5 Days trip in Turkey

Budget: 0 USD - 3000 USD Outdoor adventures Food exploration
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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. Sultanahmet Square

    120 minutes

    Visit the iconic Sultanahmet Square, located in the heart of Istanbul, to see the beautiful Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Take a stroll around the park and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Turkey.

  2. Spice Bazaar

    90 minutes

    Head to the Spice Bazaar to explore the vibrant colors and exotic scents of Turkish spices. Sample some local snacks and sweets and browse the selection of teas and souvenirs.

  3. Nusr-Et Steakhouse

    120 minutes

    Indulge in a delicious steak dinner at Nusr-Et, the acclaimed Turkish steakhouse chain. Enjoy the lively atmosphere and savor the perfectly cooked meat and flavorful side dishes.

Day 2

  1. Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum

    120 minutes

    Visit the Trabzon Hagia Sophia, a stunning historic church turned museum. Admire the impressive architecture and view the impressive collection of Byzantine frescoes and artifacts.

  2. Uzungol Lake

    240 minutes

    Take a scenic drive to Uzungol Lake, a picturesque alpine lake surrounded by lush mountains and forests. Enjoy a picnic lunch and take a leisurely walk around the lake, taking in the stunning natural scenery.

  3. Köfteci Ali Baba

    90 minutes

    Dig into a plate of juicy köfte (Turkish meatballs) at Köfteci Ali Baba, a popular spot in Trabzon known for its tasty and budget-friendly food.

Day 3

  1. Bosphorus Cruise

    180 minutes

    Embark on a scenic boat ride along the Bosphorus, one of the most iconic waterways in the world. Enjoy breathtaking views of Istanbul's skyline and landmarks such as the Galata Tower and Dolmabahçe Palace.

  2. Turkish Bath (Hamam)

    120 minutes

    Experience the quintessential Turkish bath experience at a local hamam. Relax and rejuvenate with a traditional scrub and massage, and soak up the relaxing ambiance of this historical ritual.

  3. Karaköy Lokantası

    120 minutes

    Discover the unique flavors of Turkish cuisine at Karaköy Lokantası, a chic and cozy restaurant offering fresh and inventive dishes using locally-sourced ingredients.

Day 4

  1. Topkapi Palace

    180 minutes

    Visit the opulent Topkapi Palace, the former residence of the Ottoman sultans. Explore the various courtyards, gardens, and rooms of the palace and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Ottoman Empire.

  2. Grand Bazaar

    240 minutes

    Get lost in the labyrinth of shops and stalls at the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. Browse through the wide variety of goods, from spices and textiles to jewelry and souvenirs. Sample some local street food and Turkish sweets along the way.

  3. Mikla Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Treat yourself to a sophisticated and innovative dinner at Mikla, a fine-dining restaurant known for its fusion of traditional Turkish flavors and modern techniques. Enjoy panoramic views of Istanbul's skyline from the rooftop bar.

Day 5

  1. Sumela Monastery

    180 minutes

    Take a day trip to the Sumela Monastery, a historic and picturesque monastery nestled in the cliffs of the Altindere National Park. Enjoy a scenic hike through the forest and take a guided tour of the impressive monastery built into the mountain.

  2. Ayder Hot Springs

    240 minutes

    Relax and unwind in the natural hot springs of Ayder, located in the stunning Çamlıhemşin district of Trabzon. Soak in the therapeutic waters and enjoy the breathtaking mountain views.

  3. Zeynel Restoran

    90 minutes

    Wrap up your trip with a simple and hearty dinner at Zeynel restoran, a local family-run restaurant known for its delicious grilled meats and meze (Turkish appetizers).

Estimated Cost (USD)


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


Public Bus
0.50-1.50 USD per ride
0.50-1 USD per ride
5-20 USD per ride


Street Food
2-5 USD per meal
Local restaurants
10-20 USD per meal
Fine Dining
50-100 USD per meal


Entrance fee for Hagia Sophia
14 USD per person
Entrance fee to Topkapi Palace
12 USD per person
Turkish Bath Experience
25-50 USD

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