5 days in Kocaeli Province & Ankara Itinerary

5 days in Kocaeli Province & Ankara Itinerary

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Drive
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Izmit
— 1 day
Drive
2
Ankara
— 4 nights
Fly

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Izmit

İzmit, ancient Nicomedia, is a city in Turkey, the administrative center of the Kocaeli Province as well as the Metropolitan Municipality. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi, then see the interesting displays at Gayret Gemi Museum, and then get curious at Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Izmit travel route builder site.

Istanbul to Izmit is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Izmit, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Izmit

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Gayret Gemi Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Gayret Gemi Museum
4.5
Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi ©
Science Museum
Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi
4.8
Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi ©
History Museum
Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi
4.4

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like II. Turkiye Buyuk Millet Meclisi Cumhuriyet Muzesi and Gokyay Chess Museum. Get some cultural insight at Aslanhane Mosque and Mehmet Akif Ersoy Evi. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at State Art and Sculpture Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haci Musa Camii, see the interesting displays at Ataturk House Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Republic.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ankara trip maker site.

Drive from Izmit to Ankara in 4 hours. Traveling from Izmit in May, you will find days in Ankara are little chillier (21°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ankara

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