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Relics Of Turkey & Greece

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  • Days: 12
  • Cities: 11
  • Country: 2
  • Dates: Mar 20’ - Oct 20'
  • Max People : 40
  • Min Age : 1+

Discover the captivating city of Istanbul, tour by Topkapi Palace Museum, the Blue Mosque, Saint Sophia or St. Savior and the Grand Bazaar. Drive to Ankara for a visit to the Mausoleum of Ataturk.

Drive to Cappadocia to explore the most important sights of the this unique country; among some the Uchisar Citael, Underground Kamakili, Goreme Valley, Konya, Pamukkale and the ancient Hierapolis, the Roman baths, Kusadasi and Ancient Ephesus. Embark your cruise from Kusadasi, with next stop the spiritual Patmos that inspired St. John the Divine to write the Book of Apocalypse, Knossos Palace the center of the Minoan civilization in Crete and disembark in Santorini, legend of the lost city of Atlantis.

End your island hopping with Athens; A city whose history spans through centuries; your tour of Ancient Olympia will take you to the Corinth canal, the ancient theatre of Epidaurus and the place where the Olympic Games were born.

 

Start/End Location

Istanbul / Athens

Tour Style

At Leisure 
These un-escorted packages have no set schedule or guides, so you have the freedom and flexibility to explore on your own from your centrally-located hotel.

Price Includes

  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodations in Athens
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
  •  3-night Cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey on full board basis (based on the minimum inside category)
  • 20 Meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 Lunch, 5 dinners
  •  Half day Athens sightseeing Tour including the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum
  • Full day Istanbul Tour (with lunch)
  •  Full Day Argolis Tour
  •  Entrance fees to the sites, during guided sightseeing tours
  • Daily breakfast

 

Hotels

Athens: Amalia Hotel  *
Istanbul: Niles Hotel Istanbul *

* Please note that hotels listed are only reference.  Exact hotel will be provided at confirmation.

What you'll love
  • Half day Athens sightseeing Tour including the Acropolis & the Acropolis Museum
  •  Full Day Argolis Tour
  •  3-night Cruise to the Greek islands & Turkey on full board basis
  •  Full day Istanbul Tour (with lunch)
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Itinerary

Day 1Istanbul

Arrival in Istanbul. Check into your selected hotel.

Day 2Istanbul

Full day Istanbul sightseeing tour with lunch visiting the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, Saint Sophia museum or St. Savior. (Some places are closed, please contact your agent). (B)

Day 3Istanbul - Ankara

Early departure by bus to Ankara. Passing through an area very fertile and rich in history, the ancient Bithynia and Nicomedia the capital. Brief stop at the Roman town of Ad Hippium Prussia, which was the summer capital of the Kingdom of Bithynia. After lunch, arrival in Ankara. Dinner & overnight.(B,L,D)

Day 4Ankara - Cappadocia

After breakfast, visit of the Turkish capital, and in particular the Mausoleum of Ataturk (founder of modern Turkey) and the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, which houses a rich collection of archaeological finds in Asia Minor,mostly from the Hittites. Lunch and continuation to Capadocia. Dinner & overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 5 Cappadocia

Capadoccia full day tour, including a visit to the Uçhisar Citadel and the underground Kaymakili town. Lunch and then visit to the Goreme Valley and the open-air museum. The tour ends at Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Dinner & overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 6 Cappadocia - Konya - Pamukkale

Depart for Konya early in the morning, visit to the 13th century Caravanserai “Sultanhan”, arrival in Konya, where the Mevlana Museum and the Theological School of Whirling Dervishes are located, lunch en route, driving to Pamukkale. Dinner & overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 7Pamukkale - Ephesus - Kusadasi

In the morning, enjoy the unparalleled white waterfalls and natural pools in Pamukkale, spectacular and unique place in the world. On the way to Kusadasi, visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, the necropolis containing more than 150,000 graves. After lunch, continue to Ephesus, Greco-Roman city, ancient capital of Asia, where u will visit the Temple of Hadrian, the Temple of Trajan, the Theatre, the Library of Celsius, etc. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where she spend her last years of life. Dinner & overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 8Kusadasi (turkey) - Patmos

Next port of call is the Turkish port of Kusadasi with a visit Ephesus, one of the most complete ancient cities ever excavated. Then on to the island of Patmos, where participating in the optional tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Monastery and the Grotto of St. John where he lived and wrote the book of the Revelation. (B)

Day 9Heraklion (crete) - Santorini

Arrival in Heraklion. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the optional tour to the Knossos Palace, the center of the Minoan Civilization. Departure to Crete and arrival in Santorini island in the afternoon, the island which is said to be the lost continent of the Atlantis. (B)

Day 10Piraeus - Athens

Arrival at Piraeus port early in the morning. Breakfast on board and transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Day 11Athens - Argolis

You will leave Athens early in the morning heading towards the Corinth Canal where is the first stop. Drive to Mycenae, the Homeric city of Atreides, the city “rich in gold” of the ancient poets. Visit the Lion’s Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, and the Royal Tombs e.t.c. Depart for Nauplion through the fertile plain of Argolis, the picturesque town nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress (short photo stop), leave for Epidauros, to visit the Theatre (4th century B.C.) famous for its astonishing acoustics. Return to Athens by the National road connecting Epidauros with Corinth. (B)

Day 12Athens / Airport

According to the flight departure time,check out and depart to Athens airport.

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FAQ

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

Prices listed are per passenger based on double. If you wish to have your own room a single supplement is required. Please ask your travel advisor at the time of booking.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

– Greece – Euro (EUR)

Should I book pre/post tour accommodation?

It is recommended to book in advance in extension to this tour. Additional days can be added before/after this tour.

5 Reviews
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kevin

Solo Traveller

Great tour!!

August 22, 2019

Bertrand

Family Traveller

What a wonderful experience!! we really enjoyed the Full Day Istanbul tour.

August 6, 2019

Dwight

Couple Traveller

Wonderful experience!! The tour was well prepared and fun.

July 23, 2019

Jason A

Couple Traveller

My wife and I decided to book with Infinity Worldwide for the first time and it was an awesome experience. The sights and hotels were great. would be booking with this company again.

June 19, 2019

Amy L

Solo Traveller

Enjoyed this tour. The hotels that Infinity booked were very nice hotels. I look forward to booking with this company again.

June 6, 2019
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