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

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Istanbul, Turkey

— 6 nights

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.
Attractions like Hagia Sophia and Dolmabahce Palace make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take a stroll through Ortakoy, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

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 · Neighborhoods
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Doha, Qatar

— 4 nights
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 Corniche. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Doha: Mesaieed (Sealine Beach & Khor Al Udaid Beach). 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 · Beaches · Outdoors

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