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Meet at Istanbul Airport: Once you arrive at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, after the luggage claim, you will be greeted by a Romos Travel tour guide. And you will be informed about the tour schedule for the following days.
Transfer with VIP exclusive class vehicle to the hotel: You will be taken to your hotel, and after check-in, you will have time for leisure, and the rest of the day is yours.
Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Pick up by your guide from the hotel to start the Private Old City Tour. Your private, professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sights of Istanbul.
Today you will explore the following highlights of Istanbul.
Hippodrome: An ancient Roman and Ottoman square where the chariot races were held. Within the square is some Roman remains, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column, and Constantine Columns.
The Blue Mosque: An Ottoman Imperial mosque built by Sultan Ahmet I in 1609-1616 CE, famous for the blue Ottoman tiles.
Hagia Sophia: Once the largest cathedral of Christianity when it was built in 532-537 CE by the Roman Emperor Justinian; later converted into a mosque by the Ottomans.
Topkapi Palace: The Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built the palace after the conquest of Constantinople. Topkapi Palace was the home of the royal family and the headquarters for the Ottoman Empire’s administrative center.
Basilica Cistern: Was built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in 6C CE. The Basilica Cistern was the main water supply to the Roman Palace and the churches. It has over three hundred columns within and houses the head of the ancient Greek figure Medusa. The head is the base of two columns and is viewed upside down and right-side down.
Grand Bazaar (Covered Market): The largest and the oldest functioning shopping center in the world. The Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built the Grand Bazaar in the 15th century. The market consists of 5,000 stores, 66 streets, 24 gates, and much more eye-pleasing architecture. Your guide will be more than happy to assist you in finding your masterpiece of Turkish art upon your request.
After the Private Istanbul Old City sightseeing tour, you will be driven back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Pick up by your guide from the hotel to start Private Bosphorus Cruise & Sightseeing Tour. Your private, professional tour guide will be introducing you to the Bosphorus. You are starting with 2 hours Bosphorus tour on a private yacht.
Today you will be exploring the following highlights of the Bosphorus:
Spice Market ( Egyptian Bazaar): The Ottomans built the market in the 17th century. Unlike the Grand Bazaar, the Spice market is much smaller but full of beautiful fragrances of mixed spices, herbs, and traditional sweets. It consists of around 100 stores, 2 streets, and 5 gates.
Bosphorus Cruise: The channel divides Istanbul into two continents and stretches about 32 km between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. Along the Bosphorus, there are many settlements to see, such as great Palaces, hotels, yali (private houses), etc. While you are on the boat, you will see the highlights of the Bosphorus including the Dolmabahçe Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Çırağan Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, Küçüksu Palace, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge ( the second bridge on the Bosphorus), Maiden’s Tower to name a few.
Dolmabahce Palace: the Palace was built by the Ottoman Sultan Abdulmejid between the years 1843-1856 as the residential palace for the royal family. The Bosphorus locates Dolmabahce Palace. The palace consists of 285 rooms, 43 halls, 6 baths, and gardens.
After the Private Bosphorus Cruise & Sightseeing Tour, drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Your pick-up will be scheduled upon your desire from the hotel to start the Private Free Schedule Tour. Your private, professional tour guide can recommend the other parts of Istanbul. If you have any other ideas depending on your own interests, you can discuss them with your guide. This is a flexible, comfortable, free program; everything is up to you. You can start the tour at any time that you request. You can visit and learn many things about the sites of Istanbul with Romos Travel.
You will be picked up from the hotel then transfer with VIP exclusive class vehicle to the airport for your International flight.
After completing the amazing 5 Days Luxury Istanbul Tour, Romos Travel wishes all guests a very healthy and wonderful life ahead…
Our corporate luxury Istanbul hotels are;
Cıragan Palace Kempinski, Hotel Conrad, Hotel Swiss, Hotel Hilton Bosphorus, Hotel Four Seasons Bosphorus, Hotel Four Seasons Sultanahmet, Hotel Shangri-la Bosphorus, Hotel Raffles, Hotel Rixos Pera, Hotel the Marmara, Hotel Pera Palace, Hotel Six Senses Kocatas Mansions, the Hotel St. Regis, Hotel the Ritz Carlton, the House Hotel, Hotel Grand Hyatt, Hotel CVK Park Bosphorus, Hotel Sumahan, Hagia Sophia Mansions.
Istanbul Airport & Sabiha Gokcen Airport or Istanbul Cruise Port – Can be supplied depends on your International flight details.