10 days in Istanbul & Trabzon Itinerary

10 days in Istanbul & Trabzon Itinerary

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10 days in Istanbul & Trabzon Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Istanbul
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Trabzon
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Jeddah

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki and Eminonu Square. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Gulhane Park, take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi, and browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya).

To find ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planning website .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get little chillier in Istanbul: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki
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Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki ©
Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

4
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kackar Daglari Milli Parki and Sumela Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Trabzon side-trips: Tirebolu (Tirebolu Kalesi & Tirebolu Belediye Plaji). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki, contemplate the long history of Atatürk Köşkü, and identify plant and animal life at Hacka Yaylasi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Trabzon trip planner .

You can fly from Istanbul to Trabzon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. August in Trabzon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tirebolu, Kackar Daglari Milli Parki
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Sumela Monastery ©
Sumela Monastery
Tirebolu Kalesi ©
Tirebolu Kalesi

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