9 Day Itinerary for Turkey, Not Just Istanbul
A 9-day trip to Turkey offers a delightful blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Start in Istanbul, where you can explore iconic landmarks like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Don't miss the Grand Bazaar for shopping and sampling local cuisine.
Day 1 & 2 : Istanbul
Where to stay : Anywhere around Grand bazaar
Things to do : Galata tower, Taksim square, Istiklal street, Hagia Sofia, blue mosque (take a Segway city tour ), visit seven hills cafe, go for a Turkish Hammam, Pub crawl
Veg / Jain food : Dubb Indian restaurant, India gate restaurant
Day 3 & 4 : Fly to Cappadocia
Where to stay : in a cave hotel around Goreme area
Things to do : ATV or horse riding in love & rose valley , goreme open air museum, underground city tour , hot air balloon
Veg / Jain food : Daal chini & Namaste India
Day 5-8 : bus to Antalya
Where to stay : Anywhere around downtown or near harbour area
Things to do : Day trip to Pamukkale, beach day clubs, foam boat party, city tour, KAS island for a night, land of legends theme park.
Veg / Jain food : Bombay Masala , Vegan house
Day 9 - 10 : fly back to Istanbul
Shopping in Grand Bazaar, spice bazaar & end it with bosphorus cruise
If you have more time, go to Fethiye & Bodrum too
Lastly, relax in the seaside town of Fethiye and explore the stunning Butterfly Valley. This 9-day adventure in Turkey promises unforgettable memories of history, natural wonders, and vibrant culture.