long history of Hierapolis & Pamukkale.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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

1
night
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lycian Way, look for gifts at Soap Lady Oludeniz, and then kick back and relax at Blue Lagoon (Oludeniz Beach).

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You can drive from Pamukkale to Oludeniz in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Oludeniz are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Adrasan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

The Lycian Way
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI

1
night
Adrasan

Adrasan
On the 9th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bucht Von Adrasan and then enjoy the sand and surf at Adrasan Koyu.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Adrasan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Adrasan takes 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Adrasan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Adrasan

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Goreme National Park and Naile Art Gallery- Ebru Art Center. Escape the urban bustle at Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center and Goreme Tarihi Milli Parki. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Goreme road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Adrasan to Goreme. In April, Goreme is a bit cooler than Adrasan - with highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Goreme Tarihi Milli Parki ©
Goreme Tarihi Milli Parki

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