12 days in Bodrum City & Istanbul Itinerary

12 days in Bodrum City & Istanbul Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Bodrum City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Istanbul
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Cairo

4
nights
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Get in touch with nature at Akvaryum PlajI and Yaliciftlik Sahili. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gun Batimi Plaji and Mor Plaj. Change things up with these side-trips from Bodrum City: Oda Sanat Art Boutique (in Datca) and Gokceler Kanyonu (in Milas). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Torba Plaji, enjoy the sand and surf at Tuna Beach, contemplate the long history of Myndos Gate, and go for a stroll along the water at D-Marin Turgutreis.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bodrum City trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Bodrum City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Bodrum City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in October, things will get a bit cooler in Bodrum City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Turgutreis, Oda Sanat Art Boutique, Gokceler Kanyonu, Torba Plaji, Yaliciftlik Sahili
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Gun Batimi Plaji ©
Gun Batimi Plaji
Oda Sanat Art Boutique ©
Oda Sanat Art Boutique
Myndos Gate ©
Myndos Gate

7
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Anatolian Carpet Shopfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress, explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Istanbul route planner.

You can fly from Bodrum City to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bodrum City in October since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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