DAY – 1 ARRIVAL IN ATHENS
Arrival in Athens International Airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Athens.
DAY 2 – HALF A DAY ATHENS CITY TOUR (Breakfast Included)
08:00 am 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 3 – FERRY TO MYKONOS (Breakfast Included)
(05:30 am pick up) Transfer to Piraeus Port for departure by morning ferry to Mykonos at 07:15 am. 11:00 am arrival, pick up and transfer to your hotel with afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 4 – DAY AT LEISURE IN MYKONOS (Breakfast Included)
Free day at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 5 – FERRY TO SANTORINI (Breakfast Included)
12:30 pm pick up and transfer to the port. 14:45 ferry from Mykonos to Santorini. 17:25 arrival, pick up from the port and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 6 – DAY AT LEISURE IN SANTORINI (Breakfast Included)
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 – FLIGHT TO RHODES (Breakfast Included)
Breakfast, check-out and as per the domestic flight departure time meet in the hotel lobby for transfer to the airport. Flight maybe pass by Athens. On arrival transfer to the hotel with remainder of the day/evening at leisure. Overnight in Rhodes.
DAY 8 – DAY AT LEISURE IN RHODES (Breakfast Included)
Today is free at leisure for you to explore the “old town” of Rhodes, the Lindos area and other villages of the island or just simply relax on the beach, the choice is yours. Overnight Rhodes.
DAY 9 – FERRY TO MARMARIS / TRANSFER TO KUSADASI (Breakfast Included)
Pick up from the hotel at 8:00 am and transfer to the port. 09:30 am ferry to Marmaris. 11:00 am arriva in Marmaris, pick up from the port and 3 hours private drive to Kusadasi. Arrival in Kusadasi, checkin to the hotel and overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 10 – EPHESUS TOUR (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
09:15 am pick up from th reception and depart for the tour. Visiting the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Following this, we will make our way to Ephesus which was one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient word. Visiting Ephesus ruins, Odeon, Celcus Library and the Theatre which is still in use today for concerts. As we walk through this ancient site you will notice the streets paved with marble which gives a hint to this city`s great wealth many years ago. Our last stop is the House of Virgin Mary where it is believed that she arrived with Saint John 4-6 years after the death of Christ and spent her final days. Return back to the hotel around 5:00 pm. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 11 – FLIGHT TO CAPPADOCIA (Breakfast Included)
Flight from Izmir to Cappadocia. Depending on the day of the week, you will either fly directly or via Istanbul. Arrival in Cappadocia, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 12 – CAPPADOCIA TOUR #1 (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
09:30 am pick up and depart for the tour. Visiting Devrent Valley, Monk`s valley (Pasabagi) where you will find the world renowned fairy chimneys. After lunch break continue on to the Goreme Open-Air Museum where you will visit the numerous rock carved churches and monasteries. Tour will end with a visit to Uchisar, a natural rock castle. Transfer back to the hotel around 5:00 pm. Overnight in Cappadocia.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Hot Air Balloon Ride – (Per person 119.Euros); Last minute bookings may not be available. (No show release date : 3 days)
DAY 13 – CAPPADOCIA TOUR #2 & FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
09:30 am, depart from your hotel to visit Red valley, and explore the famous rock- cut churches and walk 4-5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Çavusvillage. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the Christian clergymen. After lunch drive to the Pigeon valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived in fear and faith. After the tour transfer to Kayseri airport for an evening flight to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 14 – CLASSIC ISTANBUL CITY TOUR (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
08:15 am pick up from the reception and depart for the tour. Visiting, Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar (Closed on Sundays and at Feast days) and Topkapi Palace. Tour ends around 4:00 pm. Return back to the hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 15 – DAY AT LEISURE IN ISTANBUL (Breakfast Included)
Free day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
1- Circle Istanbul – “This Is The City Only Locals Know” / 9am to 6pm. (100.USD per person; minimum 2 participant needed).
2- Full Day Bosphorus Tour / 9am to 5pm (70.Euros per person)
DAY 16 – END OF THE TOUR (Breakfast Included)
Pick up 3 hours before your international flight and transfer to the airport. Have a safe trip back home!
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15 nights hotel accommodation according to your selection as 3, 4 or 5 star.
Services of professionally licensed guides on local tours. (Regular group).
Meals as B breakfasts, L lunch indicated in the itinerary.
All domestic flights mentioned in the itinerary.
All ferry tickets mentioned in the itinerary.
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coaches on local tours and transfers. (Group transfers)
English speaking guided tours mentioned in the itinerary.
(You can ask for other language options for groups).
Inbound and outbound airport transfers to/from your hotel.
All taxes, entrance & museum fees, baggage handling. (unless otherwise stated)
What’s Not Included
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.
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