12 days in Istanbul & Doha Itinerary

12 days in Istanbul & Doha Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Doha, Qatar
— 4 nights

6
nights
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.
Attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. When traveling from Doha in July, plan for colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 34°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Doha.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

4
nights
Doha, Qatar

Doha ©
Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Islamic Art and The Pearl-Qatar. Step out of Doha with an excursion to Sealine Beach in Mesaieed--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Souq Waqif, make a trip to Barzan Tower, see where the action happens at Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex, and walk around Hotel Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Doha itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Doha takes 8 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for warmer days in Doha, with highs around 51°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Doha

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sealine Beach
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Khor Al Udaid Beach ©
Khor Al Udaid Beach
Sealine Beach ©
Sealine Beach
Museum of Islamic Art ©
Museum of Islamic Art

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