22 days in Hurghada & Turkey Itinerary

22 days in Hurghada & Turkey Itinerary

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22 days in Hurghada & Turkey Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
1
Hurghada, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Kayseri, Turkey
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Goreme, Turkey
— 4 nights
4
Antalya, Turkey
— 2 nights
5
Denizli, Turkey
— Few hours
shuttle:  30​min
6
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
shuttle:  30​min
7
Denizli, Turkey
— Few hours
8
Fethiye, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— Few hours
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
11
Trabzon, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
13
Hurghada, Egypt
— 1 night
End: Cairo, Egypt

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Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip planner .

Cairo to Hurghada is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hurghada, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. You will leave for Kayseri on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Kayseri, Turkey

Kayseri
Kayseri is a large and industrialised city in Central Anatolia, Turkey. To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kayseri tour itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Hurghada to Kayseri with the Route module. Traveling from Hurghada to Kayseri, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Hurghada in December, with highs in Kayseri at 7°C and lows at -5°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toGoreme.

Things to do in Kayseri

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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nights
Goreme, Turkey

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Rock Cave Bar. Get some historical perspective at Goreme National Park and Goreme Acikhava Muzesi. Do your shopping at Alaturca Taner and Chez Hakan - The Pottery Shop. Next up on the itinerary: ride a horse along Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, stop by Chez Bircan Pottery, do a tasting at Kocabag Winery, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Goreme attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Kayseri to Goreme takes 1.5 hours. April in Goreme sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Uchisar, Avanos, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme ©
Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center

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Antalya, Turkey

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.
To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Antalya trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Antalya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Goreme in December: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Denizli.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ancient Theater
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Duden Waterfalls ©
Duden Waterfalls
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Kaleici ©
Kaleici

few
hours
Denizli, Turkey

Denizli
Denizli is an industrial city in the southwestern part of Turkey and the eastern end of the alluvial valley formed by the river Büyük Menderes, where the plain reaches an elevation of about 350m. For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Denizli trip builder .

Getting from Antalya to Denizli by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Antalya in December: high temperatures in Denizli hover around 11°C and lows are around -1°C. You will leave for Pamukkale on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Denizli

Parks Nature Tours
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2
nights
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pamukkale holiday builder tool .

Pamukkale is just a stone's throw from Denizli. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Denizli.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

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hours
Denizli, Turkey

Denizli
For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Denizli journey planner.

Denizli is just a short distance from Pamukkale. You'll set off for Fethiye on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Denizli

Parks Nature Tours
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Fethiye, Turkey

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 29th (Sat), stroll through Blue Lagoon (Oludeniz Beach), then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kayakoy, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Rock Tombes, and finally hunt for treasures at Pazar Alanı. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Dalyan, kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach, steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye, then stop by Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fethiye online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Denizli to Fethiye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denizli in December, with highs in Fethiye at 19°C and lows at 7°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Istanbul.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caunos Tombs of the Kings, Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor, Iztuzu Beach 2, Oludeniz PlajI
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Kayakoy ©
Kayakoy

few
hours
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul journey maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fethiye to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Fethiye in December, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. You'll set off for Bursa on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Nightlife Shopping
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nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sultanahmet District and Basilica Cistern. Escape the urban bustle at Golden Horn and Polonezkoy Tabiat Parki. See some other sides of Istanbul: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum, and contemplate the long history of Little Hagia Sophia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Istanbul online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bursa to Istanbul in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bursa in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 10°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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nights
Trabzon, Turkey

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Get some historical perspective at Atatürk Köşkü and Sumela Monastery. Get in touch with nature at Karaca Cave and Uzungol. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trabzon: Sarikaya Yaylasi (in Uzungol) and Tirebolu Belediye Plaji (in Tirebolu). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the historical opulence of Tirebolu Kalesi, take some stellar pictures from Boztepe, and buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Trabzon.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Trabzon trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Trabzon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for little chillier nights in Trabzon, with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tirebolu, Karaca Cave, Uzungol, Sarikaya Yaylasi
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Uzungol ©
Uzungol
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum
Sumela Monastery ©
Sumela Monastery

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then take a stroll through Istiklal Street, and finally take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul driving holiday planner .

Fly from Trabzon to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Trabzon in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Istanbul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Istiklal Street ©
Istiklal Street
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) ©
Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)

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Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada sightseeing planning website .

You can fly from Istanbul to Hurghada in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Hurghada due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for much warmer days in Hurghada, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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