10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly
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Alanya
— 1 day
Drive
3
Oludeniz
— 1 night
Drive
4
Selcuk
— 2 nights
Drive to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Fly to Islamabad International Airport

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Istanbul

— 3 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
For shopping fun, head to Kapali Carsi or Robios Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and visit Sultanahmet District.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip tool.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Islamabad to Istanbul is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Islamabad in September, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alanya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Alanya

— 1 day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Alanya Kalesi, then take in the pleasant sights at Alanya LimanI, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alanya tour planning app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Alanya in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Alanya

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

Oludeniz

— 1 night
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Oludeniz and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye and then stroll through Calis Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Oludeniz road trip planning app.

Drive from Alanya to Oludeniz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Oludeniz are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Selcuk

— 2 nights
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 29th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ladies Beach, then delve into the distant past at Public Latrine, then delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, and finally look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop.

Plan a Selcuk trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Selcuk in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Selcuk can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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.