Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Departure: Everyday from April to November.
DAY – 1 ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL
Arrival in Istanbul International Airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY – 2 BYZANTINE AND OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR (B-L)
08:15 am pick up from the reception and depart for the tour. Visiting, Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Tour ends around 4:00 pm. Return back to the hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 3 – FLIGHT TO ATHENS (B)
Either morning or late afternoon flight to Athens. Arrival at the airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 4 – HALF A DAY ATHENS CITY TOUR (B)
(08:30 am) After breakfast, depart on a half day morning tour of Athens which includes a visit to the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Also view the House of Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, Presidential Palace, the Panatheanic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian`s Arch. After the morning tour, the afternoon is at leisure for you to further explore Athens on your own. (Optional afternoon tour to Cape Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon.) Overnight in Athens.
DAY 5 – FERRY TO SANTORINI (B)
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to Piraeus Port for departure by morning ferry to Santorini. On arrival meet for transfer to hotel with rest of day at leisure. Overnight in Santorini. (Flights between Athens and Santorini are also available.)
DAY 6 – FREE DAY IN SANTORINI (B)
Free day at leisure to relax on one of the many different beaches of Santorini (gold, red or black sand) or explore the capital, Fira. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 7 – FERRY TO MYKONOS (B)
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to Santorini Port for departure by highspeed ferry to Mykonos. On arrival meet for transfer to hotel with rest of day at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos. (Flights between Santorini & Mykonos are also available.)
DAY 8 – FREE DAY IN MYKONOS (B)
Free day at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 9 – FERRY BACK TO ATHENS (B)
Breakfast, check-out and free time at leisure until transfer to the port to board the standard or high-speed ferry for return to Athens (flights also available). On arrival meet at the port for transfer to the hotel and check-in. Overnight in Athens.
DAY – 10 GOODBYE (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to Athens international airport according to your flight schedule.
- 9 nights hotel accommodation.
- Services of professionally licensed guides on local tours.
- 12 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunch.
- All domestic flights mentioned in the itinerary.
- One way international flight from Istanbul to Athens.
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coaches on local tours and transfers.
- English speaking guided tours mentioned in the itinerary.
- Inbound and outbound airport transfers to/from your hotel.
- All taxes, entrance & museum fees, baggage handling. (unless otherwise stated)
- International airfares.
- VISA needed for Turkey.
- Tips to guide, driver, hotel staff etc.
- Items of a personal nature.
- Harem and Treasure room entrance fees in Topkapi Palace.
- Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
- Travel Insurance and medical services.