22 days in Turkey, Tehran & Urmia Itinerary

22 days in Turkey, Tehran & Urmia Itinerary

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Tehran, Iran
— 3 nights
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Urmia, Iran
— 2 nights
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Batman, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Ankara, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights

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Tehran, Iran

Tehran ©

Teh

Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Step out of Tehran with an excursion to 'O Park in Karaj--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, admire the striking features of Borje Toghrol, browse for treasures at Majd Telephone Store, and steep yourself in history at Niavaran Historical Cultural Complex.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tehran trip maker website.

Newark, USA to Tehran is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 8.5 hours traveling from Newark to Tehran due to the time zone difference. In June, Tehran is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 95°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Urmia.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
Azadi Tower ©
Azadi Tower

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Urmia, Iran

Urmia ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): make a trip to Segonbad and then explore the activities along Lake Urmia.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Urmia driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tehran to Urmia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Urmia is little chillier than Tehran - with highs of 85°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Batman.

Things to do in Urmia

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lake Urmia ©
Lake Urmia
Segonbad ©
Segonbad

4
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Batman, Turkey

Batman
Explore Batman's surroundings by going to Diyarbakir (Hz. Suleyman Turbesi & Great Mosque of DiyarbakIr).

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Batman online route builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Urmia to Batman. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 0.5 hours. While traveling from Urmia, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Batman, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 66°F. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to Ankara.

Things to do in Batman

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ankara, Turkey

Ankara ©

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Ankara is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bestepe Millet Camii, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hamamonu Restored Area.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ankara online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Batman to Ankara. When traveling from Batman in July, plan for cooler days in Ankara, with highs around 80°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ankara

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Hamamonu Restored Area ©
Hamamonu Restored Area
Anitkabir ©
Anitkabir
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ankara to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ankara in July since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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