Best of Greece and Turkey

  • Tour Code: AKTBGTR
  • Tour Type: Group
  • 8Cities
  • 15Days

Package Highlights

  • Istanbul City Tour
  • Blue mosque & hippodrome
  • Duden waterfall
  • Dolmabahce palace
  • Santorini Volcano Tour
  • Flights
  • Hotel
  • Visa
  • Meal

Sightseeing

Istanbul - Izmir - Kusadasi

Arrival to istanbul ataturk airport and directly proceed to domestic flights section for our flight to izmir. upon arrival to izmir adnan menderes airport, transfer to your hotel for check in process and free time at leisure. dinner at hotel. overnight in kusadasi.

Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pamukkale

After breakfast at the hotel, we visit ephesus ruins, including the polio fountain, the temple of hadrian that dedicated to the emperor hadrian in 138 ad. then we visit great theatre, the largest ancient theatre with 25,000 seat capacity. later we visit library of celsius, one of the most beautiful structure of ephesus, built in 117 ad. our last stop is the shire of virgin mary, where mary may have spent her last days. visit leather outlet factory. proceed to pamukkale. dinner at hotel. overnight in pamukkale.

Pamukkale - Antalya

Breakfast at the hotel and start sightseeing to enjoy natural spring water beauty with history; pamukkale, meaning cotton castle in turkish, is a natural site that contains hot springs and travertines, terraces or carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. hierapolis is the place where you will see the necropolis, the biggest cemetery of anatolia with 1,200 graves. we will have free time to walk on warm water terraces, where people have bathed in for thousands of years. in the afternoon we drive back to your hotel. proceed to antalya. dinner at hotel. overnight in antalya.

Antalya

After breakfast depart for city tour of antalya. you will visit hadrian’s gate, the clock tower at kalekapisi, republic square and with its dramatic statue and excellent views of the mediterranean coast and the distant olympos mountains. later we will drive to karpuzkaldiran waterfall, karpuzkaldiran waterfall called as lower düden waterfall. this waterfall is the highest as it is approx. 30 meters high and the water gushes down onto the massive rocks with great force. dinner at hotel. overnight in antalya

Antalya - Konya - Cappadocia

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to cappadocia via konya. today’s ride will be fairly long and tiring due to the long distance between cappadocia and antalya and lack of convenient lodging location. drive to konya to visit to the mausoleum of mevlana, the world-wide famous mystic figure. after arrival, we will drop you to the hotel in cappadocia. dinner at hotel. overnight in cappadocia

Cappadocia

After breakfast start sightseeing to explore cappadocia deeply. visit goreme, a kind of open air museum that contains the finest rock-out churches and beautiful frescos. after this we visit kaymakli, the widest underground city of the region. then visit pigeon valley with many different rock formations and hundreds of pigeon houses. dinner at hotel. overnight in cappadocia.

Cappadocia - Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to kayseri or nevsehir airport for our flight to istanbul ataturk airport. upon arrival to istanbul, proceed for lunch. later visit golden horn (from the bus), the arm of the bosphorus and a natural harbour of the historical peninsula separating the old and the new parts of istanbul where the first colonies settled during the byzantines. spice bazaar (egyptian bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc. bosphorus cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, europe and asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments. rumeli fortress (from the boat - no interior visit), historical armament built by the conqueror to control and protect the bosphorus. a unique example of military architecture. dinner. overnight in istanbul

Istanbul

After breakfast depart for tour of "sultan ahmet center", the heart of the "old city" from where the byzantine and ottoman empires were ruled. hagia sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by emperor justinian. blue mosque, facing hagia sophia, famous with its blue iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of sultan ahmet. hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. serpentine column, obelisk of theodosius and german fountain of wilhelm ii are the monuments decorating the hippodrome. grand covered bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir.topkapi palace, residence of ottoman sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred islamic relics of prophet mohammed, kitchen, chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. rüstempaşa mosque, designed by the court architect sinan for the grand vizier of süleymanthe magnificent. a typical sample of islamic architecture amidst the rows of shops near the spice bazaar, famed with its exquisite and colorful tiles set in floral and geometricdesigns.dinner at indian restaurant. overnight in istanbul

Istanbul

After breakfast depart for dolmabahçe palace, recent residence for ottoman sultans built by two ottoman architects karabet and nikogos balyan. later depart to visit, miniaturk. miniatürk is a miniature park situated at the north-eastern shore of golden horn in istanbul, turkey. the park contains 122 models done in 1/25th scale. 58 of the structures are from istanbul, 52 are from anatolia, and 12 are from the ottoman territories that today lie outside of turkey. later depart to pierre loti. dinner at indian restaurant. overnight in istanbul

Istanbul - Athens

After breakfast at the hotel, free time at leisure till checkout time and transfer to istanbul ataturk airport for your flight to athens. in the evening you may enjoy the optional athens by night tour. overnight in athens.

Athens

After breakfast, depart for city tour of athens. from the acropolis to omonia square, you'll see with this full day trip all the famous sites of ancient and modern athens. offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to athens.the athens full-day tour depart for a photo stop at panathinaiko stadium where the first olympic games took place in 1896. proceed, passing by zappeion and temple of olympian zeus. you will then drive past the athens trilogy which includes the university of athens, the academy of athens, and the national library. continue passing by national garden, hadrian’s arc, st. paul’s church, parliament, tomb of the unknown soldier, schliemann’s house (numismatic museum), catholic cathedral, old parliament, constitution square ,russian orthodox church, and finally acropolis. overnight in athens.

Athens - Santorini

Board a high-speed ferry for the stunning volcanic island of santorini. regarded by many as the most spectacular greek island, santorini boasts ancient rock formations, raw lava-layered cliffs, and beautiful black sand beaches. overnight in santorini.

Santorini - Volcano & Hot Springs Boat Tour

In the morning, you will be picked up from a designated pick up point and taken to athinios port in order to take the traditional boat. the first stop is to the islet of neakameni where you’ll have the opportunity to climb to the crater (1 ½ hour). next the boat stops to palaiakameni for a short swim to the hot springs, which are considered to have healing powers (30 minutes). afterwards head to thirassiaisland, where you have 2 hours free to explore the island, swim or have lunch. finally, the boat sails along the coast and ends up to the port of athinios. overnight in santorini.

Mykonos - Athens

This morning some free time for last shopping and later, transfer by ferry to athens. arrival to athens late in the evening and transfer to your hotel. overnight in athens.

Athens - India

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

Inclusions

  • Private Vehicle as per pre planned Itinerary

Exclusions

  • Airline
  • Visa
  • Tips: EUR 3 per person per day
  • Tourist City Tax – payable directly by the passenger only at each Hotel.
  • Entrances to Sightseeing ( Except Above)
  • Medical Insurance
  • Any personal expenses i.e. Laundry, Tips, Phone etc.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions.
  • Any surcharge applicable during your travel dates.
  • All Monuments & Museum are from Outside unless mentioned Specifically in Inclusion

Starting Price Per Adult

Rs. 148,390
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