7 days in Kuwait City & Istanbul Itinerary

7 days in Kuwait City & Istanbul Itinerary

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7 days in Kuwait City & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
1
Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

2
nights
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.
Kuwait City is known for shopping, childrens museums, museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Kuwait Towers, make a splash at Aqua Park, look for gifts at Old Kuwaiti Souq Market, and get curious at The Scientific Center.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuwait City trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airport is Kuwait International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 55°C in July, and nighttime lows around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Kuwait City

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Istanbul travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Kuwait City to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Istanbul is colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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