15 days in Istanbul & Antalya Itinerary

15 days in Istanbul & Antalya Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 9 nights
2
Antalya
— 5 nights

9
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.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Take a break from the city and head to Halic and Luxury Istanbul. Step out of Istanbul to go to Yalova and see Erikli Waterfall, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary builder website.

Cairo, Egypt to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Istanbul is 1 hour. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antalya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Erikli Waterfall
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

5
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Antalya Muzesi and Antalya Toy Museum. Get some historical perspective at Olympos Ruins and Yivli Minaret Mosque. Get out of town with these interesting Antalya side-trips: Aspendos Bridge (in Side) and Belek (The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club & Carya Golf Club). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at TerraCity, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, browse the eclectic array of goods at Antalya Bazaar, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Antalya online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Antalya in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in May: highs in Antalya hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Belek, Olympos Ruins, Aspendos Bridge
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Carya Golf Club ©
Carya Golf Club
Olympos Ruins ©
Olympos Ruins
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi

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