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Tour of Turkey and Greece – Tour TR721

15 Nights / 16 Days staying in Deluxe & Superior First Class Hotels

Highlights of this tour Include: Topkapi Palace and St. Sophia Basilica. The Grand Bazaar, the world’s largest and oldest covered market. Anzac Cove at Gallipoli Ancient city of Troy. Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary Pamukkale the Cotton Castle. The famous Greek Islands of Rhodes, Santorini and
Mykonos. The Acropolis with its breathtaking view in Athens Parthenon in Athens.

Departures: Apr 11, 18, 25/ May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30/ Jun 06, 13, 27 / Jul 04, 18/ Aug 01, 15, 29 • Sep 05, 12, 19, 26/ Oct 03, 10, 17, 24

Visit: Istanbul, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Canakkale, Troy, Pergamum, Izmir, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Marmaris, Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos, Athens

Day 1 Thu: Istanbul – Arrival
Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.

Day 2 Fri: Istanbul
Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Covered Bazaar . Optional : Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B

Day 3 Sat: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale 
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. B D

Day 4 Sun: Troy – Pergamum – Izmir
Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village . Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center
in Asclepion and continue to Izmir for overnight. B L D

Day 5 Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Izmir
Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary ‘s cottage. Optional: Dinner at local restaurant. B

Day 6 Tue: Izmir – Pamukkale
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. B D

Day 7 Wed: Hierapolis – Marmaris
Morning transfer to south, to the resort city of Marmaris, afternoon is free. B D

Day 8 Thu: Marmaris – Rhodes
Morning transfer to port for hydrofoil trip to Rhodes , Greece . Arrive and transfer to hotel for overnight. B

Day 9 Fri: Rhodes
A day of leisure ; you may visit Old Rhodes or take an optional tour to Lindos. B

Day 10 Sat: Rhodes – Santorini
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Santorini. Arrival and transfer to your hotel for overnight. B

Day 11 Sun: Santorini
A free day to visit one of the many villages of Santorini, perched on top of the volcano, or enjoy a sun-soaked afternoon on the beach. B

Day 12 Mon: Santorini – Mykonos
Transfer to the pier for a hydrofoil or ferry ride to Mykonos. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the nightlife of Mykonos. B

Day 13 Tue: Mykonos
Explore the many beaches of Mykonos and absorb the ambiance of this Cycladic Island during this day at leisure. B

Day 14 Wed: Mykonos – Athens
The morning is free. Then board a ferry to Athens where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Optional dinner with folklore dancing or visit the quaint Plaka area. B

Day 15 Thu: Athens
Tour the famous Acropolis with breathtaking views and the Parthenon. On your own explore the Plaka with its open air taverns and shops.

Day 16 Fri: Athens – Departure
After breakfast a representative will escort you to the airport. B

Price Per Person in US$

Includes:

  • First class hotels (see below table for hotel names)
  • Meals as indicated on itineraries (B,L,D)
  • Licensed Guides throughout Turkey
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Arrival and departure transfers on the first and last day of the tour
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Hydrofoil ticket from Santorini to Mykonos and Mykonos to Piraeus
  • Ferry ticket from Marmaris to Rhodes
  • Athens City tour

Excludes:

  • Flight from Rhodes to Santorini
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

Hotels (or Similar)

  • Istanbul Conrad Istanbul
  • Canakkale Kolin Hotel (Sfc)
  • İzmir Swissotel Grand Efes
  • Pamukkale Doga Thermal Health & Spa
  • Marmaris Fantasia Deluxe Hotel (Dlx)
  • Rhodes Mediterranean
  • Santorini El Greco
  • Mykonos Petasos Beach
  • Athens Herodion Hotel