30 days in Turkey Itinerary

30 days in Turkey Itinerary

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30 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10​h
1
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Adrasan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Oludeniz
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Palamutbuku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Bodrum City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Selcuk
— 5 nights
8
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Istanbul
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dubai

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Goreme National Park and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. Step out of the city life by going to Balloon Rides and Fairy Chimneys. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme, explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, and take in the dramatic natural features at Peri Bacalari.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme online vacation maker .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Goreme is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dubai to Goreme, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Goreme is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adrasan.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar, Urgup, Avanos, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme ©
Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme

1
night
Adrasan

Adrasan ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Musa Mountain, then kick back and relax at Karaoz Sahili, and then stroll through Adrasan Sahili. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Adrasan Koyu and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bucht Von Adrasan.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Adrasan itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Goreme to Adrasan with the Route module. In June, Adrasan is somewhat warmer than Goreme - with highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Kas.

Things to do in Adrasan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Karaoz Sahili
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Adrasan Koyu ©
Adrasan Koyu

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Flora Boat and Kaputas Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kas Belediyesi Halk PlajI and Patara Plajı. Change things up with a short trip to Tersane Koyu in Kekova (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Kekova Sound, look for gifts at Young and Partners Carpet and Kilim, and shop like a local with Tugra Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Adrasan to Kas takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Kas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Patara Plajı, Tersane Koyu
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Patara Plajı ©
Patara Plajı
Tugra Art Gallery ©
Tugra Art Gallery

1
night
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 12th (Fri), slough off your stress at Turkish baths, enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oludeniz road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kas to Oludeniz in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Oludeniz, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Palamutbuku.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Parasailing & Paragliding
Turkish Baths

1
night
Palamutbuku

Palamutbuku ©
On the 13th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Palamutbükü Plajı and then enjoy the sand and surf at Akvaryum PlajI.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Palamutbuku visit site .

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Palamutbuku takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oludeniz in June since evenings lows in Palamutbuku dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Palamutbuku

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Palamutbükü Plajı ©
Palamutbükü Plajı

3
nights
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Castle of St. Peter and Dibeklihan will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Akvaryum Koyu and Torba Plaji. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Gun Batimi Plaji, have a few drinks at Tuna Beach, stroll through Kumbahce Sahili, and look for gifts at Ocean Jewellery.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bodrum City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Palamutbuku to Bodrum City takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bodrum City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Torba Plaji, Gun Batimi Plaji, Akvaryum Koyu, Ocean Jewellery, Dibeklihan
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Gun Batimi Plaji ©
Gun Batimi Plaji
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Ocean Jewellery ©
Ocean Jewellery

5
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Ephesus Museum and Maket Koy. Visit Ancient City of Ephesus and Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Basilica of Saint John, contemplate the long history of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and enjoy the sand and surf at Pamucak Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Selcuk road trip planning tool .

Getting from Bodrum City to Selcuk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bodrum City in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Selcuk. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

2
nights
Pamukkale

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Kaklik Cave, then head outdoors with Pamukkale Balloons, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pamukkale trip app .

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

7
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.
Let the collections at Topkapi Palace and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) capture your imagination. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and American Hastanesi Sanat Galerisi. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pamukkale to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. June in Istanbul sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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