8 days in Istanbul, Bodrum & Antalya Itinerary

8 days in Istanbul, Bodrum & Antalya Itinerary

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8 days in Istanbul, Bodrum & Antalya Itinerary

Start: Multan
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Gumbet
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Antalya
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Multan

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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

Multan, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Multan in March: highs in Istanbul hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Gumbet.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
Gumbet

Gumbet ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for gifts at Ocean Jewellery, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gumbet trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Istanbul to Gumbet. When traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gumbet: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Gumbet

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bodrum City
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Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii ©
Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii
Ocean Jewellery ©
Ocean Jewellery
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, stop by Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, then delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate, and finally wander the streets of Kaleici.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Antalya travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gumbet to Antalya takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Gumbet in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Antalya. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls
Hadrian's Gate
Hadrian's Gate

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