11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
3
Bodrum City
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Marmaris
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Selcuk
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
On the 10th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then explore the galleries of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip app .

New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in November: highs in Istanbul hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

2
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon, then stop by Cappadocia Dowry Carpet, and finally stop by Sultan Carpet.

Start your trip to Goreme by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect much colder evenings in Goreme when traveling from Istanbul in November, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©
Gulludere Vadisi ©
Gulludere Vadisi

1
day
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stop by Ocean Jewellery, see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter, then look for gifts at Socrates, and finally view the masterpieces at Ender Guzey Museum ARThill.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bodrum City route planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Goreme to Bodrum City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Goreme in November: highs in Bodrum City hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ocean Jewellery
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Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Ocean Jewellery ©
Ocean Jewellery

1
night
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
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.
On the 16th (Fri), look for gifts at Latina Goldsmith, stop by Simons Diamonds, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Icmeler Beach, then stop by Ruby, and finally stop by My Silver Jewellery.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Marmaris travel planner .

You can drive from Bodrum City to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or ride a ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bodrum City in November since evenings lows in Marmaris dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Marmaris

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Icmeler
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Latina Goldsmiths ©
Latina Goldsmiths
Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach

1
night
Kas

Kas ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll through Kaputas Beach, then stop by Silver Harmoni, then look for gifts at Sandal@, and finally stop by Mencilis Art Silver.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kas travel planner.

Drive from Marmaris to Kas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kas are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Kas

Shopping Beaches Parks
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Silver Harmoni ©
Silver Harmoni
Mencilis Art Silver ©
Mencilis Art Silver

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stop by La Tulip Art Gallery, delve into the distant past at Public Latrine, explore the ancient world of The Terrace Houses, explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, then explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, and finally steep yourself in history at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Celsus Kutuphanesi, examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, explore the ancient world of The Basilica of Saint John, then take a stroll through Sirince Koyu, and finally stop by Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Selcuk trip tool .

You can drive from Kas to Selcuk in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In November, Selcuk is slightly colder than Kas - with highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sirince Koyu
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Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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