5 days in Ankara & Istanbul Itinerary

5 days in Ankara & Istanbul Itinerary

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Muzesi, then get engrossed in the history at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, then examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ankara is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in April, expect Ankara to be much colder, temps between 14°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums

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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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ankara to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in April: highs in Istanbul hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping