58 days in Turkey Itinerary

58 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
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Istanbul
— 9 nights
Fly
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Antalya
— 7 nights
Drive
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Alanya
— 6 nights
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Olympos
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 7 nights
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 6 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 16 nights
Drive
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Pamukkale
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Istanbul — 9 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Besiktas and Jennifer's Hamam. Escape the urban bustle at Halic and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and browse the exhibits of Galata Tower.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Istanbul using our trip planner.

Lahore, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Lahore in May: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Antalya.
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Antalya — 7 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.
Get outdoors at Carya Golf Club and Lara Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Q Spa & Wellness and TerraCity. Step out of Antalya with an excursion to Koprulu Kanyon Milli Parki in Manavgat--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at Antalya Toy Museum, wander the streets of Ataturk Boulevard, and take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Antalya online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Antalya in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in June: highs in Antalya hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alanya.
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Alanya — 6 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dim Cave and Spas. Escape the urban bustle at Green Canyon and Scuba Turtle Diving. Explore Alanya's surroundings by going to Manavgat (Manavgat Waterfall & Adventure-Park Manavgat Oymapinar) and Yalan Dunya MagarasI (in Gazipasa). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kleopatra Beach, browse the different shops at Megamall AVM, take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Alanya online vacation maker.

Getting from Antalya to Alanya by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Olympos.
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Olympos — 5 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chimaera and Bucht Von Adrasan. We've included these beaches for you: Cirali Beach and Adrasan Sahili. Take a break from Olympos with a short trip to Beydaglari Sahil Milli Parki in Kemer, about 32 minutes away.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Olympos trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Alanya to Olympos takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Olympos are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kas.
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Kas — 7 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patara Beach and Hidayet koyu. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Lions Tomb. Change things up with a short trip to Arch of Triumph in Patara (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinarlar Plaji, admire all the interesting features of Kas At Ciftligi, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kas road trip planner.

You can drive from Olympos to Kas in 2.5 hours. June in Kas sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oludeniz.
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Oludeniz — 6 nights

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Lycian Way and Billy's Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Oludeniz PlajI and Blue Lagoon. Take a break from Oludeniz with a short trip to Saklikent Milli Parki in Fethiye, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, trot along with a tour on horseback, appreciate the views at Yesil Vadi, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oludeniz day trip site.

Drive from Kas to Oludeniz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.
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Marmaris — 16 nights

One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
We've included these beaches for you: Icmeler Beach and Turunc Sahil. Explore hidden gems such as Marmaris Museum and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Change things up with these side-trips from Marmaris: Dalyan (Iztuzu Beach 2 & Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area), Amos Beach (in Turunc) and Akyaka (Akyaka Plaji & CInar PlajI). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Cubucak Tabiat Parki. Spend the 18th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Datca Peninsula, and stop by Kurt Jewellery.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Marmaris itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Marmaris sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.
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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.
Discover how to plan a Pamukkale trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marmaris to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Mon).
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Turkey travel guide

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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.
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