TURKEY WITH GREEK ISLANDS WITH CRUISE OF 7 DAYS 17 DAYS / 16 NIGHTS
WITH FLIGHT INCLUDED
Min. 02 pax
1st Day | Saturday Arrival in Istanbul
Arrival and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
2nd Day | Sunday Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day with the possibility of having an optional excursion in "Bosphorus and Sultanahmet Neighborhood" OPTIONAL EXCURSION | BOSPHORUS AND SULTANAHMET NEIGHBORHOOD (Full day with lunch) Departure from the hotel to visit the Egyptian Bazaar (spice market) and then a boat tour in the Bosphorus, the strait that separates Europe from Asia where we can enjoy the great beauty of the forests of Istanbul, its palaces and the yalı, wooden palaces built on both banks. In the afternoon visit to the Sultanahmet neighborhood with the Roman Hippodrome square, then we will visit the famous Blue Mosque, the only one in the world with 6 minarets in its time. We will finish our excursion with a visit to the Basilica Cisterna that was used as a water deposit during the Byzantine period. End of the excursion in the old part. Transfer and return to the hotel. Accommodation.
3rd Day | Monday Istanbul | Ankara (Breakfast, Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning with the possibility of having an optional excursion to Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar. OPTIONAL EXCURSION | TOPKAPI PALACE AND GRAND BAZAR (Half day without lunch) Departure from the hotel to visit the Topkapı Palace, residence of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, famous for its excellent collection of jewelry and porcelain. (Harem room with surcharge). Continuation
for free time in the Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays and religious holidays), a building that houses more than 4000 stores inside. At the combined time (+ | - 14:00) departure by coach for Ankara, passing through the Istanbul Intercontinental Bridge. Arrival to the capital of the country. Dinner at the hotel.
4th Day | Tuesday Ankara | Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel visit to the capital of Turkey with the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations with an exhibition of Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Hittite, Phrygian Urartu remains etc. and the Ataturk Mausoleum, dedicated to the founder of the Turkish Republic. Departure for Cappadocia. On the way, visit to the underground city of Saratli built by Christian communities to protect themselves from Arab attacks. The underground city preserves the stables, common rooms, meeting room and small rooms for families.
Dinner at the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.
5th Day | Wednesday Cappadocia (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
At dawn, possibility of participating in an optional hot air balloon excursion, a unique experience, over rock formations, fairy chimneys, natural formations, lunar landscapes.
Breakfast at the hotel. The day is dedicated to visiting this fantastic region, unique in the world, Goreme Valley, with its cave churches, with paintings from the 10th and 11th centuries; visit to the trogloyta village of Uçhisar, Paşabag valley, with its most spectacular fairy chimneys in Cappadocia, Dervent valley with its curious natural formations and time for artisan workshops such as carpets and semi-precious
onyx-stones. At night an optional excursion is offered to attend a show of typical dances of the region. The show only includes all types of unlimited drinks such as beer, wine and rakı (traditional Turkish drink containing 40 degrees of alcohol and anise) Dried fruits and fruits without food. We will have dinner at the hotel before going to the place. Return and accommodation at the place.
6th Day | Thursday Cappadocia | Pamukkale (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast. Departure to Pamukkale. On the way we will stop at an old inn called Caravasar from the Seljuk period in the Sultanhanvillage. Lunch and continuation to Pamukkale, Arrival in and free time in Pamukkale "Cotton Castle", unique in the world with the thermal pools of calcareous origin and the petrified waterfalls. We will visit the ancient city Hierapolis. Hierapolis is one of the great deposits of Anatolia, its next to the attraction site of the cotton pools, make the place a point of great interest. Today
Pamukkale is located right next to the Ancient City of Herapolis. The town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and recognized as one of the most relevant and attractive tourist centers in the world. The city of Pamukkale gets its name which means"CottonCastle" from the formations of white layers of limestone. Hierapolis is also called "the Sacred City" due to numerous temples and religious buildings. At
the end of the tour, transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
7th DAY | FRIDAY PAMUKKALE | EPHESUS | ESMIRNA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Selçuk-Ephesus. Arrival and visit to the ruins of Ephesus, it was the fifth great city of the Roman era. During our visit we will appreciate the famous Celsius library after Alexandria, theater and some Roman and Hellenic temples, the Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, the House of Amor, the Agora, the Marble street and the Theater too. Lunch at a local restaurant. Next we will visit the house of the Virgin Mary where it is assumed that Mary came to Ephesus together with Saint John and lived there until her Assumption (according to the Catholic doctrine) or Dormition (according to orthodox beliefs).As this house is a place of pilgrimage it is visited by many Christian tourists often during the year. In the afternoon we will stop at a leather production workshop. As Ephesus has been a leather tannery center since ancient times, we can buy some leather clothes at the most reasonable price. We will also see a fashion show in which they will show us some of the most elegant jackets in the country. Then we will continue to İzmir-Esmirna, the third largest city in Turkey. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
8th Day | Saturday Departure from Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel. At the combined time, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Athens. Arrival and transfer to your planned hotel. Accommodation 8th Day | Sunday Athens (Breakfast) Breakfast at hotel. Half day tour of the city of Athens, starting with the Acropolis, we will take a panoramic tour of the city, passing through the Parliament with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the University, the Academy and the Library, as well as the two most important squares of Athens, and Syntagma and Oponía. Transfer to the hotel and free afternoon.
9th Day Monday Athens / Cruise (Breakfast, Dinner)
At the indicated time, passengers must board the cruise free arrival, the boat sets sail at 21:00 pm night in Altamar. Night on the Cruise.
10th Day Tuesday Mykonos (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast. Arrival on the beautiful island of Mykonos around 07:00 am, enjoy an excursion offered by the boat and free time. Night on the Cruise.
11th Day Wednesday Mykonos / Milos (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast. The ship departs at 07.00 am from Mykonos bound for the island of Milos. Arrival at the port of Milos at approximately 13:00 p.m. Possibility of taking an excursion organized by the cruise ship and around 23:59 pm the ship departs for Santorini Night on the Cruise.
12th Day Thursday Milos / Santorini (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Arrival in Santorini around 08:00 am and free day to visit the island. Night on the Cruise.
13rd Day Friday Santorini (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Free day on the island. And around 23:00 pm the ship sets sail for Crete. Night on the Cruise.
14th Day Saturday Santorini / Crete / Samos or Kusadası (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Arrival around 07:00 a.m. to Crete. Breakfast and Disembarkation. Free time to visit the island. Around 20:30 p.m. departure to Samos or Kusadası.
15th Day Sunday Samos or Kusadası (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast. Arrival in Samos or Kusadası. Disembarking to the land. Free time to visit the island. At the indicated time, departure to Athens. Night on board
16th Day Monday ATHENS - CRUISE DISEMBARKATION (Breakfast)
Departure from Mykonos around 03:00 am and Arrival around 09:00 am at the port of Lavrion. Disembarkation. And transfer to the airport to take your flight back. END OF OUR SERVICES
Departure Dates 2021; (Saturday)
(according to chosen
|Laleli Gonen 3 * sup or Akgün Hotel 3 * sup or similar
Lares Park 4 * or Nippon 4 * or Lamartine 4 * or
Midtown or similar
Mercure Bomonti 5 * or Crowne Plaza Harbiye 5 * or
|Etap Altınel 4 * or Içkale Hotel 4 * or Anadolu
Downtown 4 * or similar
Hilton Garden 5 *, The Green Park 5 *, Wyndham Hotel 5* os.
|Ramada Hotel 4 *, Dinler Hotel Nevşehir 4 * os.
Dinler Hotel Ürgüp 5 *, Hotel Perissia 5 *, Crystal Hotel 5* or similar
|Dedeman Hotel 4 *, North Point Hotel 4 *, Angel's Park
Hotel 4 * os.
Doga Thermal Hotel Spa or Hotel Colossae or similar
(according to chosen category)
|Crystal City Hotel 3 * or Pan Hotel 3 * or similar
Titania Hotel 4 * or President 4 * Hotel or similar
Royal Olympic Hotel 5 * or Wyndham Grand Athens Hotel 5 * os.
|NET PRICES PER SEASON||Pp / dbl||Pp / Single||Pp / trp||0-5 Years||6-11 yrs
|March and April||1950||2750||1840||20%||50%|
|MAY / JUN / JUL / AUG / OCT||2120||2950||2030||20%||50%|
|March and April||2120||2850||1900||20%||50%|
|MAY / JUN / JUL / AUG / OCT||2240||3120||2120||20%||50%|
|March and April||2250||3130||2140||20%||50%|
|MAY / JUN / JUL / AUG / OCT||2490||3390||2360||20%||50%|
Cruise taxes and tips (required): per person 350.-usd Net.
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS NET PRICES PER PERSON
EXCLUSIVELY FOR RESERVATION PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN TURKEY
Optional excursion (2nd day) Bosphorus and Sultanahmet neighborhood Full day with lunch: 70 USD
Optional excursion (3rd day) Half Day Without lunch: 50 USD
Show in Cappadocia: 50 USD
Balloon Ride in Cappadocia: 260 USD
NOTE: WE MAKE A REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF ALL OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES AS A SPECIAL OFFER FOR YOU AS LONG AS THEY PAY THE GUIDE.IN THIS CASE, THE DISCOUNTED PRICE WILL BE 390 DOLLARS PER PERSON.
Accommodation in hotels (or similar)
Local English-speaking guide for all visits is included in the program
Diet according to program
1 bottle of 0.50 lt of water on the bus (from day 3 to day 7)
Free Wİ-Fİ on the circuit bus (from day 3 to day 7)
Airfare (Izmir / Istanbul) in Economy Class
7 days / 6 nights cruise through the Greek islands and Turkey in full board in an interior cabin
embarkation in Athens
Minibus or bus routes with A / C, depending on the number of passengers
according to number of people)
3 excursions during the cruise (Kusadası * may change, Heraklion and Santorini)
& limited beverage package
Plane Ticket (IST / ATH)
Visits with tickets are included
Prices do not include
Personal expenses and extras
Drinks during meals for the stay in Athens (except on the cruise ship)
Tips to drivers and guides