8 days in Istanbul & Cappadocia Itinerary

8 days in Istanbul & Cappadocia Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights

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.
Shop till you drop at Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi. Museum-lovers will appreciate Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cinili Mosque, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul sightseeing planner.

Brasilia, Brazil to Istanbul is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Brasilia to Istanbul. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brasilia in April, with highs in Istanbul at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, thenget outside with Royal Balloon, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park, and finally stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Maison du Kilim, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Chez Galip.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme travel planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in April, Goreme is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Uchisar, Chez Galip
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Goreme Open-Air Museum ©
Goreme Open-Air Museum
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

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