13 days in Singapore & Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Singapore & Turkey Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
Bus to Denizli, Taxi to Pamukkale
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Pamukkale, Turkey
— 1 night
Drive
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Izmir, Turkey
— 1 night
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
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Singapore, Singapore — 1 night

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Singapore vacation planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Singapore is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Jakarta to Singapore, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll set off for Istanbul on the 15th (Mon).
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Istanbul, Turkey — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul travel route app.

You can fly from Singapore to Istanbul in 14 hours. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, Istanbul is a bit cooler at night with lows of 25°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Goreme.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Goreme, Turkey — 3 nights

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.
You've added Uchisar Castle, Love Valley, Red Valley, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Goreme with an excursion to Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri in Derinkuyu--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Goreme National Park, make a trip to Pasabag, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at TokalI Church, and contemplate the long history of Goreme Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Goreme trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, expect nights in Goreme to be slightly colder, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can fly to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale, Turkey — 1 night

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.
You've now added Pamukkale Thermal Pools to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then explore the ancient world of Laodikeia.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale journey planner.

Getting from Goreme to Pamukkale by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Izmir.
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Izmir, Turkey — 1 night

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Izmir online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Izmir takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Izmir can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul journey planner.

You can fly from Izmir to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Izmir in August, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore — 1 night

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore day trip planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Singapore in 14 hours. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Istanbul to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Singapore when traveling from Istanbul in August, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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Cappadocia travel guide

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History Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Geologic Formations
The region of Cappadocia reveals fascinating tales of civilizations long past with its honeycombed hills characterized by geological rarities, including two World Heritage Sites. Sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and ignimbrite deposits from erupted volcanoes left soft rock formations scattered across the land, which were then carved out to create houses, churches, and monasteries in 300 CE. Explore these rock houses on your own or on a tour, or take in the topography from above on a hot air balloon ride. Complete your holiday with a hike along the trails and marvel at the dusky orange panorama and accordion-shaped valleys.
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