10 days in Istanbul & Karachi Itinerary

10 days in Istanbul & Karachi Itinerary

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10 days in Istanbul & Karachi Itinerary

Start: Karachi, Pakistan
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Karachi, Pakistan
— 3 nights
End: Karachi, Pakistan

5
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take an in-depth tour of Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), wander the streets of Ortakoy, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip builder tool .

Karachi, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Karachi to Istanbul, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Karachi in October, plan for much colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Karachi.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi ©
Sprawling, busy, and central to the nation's economy, Karachi stands as one of the biggest and most populous cities in the world.
Karachi is known for shopping, museums, nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Churna Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, look for gifts at Tali Karachi, and get engrossed in the history at Mohatta Palace Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Karachi journey site .

Fly from Istanbul to Karachi in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Karachi is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karachi

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Mohatta Palace Museum ©
Mohatta Palace Museum
Churna Island ©
Churna Island
State Bank Museum ©
State Bank Museum

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