Turkey and Greece Historical tour - 18 days

17 Nights / 18 Days
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Customizable Itinerary
Daily departure from April to October  

DAY 01 : Arrival to Istanbul      (Meals: No)
Upon arrival in Istanbul (Istanbul Airport), our representative will meet you & transfer to the hotel.
(Check-In after 14:00pm) and check in to hotel. Remaining of day is leisure and Overnight in Istanbul. 

DAY 02 :Istanbul Tour ( Walking tour)  (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 08:30am visit to the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome where you will tour the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, Fountain of Wilhelm II, the elegant Blue Mosque famous with its heavenly six minarets and the Hagia Sophia Museum, built during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and burned down in the fire of Nika Revolt . After lunch, visit the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 03 : Morning Bosphorus cruise / Fly to Cappadocia (Meals:Breakfast)
Breakfast, 08:30am short drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Then embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After tour back to hotel to collect your luggage and 15:30pm transfer to airport for flight to Cappadocia at 18:55pm. 20:10pm Arrival to Cappadocia, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 04 : North Cappadocia   (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
[OPTINAL: This morning an hour hot-air balloon ride available with extra cost of PER PERSON, 300 EUR ]
Breakfast, 09:30am start to visit the Esentepe vista viewpoint, located between Uchisar and Goreme. This stunning panorama provides breathtaking views of the town of Esentepe and the surrounding landscape of fairy chimneys. And then we visit Goreme Open Air Museum consisting of five Byzantine Orthodox churches. We will then have time to explore the Pasabag- Monks Valley, famed for its three-headed fairy chimneys. This region of is also known as Pasabag, or “Pasha’s Vineyard. A break for lunch in Avanos. Visit Avanos which is famous for its potteries.. A short drive will take us to the surreal Devrent Valley, famed for its almost lunar landscape of small, pointed fairy chimneys. Today visit also The Zelve Open Air Museum, located between Urgup and Avanos. Love Valley, the huge phallic formations of Love Valley have been formed naturally thanks to erosion of the volcanic rock. Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 05 -South Cappadocia / Flight to Izmir    (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 09:30am, visit the Meskendir Valley, where groups will embark on a short trek through its magnificent landscape. and then to Rose Valley with its beautiful rock formations and hidden churches carved from rock. After that visit Red Valley, It has beautiful rock formations with some great hidden rock carved churches. Visit one of the underground cities of Kaymakli OR Ozkonak Of the 36 underground cities built by the Christians to escape persecution, the one we visit is the widest and most famous. After lunch head to Pigeon Valley, we will stop and take in the views down to Pigeon Valley. And then to Wine yard.  Our final stop is in the troglodyte town of Uchisar, Castle is named after the enormous rock standing in the center of town that once served as its castle. Transfer to Kayseri airport for evening  flight to Izmir at 22:30pm.
23:55pm Arrival to Izmir, meet and transfer to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi. 

DAY 06: Ephesus tour:  (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, visit Ephesus Ancient City - Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan. The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest theatre is antiquity. Next visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis and the House of the Virgin Mary's. Overnight in Kusadasi

DAY 07: Day trip to Pamukkale   (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 07:30am. Drive to Pamukkale, Discovery of Travertine terraces and Hierapolis. The travertine terraces at Pamukkale are one of the most spectacular natural wonders we ever have seen from various mineral springs in a vast white cliff side. Walk along the Hierapolis ancient city ruins, see the huge Necropolis, and feel the warmth of the natural spring as you go barefoot on the Travertens. Then If you like to swim in the Ancient Pool which is also called Cleopatras Pool they charge extra entrance fee. In the evening back to hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

DAY 08: Kusadasi to Marmaris then to Rhodes By Ferry (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, transfer from Kusadasi to Marmaris port.
On arrival to Marmaris, check-in at the port, pass through customs & ferry for to Rhodes at 08:45am.
10:30am, Arrival to Rhodes and transfer to hotel.
Remaining day is leisure and Overnight in Rhodes. 

DAY 09 : Free day in Rhodes   (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel and a full day free at leisure for you to explore the old town of Rhodes, spend time relaxing on the beach or visit other villages such as Lyndos. Overnight in Rhodes 

DAY 10 : Flight  from Rhodes to Crete (Heraklion)     (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast,  and as per flight time (morning or evening) transfer on to Rhodes Airport for departure. On flight arrival, around one hour later, to Heraklion, meet for transfer to hotel and rest of the day or evening at leisure.Overnight in Heraklion. 

DAY 11 : Free day in  Heraklion      (Meals: Breakfast)
A Today you have a full free day at leisure to explore this city which is the capital of Crete. Highly recommended is to visit the Knossos Palace and the Archaeological Museum which houses artefacts from the Minoan era. Overnight in Heraklion.

DAY 12: Heraklion to Santorini/ By Ferry    (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast check out and transfer to the port 
08:10 am depart on ferry to Santorini.
10:20 am Arrival Santorini, meet and transfer to hotel.
Remaining of the day at leisure. Overnight Santorini.

DAY 13: Free day in Santorini  (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel, A free day at leisure to relax and sunbathe on one of the many different beaches of Santorini or explore the capital town of Fira. There are also excursions available, by bus & boat, which will take you to visit the ruins and tour the volcano. Overnight in Santorini 

DAY 14: Santorini to Mykonos/ By Ferry     (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out and free at leisure till transfer hotel to port
10:45am Depart on ferry to Mykonos
13:05pm, Arrival to Mykonos, meet at the port and transfer to hotel.
Remaining of day is leisure and Overnight in Mykonos.

DAY 15: Free day in Mykonos   (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast and a full day free at leisure for you to explore Mykonos Town and other areas of the island. Dont forget about the famous nightlife which is on offer. Overnight in Mykonos.

DAY 16: Mykonos to Athens / By Ferry  (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out and free at leisure till transfer hotel to port
14:00 pm Departure on Fast ferry to Athens
17:00 pm Arrival to Athens, meet and transfer to hotel, 
Remaining day is leisure and overnight Athens

DAY 17 : Half day morning tour of Athens
This morning, meet in the hotel lobby to depart on the Half day morning Athens Sightseeing Tour which includes a visit to the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Also view the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, the Presidential Palace, the Panatheanic Stadium (where first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch.  Overnight in Athens. 

DAY 18 : Tour Ends 
Breakfast, check out and as per your international flight time transfer on to Athens Airport .

-This tour is available from 10th of April to 25th. October
-Tour Can be customized.



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-02 Nights Accommoation in Istanbul with breakfast

-02 Nights Accommoation in Cappadocia with breakfast 

-03 Nights Accommoation in Kusadasi with breakfast  

-02 Nights Accommoation in Rhodes with breakfast    

-02 Nights Accommoation in Heraklion with breakfast 

-02 Nights Accommoation in Santorini with breakfast   

-02 Nights Accommoation in Mykonos with breakfast    

-02 Nights Accommoation in Athens with breakfast  

Sightseeing Tours

-01 day Group Istanbul Tour includes guiding in English, entrance fees, lunch, transport

-Half day Group Bosphorus cruise includes guiding in English, entrance fees, transport

-02 day Group Cappadocia Tour includes guiding in English, entrance fees, lunch, transport

-01 day Group Pamukkale tour includes guiding in English, entrance fees, lunch and transport

-01 day Group Ephesus Tour includes guiding in English, entrance fees, lunch, transport

-Half day Group Athens city Tour includes guiding in english, entrance fees, transport

Land /Air/ Sea Transportation

-Oneway domestic flight From Istanbul to Nevsehir (Cappadocia)

-Oneway domestic flight From Kayseri to Izmir

-Oneway flight from Rhodes to Heraklion  ( Economy class/ Tax included )

-Normal Ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes

-Fast ferry tickets Heraklion – Santorini (08:00-09:50) / Economy class - Number seating

-Fast ferry tickets Santorini – Mykonos (10:05-12:10) / Economy class - Number seating

-Ferry tickets Mykonos – Piraeus (14:25-17:00) / Economy class - Number seating

-All transfers as mentioned private in Athens –SIC in the islands
-All airports/hotels/ports transfer within Turkey


-Items of a personal nature

-Gratuities for Driver & Guide

-Meals not mentioned

-Drinks of any kind

-Any additional requests

-Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia

Travel Insurance

Trip Cancellation Policy

-DOMESTIC FLIGHTS/ FERRIES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE (100% cancellation fees apply)


-If cancelled up to 31 days before date of arrival, no fee applies.

-If cancelled 30-21 days before date of arrival, 25% cancellation fees apply.

-If cancelled 20-14 days before date of arrival, 50% cancellation fees apply.

-If cancelled 13 -days before date of arrival OR in case of no-show, 100% cancellation fees apply

Important Notes

-This tour is available from 10th of April to 25th. October

-Tour Can be customized.

-Transfers are considered with 1 luggage per person.

-Once domestic air tickets are issued cannot be modified and a 100% fees will apply in case of cancellation

-Domestic flights / Ferries schedule may change.

-Overnight City tax in Greece not included to be paid directly to hotels per room per night: 4* Hotels €3 - 5* Hotels €4


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