Visit the iconic Hagia Sophia, which is a marvel of Byzantine architecture turned museum, the majestic Blue Mosque adorned with intricate tiles, and the stroll through Topkapi Palace’s expansive courtyards and gardens, showcasing Ottoman grandeur. Lastly, savour the sights and sounds of the Grand Bazaar for some souvenir shopping.
Embark on a serene cruise in the Bosphorus to absorb the beauty of Istanbul’s waterfront.
Head to Pamukkale, which is known for its terraces of white travertine mineral-rich pools for a therapeutic and visually stunning retreat.
The surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, with its fairy chimneys and other worldly rock formations, are a sight to behold.
For a leisurely coastal experience, embark on a cruise along the Turquoise Coast. A Gulet cruise, in particular, offers a comfortable journey, allowing you to relax on the deck and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of secluded coves and swimming in crystal-clear waters.
No visit to Turkey is complete without savouring its delectable cuisine. Indulge in mezes, kebabs, and traditional desserts like baklava. Consider a Turkish cooking class too if you want to learn the art of crafting these delectable dishes.
Compiled by Syed Muskan