12 days in Turkey Itinerary

12 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 7 nights
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Kayseri
— 3 nights
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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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, visit Ortakoy, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul holiday planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Istanbul, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Istanbul is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kayseri.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

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Kayseri

Kayseri is a large and industrialised city in Central Anatolia, Turkey. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stop by Orient Bazaar, then see Off-Road Tours, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Goreme National Park. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Uchisar Castle and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kayseri trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Istanbul to Kayseri with the Route module. Traveling from Istanbul in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Kayseri. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kayseri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.