6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

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6 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  7​h
1
Selcuk
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalyan
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

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 17th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Celsus Kutuphanesi.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Selcuk trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Selcuk is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Selcuk due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: highs in Selcuk hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Selcuk

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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
The Terrace Houses ©
The Terrace Houses

1
night
Dalyan

Dalyan ©
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Iztuzu Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dalyan trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Dalyan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Selcuk in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dalyan: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Dalyan

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Iztuzu Beach ©
Iztuzu Beach

3
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.
Visit Suleymaniye Cami and Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) for their historical value. Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Istanbul Modern Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque, contemplate the long history of Little Hagia Sophia, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Dalyan to Istanbul in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Dalyan in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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