15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Fly to Antalya International Airport, Drive to Alanya
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Alanya
— 1 night
Drive
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Kemer
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bozcaada, Tenedos Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly

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Alanya

— 1 night
A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): Head underground at Dim Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Alanya Kalesi and then admire the sheer force of Dimcay.

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Bogota, Colombia to Alanya is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bogota to Alanya due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kemer.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Kemer

— 2 nights
Situated on the Turkish Riviera, Kemer represents a coastal Mediterranean resort set against a dramatic mountainous backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Phaselis and then explore the stunning scenery at Goynuk Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimaera and then stroll through Cirali Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kemer online journey planner.

You can drive from Alanya to Kemer in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Kemer

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Kas

— 2 nights
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then head off the coast to Kekova Island. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Patara Antik Kenti and then kick back and relax at Patara Plajı.

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Getting from Kemer to Kas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Kemer in July, plan for little chillier nights in Kas, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Fethiye

— 3 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Step off the beaten path and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Spas. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Babadag and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Take a break from Fethiye with a short trip to Dalyan Nehri in Marmaris, about 1 hour away.

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Getting from Kas to Fethiye by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Bozcaada.

Things to do in Fethiye

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bozcaada, Tenedos Island

— 2 nights
Tenedos or Bozcaada is an island of Turkey in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): head off the coast to Bozcaada, then stop by Zeynep Aksu GLASS STUDIO, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Akvaryum Koyu. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Bozcaada Rüzgar Enerji Santrali and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ayazma Plaji.

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Traveling by car from Fethiye to Bozcaada takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bozcaada

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Istanbul

— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Hagia Sophia Mosque and Dolmabahce Palace will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul.

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Getting from Bozcaada to Istanbul by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

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.