7 days in Turkey & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

7 days in Turkey & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Adana, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Gaziantep, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 day
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur tour app.

Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. November in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Adana on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Adana, Turkey

— 2 nights
Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Adana Sinema Muzesi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabanci Merkez Camii, then snap pictures at Tas Kopru, and finally stroll around Adana Merkez Park. On your second day here, snap pictures at Catalan (Bati) Koprusu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemeralti Camii, and then look for gifts at Art Jophiel.

For ratings and tourist information, read Adana online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuala Lumpur to Adana. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Adana is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: highs in Adana hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gaziantep.

Things to do in Adana

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Gaziantep, Turkey

— 2 nights
A haven for foodies, Gaziantep boasts almost 200 bakeries with what many claim to be the best baklava in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi, step into the grandiose world of Gaziantep Castle, and then admire the masterpieces at Zeugma Mosaic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Gaziantep Oyun ve Oyuncak Muzesi, then examine the collection at Ali Ihsan Gogus Muzesi ve Gaziantep Arastirmalari Merkezi, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Gaziantep Zoo.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gaziantep day trip planning tool.

Getting from Adana to Gaziantep by car takes about 3 hours. In November, Gaziantep is slightly colder than Adana - with highs of 20°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Istanbul, Turkey

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the striking features of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul vacation planning app.

Getting from Gaziantep to Istanbul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Gaziantep, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Spas · Baths

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.