7 Days trip in Turkey

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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
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Day 1

  1. Topkapi Palace

    120 minutes

    Topkapi Palace is a large museum that is home to many precious Islamic artifacts, including the Prophet Muhammad's cloak and sword. It was the primary residence of Ottoman sultans for over 400 years.

  2. Grand Bazaar

    180 minutes

    Grand Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with over 4,000 shops selling a variety of goods from Turkish spices to handmade textiles.

  3. Hagia Sophia Museum

    90 minutes

    Hagia Sophia was once a Byzantine cathedral, then a mosque, and now a museum. It boasts mosaics, frescoes, and marble decorations that span centuries of Turkish history.

Day 2

  1. Sultan Ahmed Mosque

    60 minutes

    Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque, is an iconic landmark with six minarets and a stunning interior featuring blue tiles. Visitors can attend prayer services or explore the mosque's history.

  2. Bosphorus Cruise

    180 minutes

    A Bosphorus cruise offers breathtaking views of Istanbul's skyline, with stops at Rumeli Fortress, Ottoman palaces, and the famous Maiden's Tower.

  3. Istanbul Modern Art Museum

    120 minutes

    Istanbul Modern Art Museum showcases contemporary Turkish and international art in a sleek setting overlooking the Bosphorus. Exhibits feature photography, installations, and paintings.

Day 3

  1. Topkapi Palace Harem

    120 minutes

    The Topkapi Palace Harem was once home to the sultan's family and concubines. It features ornate interiors, lush gardens, and a glimpse into the private lives of the Ottoman elites.

  2. Galata Tower

    90 minutes

    Galata Tower is a medieval stone tower with a panoramic view of Istanbul's skyline. Inside, visitors can see exhibits on the tower's history and enjoy a cup of Turkish coffee on the rooftop cafe.

  3. Spice Bazaar

    120 minutes

    The Spice Bazaar is another famous market in Istanbul, selling aromatic spices, dried fruits, and Turkish sweets. It's a great place to shop for souvenirs or sample local delicacies.

Day 4

  1. Chora Church

    90 minutes

    The Chora Church features some of the finest Byzantine mosaics and frescoes in Istanbul. It tells the story of the life of Christ and his mother Mary through intricate artwork.

  2. Taksim Square

    180 minutes

    Taksim Square is a bustling hub with shops, cafes, and street performers. It's a great place to people-watch and pick up some souvenirs or local treats.

  3. Istiklal Street

    240 minutes

    Istiklal Street is a pedestrian avenue lined with shops, restaurants, and theaters. It's an eclectic mix of old and new, with historic buildings alongside modern boutiques.

Day 5

  1. Prince Islands

    360 minutes

    The Prince Islands are a group of nine islands located off the coast of Istanbul. They offer a tranquil escape from the bustling city, with horse-drawn carriages, pine forests, and stunning sea views.

  2. Maiden's Tower

    60 minutes

    The Maiden's Tower is a small tower in the middle of the Bosphorus, with a fascinating history involving princesses, legends, and strategic defense. Visitors can take a ferry to the tower and climb to the top for a great view.

Day 6

  1. Dolmabahce Palace

    150 minutes

    Dolmabahce Palace is a majestic 19th-century palace with French-inspired architecture and opulent interiors. It was once the residence of the sultans and now serves as a museum showcasing Turkish art.

  2. Beşiktaş Fish Market

    120 minutes

    The Beşiktaş Fish Market is a popular spot for seafood lovers, with fresh catches cooked to order and served with meze and raki. It's a great place to experience the local cuisine and soak up the lively atmosphere.

  3. Beylerbeyi Palace

    90 minutes

    Beylerbeyi Palace is a stunning 19th-century palace on the Asian side of Istanbul, with a mix of Ottoman and European architectural styles. It was once a summer residence for the sultans and now serves as a museum.

Day 7

  1. Istanbul Archaeological Museum

    120 minutes

    The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is a vast complex housing artifacts from ancient civilizations all over the world. It includes the sarcophagus of Alexander the Great and the stunning Tiled Kiosk.

  2. Suleymaniye Mosque

    60 minutes

    Suleymaniye Mosque is one of the largest mosques in Istanbul, with a grand courtyard, ornate decorations, and a peaceful atmosphere. It was built in the 16th century by Ottoman architect Sinan.

  3. Kadikoy Market

    180 minutes

    Kadikoy Market is a lively street market in the Asian side of Istanbul, with fresh produce, street food, and Turkish sweets. It's a great place to buy ingredients for a picnic or souvenirs.

Estimated Cost (USD)


10-20 USD/night
Budget hotel
30-50 USD/night
Airbnb apartment
50-100 USD/night


Public transportation (bus, tram, subway)
0.5-1 USD/ride
10-20 USD/ride
Private car with driver for the day
80-100 USD/day


Street food (doner kebab, simit, etc)
2-5 USD/meal
Mid-range restaurant
10-20 USD/meal
Fine dining restaurant
50-100 USD/meal


Entrance fee to Hagia Sophia
13 USD/person
Guided walking tour of Istanbul Old City
30-50 USD/person
Turkish Bath experience
50-100 USD/person

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