Best Tour of Greece and Turkey
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- Meet and greet service by English speaking driver at the airport.
- All transfers by an air-conditioned coach.
- Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul based on Bed & Breakfast.
- Accommodation for 2 night in Cappadocia based on Half Board.
- Accommodation for 2 night in Kusadasi based on Half Board.
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Athens based on Bed & Breakfast.
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Mykonos based on Bed & Breakfast.
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Santorini based on Bed & Breakfast.
- Domestic flights Istanbul- Cappadocia / Cappadocia - Izmir / Izmir - Istanbul.
- Ferry tickets Piraeus-Mykonos (economy class)
- High-Speed tickets Mykonos-Santorini (Economy class)
- All sightseeing tours in Istanbul sharing small group
- Private tour in Cappadocia
- Athens Day tour is sharing group
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
- English-speaking tour guide during the tour
- Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- All service charges and taxes
- International Airfare.
- Flight between Turkey and Greece
- Turkey and Greece entry visa.
- Accommodation Tax in Greece
- Any optional tours.
- Personal Spendings.
Day 1: Arrival Istanbul
Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel to start your Trip to Turkey and Greece. Check in to your room and enjoy a free afternoon to explore Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Istanbul City Tour
After breakfast, we will start our full day of the city with the Hagia Sophia, originally built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in the 15th century. You will visit The Blue Mosque, another of the world's most important religious buildings, unique for its 6 minarets and it's celestial interior decorated with the famous blue Iznik tiles; The Hippodrome, scene of chariot races; The Topkapi Palace, the residence of Ottoman Sultan's from the 15th to the 19th century. Have a last stop at the Grand Bazaar, with its impressive treasury, exquisite harem, attractive courtyards and pavilions housing huge collections of antiquities. Transfer to hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
Day 3: Bosphorus Day Tour
After breakfast, begin in the Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colorful and bustling attractions. Next, we take an unforgettable Cruise along the Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. In the afternoon, drive across the first Bosphorus Bridge and head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which affords panoramic views of Istanbul, the Sea of Marmara and the Prince’s Islands. From here a short brings us to the Beylerbeyi Palace on the shore of the Bosphorus. Perhaps the most elegant of the late Ottoman palaces, Beylerbeyi boasts six sumptuously furnished reception halls. Transfer to hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch
Day 4: Istanbul / Cappadocia
After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Arrive Cappadocia for dinner and an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 5: Cappadocia Red Tour
After Breakfast, have a full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Open Air Museum in Goremeand the natural fortress in Uchisar. Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries. Finally, visit Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Cappadocia / Flight to Izmir
You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see:
KIZILCUKUR: an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.
CAVUSIN: one of the oldest settlements in the area. Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St.John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintings date back to the 5th century, making it the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, however, this has been eroded away.
UNDERGROUND CITY: One of the largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
PIGEON HOUSE: Visit pigeon houses and rock formations.
End of the tour transfer to the airport for flight to İzmir.
Overnight in Kuşadası.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7: Pamukkale / Hierapolis / Kusadasi
After breakfast, at 08:30, you will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis. In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre and Roman Baths. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 19:00. Drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
Day 8: KUSADASI / ISTANBUL
Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theater, and temples. Then, we continue to Virgin Mary’s House and the Basilica of St. John. In the afternoon, experience and participate in an upbeat fashion show, showcasing the unique leather products manufactured in Turkey. Transfer to the airport of Izmir for our domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Day 9: Istanbul / Athens
After your breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time for last minute shopping. Then your driver will transfer your to Istanbul Ataturk International Airport or Sahiba Gokcen International Airport according to your flight schedule. Arrive at the Athens airport, welcome assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Athens
Day 10: Athens Tour
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel, and you will be led to a guided Athens sightseeing tour to the House of Parliament, the Unknown Soldier's Tomb, the Hadrian's Arch, the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Athens.
Day 11: Athens / Mykonos
Morning transfer to Piraeus port. Depart to Mykonos. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 12: Mykonos
Free day in Mykonos to enjoy the marvelous beaches of the island and its famous nightlife. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 13: Mykonos / Santorini
Transfer to the port and depart to Santorini. Arrive in Santorini and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 14: Santorini
A day at leisure to enjoy the unique views, the black sandy beaches as well as the most romantic sunset of the world. Do not leave the island without visiting its capital city, Fira town, with the beautiful white-washed houses, the narrow streets and open air cafes that hanging on the steep cliff.
Overnight in Santorini.
Day 15: Final Departure
Check out after breakfast, then transfer to Santorini airport to fly home.