5 Days trip in Turkey

Budget: 0 USD - 500 USD Shopping City sightseeing
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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
Best Way to Get Around

Day 1

  1. Grand Bazaar

    180 minutes

    Explore one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets, with more than 4,000 shops and vendors selling unique goods such as Turkish rugs, spices, jewelry, and souvenirs.

  2. Hagia Sophia

    120 minutes

    Visit one of the most famous landmarks of Istanbul, a former Byzantine church and Ottoman mosque, now turned into a museum filled with impressive artistic and historical treasures.

  3. Galata Tower

    90 minutes

    Admire the stunning views of Istanbul and its skyline from the top of one of the city's most iconic landmarks, built during the medieval Genoese occupation, and then head down to explore the trendy shops, cafes, and bars around the lively Galata neighborhood.

Day 2

  1. Topkapi Palace

    180 minutes

    Go back in time to the splendor of the Ottoman era by visiting the magnificent palace, gardens, and museums of the former royal residence, including the rooms, jewels, and weapons of sultans and their harems.

  2. Spice Bazaar

    120 minutes

    Indulge your senses in the colorful and aromatic world of exotic spices, Turkish sweets, dried fruits, and teas at this 17th-century market, also known as the Egyptian Bazaar.

  3. Istiklal Avenue

    180 minutes

    Join the vibrant crowd of locals and tourists strolling along the lively pedestrian street lined with numerous shops, restaurants, cafes, galleries, theaters, and historic landmarks from the late Ottoman and early Republican eras.

Day 3

  1. Blue Mosque

    120 minutes

    Experience the serenity, beauty, and harmony of one of the most famous mosques in the world, built in the early 17th century and named after the blue tiles that adorn its interior and exterior walls.

  2. Bosphorus Ferry Cruise

    120 minutes

    Enjoy a relaxing and panoramic boat ride along the strait that connects Europe and Asia, passing by majestic palaces, mansions, fortresses, seaside villages, and modern skyscrapers, and savoring the local cuisine and drinks on board.

  3. Taksim Square

    180 minutes

    Celebrate the dynamic and cosmopolitan spirit of Istanbul by exploring the bustling and colorful Taksim Square, known for its modern art installations, street performances, shopping malls, and gourmet restaurants.

Day 4

  1. Princes' Islands

    360 minutes

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Istanbul by taking a ferry to one of the nine car-free islands in the Sea of Marmara, where you can admire the charming wooden houses, churches, and monasteries, rent a bike or a horse carriage, and taste fresh seafood and local sweets.

  2. Suleymaniye Mosque

    120 minutes

    Discover the grandeur, grace, and simplicity of the largest and most renowned mosque complex in Istanbul, designed by the famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan for Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, and surrounded by lovely gardens and schools.

  3. Beyoglu

    180 minutes

    Experience the eclectic and trendy energy of the historic district of Beyoglu, full of art galleries, vintage shops, cafes, bars, and nightclubs, as well as theaters, museums, and churches from different epochs and cultures.

Day 5

  1. Chora Church

    120 minutes

    Marvel at the intricate and colorful Byzantine mosaics, frescoes, and ceramics that adorn the walls and ceilings of this former monastery and church, turned into a museum of great historical and artistic value.

  2. Istanbul Modern

    120 minutes

    Discover the contemporary art scene of Istanbul by visiting this museum that exhibits works and installations by local and international artists, as well as hosting film screenings, workshops, and lectures.

  3. Nisantasi

    180 minutes

    End your trip in style by exploring the upscale and sophisticated district of Nisantasi, known for its fashionable designer boutiques, elegant cafes and patisseries, and luxurious spas and hotels.

Estimated Cost (USD)


10-25 USD per night
50-100 USD per night
30-80 USD per night


Public Transport
0.5-1.5 USD per trip
15-30 USD per trip
Private Car/Driver
60-100 USD per day


Street Food
2-5 USD per meal
Budget Restaurants
5-10 USD per meal
Fancy Restaurants
20-50 USD per meal


Museum Entrance
5-15 USD per person
City Tour
20-50 USD per person
varies based on budget

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