10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 5 nights
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
3
Selcuk
— 2 nights

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultanahmet District. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Istanbul to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, thenstroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Byzantine Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pamukkale trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

2
nights
Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
On the 10th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Temple of Hadrian, explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, don't miss a visit to Arcadian Way, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, thencontemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of Curetes Street, delve into the distant past at The Temple of Artemis, explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, thenexplore the ancient world of Heracles Gate, and finally explore the historical opulence of Keci Kalesi.

Plan trip to Selcuk with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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