OFR - 120
Greece & Turkey (11N/12D)

Day 1 ISTANBUL

Arrival at Ataturk International Airport. Meet and greet with our representative and transfer to hotel. Overnight. (D)


Day 2 ISTANBUL CITY TOUR

Pickup at 08:30am from your hotel for day tour of Old Istanbul city.
Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE cross from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4, 000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand - honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx - ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 3 ISTABUL - DENIZLI BY FLIGHT & PAMUKKALE TOUR

Early morning depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Denizli/Pamukkale. Transfer from airport depart for PamukkaleTour.We shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Pamukkale.


Day 04 PAMUKKALE - DENIZLI - NEVESEHIR / KAYSERI AIRPORT AND CAPPADOCIA

After breakfast, we depart for Denizli airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your Cave hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia.Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Cave Hotel in Cappadocia


Day 05 CAPPADOCIA TOUR

Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts, including ceramic and carpets. You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 from your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Dinner at hotel.Overnight in Cappadocia.


Day 6 CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL-ARRIVAL ATHENS

After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Then we depart for Kayseri airport for
our domestic flight to Istanbul. From Istanbul we take flight to Athens. Arrival Athens transfers to hotel. Overnight


Day 7 ATHENS TO MYKONOS

After Breakfast , Check out from hotel. Transfer to Rafina port with a/c coach for sailing to Mykonos. Arrival at Mykonos port. Transfer to the Hotel. Overnight.

Day 8 MYKONOS

After breakfast optional tour to DELOS half day island tour. The island of Delos is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations is the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean, Delos had a position as a holy sanctuary for a millennium before Olympian Greek Mythology made it the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. A Mykonos town walking tour with our escort, will take place after Delos tour. (For those that will not join Delos tour, the Mykonos town walking tour will take place in the morning, after breakfast). Afternoon free at leisure.

Day 9 MYKONOS - SANTORINI

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Mykonos port and sailing to Santorini. Arrive at Santorini island. Santorini is awesome island with magnificent views and places to be. Afternoon is free at leisure.

Day 10 SANTORINI( ISLAND TOUR)

After breakfast you will start for island tour. You will visit Akrotiri (entrance fee not included), Megalochori Village, where you will have some time for photos at very beautiful village. Then you will stop to Perissa beach , and you will move to Prophet Elias Monastery. Take some photos , the scene is unique. You will drive through Pyrgos village and then you will  close at Oia Village for the breath taking sunset. (B/L/D)

Day 11 SANTORINI ATHENS

Breakfast & then transfer to Santorini’s port. Late in the evening arrival at Athens port. Transfer to the hotel. At night you will have a wonderful time at Athens by night tour, with folklore dinner at a local restaurant in the heart of Athens.

Day 12 : ATHENS

Breakfast at the hotel and then be transferred to the airport for your flight to Homeport.

LAND PACKAGE COST PER PERSON ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY @ INR.97,999/-

Inclusions:

  • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • 01 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk airport
  • Daily Breakfast only
  • Sightseeings as per itinerary.
  • Airport transfer to Denizli airport
  • Guided Istanbul city tour
  • Guided Pamukkale tour
  • Guided Cappadocia tour
  • Half day Athens city tour with Acropolis. (maximum 4 hours) with private coach & Tour Guide + entrance fees to Acropolis and to Acropolis museum
  • Walking tour in the capital (Chora) of Mykonos with English speaking escort
  • Santorini island tour 7hours (no entrance fees included)
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the turkey itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach at Turkey

Exclusions

  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusion column
  • Air fare & Visa
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