6 days in Kuwait, Bodrum & Istanbul Itinerary

6 days in Kuwait, Bodrum & Istanbul Itinerary

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6 days in Kuwait, Bodrum & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Drive:  15​min
1
Salmiya, Kuwait
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Gumbet, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait


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1
day
Salmiya, Kuwait

Salmiya ©
Salmiya is a city area in Hawalli Governorate in the State of Kuwait.Salmiya is administratively divided into 12 blocks. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Kuwait Towers, then don't miss a visit to Sadu House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and finally shop like a local with Souk Al-Mubarakiya.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salmiya visit planning website .

Kuwait City to Salmiya is an approximately half hour car ride. In August in Salmiya, expect temperatures between 54°C during the day and 36°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gumbet.

Things to do in Salmiya

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kuwait City
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Souk Al-Mubarakiya ©
Souk Al-Mubarakiya
Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque
Kuwait Towers ©
Kuwait Towers

1
night
Gumbet, Turkey

Gumbet ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the ancient world of Bodrum Amphitheater, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gun Batimi Plaji, and then kick back and relax at Yahsi Beach. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Bitez Beach, step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter, and then go for a stroll along the water at Port Bodrum Yalikavak.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gumbet vacation maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Salmiya to Gumbet. Traveling from Salmiya in August, expect Gumbet to be slightly colder, temps between 43°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Gumbet

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodrum City, Gun Batimi Plaji, Yahsi Beach, Yalikavak Marina
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Bitez Beach ©
Bitez Beach
Yalikavak Marina ©
Yalikavak Marina
Bodrum Amphitheater ©
Bodrum Amphitheater

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dalia Beach and Suma Beach. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), kick back and relax at Florya Sahil Parkı, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gumbet to Istanbul. In August, Istanbul is little chillier than Gumbet - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Suma Beach ©
Suma Beach
Florya Sahil Parkı ©
Florya Sahil Parkı

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