11 days in Istanbul, Fethiye & Antalya Itinerary

11 days in Istanbul, Fethiye & Antalya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Istanbul
— 4 nights
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Fethiye
— 4 nights
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Antalya
— 2 nights
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Istanbul

— 4 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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , take a stroll through Ortakoy, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul attractions planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Karachi to Istanbul. Traveling from Karachi in August, expect Istanbul to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to fly to Fethiye.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Fethiye

— 4 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Oludeniz PlajI and Kaputas Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan) and Lions Tomb (in Kas). Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Saklikent Milli Parki. There's more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fethiye day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Fethiye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Antalya.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Antalya

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina and then take a stroll through Kaleici. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Deep Walker Diving Resort and then admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Antalya trip planner.

You can take a bus from Fethiye to Antalya in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Fethiye in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Antalya, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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