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)
08:30 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 SANTORINI (Breakfast Included)
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 4 – 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 5 – FERRY TO MYKONOS (Breakfast Included)
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 6 – DAY AT LEISURE IN MYKONOS (Breakfast Included)
Free day at leisure. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 7 – FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL VIA ATHENS (Breakfast Included)
Flight to Istanbul via Athens. Arrival in Istanbul airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 8 – 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 – 9 FLIGHT TO CAPPADOCIA / CAPPADOCIA TOUR #1 (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
05:00 am pick up from the reception and transfer to the airport. You will fly into either Kayseri or Nevsehir. Arrival at the airport 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.
DAY – 10 CAPPADOCIA TOUR #2 (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. Transfer back to the hotel around 5:00 pm. Overnight in Cappadocia.
OPTIONAL TOUR: Hot Air Balloon Ride
DAY – 11 FLIGHT TO IZMIR & TRANSFER TO KUSADASI (Breakfast Included)
Flight from Cappadocia to Izmir. Depending on the day of the week, you will either fly directly or via Istanbul. Arrival in Izmir airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY – 12 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. Transfer back to hotel after the tour. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY – 13 FLIGHT BACK TO ISTANBUL (Breakfast Included)
Pick up from your hotel 2 hours before your departure and transfer to the airport. Flight back to Istanbul (morning or afternoon). Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY – 14 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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13 nights hotel accommodation according to your selection as 3, 4 or 5 star.
Services of professionally licensed guides on local tours.
Meals as B breakfasts, L lunch as 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.
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 (group tour/transfers).
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. (Optional).
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.
Greece Stayover Tax to be paid directly to hotels per room per night: 3* hotels €1.5 / 4* Hotels €3 / 5* Hotels €4
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