Athens - Acropolis
Athens - Acropolis
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Turkey & Greek Islands

Itinerary

2017 - 'Constantinople To Hellas Tour'
12 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday

Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours free to explore.

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
Day 2
Sunday

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.
Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorous cruise'.

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
(B)
Day 3
Monday

Gallipoli Battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels and the Nek.

Overnight Çanakkale
4 star
(B, D)
Day 4
Tuesday

Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum

This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 5
Wednesday

Ephesus, Kusadasi

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 6
Thursday

Kusadasi, Samos

Leaving Turkey, we take a ferry to Samos and depending on ferry schedules; we may head straight for Mykonos or spend a day exploring lush-green Samos.

Overnight Mykonos
4 star
(B)
Day 7
Friday

Mykonos

Free day today. Spend the day on the beach, stroll around the town or take a trip to one of the small villages or take an optional day trip to the neighbouring island of Delos. This Mecca of Ancient Greece is today an island wide, open-air museum.

Overnight Mykonos
4 star
(B)
Day 8
Saturday

Mykonos to Santorini

Revitalize with an early morning swim and wander the charming white-washed narrow alleyways of Mykonos Town before an afternoon ferry to Santorini.

Overnight Santorini
4 star
(B)
Day 9
Sunday

Santorini optional boat trip

Take an optional boat trip in the world's biggest volcanic crater above sea level. Visit the active volcano, swim in the warm thermal waters and take a therapeutic mud bath.

Overnight Santorini
4 star
(B)
Day 10
Monday

Santorini to Athens

Soak up the sun on the black sand beaches before we board an afternoon ferry to the mainland.

Overnight Athens
4 star
(B)
Day 11
Tuesday

Athens Old City

This morning you will have half day tour and visit Acropolis, stop at the stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held. Admire the Olympian Zeus and Hadrians Arch. At the Acropolis visit the museum, the towering entrance of Propylaia, the Temple of Nike and the most famous of Greek relics, the Parthenon.

Overnight Athens
4 star
(B)
Day 12
Wednesday

Athens

After breakfast, we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. This itinerary is subject to change dependant on Greek ferry schedules. Although it is rare, occasionally ferry schedules are changed without notice, and sometimes a scheduled ferry departure may be cancelled due to weather conditions. If this occurs the program may need to be adjusted slightly, and at times it may mean you will spend less or more place in one location than originally planned for. This is the nature of Greek Island travel, and we thank you for your understanding in the rare event that something like this occurs.
2. Single travellers may share a twin room with another traveller of the same sex, if available. If a same-sex room share is not available then the single room supplement will be payable. Room shares are arranged in order of booking.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Outbound Transfer - Athens
    Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide in Turkey
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for Athens city tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle in Turkey
  • Transportation by ferry within the Greek islands
  • Transfers between ports and hotels
  • Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
  • Entrance fees in Turkey
  • Tips except driver, guide and transfer staff
  • 11 nights - accommodation.
    2 nights
    Boutique
    Istanbul
    1 night
    4 star
    Çanakkale
    2 nights
    Boutique
    Kuşadası
    2 nights
    4 star
    Mykonos
    2 nights
    4 star
    Santorini
    2 nights
    4 star
    Athens
  • 11 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
  • Tips - driver, guide and transfer staff
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Entrance fees in Greece
  • Visas, border or port taxes
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
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Highlights

  • Athens - Acropolis - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Athens - Hadrian's Arch
  • Athens - Parthenon
  • Athens - Temple of Athena Nike
  • Athens City Tour
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace
  • Pergamum - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Sirince - Village
  • Troy - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Athens - Acropolis Museum
  • Athens - Panathenaic Stadium
  • Athens - Propylaea
  • Athens - Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - St Sophia Museum
  • Mykonos
  • Santorini
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
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Accommodation

This page is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given overnight stop this means that we alternate between the listed hotels. The pre departure pack will show hotel for a given departure.

Turkey

Çanakkale
Iris Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Mola Caddesi No:48
Güzelyali
Çanakkale
Ph. :
+90 (0286) 232 86 28
Fax :
+90 (0286) 232 80 28
Iris Hotel
Iris Hotel
Iris Hotel
Istanbul
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Taya Hatun Sokak No:5
(formerly Sirkeci Konak Hotel)
Sirkeci
Istanbul
Ph. :
+90 212 528 43 44
Fax :
+90 212 528 44 55
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Kuşadası
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Blv. No: 42
Kuşadası
Ph. :
+90 (0256) 614 7608
Fax :
+90 (0256) 614 4967
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel

Greece

Athens
Titania Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Panepistimiou 52
Athens
Ph. :
+30 210 332 6000
Fax :
+30 210 330 0700
Website :
www.titania.gr
Titania Hotel
Titania Hotel
Titania Hotel
Mykonos
Rhenia Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Tourlos Bay
Mykonos
Ph. :
+30 228 902 2300
Fax :
+30 228 902 3152
Rhenia Hotel
Rhenia Hotel
Rhenia Hotel
Santorini
Rose Bay Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Kamari
Santorini Island
Santorini
Ph. :
+30 228 633 6501
Fax :
+30 228 603 3653
Website :
www.rosebay.gr
Rose Bay Hotel
Rose Bay Hotel
Rose Bay Hotel
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
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Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
01 Jan 2017
31 Dec 2017
2,229.00
710.00
01 Jan 2018
31 Dec 2018
2,229.00
710.00
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