6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey itinerary planner

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Fly
1
Bodrum City
— 1 day
Drive
2
Gumusluk
— 1 night
Drive
3
Yalikavak
— 1 night
Drive
4
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Fly
5
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly

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Bodrum City

— 1 day

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter and then discover the deep blue sea with Aquapro Dive Center.

Before you visit Bodrum City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Ankara to Bodrum City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Ankara, expect warmer days and about the same nights in Bodrum City, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gumusluk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Gumusluk

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Myndos and then stroll through Gumusluk Sahili.

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Gumusluk is very close to Bodrum City. In August, daily temperatures in Gumusluk can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yalikavak.

Things to do in Gumusluk

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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Yalikavak

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Gun Batimi Plaji and then go for a stroll along the water at Yalikavak Marina.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yalikavak trip tool.

Yalikavak is just a stone's throw from Gumusluk. In August, daily temperatures in Yalikavak can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Yalikavak

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Pamukkale

— 1 night

Cotton Castle

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.
On the 18th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then contemplate the long history of Hierapolis.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pamukkale online day trip planner.

Drive from Yalikavak to Pamukkale in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Istanbul

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

Plan trip to Istanbul with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Pamukkale to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.