8 days in Turkey & London Itinerary

8 days in Turkey & London Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Urgup, Turkey
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Bodrum City, Turkey
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London, United Kingdom
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, explore the galleries of Galata Tower, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

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New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in November, you will find days in Istanbul are cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Urgup.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Urgup, Turkey

— 1 night
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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Goreme National Park.

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You can fly from Istanbul to Urgup in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for cooler nights in Urgup, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Urgup

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Bodrum City, Turkey

— 1 night

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii and then do a tasting at Vinbodrum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bodrum City online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Urgup to Bodrum City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Urgup in November: highs in Bodrum City hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to London.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Historic Sites · Wineries
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Saatchi Gallery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Bodrum City to London takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. In November, London is slightly colder than Bodrum City - with highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Cappadocia travel guide

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History Museums · Geologic Formations · National Parks
The region of Cappadocia reveals fascinating tales of civilizations long past with its honeycombed hills characterized by geological rarities, including two World Heritage Sites. Sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and ignimbrite deposits from erupted volcanoes left soft rock formations scattered across the land, which were then carved out to create houses, churches, and monasteries in 300 CE. Explore these rock houses on your own or on a tour, or take in the topography from above on a hot air balloon ride. Complete your holiday with a hike along the trails and marvel at the dusky orange panorama and accordion-shaped valleys.