5 Days Private Istanbul Tour – Discover the queen of the cities with its Roman and Ottoman heritage. Book the Istanbul Private Tour Package and enjoy 5 Days private guided tour in Istanbul.
Day 1 – Arrive in Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! Where the continents meet.
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 Representative at the meeting area.
Private Transfer 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.
Day 2 – Private Istanbul Old City Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled for 8:30 am from the hotel to start the Private Istanbul Old City tour. Our 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. Within the bazaar are many Turkish handicraft stores such as rugs, carpets, kilims, and beautiful Turkish tiles. Upon your request, our guide will be more than happy to help you find your masterpiece of Turkish art.
After the Private Istanbul Old City sightseeing tour, you will be driven back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Note: Breakfast at hotel and lunch at a local restaurant is included
Day 3 – Bosphorus Cruise, Two Continents Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled for 8:30 am from the hotel to start the Private Guided Bosphorus tour. Our professional tour guide will be introducing you to the Bosphorus.
Today you will explore 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.
Beylerbeyi Palace: After the sultans westernized the Ottoman Empire, they built some Palace’s modern-western architectural styles. The Beylerbeyi Palace is one of them, located on the Asian side by the Bosphorus. The garden is full of statues, and the rooms with handcrafted arts will take you back in time to the 19th century.
Çamlıca Hill: The highest hill of Istanbul, situated on the Asian side. The walking path with 360 panoramic views will let you take the best pictures of Istanbul and the Bosphorus.
After the Private Guided Bosphorus sightseeing tour, drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Note: Breakfast at hotel and lunch at a local restaurant is included
Day 4 – Private Princes’ Island Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled for 8:30 am from the hotel to start the Princes’ Islands tour. Our professional tour guide will be introducing you to Prince’s Island.
Today you will explore the following highlights of Princes’ Island.
The biggest island of Istanbul amongst 4 others. The Prince’s Island is called “Büyükada,” officially “the Grand Island” in Turkish. The history dates back to the 6th Century, and first, it was named ‘Prinkipos,’ which means “prince.” The Prince’s island has many historical buildings, including Churches and Mosques, besides the island has lots of seafood restaurants and beaches to relax and admire the view. To begin, we take the boat, and after a 1-hour journey, we reach Prince’s Island. It’s not allowed to drive cars, motorbikes, or any other vehicles except ambulances or police cars, so we will be using phaetons or bikes to explore the Island. After this, we’ll have delicious seafood that comes from the Sea of Marmara and thereafter shall be free to walk around and do some shopping if need be. After this free time, we’ll take the boat back to Istanbul, where our driver will be waiting to drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Note: Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at a local Seafood restaurant.
Day 5 – Private Transfer to Airport
Breakfast at the hotel, Pick up from the hotel, and transfer to the airport for an International flight.
After completing the amazing 5 Days Private Istanbul Tour Package, Package Tour Turkey wishes all guests a very healthy and wonderful life ahead…
Please Note: This tour package does not include hotel accommodation and only offers land service. For hotel accommodation, we recommend you choose the central and tourist places of the cities, which are suitable for your taste. Global hotel booking systems will assist you in your hotel choice with better promotions and prices.
5 Days Private Istanbul Tour Details
Departure & Return Location
Istanbul Airport & Sabiha Gokcen Airport – Can be supplied depending on your International flight details.
Entrance fees, mentioned in itinerary
Private professional tour guide at tours
Private air-conditioned vehicle for tours and transfers
4 Lunch at tour
Gratuities to guide and driver
Visa & International flight tickets
Reservation Request Form
Introduction to Istanbul
Istanbul, a city that sits on two continents, is a remarkable fusion of tradition, modernity, and history. The city is home to gorgeous architecture, lively bazaars, and delectable cuisine, and it has a fascinating history spanning millennia. In this post, we’ll look at some of the top tour options and discuss why a private Istanbul tour is the ideal way to see this fascinating city.
You can customize your trip to suit your interests and tastes by taking a private Istanbul tour. You can decide which locations to visit, the tour’s pace, and even the mode of transportation if you’d like, unlike group excursions with set itineraries.
You will get a personal, devoted tour guide who can attend to your needs and respond to all of your inquiries when you take a private tour. By receiving such individualized care, you can make the most of your time in Istanbul.
Private tours offer a level of convenience that group trips simply cannot match. A private Istanbul tour makes your trip as simple as possible by providing pick-up and drop-off at your hotel as well as flexible timing.
For decades, this work of art has served as a monument to Istanbul’s illustrious past. Hagia Sophia is a must-see location on any Istanbul tour. It was first a church, then a mosque, and is now a museum.
Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, with its six slender minarets and cascading domes, is a well-known landmark. The mosque’s stunning interior, which is decorated with blue Iznik tiles, is simply breathtaking.
Topkapi Palace, which served as the residence of Ottoman sultans for centuries, provides a window into the wealthy Ottoman Empire. On your private tour, explore the palace’s courtyards, gardens, and fine treasury.
A trip to Istanbul would not be complete without taking in the Grand Bazaar’s vibrant vitality. This enormous market, which has over 4000 stalls, is the ideal location to buy spices, Turkish crafts, and souvenirs.
The most well-known sights in Istanbul, such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar, are covered by the “Highlights of Istanbul” tour package. This thorough tour provides an excellent introduction to Istanbul’s rich history and culture.
By taking you to lesser-known locations like the Basilica Cistern, Chora Church, and Suleymaniye Mosque, the “Cultural Treasures” trip package delves deeper into Istanbul’s rich history. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of the city’s distinctive cultural fabric thanks to this comprehensive encounter.
The “Off the Beaten Path” tour package is ideal for you if you prefer to go outside of the usual tourist destinations. With a professional guide who can share their local insights, explore hidden jewels like the Pierre Loti Hill, the Fener and Balat areas, and the Rustem Pasha Mosque.
Your hobbies, free time, and money should all be taken into account while choosing an Istanbul private trip package. To select a trustworthy tour operator, read reviews and seek suggestions from friends or on travel discussion boards. Your guide is there to help you make the most of your time in Istanbul, so don’t be afraid to let them know your preferences and expectations.
A private tour is a fantastic option to explore Istanbul’s numerous beauties at your leisure. You can be sure that your visit to this enchanting city will be one to remember thanks to the flexible itineraries, attentive service, and unmatched convenience.