8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
1
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Drive
3
Adana
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gaziantep
— 2 nights
Fly

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2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul visit planner.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kota Kinabalu to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Kota Kinabalu in November, expect nights in Istanbul to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are much colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Topkapi Palace ©
Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4

1
night
Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): visit Karahayit, get engrossed in the history at Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi, and then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pamukkale trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adana.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Hierapolis ©
Must see
Hierapolis
4.7
Karahayit ©
Neighborhood
Karahayit
3.2

1
night
Adana

Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. On the 10th (Tue), browse the different shops at Adana Optimum Alisveris Ve Eglence Merkezi and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sabanci Merkez Camii.

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You can drive from Pamukkale to Adana in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Gaziantep.

Things to do in Adana

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Art Jophiel ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Art Jophiel
4.6
Sabanci Merkez Camii ©
Religious Site
Sabanci Merkez Camii
4.8

2
nights
Gaziantep

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 world behind art at Zeugma Mosaic Museum, step into the grandiose world of Gaziantep Castle, then see the interesting displays at Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi, and finally stop by Bakircilar Carsisi.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gaziantep online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Adana to Gaziantep in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Adana in November, with highs in Gaziantep at 20°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Zeugma Mosaic Museum ©
Art Museum
Zeugma Mosaic Museum
4.8
Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi ©
Specialty Museum
Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi
3.9

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