21 days in Trabzon Province & Istanbul Itinerary

21 days in Trabzon Province & Istanbul Itinerary

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21 days in Trabzon Province & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Trabzon
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Istanbul
— 12 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Manama

8
nights
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Venture out of the city with trips to Caykara (Sultan Murat Plateau & Uzungol) and Sarikaya Yaylasi (in Uzungol). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, Head underground at Çal Mağarası, explore the striking landscape of Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki, and appreciate the views at Hidirnebi Yaylasi.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Trabzon travel route planning app .

Manama, Bahrain to Trabzon is an approximately 13-hour flight. When traveling from Manama in August, plan for cooler days in Trabzon, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Caykara, Akcaabat, Çal Mağarası, Sarikaya Yaylasi
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Çal Mağarası ©
Çal Mağarası
Sera Golu ©
Sera Golu
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum

12
nights
Istanbul

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.
Attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Suleymaniye Cami make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, wander the streets of Sultanahmet District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Trabzon to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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