14 days in Istanbul, Antalya Province & Ankara Itinerary

14 days in Istanbul, Antalya Province & Ankara Itinerary

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia and then slough off your stress at Turkish baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum and then walk around Gulhane Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul holiday planner.

Hyderabad, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Istanbul. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in April, with highs in Istanbul at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Parks · Spas · Baths

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Antalya

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Side (Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) & Temple of Apollo). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Kaleici, enjoy some diversion at Falez Park, stroll around Ataturk ParkI, and contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Antalya road trip app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Antalya in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in April, expect Antalya to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games

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Ankara

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Muzesi and then examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ankara trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Antalya to Ankara by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in April, expect nights in Ankara to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. You'll set off for Istanbul on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Ankara

Museums

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Istanbul

Queen of Cities

Explore Istanbul further: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Ankara to Istanbul in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. When traveling from Ankara in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Antalya Province travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Waterfalls
Once a land of ancient cities, Antalya Province lies along the Mediterranean coast and is now home to Turkey's largest international sea resort. Tour the narrow, cobbled streets and historical houses in the province's eponymous city, or pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of Xanthos. Ancient cities and ruins scattered throughout the province give it its historical character. The 657 km (408 mi) long shoreline offers plenty of space to relax along its immaculate beaches and ports. Fill your holiday itinerary with a yacht tour, game of golf, rock climbing, and bird-watching.