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Constantinople To Hellas Tour

Highlights
Istanbul, Gallipoli,Troy,Pergamon, Ephesus,Kuşadası, Mykonos, Santorini, Athens


Day 1 Saturday Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to
explore the city on own. Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 2 Sunday Istanbul Old City
After breakfast, enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue
Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)


Day 3 Monday Gallipoli Battlefields
One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of
Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, Johnstons Jolly, original
trenches and tunnels and the Nek. Overnight in Çanakkale. (B, D)


Day 4 Tuesday Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum
This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the
magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned
cultural and political centre in its time. Overnight in Kuşadasi. (B, D)


Day 5 Wednesday Ephesus, Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in history with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of
Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the
former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in
Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines
their value. Overnight in Kuşadasi. (B, D)


Day 6 Thursday Kusadasi, Samos
Leaving Turkey, we take a ferry to Samos and depending on ferry schedules; we may head straight
for Mykonos or spend a day exploring lush-green Samos. Overnight in Mykonos. (B)


Day 7 Friday Mykonos, Delos
Free day today. Spend the day on the beach, stroll around the town or take a trip to one of the
small villages or take an optional day trip to the neighbouring island of Delos. This Mecca of Ancient
Greece is today an island wide, open-air museum. Overnight in Mykonos. (B)


Day 8 Saturday Mykonos to Santorini
Revitalize with an early morning swim and wander the charming white-washed narrow alleyways of
Mykonos Town before an afternoon ferry to Santorini. Overnight in Santorini. (B)


Day 9 Sunday Santorini optional boat trip
Take an optional boat trip in the worlds biggest volcanic crater above sea level. Visit the active
volcano, swim in the warm thermal waters and take a therapeutic mud bath. Overnight in Santorini.
(B)


Day 10 Monday Santorini to Athens
Soak up the sun on the black sand beaches before we board an afternoon ferry to the mainland.
Overnight in Athens. (B)


Day 11 Tuesday Athens Old City
This morning you will have half day tour and visit Acropolis, stop at the stadium where the first
Olympic Games of the modern era were held. Admire the Olympian Zeus and Hadrians Arch. At the
Acropolis visit the museum, the towering entrance of Propylaia, the Temple of Nike and the most
famous of Greek relics, the Parthenon. Overnight in Athens. (B)


Day 12 Wednesday Athens
After breakfast, we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport. (B)


(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)

INCLUDING

Inbound Airport Transfer - Istanbul - Atatürk Airport (IST) OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Outbound Airport Transfer - Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH)
Services of an English-speaking professional tour guide in Turkey
Services of an English speaking tour leader throughout the Greek Islands
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach in Turkey
Transportation by ferries between the Greek islands
Transfers between ports and hotels in Greece
Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
Entrance fees in Turkey
Tips except driver and guide
11 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
11 Nights accommodation as follows:
2 nights 4 star Athens Titania Hotel
1 night 4 star Çanakkale Hotel to be advised
2 nights 4 star Istanbul Momento Hotel
2 nights 4 star Kuşadasi Hotel to be advised
2 nights 4 star Mykonos Hotel to be advised
2 nights 4 star Santorini Hotel to be advised

EXCLUDING

Tips to drivers and guides
Suggested optional activities
Entrance fees in Greece


  • 01 June 2016 / 30 September 2016

    Double/Twin Room

    1539 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    2029 $ p.p

Adult(s) Price (Total)