Day 1: Istanbul
Upon your arrival in Istanbul, you can spend your day exploring the city. You can visit famous tourist attractions such as Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar.
Day 2: Bursa
On the second day, you can take a day trip to Bursa, which is known for its Ottoman architecture and hot springs. You can visit the Green Mosque and Tomb, the Grand Mosque, and the historic Cumalikizik Village.
Day 3: Ephesus
On the third day, you can visit the ancient city of Ephesus, which is located near the western coast of Turkey. Ephesus is one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world and is famous for its impressive Roman ruins.
Day 4: Pamukkale
On the fourth day, you can visit Pamukkale, which is known for its unique white terraces made of travertine. You can also visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is located nearby.
Day 5: Cappadocia
On the fifth day, you can take a flight to Cappadocia, which is known for its surreal landscape and cave dwellings. You can take a hot air balloon ride over the region and visit the Goreme Open Air Museum.
Day 6: Konya
On the sixth day, you can take a day trip to Konya, which is known for its Islamic history and culture. You can visit the Mevlana Museum, which is dedicated to the poet Rumi, and the Alaaddin Mosque.
Day 7: Istanbul
On the last day, you can return to Istanbul and spend the day exploring the city’s modern and cosmopolitan side. You can visit Taksim Square, the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, and the Istanbul Archaeology Museums.