PROMOTION TURKEY WITH GREEK ISLANDS WITH CRUISE PACKAGE 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS WITH FLIGHT INCLUDED
Min. 02 pax
(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
|Blanca Hotel 4 * or Kaya Prestige 4 * or similar
Movenpick Hotel 5 * or Hilton İzmir 5 * os.
|Akol Hotel 4 *, Assos Garden 4 *, Troia Tusan Hotel 4 * os. Kolin Hotel 5 * or Akol Hotel 4 * sup.
(according to chosen
|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.
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS NET PRICES PER PERSON
EXCLUSIVELY FOR RESERVATION PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN TURKEY
Cruise taxes and tips (required): per person 240.-usd Net.
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 9)
Free Wİ-Fİ on the circuit bus (from day 3 to day 9)
4 days / 3 nights cruise through the Greek islands and Turkey in full board in an interior cabin
boarding in Athens
Minibus or bus routes with A / C, depending on the number of passengers
according to number of people)
2 excursions during the cruise (Patmos and Santorini) & limited drink 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
Arrival and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at 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 era. Transfer and return to the hotel. Accommodation.
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.
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 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. Overnight at the hotel.
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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. At night an optional excursion is offered to attend a show of local dances of the region. The show includes all types of drinks such as wine beer 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 hotel.
Breakfast towards Pamukkale. Lunch at a local restaurant. 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 meaning "Cotton Castle" from the white layer formations of limestone. Hierapolis is also called "the Sacred City" due to numerous temples and religious buildings. The beauty of the white stones (travertines) that cover all the natural pools that were formed by thermal
water will attract us without a doubt. Transfer to the hotel. How are these small pools of thermal water created? İts origin is found in the tectonic movements that took place in the depression of the fault of the Menderes river basin. These gave rise to hot springs, and all of these made it possible for Pamukkale to exist. At the end of the tour, transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
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.
Breakfast and departure to the ancient city of Bergama, one of the cultural, commercial and medical centers of the past. Visit the famous Asclepion that was considered one of the most important health centers of its era. Asclepion built for the god of health and physicians Asclepius is also known as the first psychiatric hospital. Here some medical investigations were carried out and different treatment methods were applied. Lunch and then departure to Canakkale to visit Troja, the ancient city that evokes by itself
another poetic name; Homer's Iliad. Arrival, dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast and departure to the port to board the ferry to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the airport to take the flight to Athens. Arrival and then transfer to your hotel. Accommodations.
Breakfast at hotel. In the combined hour, transfer to the port to board the Cruise. Continuation to Mykonos. Arrival at 18:00 p.m. disembarking to the land. Free time to visit the island of Mykonos. At night approx. around 23:00 pm, departure to Kusadasi.
Breakfast. Arrival in Kusadası at 07:30 am. Disembark and free time. Return to port. To board the boat leaving for Patmos around 13:00 p.m. It is the Island where Saint John lived and died after having written the Apocalypse. Arrival around 16:00 p.m. to Patmos. Disembarking to the land. Free time to visit the island. At night we leave for Rhodes at 21:00 p.m.
Breakfast. Arrival in Rhodes at 07:00 am and free day for personal activities and departure at around 18:00 pm to the next destination Crete, Heraklion - Santorini.
13th DAY THURSDAY CRETE / HERACLION / SANTORINI (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Breakfast. Arrival in Crete around 07:00 a.m. and free time until 11:30 a.m. Continuation to Santorini. Arrival at 16:30 p.m. disembarking to the land. Free time to visit the island of Santorini. At night approx. around 21:00 p.m. departure to El Píreo
Breakfast. Arrival around 06:00 a.m. at the port of Lavrion. Disembarke and transfer to Athens. 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.
Breakfast at the hotel. At the prearranged time, transfer to the airport for return flight. End of our services.