10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey visit planner

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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
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Antalya
— 2 nights
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
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Bodrum City
— 2 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia

— 2 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.
Visiting Gulludere Vadisi and Fairy Chimneys will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and Uchisar Castle. It doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Goreme online tour itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Goreme is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Goreme. In October, Goreme is cooler than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Antalya

— 2 nights
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate, then take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, and finally examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kursunlu Waterfalls, explore the ancient world of Perge Ancient City, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Konyaalti Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Antalya trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Goreme in October; daily highs in Antalya reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Fethiye

— 3 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Patara Plajı and Fethiye Port. Take a break from the city and head to Babadag and Boat Tours & Water Sports. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, push the limits with an extreme tour, and delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Telmessos.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fethiye online trip planner.

You can take a bus from Antalya to Fethiye in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bodrum City

— 2 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Castle of St. Peter, then see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Before you visit Bodrum City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Fethiye to Bodrum City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fethiye in October since evenings lows in Bodrum City dip to 20°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.