21 days in Armenia & Turkey Itinerary

21 days in Armenia & Turkey Itinerary

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21 days in Armenia & Turkey Itinerary

Start: Manama, Bahrain
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Yerevan, Armenia
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Antalya, Turkey
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Manama, Bahrain


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5
nights
Yerevan, Armenia

Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
Bring the kids along to Yerevan Zoo and National Academy of Sciences of Armenia. There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque), hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yerevan online sightseeing planner .

Manama, Bahrain to Yerevan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Armenia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Manama in August, plan for little chillier days in Yerevan, with highs around 41°C, while nights are colder with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Yerevan Zoo ©
Yerevan Zoo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Istanbul Akvaryum, then walk around Gulhane Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip website .

Fly from Yerevan to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yerevan to Istanbul. Traveling from Yerevan in August, you will find days in Istanbul are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Istanbul Akvaryum ©
Istanbul Akvaryum
Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi ©
Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi
Gulhane Park ©
Gulhane Park

6
nights
Antalya, Turkey

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.
Family-friendly places like Hip-Notics Cable Ski and Ters Ev will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Side (Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum), Ancient Theater, & more), Cirali Beach (in Cirali) and Phaselis (in Tekirova). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Kaleici, browse the range of quality goods at Balon Park, see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, and take in the dramatic scenery at Duden Waterfalls.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Antalya travel planning website .

Do a combination of train and flight from Istanbul to Antalya in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in August, expect nights in Antalya to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Manavgat, Phaselis, Marina Leather, Cirali Beach
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Antalya Aquarium ©
Antalya Aquarium
Hip-Notics Cable Ski ©
Hip-Notics Cable Ski
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach

8
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
Attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern make great kid-friendly stops. See even more of Istanbul: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take a stroll through Ortakoy, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Antalya to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, Istanbul is little chillier than Antalya - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Merkez Eyup Sultan Camii
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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