9 Day Turkey and Greece Express Tour

from $1045
Duration:
9 Days/ 8 Nights
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
Everyday

Amazing 9 days in Turkey and Greece Visiting ​Istanbul, Cappadocia, Athens and Santorini to discover the most popular attractions Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Gallipoli Battlefields, Horse of Troy and more.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by English speaking driver at airport.
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Istanbul based on Bed & Breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Cappadocia based on Bed & Breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Athens based on Bed & Breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Santorini based on Bed & Breakfast 
  • Domestic flights ( Istanbul – Cappadocia – Istanbul )
  • Ferry tickets Piraeus – Santorini with regular ferry economy class.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above.
  • 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
Excluded:
  • International Airfare.
  • Domestic Flight (Santorini / Athens)
  • Turkey and Greece entry visa.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal Spendings.
  • Tipping.
Itinerary:
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Day1: Arrival Istanbul

Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast then 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. The Blue Mosque, another of the world's most important religious buildings, unique for it's 6 minarets and it's celestial interior decorated with the famous blue Iznik tiles. The Hippodrome, scene of chariot races. The Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultan's from the 15th to the 19th century. With its impressive treasury, exquisite harem, attractive courtyards and pavilions housing huge collections of antiquities, last stop at the Grand Bazaar. Transfer back to your hotel, overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3: Cappadocia Full Day Tour by Flight from Istanbul

Check out after breakfast, then you will picked up from your hotel in Istanbul to take a 45 minutes flight to Kayseri Airport. Upon arrival your guide will meet you to enjoy Cappadocia. Firstly we will visit the famous “Devrent Valley and “Pasabagi” (or Monk`s Valley), After lunch at a local restaurant in “Avanos” Town on the banks of Kizilirmak Red River we will see some of world famous Turkish Handicrafts being made here. In the afternoon we will visit the “Goreme Open Air Museum and "Uchisar Rock Castle". We will finalize the tour with a visit to the “Underground City of Kaymakli” which is one of the best preserved and deep subterranean towns of the region. Then transfer to your hotel and check in, overnight in Cappadocia
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Cappadocia / fly back to Istanbul

Check out after breakfast you have a chance to fill the time untill your flight, To enjoy with additional activity(Hot air ballon ride at early morning).
Transfer to Kayseri airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel, Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Istanbul - Greece

After breakfast check out then transfer to Istanbul International Airport for departure to Athens, The capital of modern Greece. Overnight in Athens.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Athens City tour .

After breakfast time to discover the city of Athens. We begin with a panoramic tour to the most important monuments and landmarks of the city including the Panathinaiko stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next we head for our guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion. Later, we continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis museum voted one of the best museums in the world. Afternoon at leisure to explore Plaka, the picturesque old part of the city, and why not, some shopping at Ermou street. Later back to your hotel. Overnight Athens.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Piraeus and Santorini

After breakfast In the morning we will be transferred to the port of Piraeus to catch the local ferry to Santorini. Arrival in Santorini in the afternoon and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Santorini.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: At leisure Santorini.

At leisure to explore the magical island of Santorini. Discover Fira Oia with the breathtaking views to the volcano, and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the Aegean. Explore the unique black-sanded beaches or take a boat tour to the islands of the caldera. Overnigth in Santorini.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Final Departure

Morning at leisure until the time to transfer to the airport for a short domestic flight, connecting with your international return flight home.
Meals : Breakfast
Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan:
Dana Villas Santorini
Mithra Cave Hotel Special Class
Nidya Galata Port Hotel
Titania Hotel Athens
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