11 days in Turkey & Cairo Itinerary

11 days in Turkey & Cairo Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
4
Nevsehir, Turkey
— 1 night

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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 day by day itinerary now includes Memphis Historical Site as well as Islamic Cairo. Bring the kids along to Pyramids of Giza and Khan Al-Khalili.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo day trip tool.

Pune, India to Cairo is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In March in Cairo, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Istanbul.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

3
nights
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.
On the 20th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Cairo to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Cairo, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 14°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
nights
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pamukkale trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Nevsehir.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi ©
Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi

1
night
Nevsehir, Turkey

Nevsehir ©
Thousands of years of civilization are visibly present at Nevsehir, a major city in Cappaddocia famously graced with fairy chimneys, carved houses, churches, and frescoes.
On the 24th (Wed), trot along with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Nevsehir day trip planner.

You can drive from Pamukkale to Nevsehir in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nevsehir

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
Balloon Rides
Red Valley ©
Red Valley

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