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Best of Turkey & Greece Tour

Duration 11 Days / 10 Nights (Private Guided & Group Escorted Tours)
Tour Highlights Istanbul
Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale
Troy – Pergamon – Kusadasi
Ephesus - & St.Mary’s House - Kusadasi
Kusadasi – Greek Islands Cruise
Rhodes
Santorini - Heraklion
Athens

Day 1: Istanbul Arrival

Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Meet and greet at the Airport and transfer to your Hotel in Istanbul. A Welcome briefing will be given by Tour Guide on the first day of the holiday giving an overview of the tour. (-)

Day 2: Istanbul Old City Tour

After breakfast meet your guide at the lobby for a full day tour of visiting St Sophia Museum, the pride of the Byzantine architecture, Byzantine Hippodrome, where once chariot races were held; The Blue Mosque, famous for its blue Iznik tiles; and enjoy shopping in the world’s largest covered bazaar with 4000 shops, is known as Grand Bazaar. After lunch visit Topkapi Palace, the famous residence of the Sultans (The Harem section is not included in the tour) Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

Day 3: Istanbul – Canakkale (By Coach)

Early morning departure for Gallipoli Peninsula to visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair. After lunch (optional), cross the Dardanelles Strait to Canakkale by a regular ferry, takes approx. 25 min. The Strait of the Dardanelles, which controls the crossing between Europe and Asia, has always been a highly strategic area subjected to conquests. Dinner and Overnight in Canakkale. (B&D)

Day 4: Troy, Pergamon & Kusadasi (By Coach)

After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Troy UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the place where the legendary Trojan War took place as described in the historical work of Homer of Smyrna. Continue to Bergama (the cidatel of Pergamon) and visit Asclepion which is an important health center of the ancient world. After visit, drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and Overnight in Kusadasi. (B&D)

Day 5: Highlights of Ephesus

After breakfast you will be driven to the Ancient City of Ephesus the best preserved Greco-Roman City in the world. Then, visit the House of Virgin Mary, a pilgrimage site for many people of all denominations. The belief that the Virgin Mary had spent her last days in the vicinity of Ephesus and that  where she had lived to the end of her life.  In the afternoon optional tour of Sirince or transferred to your Hotel in Kusadasi for Dinner and Overnight. (B&D)

Day 6: Kusadasi – Greek Islands Cruise

After breakfast transfer to Kusadasi Pier and embark on a cruise ship at Kusadasi for 3 days in the Greek Islands. Cruise: Louis Cruise Line (B+D)

Day 7: Rhodes

Arrive in Rhodes in the morning, the island of roses, you have a full day to explore on your own; you may join an optional sightseeing tour, or simply take a taxi to one of many nearby beaches for a swim in the crystal clear Aegean waters. (B-+L+D)

Day 8: Santorini – Heraklion

This morning’s port of call is Heraklion, Crete where you may discover the town on your own or join an Optional: excursion to the Palace of Knossos. Your next port of call is Santorini, where you are free to explore the land of the fabled Atlantis. (B-+L+D)

Day 9: Athens

Arrive and Disembark from the cruise in Athens, then transferred to your Athens hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. (B)

Day 10: Half Day City Tour of Athens

After breakfast a morning city tour of the famed Acropolis with its dominating view and site of the renowned Parthenon, followed by a visit to the Acropolis Museum. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Athens. (B)

Day 11: ATHENS - DEPARTURE

After breakfast, check out from your Hotel and transfer to the Airport for your return flight home. End of our services. (B)

 

Including

  • 10 Nights Accommodation @ 4 or 5 Star Hotels
  • Transfers from/to Hotel/Airport/Hotel in Turkey
  • Cruise line Louis (Standart Inside Cabin Cat LA).
  • Transfer from Piraeus port to Athens Hotel & Athens Airport
  • Half day Athens city Tour
  • English Speaking Tour Guide throughout Turkey
  • Transportation in A/C & non-smoking vehicle during tours
  • Entrance fees to the sites and museums
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local Taxes and Service Charge

Excluding

  • International Flight
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional Tours
  • Tips to the Driver, Guide and Hotel Staff
  • Beverages with Dinner
  • Portrages at Hotels&Airports
  • Port taxes and Turkey embarkation fee of $166

NOTE:
* We can also custom design a private tour to fully meet your aspirations.
* For Group and Escorted Tours please require available dates.
*Cruise line Louis (Standart Inside Cabin Cat LA).