8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Istanbul
Drive
2
Yalova
— 1 night
Drive
3
Izmit
— 1 night
Drive
4
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
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22
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26
27
28
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31
1
2
3

Istanbul

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.
To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul tour planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 1 hour. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 14°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yalova.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours · Nightlife · Shopping · Historic Sites

Yalova

— 1 night
Yalova is a city located in northwestern Turkey, near the eastern coast of the Sea of Marmara. For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yalova day trip planning app.

Getting from Istanbul to Yalova by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yalova when traveling from Istanbul in March, with lows around 7°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Izmit.

Things to do in Yalova

Parks · Shopping · Trails · Outdoors

Izmit

— 1 night
İzmit, ancient Nicomedia, is a city in Turkey, the administrative center of the Kocaeli Province as well as the Metropolitan Municipality. To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Izmit trip app.

You can drive from Yalova to Izmit in an hour. Traveling from Yalova in March, plan for little chillier nights in Izmit, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmit

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Istanbul

— 4 nights

Queen of Cities

Enjoy Istanbul some more: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online route maker.

Traveling by car from Izmit to Istanbul takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Izmit in March since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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.