ISTANBUL CAPPADOCIA KUSADASI SAMOS ATHENS MYKONOS SANTORINI
- Every Saturdays, Tuesdays and Wednsdays between 01 st of July to 30 th of October.
- Ask for other days.
- 02 Nights accommodation in Istanbul
- 02 Nights accommodation in Cappadocia
- 02 Nights accommodation in Kusadasi
- 02 Nights accommodation in Mykonos Islands
- 02 Nights accommodation in Santorini Island
- 02 Nights accommodation in Athens
- All airport and ferry port transfers
- Turkey Greece ferry tickets
- Mykonos Santorini ferry tickets
- Santorini Athens ferry tickets
- Mentioned sightseeing tours
- 13 Breakfast, 04 Lunches, 03 Dinners.
- Turkey and Greece ( Schengen ) Visa cost
- Medical Insurance.
- Port Tax while arrive from Turkey to Greece ( aprox. 20 Euro )
- Porterage - Passengers need to carry their own luggage at Airport, Hotel, Cruise Port & Coaches.
- Any personal expenses i.e. Laundry, Phone etc.
- Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions.
- Any surcharge applicable during your travel dates.
- Drinks at meals ( Except Turkish Night Show on Dinner Cruise )
- + 35 Euro in total bank charges
Day 1 Arrival To Istanbul / Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show
Wellcome to Istanbul. Upon arrival you’ll be wellcomed by our representative and be transferred to your hotel with a deluxe, non smoking, air conditioned coach. Around 8 pm. you’ll be picked up for Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Night Show with Dinner and free flow of local brand Alcoholic Drinks. Enjoy delicious gourmet foods while you dance with the panaromic view of the Bosphorus that separates the two continents Europe and Asia. Enjoy as you cruise The Bosphorus and see historical places like Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Rumeli Fortress , Fatih Bridge , Beylerbeyi Palace Maiden’s Tower and also Istanbuls very famous night clubs as you wine and dine the night away. No other Istanbul experience can match this unique combination of romantic ambiance. We combine fresh food with unparalleled views of Istanbul and live entertainment to create Istanbul‘s leading Bosphorus Dinner Cruise. After the dinner you can enjoy the entertaining music provided by professional DJ and traditional show programs or simply relax with a drink and enjoy the view. The highlight of the night is indeed the Belly Dance show which performed by a charming professional dancer that will effect you deeply and take you the mystic, dreamy world of 1001 nights tales. Dinner on Board and Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 Istanbul – Full Day Istanbul Classics with Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour
Today you’ll visit the must sees places of Turkey. Full day tour of Istanbul including the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue tiles and unique with its six minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet I. Next we will have a look at the Hippodrome of Constantinople where horse and chariot races used to take place. Then visit the St. Sophia Museum which is one of the greatest religious and architectural marvels of all times. Finally the famous Topkapi Palace which was built as the home of the Ottoman sultans. Last stop will be Grand Bazaar. Then we return to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 Flight to Cappadocia / Underground Cities and Valleys Tours
Early morning we transfer you to IST airport to catch your flight to Cappadocia ( flight tickets are extra and will be quoted according to your arrival day ) which is a stunning area of rock formations, subterranean churches and underground dwellings, the scale of which is over-whelming. The natural land formations and huge expanses of silence are just a part of the mystery of the region. The area is also famous for its carpet weaving and the distinctive red clay made pottery of the Avanos area. Upon arrival our staff will take you for a daily tour. We visit Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to paşabağ (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos. We give a break for a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Göreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years.Lastly,before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uçhisar. Overnight in Cappadocia. Optionally you can join traditional night shows, whirling derwishes ( Suffi’s ) performance or Turkish hamam ( bath ) tours.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 4 Cappadocia - Rose Valley & Kaymakli Underground
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley,and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Güllüdere valley. Then visit Çavuşin village.This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen.After lunch Drive to the pigeon valley . In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith. After the tour our staff transfer back to airport. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Optional : You can join captivating Hot Air Balloon Flight.
Day 5 Cappadocia / Izmir / Kusadasi
According to flight time we transfer you to Cappadocia airport to catch your flight to Izmir ( flight tickets are extra and will be quoted according to your arrival day ). Upon arrival to Izmir you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi. Kusadasi is one of Turkey's largest and most cosmopolitan resorts and a stopping off point for the big cruise-liners. It is a good all round resort, offering great beaches, excellent shopping and some serious nightlife. Kusadasi literally means 'Bird Island' and takes its name from the tiny islet known as Guvercin Adasi or Pigeon Island, which is attached to the mainland by a causeway and boasts a 14th century Genoese fort. Free time and overnight stay. Don’t miss to indulge in nightlife of Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 6 Kusadasi– Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary
We start our day tour of Ephesus and Sirince Village. Drive to the Temple of Artemis, which is the one of the seven wonders of the ancient world with a view of Basilica of St. John, which was erected over his grave in the 6th century A.D. by Emperor Justinian. Then, visit the Ancient City of Ephesus where you will explore some of the best preserved theatres, fountains and buildings in the world. A definite must while in Turkey. After the lunch we proceed to authentic roman village Sirince. We discover the daily life, old houses and famous wines of the town. After visits, we will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 7 Kusadasi to Samos by Ferry ( TURKEY TO GREECE )
After the brekafast we transfer you to Kusadasi ferry port in order to catch your ferry to Greece ( Samos Island ) After 1.5 hours of ferry travel we arrive to Samos. The island is one of the most popular islands of Greece, Samos distinguishes for the fabulous beaches and the lush greenery. You have free time up to your ferry time departing to Mykonos Island. Discover the unique natural beatuies of Samos, taste the local foods. We’ll transfer you from international ferry terminal to internal ferry terminal which is situated at the other side of the island. Late evening arrive to Mykonos. Don’t miss to enjoy with the crazy nightlife of the island. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 8 Mykonos
Mykonos sits amidst the Aegean Sea like a unique jewel handcrafted by time, the Greek sun and an anonymous local craftsman. All that can be said or written about Mykonos would be just too little. For centuries Mykonos existed under the shade of the religious centre of Delos and it had to wait until the 20th century to reach its international status and win a place on the world tourist map. Mykonos, famously called 'the island of the winds' due to the constant wind that blows, is the most popular and cosmopolitan island of the Cyclades and considered as one the most famous islands of the world. The sunlight of Mykonos from its first sunshine of dawn all the way to its last of the sunset is astonishing and supplements an atmosphere of images that seem to have sprung out of a painting. Today you have free time to discover the island
Day 9 Mykonos to Santorini by Ferry
Today, after breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Mykonos port for your ferry embarkation to Santorini Island. A thousand sunsets, a thousand memories, a thousand heartbeats, colours of blue red & gold streaking the sky ... this is Santorini island ... Poets have written about it, artists attempt to capture its beauty. Nothing can quite describe ... the unsurpassed magic of Santorini. This tiny Greek island in the Aegean sea, rich in history & steeped in myth, is situated on the southern east tip of the Cyclades Cluster. Once famous for its seafaring captains & thriving trade from Russia towards England, France & Italy, & even further back in time the biblical volcanic catastrophe of 1500 BC, today Santorini is one of the most popular holiday destinations worldwide. Arrival in Santorini and transferred at your hotel. Rest of the day is yours to spend in order to explore the island and admire the breathtaking view. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 10 Caldera Cruise With Hot Springs Tour
Today, after breakfast you will be picked up for a cruise at the caldera and its hot springs. During this tour, you will have the unique chance to visit the active volcano of Santorini, walk on dried lava up to its peak, feel the heat underneath your feet and see the steam of sulphuric gases emerging from the earth bowels. Next, you will sail to the thermal springs where you can dive or step down into the blue waters in order to swim towards the springs (35-36 C). Last you will visit the traditional sister island of Santorini, Thirassia, where you can either swim, go up to the village or simply relax and have something to eat. Return at your hotel. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 11 Santorini to Athens by Ferry
We travel to Athens by speed ferry. Upon arrival to Piraeus port our staff will welcome and tranfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Day 12 Half Day City Tour of Athens
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning meet in the lobby of your hotel for your Half Day City Tour of Athens. With a recorded history of 3,000 years, Athens is the capital of Greece and among the most interesting places in the world. This tour gives you the opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). At the Acropolis you will visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit a must-see in Athens, the place where finally the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The New Acropolis Museum, voted by the Sunday Times as the 3rd best museum of the world. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 13 Departure
Farewell to Greece. According to your flight time we transfer you to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. End of the service. We hope your travel was a memorable one and we wish to see you again.
- 3* Nar Meroddi Pera or Erboy Hotel Istanbul, Heaven Cave Cappadocia, Sözer Hotel Kusadasi, Olia Hotel in Mykonos, Caldera Romantica in Santorini, Candia Hotel in Athens
- 4* Best Western Khan Hotel Istanbul, MDC Cave Cappadocia, Royal Palace Kusadasi, Apollania Bay Hotel in Mykonos, Oceanis Hotel in Santorini, President Hotel in Athens
- Optional tours ;
- Athens by night tour with a dinner in taverna : 69 Euro / Per Person
- Cape Sounion tour in Athens : 55 Euro / Per Person
- Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia : 120 Euro / Per Person
- Tour Starts at Istanbul ( IST ) airport and ends at Athens airport. All the airport , ferry port / hotel transfers and transportation for sight seeing tours will be performed by de-luxe, non smoking, air conditioned vehicles. Ferries from Turkey to Greece and between Greece Islands and Athens are included in the price. Istanbul – Cappadocia and Cappadocia – Izmir flights are excluded and may be quoted according to your travel date.