7 days in Istanbul & Cappadocia Itinerary

7 days in Istanbul & Cappadocia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 4 nights
2
Urgup, Cappadocia
— 2 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Istanbul. In March, daytime highs in Istanbul are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Urgup.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Urgup, Cappadocia

A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balloon Rides. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the long history of Goreme National Park, thenlearn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, and finally look for gifts at Antikite Ottoman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Keslik Monastery, thenget to know the fascinating history of Gore Harabeleri, and then get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Urgup trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Urgup in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Urgup. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Urgup

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goreme, Gore Harabeleri, Kocabag Winery
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Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Goreme Open-Air Museum ©
Goreme Open-Air Museum

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