Pearls of Turkey and Greece Tour

Overview
Duration
Duration
10 Days
9 Nights
Duration
Countries
2 Countries
4 Cities
Type
Type
Small Group Tour
12 Persons
Run
Run:
Everyday

Explore the magnificence of Turkey and Greece with our 10 days Trip, where you will discover the beauty of Istanbul, Cappadocia, Athens and Mykonos. Check Now!

Included
  • Meet and greet service by our English-speaking driver at the airport.
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach.
  • Accommodation 4 nights in Istanbul based on breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Cappadocia based on Half board.
  • Accommodation 2 nights in Athens based on breakfast.
  • Accommodation 2 nights in Mykonos based on breakfast.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above are shared with a Group.
  • Domestic Fight (Istanbul/Cappadocia/Istanbul 15 KG + 8 KG handbag ).
  • Ferry ticket with numbered seats Piraeus - Mykonos.
  • Air Ticket from Mykonos to Athens.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • English-speaking tour guide.
  • Included meals as mentioned in the above itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.
Excluded
  • International Airfare.
  • Turkey & Greece entry visa.
  • Hotel tax in Greece.
  • Any optional tours, Personal Spendings, Tipping or extra not mentioned in the itinerary.
     
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Istanbul

Your English-speaking driver will meet you at Gate Number 9 and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel to start your Turkey and Greece Tour. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast, you will have a full day in the city. Visit Hagia Sophia, originally built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in the 15th century. The next visit will be Topkapi Palace, which was a residence of the Ottoman Sultan from the 15th to the 19th century with its impressive treasury, exquisite harem, attractive courtyards, and pavilions housing huge collections of antiquities.

Then you will visit the Blue Mosque, another of the world's most important religious buildings, unique for its 6 minarets and its celestial interior decorated with the famous blue Iznik tiles.

Lunch in a local restaurant. The next stop will be the Hippodrome, a scene of chariot races. Our last stop will be at the Grand Bazaar and free time. Transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Bosphorus Day Tour

After breakfast, head to The Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colorful and bustling attractions. Next, take an unforgettable Cruise along the Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. During this tour, you will be able to see monuments such as the Palaces of Dolmabahce, Çiragan, Castle of Rumeli Hisarı, and others.

We continue the visit to the Beylerbeyi Palace, built in white marble by Sultan Abdulaziz in the 19th century; it served as a summer residence for later sultans and a guest house for foreign dignitaries. Lunch in a local restaurant. Climbing Çamlica Hill, known as the Hill of Lovers, it offers a majestic panoramic view of the Bosphorus and Istanbul. Finally, transfer back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4: Flight to Cappadocia / Cappadocia Full Day North Tour 

After an early checkout, you will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul to embark on your flight to Kayseri Airport. Visit the famous “Devrent Valley and “Pasabagi” (or Monk`s Valley). After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant in Avanos, a town on the banks of Kizilirmak Red River, you will see some of the world-famous Turkish Handicrafts.

In the afternoon you will visit Göreme's 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 in the region. Valle de Tres Bellas has a beautiful view over the city of Urgup, famous for its wine, and vineyards with apricot gardens where you can always take memorable photos. In the end, you will be transferred to your hotel after visiting Goreme Panorama, a panoramic stop south of Goreme.

Overnigh in Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Cappadocia Full Day South Tour / Flight to Istanbul

After Breakfast, full day excursion in Cappadocia. First, we will walk 4 km through the Valle de Rojo y Rosado. During this beautiful journey, you will observe the fauna and flora of Cappadocia, rich in minerals and full of vineyards. After lunch at a local restaurant, near the Valle de las Palomas, the journey will continue to see the amazing underground city. It is from one of the best preserved and deep underground cities in the region, carved as early as the second millennium BC. The city extends on eight levels above the ground and is carved out of soft volcanic stone.

Before lunch, we will enter the Valley of Love, originally called Valle Blanco, which offers a beautiful view with its graceful-shaped chimneys. Then, we will visit the ancient Christian Village of Cavusin which offers spectacular views, as it has been largely eroded and partially collapsed. After this visit, we will go to the Village of Uchisar, where a natural stone castle offers great photographs from all its angles, and one of the landmarks of the region offers great photographs from all its angles. Finally visit a carpet workshop to appreciate how the Turkish rugs known in the world are woven, along with an onyx and jewelry workshop.

After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival at Istanbul airport, you will be transported to your hotel in Istanbul for an overnight stay.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Istanbul Airport - Arrival Athens

Breakfast, then transfer to Istanbul airport to take your flight to Athens. Once you arrive in Athens, meet our driver and will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Athens.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Athens City Tour

After your breakfast, and at the appointed time, you will commence the panoramic tour of the Athenian Neoclassical Center: The Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the University, the Library, and National Academy, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Gate, the Panathenaic Stadium, and many other monuments and sites of great cultural importance. You will learn all there is to know about their history and background from the licensed English-speaking Tour Guide accompanying you on this tour.

Your next stop will be the "sacred rock", the spectacular, unique and magnificent Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. The entrance fee to both sites is included. At the end of the visit, you can either choose to return to your hotel or set out on your own adventure through the charming and picturesque streets of Plaka.

Overnight in Athens.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Athens - Mykonos

Breakfast. Early in the morning, your assistant will pick you up in one of our vehicles and transfer you to the port of Piraeus, where you will board the ferry to the famous island of Mykonos. The crossing is scheduled at the ideal time of the day so as to enjoy the sun on deck and marvel at the deep blue of the Aegean Sea.

Upon your arrival on the island, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and immerse yourself in the 'slow' way of life of the islanders.

Overnight in Mykonos.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Mykonos Relax

Breakfast. Free day to enjoy this magnificent island. Mykonos is the meeting point of the international "jet set", famous for its wonderful beaches, the dazzling shops and vibrant nightlife. This small island, inhabited since 3000 B.C., was one of the most important cultural centers of antiquity.

Overnight in Mykonos.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Mykonos - Final Departure

At the agreed time, you will be transferred to the airport of Mykonos from where you will board your flight to Athens.

Note: Your arrival at the airport will correspond to your international flight, which should preferably have a departure not earlier than 12:30 pm.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices & Accommodation
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