10 days in Egypt & Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Egypt & Turkey Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Alexandria, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Kayseri, Turkey
— 2 nights

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Giza Plateau and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Bring the kids along to Statue of Ramses II and Nile River. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo online tour itinerary planner.

Pune, India to Cairo is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Pune to Cairo due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

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Giza Plateau
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Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria ©

Mediterranean's Bride

Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Cairo to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Cairo in March, you will find days in Alexandria are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Alexandria

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Hagia Sophia and Pierre Loti Tepesi. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Yeni Camii, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul itinerary planner.

Getting from Alexandria to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Istanbul. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Alexandria in March: highs in Istanbul hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 14°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Kayseri.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia
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Basilica Cistern
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Kayseri, Turkey

Kayseri ©
Kayseri is a large and industrialised city in Central Anatolia, Turkey. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Vezir Hani and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cami Kebir (Ulu Cami).

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kayseri trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Istanbul to Kayseri with the Route module. Traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for colder nights in Kayseri, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kayseri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Volcano
Mount Erciyes
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Ali Saip Pasa Cami
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Cami Kebir (Ulu Cami)
4.8

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