Quick Greece & Turkey:|Cappadocia | Istanbul | Athens | Delphi | Mykonos | Santorini
Welcome to Turkey. On arrival at Kayseri Airport, our local representative will meet you outside the customs area and drive you to Cappadocia, best known for its unique moon-like landscape, underground cities, cave churches and houses carved in the rocks. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. In the evening, we drive to Derinkuyu Underground City, where you will see carved out of rock and completely self contained houses. More than 200 people lived on each of the seven fl oors with the last one 250 feet underground. See the citadel of Ortahisar and the old Cavusin Village. Overnight at the hotel in Cappadocia
After a continental breakfast, we take you on full day tour of mysterious Cappadocia. Start your tour from Uchisar - north of Cappadocia, where you will enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of fairy chimneys. Later visit Avanos, a small town know for its ceramics. Next you will see three coned fairy chimneys at Pasabag. Highly remarkable earth pillars can be seen here, in the middle of a vineyards. We, then drive to Dervent Valley, the lunar landscape! The little fairy chimneys in the valley form a lunar landscape or moonscape with their beautiful appearance. Next, we stop at Goreme open air museum, which is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns. These tall free standing cones of stone, curve and twist as if pulled from earth like taff y. Others are tall like fairy chimneys. The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries. Visit some caves on the cliff s to see Byzantine frescoes decorating early Christian churches. See the Pigeon valley, where thousands of Pigeon houses are carved into the rocks. Overnight at the hotel in Cappadocia
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to Kayseri airport for your flight to Istanbul. On arrival at Istanbul Airport, our local representative will meet you outside the customs area and take you to your hotel (Check-in time is 3.00 pm). The day is free to explore this wonderful city on two continents. Overnight at the hotel in Istanbul
After a continental breakfast, we take you on a guided city tour of Istanbul. We drive to the old city and visit the Sultan Ahmet Mosque, popularly known as ‘Blue Mosque’. Later, we visit Hagia Sophia. This Church turned Mosque turned Museum will take your breath away with sheer architectural size of its interior, its magnificient dome, frescoes and mosaic portraits. We then visit the Museum of Topkapi Palace, where you will be amazed by the dazzling displays of the treasures of the Ottoman Sultans. The last stop is the Grand Bazaar, the most attractive shopping center and the biggest ‘Souk’ in the world with nearly 2000 shops of gold, antiques, jewellery, carpets and leather-wear. Overnight at the hotel in Istanbul
After a continental breakfast, we take you for a cruise along the shores of the legendary Bosphorus, the winding strait separating Europe and Asia. Bosphorus coastline is a delightful mixture of the past and the present where one can enjoy the grand splendour and quaint beauty of the ancient wooden Mansions, Palaces of marble, Fortresses and small Fishing villages. After the Cruise, visit the Spice Market a thrilling riot of colours, sounds and the rich smells of exotic spices. Overnight at the hotel in Istanbul
After a continental breakfast, we drive to the airport for your flight to Athens - the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. Upon arrival, proceed on guided city tour of Athens. Visit to the Panathinaiko Stadium which was the cradle of the fi rst Olympic Games that took place in 1896. See the Constitution Square (Syntagma Square), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. Next, we proceed to the visit the Acropolis, the crowning beauty and glory of ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena, Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens. Later, visit the new Acropolis museum. Walking through its galleries is a walk through history not only of Archaic and Classical periods, but also the ancient neighbourhoods of Athens. Overnight at the hotel in Athens
After a continental breakfast, we proceed on a day trip to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. We pass by Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site the Temple of Apollo, famous for its oracle and the Museum of Delphi, with it’s spectacular fi nds, including the bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos. After a local lunch we return to Athens via the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese. Overnight at the hotel in Athens
After a early morning continental breakfast, we check out of the hotel and drive to the Port of Athens to board the Ferry to Mykonos Island - the most famous Greek island and one of the world’s most popular holiday resorts. Mykonos island is an example of unique cycladic architecture set around a picturesque fi shingvillage bay. Totally whitewashed buildings of Mykonos fi t closely together to form a one of the kind maze of narrow alleys and streets. Upon arrival, proceed on orientation tour of Mykonos. Enjoy some of the best views of Mykonos and its surroundings. Explore the narrow streets and alleys of the old town and Little Venice. See the Panagia Paraportiani church and the monastery of Panagia Tourliani.
After a continental breakfast, we check out the hotel & drive to port to take Ferry to Santorini - Arguably Greece’s most beautiful island, Santorini is a mix of towering cliff s, inky waters and whitewashed villages. It is the most southern island of the Cyclades, south of the Aegean sea. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. The day is free to explore the beautiful black sandy beaches of Santorini. Overnight at the hotel in Santorini
After a continental breakfast, we take you on a half day tour of Thiara Volcano, Hot Springs & Oia by Caldera Boat. Drive to Athinios port and sail for the lava islet of Nea Kameni. We disembark and walk an ascending soil path to approach the crater of the still active volcano. This is an incredible sight, even if you are not viewing a volcano for the fi rst time! We return to our boat and set sail for the second lava islet called Palea Kameni, where we fi nd its Hot Springs and have a chance to swim in the green sulfur waters Next we will sail to the beautiful and traditional island of Thirassia. Visit the traditional village of Manolas, which is accessed by winding stairs. Later we make a short stop at the port of Armeni, in Oia. Discover the small village of Oia, built on a steep slope of the volcanic caldera, and wander around its little shops that off er traditional, handmade products. Later, sail back to Athinois, Santorini. Overnight at the hotel in Santorini
After a continental breakfast, morning free to relax. Later check out the hotel & drive to Athinios port to board the ferry back to Athens. Upon arrival, check into the hotel & evening free to explore Athens on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Athens
After a continental breakfast, Your ‘Greece & Turkey’ holiday ends as you check out of the hotel. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and any suggestions you may have for the future
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Alternative hotels are typically of equal or better quality than hotels listed on the quotation, as based on amenities and ratings guides, and may be located in alternate cities. No reduction or compensation will be given.
Accommodations will be provided in superior tourist-class hotels, or best available tourist-class. Twin-bedded rooms with private bath or shower, based on double occupancy.
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|Adult in Twin||USD 2220|
|Child(2-11Yrs) with No Bed||USD 1665|
|Child(2-11Yrs) with Bed||USD 1998|
|Single Occupancy||USD 4440|
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