8 days in Kuala Lumpur & Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Kuala Lumpur & Turkey Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Gaziantep, Turkey
— 1 night
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Adana, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
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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.
For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary planner.

Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In November in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will leave for Gaziantep on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

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Gaziantep, Turkey

A haven for foodies, Gaziantep boasts almost 200 bakeries with what many claim to be the best baklava in the world.
On the 8th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Gaziantep Savas Muzesi and then explore the historical opulence of Pisirici Kasteli ve Mescidi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gaziantep route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kuala Lumpur to Gaziantep. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 5 hours. In November, Gaziantep is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 20°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Adana.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Museums · Historic Sites

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Adana, Turkey

Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. On the 10th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Ataturk Scientific & Cultural Museum, then see the interesting displays at Adana Sinema Muzesi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ulu Cami ve Kulliyesi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yag Camii. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarsus Ulu Cami (Grand Mosque), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sabanci Merkez Camii, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Camii, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemeralti Camii.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Adana day trip site.

Traveling by car from Gaziantep to Adana takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gaziantep in November: high temperatures in Adana hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Adana

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Istanbul, Turkey

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 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern and then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, and then take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Adana to Istanbul. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Adana in November: highs in Istanbul hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums

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.