Tours

12 Days Turkey & Greece Combined Tour

Tour Code : COS17-TGC12
City : Istanbul - Ephesus - Greek Islands - Athens - Delphi
Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights

Day 1 // Arrival to Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel

Your personal Agent will meet you at the A/P and you will get the tour documents and briefing about your tour.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Welcome to Turkey, check in to your hotel and have rest. You will have good days in Turkey following days..

Day 2 // Full Day City Tour // Byzantine & Ottoman Relics (B-L)

Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00 and you will have a full day city tour. (Topkapi Palace, St.Sophia, Lunch at a charming restaurant, Blue Mosque, Hippodromme, Grand Bazaar)

Topkapi Palace: The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and the very famous treasury of the Royal Family.

St.Sophia: The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.

LUNCH: Full Course Deluxe Menu at a charming restaurant.

Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.

Hippodrome: The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.

Grand Bazaar: In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 // Full Day City Tour // Bosphorus & Two Continents (B-L)

After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour.

Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish 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 residentials and luxurious apartments.

Rumeli Fortress, Historical armament built by the Conquerer to control and protect Bosphorus. A unique example of military architecture. * Rumeli Fortress is closed on Wednesday.

LUNCH: Full Course Deluxe Menu at a charming restaurant.

Dolmabahce Palace: The last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier.

Bosphorus Bridge, unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

Camlica Hill, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view. After the tour you will be transferred to your Hotel.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 // Flight to Izmir // Ephesus Tour (B-L-D)

Pick up early from your hotel and transfer to A/P to take a flight to Izmir. Upon arrival your Tour Guide will meet you at A/P and you will have a full day city tour. (Ephesus Ruins, Fountains of Trajan, Polio, Temples of Hadrian and Domition, Library of Celcius, Bouloterion and the Great Theatre, Lunch at a local Restaurant, House of the Virgin Mary, Archaeological Museum in Selcuk)

After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5 // Ferry to Samos & Mykonos (B)

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Kusadasi Port. Ferry to Samos (08:30). Arrival to Samos (10:45) Free at leisure at Samos Island. Take the Ferry to Mykonos (14:00) Arrival to Mykonos Island (18:15)

Meet at the port and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 6 // Free at leissure // Mykonos (B)

Today is free for you to explore Mykonos by your own. Free at leisure.

Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 7 // Mykonos to Paros (B)

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to port. Take a ferry to Paros (10:00). Arrive to Paros (10:45). Free at leisure at Paros Island.

Overnight in Paros.

Day 8 // Paros to Santorini (B)

After breakfast at hotel, Take a ferry to Santorini (11:15). Arrive to Santorini (15:00). Transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is free for you to explore Santorini Island by your own.

Overnight in Santorini.

Day 9 // Santorini to Athens (B)

Free at leisure at Santorini. Transfer to the port and take the ferry to Athens at 19:00.

Overnight on board.

Day 10 // Full Day City Tour // Athens (-)

Arrive to Athens at 05:10. Continue to an half day morning tour of Athens. Includes a visit to the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Also view the House of Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, Presidential Palace, the Panatheanic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. After the morning tour, the afternoon is at leisure for you to further explore Athens on your own. (Optional afternoon tour to Cape Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon.) After the tour, transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Overnight in Athens.

Day 11 // Full Day City Tour // Delphi (B-L)

Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at around 08:30. Drive through the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus, Levadia & Arahova, famous for its colorful rugs and carpets. Arrive at Delphi the center of the Ancient world - the "Omphalos" (Navel) of the Earth - whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic world. On the slopes of Mt Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Return to Athens at 18:30.

Overnight in Athens.

Day 12 // Departure // Transfer to A/P (B)

After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to the A/P according to your flight time.


Legend

B: Breakfast // L: Lunch // D: Dinner


Notes
  • Available between 1 May and 31 October
  • Departs daily
  • Can be customized as needed
  • You may request deserved hotels, transfer options, car rental and etc.
  • Please contact us for your requests and questions
  • A tour document with details and confirmations will be
    e-mailed after booking
  • This tour file is updated on April 01, 2017 - 16:53:38.

  • 3 Nights Accommodation at 4* hotels in Istanbul
  • 1 Night Accommodation at 4* hotels in Kusadasi
  • 6 Nights Accommodation at 4* hotels in Greece
  • Deluxe Coach on all tours and transfers
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Personal COS Agent
  • Domestic flight tickets within Turkey
  • Overnight bus tickets
  • All Ferry Tickets (deck seats)
  • Meals mentioned by the itinerary
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Carpark, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge fees
  • Services charges & local taxes

Tour Prices in USD
 
Per person in Double Room: $3249
Per person in Triple Room: $3199
Single Supplement: $849

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