5 days in Diyarbakir & Elazig Itinerary

5 days in Diyarbakir & Elazig Itinerary

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Diyarbakir
— 3 nights
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Elazig
— 1 night
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Diyarbakir

— 3 nights
Diyarbakır is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. Diyarbakir is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, steep yourself in history at Iskender Pasa Mansion, admire the landmark architecture of Suluklu Han, and see the interesting displays at Cahit Sitki Taranci House Cultural Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Diyarbakir travel route planner.

Istanbul to Diyarbakir is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in December since evenings lows in Diyarbakir dip to -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Elazig.

Things to do in Diyarbakir

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Elazig

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Izzet Pasa Camii, then step into the grandiose world of Harput Kalesi, and then admire the striking features of Harput Ulu Cami. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hazar and then admire the engineering at Keban Dam.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Elazig trip planner.

Traveling by car from Diyarbakir to Elazig takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Elazig can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elazig

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature