11 days in Manchester, Cappadocia & Istanbul Itinerary

11 days in Manchester, Cappadocia & Istanbul Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  16 h
1
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
2
Urgup, Turkey
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Old Trafford has been added to your itinerary.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester online holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Manchester is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Manchester hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Urgup.
Highlights from your plan
Old Trafford ©
Old Trafford

4
nights
Urgup, Turkey

Urgup ©
A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cappadocia Cave Dwellings and Fairy Chimneys. Do your shopping at Le Bazaar D'Orient and Galerie Faruk. There's lots more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), Head underground at Uchisar Castle, and look for gifts at Chez Hakan - The Pottery Shop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Urgup online travel route planner.

You can fly from Manchester to Urgup in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In December, Urgup is slightly colder than Manchester - with highs of 6°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Urgup

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Goreme, Uchisar, Chez Hakan - The Pottery Shop
Highlights from your plan
Gulludere Vadisi ©
Gulludere Vadisi
Alaturca Taner ©
Alaturca Taner
Chez Hakan - The Pottery Shop ©
Chez Hakan - The Pottery Shop

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Streetfor plenty of shopping. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sultanahmet Square and Rustem Pasha Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, take a stroll through Ortakoy, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Urgup to Istanbul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Urgup in December, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

Similar Plans

14 days in Trabzon Province, Cappadocia & Istanbul SEE PLAN July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Istanbul BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Trabzon Province, Cappadocia & Istanbul SEE PLAN July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 36 days in Manchester BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Bath, Nottingham & Manchester BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Izmir Province, Antalya Province & Istanbul BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM QATAR April, kids, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, kids, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Goreme & Istanbul BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Istanbul BY A USER FROM EGYPT April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Istanbul BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in Manchester BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans