15 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

15 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

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15 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  15​h
1
Trabzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Istanbul
— 12 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Riyadh


2
nights
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. On the 20th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Sumela Monastery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Trabzon online tour itinerary planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Trabzon is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect nights in Trabzon to be a bit cooler, around 27°C, while days are colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sera Golu
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Sera Golu ©
Sera Golu
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum
Sumela Monastery ©
Sumela Monastery

12
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.
Visiting Golden Horn and Florya Sahil Parkı will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip builder site .

You can fly from Trabzon to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

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