8 days in Turkey & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

8 days in Turkey & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— Few hours
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Adana, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Gaziantep, Turkey
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur and then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

Make your Kuala Lumpur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Topkapi Palace as well as Hagia Sophia. On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then steep yourself in history at Zeyrek Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Istanbul route maker app.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul takes 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, you will find days in Istanbul are cooler (17°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Adana.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Adana, Turkey

Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. Explore Adana's surroundings by going to Mersin (Mersin Marina & Alahan ManastIrI). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabanci Merkez Camii, take in breathtaking views at Kapikaya Canyon, snap pictures at Catalan (Bati) Koprusu, and look for gifts at Art Jophiel.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Adana trip itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Istanbul to Adana. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Adana, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Gaziantep.

Things to do in Adana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Zeugma Mosaic Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Gaziantep Castle, then see the interesting displays at Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi, and finally stop by Bakircilar Carsisi. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gaziantep Oyun ve Oyuncak Muzesi and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gaziantep Zoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gaziantep online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Adana to Gaziantep takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Adana in November: high temperatures in Gaziantep hover around 20°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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.