5 days in Duhok & Istanbul Itinerary

5 days in Duhok & Istanbul Itinerary

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5 days in Duhok & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Erbil, Iraq
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Duhok, Iraq
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Erbil, Iraq

1
day
Duhok, Iraq

Duhok ©
Sitting on flat land between two chains of scenic mountains and close to the Tigris River, Duhok has experienced a growth in tourism in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll around Azadi Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Zawa Mountain.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Duhok trip itinerary builder site .

Erbil to Duhok is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In December in Duhok, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Duhok

Parks Nature
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Zawa Mountain ©
Zawa Mountain
Azadi Park ©
Azadi Park

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Duhok to Istanbul. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Duhok in December: highs in Istanbul hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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