7 Days trip in Turkey

Budget: 0 USD - 1000 USD Beach activities Food exploration
Turkeycover image

Turkey is a transcontinental country with a rich history, diverse geography, and vibrant culture. It offers a mix of ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and bustling modern cities. From the bustling streets of Istanbul to the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, Turkey has something to offer every traveler.

General Infomation

Exchange Rate of 1 USD to TRY
TRY 28.69
Best Way to Get Around

Day 1

  1. Hagia Sophia

    120 minutes

    Visit the iconic Hagia Sophia, a former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral and Ottoman imperial mosque, now a museum showcasing the city's rich history and architecture.

  2. Grand Bazaar

    180 minutes

    Explore the vibrant colors and smells of the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, while treating yourself to delicious street food and local Turkish delicacies.

  3. Sultanahmet Park

    120 minutes

    Take a leisure walk in Sultanahmet Park, a lovely green space surrounded by some of Istanbul's most iconic landmarks, including the Blue Mosque and the Obelisk of Theodosius.

Day 2

  1. Prince Islands

    240 minutes

    Embark on a scenic ferry ride across the Sea of Marmara to the beautiful Prince Islands, car-free islands surrounded by clear waters and sandy beaches, perfect for swimming and sunbathing.

  2. Karakoy Gulluoglu

    60 minutes

    Indulge in some of the best baklava in the city at Karakoy Gulluoglu, a family-owned pastry shop that has been serving traditional Turkish sweets for over 200 years.

  3. Istanbul Modern Art Museum

    120 minutes

    Experience the vibrant contemporary art scene of Istanbul at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, featuring over 8,000 works by Turkish and international artists.

Day 3

  1. Bosphorus Cruise

    180 minutes

    Hop on a cruise along the Bosphorus, a strategic waterway that separates Europe and Asia, and marvel at the stunning view of Istanbul's skyline, including the Dolmabahce Palace, the Ortakoy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge.

  2. Karakoy Lokantasi

    120 minutes

    Taste authentic Turkish cuisine at Karakoy Lokantasi, a buzzing restaurant serving classic dishes inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of Istanbul's neighborhoods.

  3. Taksim Square

    120 minutes

    Stroll around Taksim Square, one of the city's major commercial and cultural centers, where you can find trendy boutiques, bookstores and cafes, as well as live music and street performers.

Day 4

  1. Topkapi Palace

    240 minutes

    Step back in time and get lost in the majestic halls and chambers of Topkapi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman sultans for over 400 years and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  2. Balik-Ekmek

    30 minutes

    Satisfy your lunch cravings with a freshly-grilled fish sandwich ('balik-ekmek') from one of the many food stalls lining the shores of the Golden Horn.

  3. Galata Tower

    90 minutes

    Climb up to the top of Galata Tower, an ancient medieval stone tower that offers breathtaking panoramic views of Istanbul's old city and the Bosphorus.

Day 5

  1. Blue Mosque

    90 minutes

    Admire the intricate architecture and peaceful serenity of the Blue Mosque, one of Istanbul's most iconic landmarks and a symbol of Islamic faith and culture.

  2. Simit Sarayi

    60 minutes

    Taste the crispy and savory 'simit', a traditional Turkish sesame-coated bread ring, with a cup of strong Turkish coffee at Simit Sarayi, one of the best places to try this local delight.

  3. Istanbul Archaeology Museums

    120 minutes

    Explore the rich and diverse collections of the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, one of the largest and oldest museums in Turkey and home to over a million artifacts, including the famous Alexander Sarcophagus.

Day 6

  1. Princes' Islands

    240 minutes

    Discover the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere of the Princes' Islands, a group of nine car-free islands just a short ferry ride from Istanbul, where you can cycle, swim or simply enjoy the stunning sea views.

  2. Kapali Carsi

    180 minutes

    Get lost in the colorful and bustling maze of Istanbul's Kapali Carsi, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, where you can find everything from traditional textiles and ceramics to modern designer clothes and jewelry.

  3. Tarihi Karakoy Balikcisi

    120 minutes

    Treat yourself to some of the freshest and most delicious seafood in town at Tarihi Karakoy Balikcisi, a popular and authentic seafood restaurant that serves a mouth-watering variety of grilled and fried fish and mezes.

Day 7

  1. Dolmabahce Palace

    180 minutes

    Explore the lavish and opulent interiors of Dolmabahce Palace, one of the most impressive palaces in the world, built by the Ottoman sultans in the 19th century to surpass the grandeur of European monarchies.

  2. Pandeli Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Experience the taste of Istanbul's Ottoman heritage at Pandeli Restaurant, a historic restaurant that has been serving delicacies from the Ottoman palace for over a century, including the famous lamb shank and baklava.

  3. Istiklal Avenue

    120 minutes

    Shop, dine and socialize at Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul's most famous and cosmopolitan avenue, lined with elegant boutiques, cinemas, bookstores and cafes, and filled with live music, art and street performers.

Estimated Cost (USD)


10-20 USD per night
50-100 USD per night
30-50 USD per night


0.50-1 USD per ride
5-15 USD per ride depending on distance
0.50-2 USD per ride


Budget food
3-5 USD per meal
Street food
1-3 USD per snack or small meal
Fancy meal
20-50 USD per meal


Entrance fee for Hagia Sophia
15 USD per person
Boat tour on the Bosphorus
20-30 USD per person
Turkish Hammam experience
60-100 USD per person

© 2024 Wonderplan. A product of Sonderbase Technologies.