15 days in Istanbul & Antalya Itinerary

15 days in Istanbul & Antalya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Istanbul
— 9 nights
Fly
2
Antalya
— 5 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

Istanbul

— 9 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.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Mosque and Historic Areas of Istanbul. Take a break from the city and head to Bosphorus Tour Istanbul and Halic. Step out of Istanbul to go to Yalova and see Erikli Waterfall, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Istanbul tour 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. While traveling from Cairo, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antalya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 6:

Antalya

— 5 nights
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 Toy Museum and Sandland. Get some historical perspective at Olympos Archeological Site and Aspendos Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Antalya side-trips: Belek (The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club & Carya Golf Club). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Yivli Minaret Mosque, see the interesting displays at Ataturk House & Museum, make a trip to Antalya Bazaar, and buy something for everyone on your list at TerraCity.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Antalya tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in May, you will find days in Antalya are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Antalya

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 11: