8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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8 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Antalya
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Antalya

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Duden Waterfalls.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Antalya day trip planning website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Antalya is an approximately 4-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Antalya is minus 1 hour. In March, Antalya is little chillier than Kuwait City - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Nature
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Duden Waterfalls ©
Duden Waterfalls

3
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Goreme National Park and Naile Art Gallery- Ebru Art Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Balloon Rides and Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings and take an in-depth tour of Goreme Acikhava Muzesi.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Goreme tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Antalya to Goreme in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in March, things will get little chillier in Goreme: highs are around 16°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Topkapi Palace and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Goreme in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Istanbul. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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