21 days in Trabzon Province, Istanbul & Bahrain Itinerary

21 days in Trabzon Province, Istanbul & Bahrain Itinerary

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21 days in Trabzon Province, Istanbul & Bahrain Itinerary

Start: Trabzon, Turkey
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Trabzon, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Manama, Bahrain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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Trabzon, Turkey

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Kids will enjoy Tirebolu Belediye Plaji and Sera Golu. Go for a jaunt from Trabzon to Caykara to see Uzungol about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, get great views at Soumela Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Cuma Camii, and walk around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Trabzon tour planner.

If you are flying in from Bahrain, the closest major airport is Trabzon International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Trabzon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uzungol, Tirebolu Belediye Plaji, Çal Mağarası, Sera Golu
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Sera Golu ©
Sera Golu
Çal Mağarası ©
Çal Mağarası
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum

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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.
Attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Dolmabahce Palace make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul route builder site .

You can fly from Trabzon to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Manama.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

5
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Manama, Bahrain

Manama ©
Bahrain's capital and largest city, Manama serves as a commercial and financial hub, keeping pace with other Gulf capitals dominating this part of the world.
Family-friendly places like Wahooo! Waterpark and Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Park will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Al Dar Islands, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), and don't miss a visit to Khamis Mosque.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Manama route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Manama takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Manama: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manama

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saar, Al Muharraq
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Wahooo! Waterpark ©
Wahooo! Waterpark
Adhari Park ©
Adhari Park

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