10 days in Kuwait & Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Kuwait & Turkey Itinerary

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10 days in Kuwait & Turkey Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
1
Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
4
Trabzon, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait


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Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait City ©
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): shop like a local with Souk Al-Mubarakiya, meet the residents at Kuwait Zoo, then admire the striking features of Kuwait Towers, and finally don't miss a visit to Sadu House. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque and then find something for the whole family at KidZania.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kuwait City online holiday builder .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airport is Kuwait International Airport. August in Kuwait City sees daily highs of 54°C and lows of 36°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Kuwait City

Theme Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Sadu House
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Souk Al-Mubarakiya ©
Souk Al-Mubarakiya
Kuwait Zoo ©
Kuwait Zoo
Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque

2
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Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Goreme National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the exciting artwork at Naile Art Gallery- Ebru Art Center, get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Goreme trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kuwait City to Goreme takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in August, with highs in Goreme at 38°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Uchisar Castle
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Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Goreme in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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Trabzon, Turkey

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 25th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Sumela Monastery, get great views at Boztepe, and then see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Trabzon trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Trabzon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Trabzon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites Museums
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Sumela Monastery ©
Sumela Monastery
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum

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