14 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner
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Istanbul
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Izmir
— 4 nights
Drive
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Istanbul
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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.
To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul online tour itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Istanbul reach 7°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Goreme.
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Goreme, Cappadocia — 4 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.
To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read 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 December, expect slightly colder with lows of -3°C in Goreme. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Izmir.
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Izmir — 4 nights

Pearl of the Aegean

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 maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Izmir online trip maker.

You can fly from Goreme to Izmir in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Goreme in December since evenings lows in Izmir dip to 6°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Istanbul.
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Istanbul

Queen of Cities

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You can fly from Izmir to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Fri).
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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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