TURKEY – GREECE
Duration: 14 Days
Arrive at Istanbul Airport, transfer to hotel. Evening is free for your own. Dinner at restaurant and overnight stay in hotel.
Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. After breakfast proceed for Istanbul city tour. Visit the most important popular sites of Istanbul in one full day tour, St. Sofya, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Dolmabahce palace (outside view), Grand Bazaar then enjoy 1-hour cruise along the Bosphorous. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Istanbul – Cappadocia by flight
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Airport to catch the flight for Cappadocia. Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey, is known for its distinctive “fairy chimneys,” tall, coneshaped rock formations clustered in Monks Valley, Göreme and elsewhere. Other notables sites include Bronze Age homes carved into valley walls by troglodytes (cave dwellers) and later used as refuges by early Christians. Visit the underground city of Kaymaklı & Citadel of Uçhisar. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Cappadocia – Konya (224 k.m. aprx)
Cappadocia is one of the most Popular Balloon ride location in the world. You can go for it (Optional). Continue with the valley of "Göreme" & open-air museum, Pigeon Valley and then Red Valley. After the tour, transfer to Konya. Dinner and overnight stay in Konya.
Konya - Pamukkale - Kusadasi (569 k.m. aprx)
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Pamukkale. Pamukkale is a traveller's delight and a geological phenomenon. It is a town in western Turkey best known for its mineral-rich thermal waters that flow down the bright white terraces of a steep valley side. Next to this is Hierapolis, an ancient Roman spa city founded around 190B. After that continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Kusadasi - Ephesus and Aphrodisias Tour
After breakfast proceed to Ephesus tour with Turkish Village Serine. Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of the site of one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the world, the site of Temple of Artemis and the ancient city of Ephesus. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the city and stadium where chariot and horse races were once held. You will also have the chance to experience some Turkish handicrafts and to visit the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary and your last visit will be Serine village which is located on the top of a mountain and famous with wines that you can taste. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Kusadasi - Izmir - Athens - Mykonos
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to airport to catch the flight for Athens, then transfer to ferry pier to go to Mykonos by ferry. Mykonos city tour. Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island. This white-washed piece of paradise has the best examples of Cycladic architecture and historic sites, numerous water sports activities and a buzzing nightlife. Upon arrival we depart for Island & City tour. Tour lasts 3-4 hours, visiting some of the island's most interesting areas, including several beaches as well as Paradise beach, Ano Mera Village with its famous Panagia Tourliani Monastery. Then walking the small and narrow streets, we get orientation and information in the labyrinth of the old town as well as impressions of the small port and the churches in town. Explore the small Venice in Mykonos town and the great night life. Check in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Mykonos.
Mykonos - Santorini
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Santorini by fast ferry. Proceed for Santorini city tour. Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape. The whitewashed, cubiform houses of its 2 principal towns, Fira and Oia, cling to cliffs above an underwater caldera (crater). They overlook the sea, small islands to the west and beaches made up of black, red and white lava pebbles. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast proceed for Full day Santorini Island trip. Santorini is the most famous of all Greek islands and a number one summer destination worldwide. The beauty of this island is incomparable to any other in the world. The amazing Caldera formed by the volcanic eruption centuries ago, resulted in the most amazing sea views a human eye can ever see. Dinner and overnight stay in Santorini.
Santorini – Athens
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to ATH by ferry. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel
After breakfast we will have an extensive Athens sightseeing tour. See the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier’s Tomb (visit), Hadrian’s Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, and the Panathenaic Stadium (visit), the Academy, the University and the National Library. Also see vistas of the Presidential Palace, view the Catholic Cathedral and visit the Parthenon on the world-famous Acropolis (visit). It is an ancient citadel located above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historical significance. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Drop off at the hotel to rest. In the evening you will be transferred to an Indian Restaurant down town for the dinner. Return at the hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Athens – Delphi Tour
Drive through the fertile plain of Veotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus - Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World - the "Omphalos" (Navel of Earth) - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Optional lunch in the modern village of Delphi, return to Athens by the same route. In the evening you will be transferred to an Indian Restaurant down town for the dinner. Return at the hotel. Overnight in Athens.
After breakfast checkout from hotel and transfer to airport.
Airfare & VISA charges
3-star hotel Accommodation
Meal-Breakfast + Light Refreshmant + Dinner
All transfer & sightseeing are on private basis
Insurance up to 60 years.
Foreign Exchange under RBI for Travelling Abroad.
Any expense in personal nature, telephone call, laundry, tips etc.
Meals which are not mentioned in inclusion
Cost of beverage (soft or hard).
Anything not specifically mentioned in “Inclusions” section.
Excess luggage charges
GST & TCS