22 days in Turkey Itinerary

22 days in Turkey Itinerary

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22 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Izmit
1
Izmit
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Konya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Guzelyurt, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Izmit
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
5
Antalya
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Fethiye
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Izmit
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
8
Izmir
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Istanbul
— 2 nights
End: Istanbul

1
night
Izmit

Izmit ©
İzmit, ancient Nicomedia, is a city in Turkey, the administrative center of the Kocaeli Province as well as the Metropolitan Municipality. On the 10th (Wed), examine the collection at Gayret Gemi Museum, explore the galleries of Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi, then steep yourself in history at Izmit Saat Kulesi, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Archaeology & Ethnography, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Cuma Camii. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): walk around Seka Park, get engrossed in the history at SEKA Kagit Muzesi, and then walk around KInalI Asker ParkI.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Izmit route maker tool .

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major airports are Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Izmit are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Konya.

Things to do in Izmit

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Gayret Gemi Museum ©
Gayret Gemi Museum
SEKA Kagit Muzesi ©
SEKA Kagit Muzesi
Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi ©
Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi

1
night
Konya

Konya ©
The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Serafettin Camii, get engrossed in the history at Mevlana Muzesi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Selimiye Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Konyanuma Panorama Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sahip Ata Muzesi ve Camii, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konya Kapu Cami, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alaeddin Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seyh Sadreddin Konevi Turbesi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapu Camii, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iplikci Camii, and finally take a stroll through Konya Kultur Sokagi.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Konya online visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Izmit to Konya. In July, daytime highs in Konya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Guzelyurt.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Meram, Iplikci Camii
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Mevlana Muzesi ©
Mevlana Muzesi
Seyh Sadreddin Konevi Turbesi ©
Seyh Sadreddin Konevi Turbesi
Selimiye Mosque ©
Selimiye Mosque

2
nights
Guzelyurt, Cappadocia

Guzelyurt ©
On the 14th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Selime Monastery, then appreciate the views at Ihlara Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilise Camii, and finally contemplate the long history of Guzelyurt Valley Monastery.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Guzelyurt trip planner .

Getting from Konya to Guzelyurt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Izmit.

Things to do in Guzelyurt

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Guzelyurt Valley Monastery ©
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery
Kilise Camii ©
Kilise Camii

3
nights
Izmit

Izmit ©
You'll explore and learn at Hizir Reis Denizalti Muzesi and Kasr-i Humayun - Saray Muze. We've included these beaches for you: Mavi Bayraklı Plajı and Altinkemer Local Beach. Take a break from Izmit with a short trip to Dursun Fakih in Bilecik, about 1h 50 min away. Explore Izmit further: identify plant and animal life at Kuzuyayla Tabiat Parki and explore the striking landscape of Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Izmit trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Guzelyurt to Izmit. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Izmit

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki, Dursun Fakih, Altinkemer Local Beach, Mavi Bayraklı Plajı, Kuzuyayla Tabiat Parki
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Mavi Bayraklı Plajı ©
Mavi Bayraklı Plajı
Kuzuyayla Tabiat Parki ©
Kuzuyayla Tabiat Parki
Hizir Reis Denizalti Muzesi ©
Hizir Reis Denizalti Muzesi

2
nights
Antalya

Antalya ©
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.
On the 19th (Fri), stroll through Cirali Plaji, kick back and relax at Mermerli Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Antalya trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Izmit to Antalya. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Izmit in July: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 41°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ancient Theater
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Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater

2
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 20th (Sat), slough off your stress at Turkish baths, explore the historical opulence of Fethiye Kalesi, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes, then examine the collection at Fethiye Museum (Muzesi), and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): stop by Anadolu el Sanatlari, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then hike along The Lycian Way.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fethiye trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Fethiye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fethiye, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Izmit.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
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Ancient Rock Tombes ©
Ancient Rock Tombes
Old Town ©
Old Town
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Izmit

Izmit ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mavi Bayraklı Plajı and Uzuntarla Tabiat Parki. Green Mosque (Yesil Camii) and Dursun Fakih are good opportunities to explore the local culture. See some other sides of Izmit: identify plant and animal life at Kuzuyayla Tabiat Parki, explore the fascinating underground world of Fakıllı Cave, examine the collection at Hizir Reis Denizalti Muzesi, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Izmit holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fethiye to Izmit. Traveling from Fethiye in July, things will get little chillier in Izmit: highs are around 34°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Izmir.

Things to do in Izmit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Basiskele, Akcakoca, Green Mosque (Yesil Camii), Dursun Fakih, Kuzuyayla Tabiat Parki
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Mavi Bayraklı Plajı ©
Mavi Bayraklı Plajı
Green Mosque (Yesil Camii) ©
Green Mosque (Yesil Camii)
Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki ©
Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki

3
nights
Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hisar Mosque, take in the exciting artwork at Arkas Art Center, then learn about all things military at Izmir Muze Gemiler Mudurlugu, then learn about winemaking at Urla Winery, and finally delve into the distant past at Kadifekale. On the next day, make a trip to Fatih Cinili Cami, see the interesting displays at Ataturk Museum, and then kick back and relax at Pirlanta Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Izmir trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Izmit to Izmir. When traveling from Izmit in July, plan for slightly colder days in Izmir, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmir

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Urla Winery, Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi
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Ataturk Museum ©
Ataturk Museum
Hisar Mosque ©
Hisar Mosque
Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi ©
Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi

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 29th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eyup Sultan Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Izmir to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Izmir in July, with highs in Istanbul at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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