15 days in Antalya, Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

15 days in Antalya, Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

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15 days in Antalya, Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

Kuwait City
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Antalya
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Trabzon
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Istanbul
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Kuwait City

5
days
Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Get outdoors at Duden Waterfalls and Cirali Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Antalya: Carya Golf Club (in Belek) and Chimaera (in Cirali). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Konyaalti Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at BLM Beach, stop by Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, and wander the streets of Kaleici.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Antalya day trip planning app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Antalya is an approximately 4-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Antalya is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in May: highs in Antalya hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Antalya

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cirali, Carya Golf Club
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Duden Waterfalls ©
Duden Waterfalls
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach
Kaleici ©
Kaleici

1
day
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Boztepe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yeni Cuma Camii, then steep yourself in history at Atatürk Köşkü, and finally examine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Trabzon road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Trabzon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in May, expect nights in Trabzon to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Boztepe ©
Boztepe
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum

8
days
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.
Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Selale Parkuru and Golden Horn. Spend the 14th (Mon) floating through the air with a balloon tour. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), tour the water at your own pace with Su Yachts, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and take a tour by water with Denden Yachts.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Trabzon to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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