14 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

14 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

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Trabzon
— 9 nights
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Istanbul
— 4 nights

9
nights
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Escape the urban bustle at Tomara Selalesi Tabiat Parki and Tirebolu Belediye Plaji. You'll explore and learn at Karun Hazinesi El Sanatlari Ustasi and Trabzonspor Samil Ekinci Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trabzon: Limni Golu Tabiat Parki (in Gumushane), Karaca Cave (in Torul) and Sultan Murat Plateau (in Caykara). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Atatürk Köşkü, step into the grandiose world of Rize Kalesi, contemplate the waterfront views at Sera Golu, and admire the verdant scenery at Hidirnebi Yaylasi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Trabzon road trip app.

Muscat, Oman to Trabzon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in September, with highs in Trabzon at 29°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rize, Giresun, Akcaabat, Gumushane, Karaca Cave
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Sultan Murat Plateau ©
Sultan Murat Plateau
Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery
Boztepe ©
Boztepe

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Istanbul Archaeological Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern. Explore Istanbul's surroundings by going to Bursa (Ulu Cami & Green Tomb) and Aya Yorgi Church (in Buyukada). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planning site.

Getting from Trabzon to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Trabzon in September, you will find days in Istanbul are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bursa, Aya Yorgi Church
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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