10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ortahisar, Cappadocia
— 1 night
2
Selcuk
— 2 nights
3
Istanbul
— 4 nights

1
night
Ortahisar, Cappadocia

Ortahisar ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Maison du Kilim, look for gifts at Alaturca Taner, do a tasting at Kocabag Winery, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii, and finally take a pleasant ride with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): Head underground at Uchisar Castle, Head underground at Kaymakli, steep yourself in history at Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi, and finally make a trip to Bezirhane Pottery.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ortahisar tour itinerary builder website.

Tbilisi, Georgia to Ortahisar is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tbilisi in May, Ortahisar is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Ortahisar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Uchisar, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Bezirhane Pottery, Kaymakli, Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi
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Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
Alaturca Taner ©
Alaturca Taner

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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.
Visit Bibliotheque de Celsus and Ancient City of Ephesus for their historical value. Kids will enjoy Ephesus Terrace Houses and Arcadian Way. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mermerli Yol, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of Saint John, and look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Selcuk road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Ortahisar to Selcuk with the Route module. Traveling from Ortahisar in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Selcuk, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Selcuk

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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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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.
Popular historic sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque are in your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, look for all kinds of wild species at Istanbul Kelebek Ciftligi, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and contemplate the waterfront views at Selale Parkuru.

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Traveling by flight from Selcuk to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Selcuk in May, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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