12 days in Istanbul & Doha Itinerary

12 days in Istanbul & Doha Itinerary

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12 days in Istanbul & Doha Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  8​h
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
Doha, Qatar
— 5 nights
End: Doha, Qatar

6
days
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Dolmabahce Palace. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and admire the landmark architecture of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip site .

Doha, Qatar to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Doha in July: highs in Istanbul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Doha.

Things to do in Istanbul

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

5
days
Doha, Qatar

Doha ©
Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Attractions like Khor Al Udeid and Simaisma Beach make great kid-friendly stops. When in Doha, make a side trip to see Sealine Beach in Mesaieed, approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Islamic Art, browse the eclectic array of goods at Falcon Souq, don't miss a visit to The Corniche, and buy something for everyone on your list at City Centre Mall.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Doha sightseeing app .

You can fly from Istanbul to Doha in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect nights in Doha to be a bit warmer, around 34°C, while days are much hotter, around 51°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Doha

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

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Sealine Beach
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Khor Al Udeid ©
Khor Al Udeid
Simaisma Beach ©
Simaisma Beach
Sealine Beach ©
Sealine Beach

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