“If the earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital,” said Napoleon Bonaparte.
Indeed Istanbul resembles a very diverse historic and cultural heritage, with many must-see iconic monuments and places.
However, exploring a city is not only about visiting and photographing the monuments and follow touristic clichés.
This is why we design this itinerary with flexible content so that each trip can turn into a unique and personal experience. We will go the extra mile and take you to an alternative journey to experience the real food, music, dance, arts, cool joints, markets, and authentic neighborhoods of this legendary city.
Hike’n Sail guides are experts on diverse districts and topics, such as Constantinople, Galata, Prince Islands, Bosphorus, Christian Heritage, Jewish Heritage, walking tours, iconography, culinary experiences, street food, festivals, textiles, handicrafts, art galleries, gay-friendly environments, and many others.
Visit a one-of-a-kind luxury hotel retreat in Istanbul’s oldest district. Travel in time with visits to the 6th-century St. Sophia, the 15th-century Topkapi Palace, and the 17th-century Blue Mosque, just a five-minute walk from our Sultanahmet luxury hotel in Istanbul’s Old City.
Anemon Galata Hotel serves in a building with a second-degree historical monument status which is restored to its authentic state. The hotel is conveniently located right next to Galata Tower, at a walking distance from İstiklal Street, with a clear view of historical sites like the Spice Market, Topkapı Palace, and St. Sophia.
Offering charming views of the Hagia Sophia Museum, this special class hotel is within easy walking distance of Sultanahmet Square. Rooms at Ottoman Hotel Imperial feature traditional Turkish rugs and wooden floors. Chic, dark wood furniture decorates each room.