Tour Code : EN-101
Greece and Turkey Beauties - 13 Days/12 Nights

       Greece 5 Nights – Turkey 5 Nights
Arrive at Athens Airport, transfer to the hotel, and accommodation at your reserved hotel. You can explore Athens in your free time; may shop in the famous Plaka area and have a drink in the cafes around. Dinner and overnight are in Athens. ( Dinner )

We will start our local Athens tour after breakfast. Probably we can see the authentic uniformed soldiers while changing the guards. We proceed with visiting Kapnikarea Church, Unknown Soldiers’ Grave, Palace of Royalty, and Hadrian’s Arch in Adrianou street than having lunch in an authentic Greek restaurant. Later, we will go to the Athenian Acropolis located on a hill, overlooking the whole city of Athens with the first defense walls by the Ancient Mycenaeans, built in the 13th century. Dinner and overnight are in Athens. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

After breakfast, we will drive to Delphi which is 185 km. away and having been accepted to participate in the Unesco World Heritage list. Located in magnificent geography, Delphi has been the sacred place and religious worship center of the Hellenic World dedicated to Apollo for centuries. In the ancient city of Delphi, you can observe the Temple of Apollo as the God of music, lyrics, and poems with its archaeological concepts, the treasure of the Athenians, Apollo sanctuary, the treasure of the Cyprians, the Kings of Argos, Omphalos (the stone placed in the center of the earth), the Altar of the Chiots Field, Delphi Ancient Theater, Delphi Stadium and thousands of years old masterpieces in Delphi Museum as well.
Dinner and overnight are in Delphi. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

Following the paths opened by the first monks, churches built on high rocks in Meteora with magnificent views await us.
As soon as we finish breakfast we start to drive to Kalambaka for four hours.  
After having lunch in an authentic restaurant we continue with the Meteora excursion which has been admitted as one of the magnificent sites for Christianity. There are lots of monasteries built on the top of hills around 200-300 m. along 11th century. The reason why they choose such a high location is definitely regarding safety concerns. There are no stairways to up but they contracted a lift system made of woods and thick tethers to elevate people and goods on the top. We are finishing this wonderful excursion visiting Holy Telis (Agia Triada) and Agios Nikolaos Anapafsas Monasteries but also seeing any available Monasteries in this breathtaking geography open at that moment.
Dinner and overnight are in Kalambaka. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

Breakfast is over and may travel to Thessaloniki which is 250 km. far to Kalambaka. On the way, the first site to be visited is Verginia; the legendary and holy graveyard of Macedonian Kings. The father of Alexander the Great, King Philip II who led the expansion and development of Greek Territories and Hellenistic Culture in his time was buried here. Arriving in Thessaloniki and lunch in a Greek restaurant. After lunch, we can start to see Thessaloniki with its beautiful monuments and remains as the White Tower of Thessaloniki, Aristotelous Square, St. Sophia Church, Galerius Triumphal Arch, and Byzantium Castle. During St. Paulus's second and third missionary journey, he did missionary work in Thessaloniki and wrote letters to the Thessalonians.
Dinner and overnight are in Thessaloniki. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

Transfer to Thessaloniki Airport after breakfast then fly to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport in Turkey. As soon as the passport controls are over, depart to a local restaurant for a lunch break, afterward transfer to a hotel in Cappadocia. You are free all day long in this magical, like movie shooting plateau geography after hotel check-in.
Dinner and overnight are in a Cave Hotel, Cappadocia. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

Optional Events in Cappadocia:
Traditional Turkish Night (20:00 - 24:00):  Per Person 55 Euro (Dinner, beverages, folklore, and belly dance show)
Hot Air Balloon Tour (05:00 - 09:00): Per Person 100 - 300 Euro
Prices are not fixed, they may vary according to the season.
Whirling Dervish Show:
 Per Person 25 Euro

Time to make a full day visit to Cappadocia as breakfast is over. Primarily visit is to Kaymakli Underground City which was excavated to be protected from enemies especially Roman Soldiers at the first era of Christianity. The observation will be continued to see Goreme Open Air Museum with its fantastic monasteries and chapels like Karanlik Monastry, Elmalı Monastry, Yilanli Monastry, and St. Barbara Monastery. Lunch is in an authentic restaurant. Later on, we will go to Pasabagi Valley including rocks formations similar to mushrooms and a few meters high. The formations also named Fairy Chimneys, concerning the unique shapes have been the corollaries of earth, wind, and rain erosions for long years and have been used as shelters or with religious concepts. That’s why here is called as Valley of Monks (Priests). The next is Devrent Valley with beautiful figures like the animals in nature. We will visit the pottery shop to see how they design the earth with aesthetical concerns and evolution to be turning beautiful ceramics in Avanos Seramic atelier. Those who are curious about traditional Turkish Arts and the influences on Silk Road commerce may visit the Carpet Center of hand knitting rugs.
Dinner and overnight are at the hotel in Cappadocia. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Izmir. Our guide will meet you at the Izmir Airport and you’ll start your tour right away. First, we will drive to Pergamon (95 km), the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon Kings circa 282-133 BC. Upon arrival, we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant and start our exploration of the area. We will visit the Acropolis, which is the administrative center of the city, the Temple of Zeus, Dionysus, Athena, Demeter, and the famous Pergamon Library of 200,000 rolls. The Altar of Zeus, The Great Theatre of Pergamon here is the world's steepest theater and it could entertain up to 10,000 spectators in ancient times. We will also visit ( extra payment ) the Gymnasium and the Red Basilica (St. John’s Church), which is one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Revelation. At the end of the tour, we will drive to Izmir. Overnight stay in  Izmir or Kusadasi. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

After breakfast, we will head for Ephesus (80 km) and visit the House of the Virgin Mary, which was proclaimed by Pope Paul VI  in 1967 and declared as a place of pilgrimage for Christians by Pope John Paul II. According to the legend, Virgin Mary was brought here by St. John to spend her last years upon the request of Jesus Christ. 
Afterward, we will visit the ancient city of Ephesus. Church of Ephesus was the most important of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor. It is thought that the Gospel of John was written here. 
Ephesus is also one of the best-preserved Greco-Roman ancient cities of the Ionian Region with a population of 250,000. Some of the structures we will see here are as follows: 
Ephesus Theater: It is the second-largest (first is the Colosseum in Italy) and one of the best acoustic amphitheaters in the world with a capacity of 25,000 people. Saint Paul and several priests preached here after the approval of Christianity by the Roman Empire. 
Celsus Library: It is the third-largest library of ancient times, dedicated to the famous Roman consul Celsus. With its magnificent architecture, reliefs, and sculptures it still captures the atmosphere it had 2500 years ago. 
Other structures include the Domitian Temple, Odeon, Medical School, Scholastica Bath (second biggest Roman Bath in Turkey), Love House, Various Monumental Fountains (dedicated to great emperors), Latrines (public toilet), Commercial Agora, Curetes Street, Arcadian Street (Ephesus harbor), and the Terrace Houses (extra charge).
After Ephesus, we will visit the Artemis Temple, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. 
At the end of the tour, depending on your preference, we may make a stop at the carpet weaving center, leather outlets, or ceramic craft shops. We will drive to Pamukkale  ( 225 Km / 3 Hours )  Arrival and accommodation in Pamukkale. (Breakfast – Dinner )

Hierapolis is one of the most magnificent cities in Ionia. During the Hierapolis tour, we will visit the Tomb of the Apostle Philip, who was martyred during the persecutions ordered by Domitian.
Hierapolis ancient city ruins including the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, Grand Theatre, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium, and the large Necropolis, Frontinus Gate and Frontinus Street are among the places we will see.
Afterward, we’ll enjoy walking on the famous white travertines in Pamukkale.
We will have lunch in a local restaurant and free time in thermal pools or the Ancient Cleopatra Pool (extra cost). Afterward, we’ll depart for Denizli Çardak Airport or Izmir ADB Airport. Flight to Istanbul, and you transferred to Istanbul hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul. ( Breakfast )

Istanbul, as being the sole city embracing two continents is too generous to be discovered in a few days but we are in hurry to show you as much as we can. Tour is starting at 09:00 after breakfast with our professional tour guide. At first, we must go to the biggest basilica of Christianity; Hagia Sophia which was built in the 6th century by Emperor Justinianus I. Then we may go to see the Ottoman style in Topkapi Palace that was the training center and home of the Ottoman Empires together with their dynast around 420 years. Lunch is in an authentic restaurant.  The following addresses are Hippodrome Square the popular place for Horse Races in the Byzantium age, Theodosius Obelisk, Serpentine Column, the Graves of Ottomans Sultans and Princess, German Fountain from Wilhelm II. Next is Sultanahmet Mosque ( Blue Mosque ) which is one of the masterpieces by Architect  Sedefkar Mehmet Efendi even known for blue tiles and six minarets. Now time to visit Kapalicarsi (Grand Bazaar) which is one of the oldest and biggest in the world involves 4000 shops from varieties of artistic products such as hand-made goods, jewelry, hand-knitted carpets, garments, leathers & furs.
Overnight are in Istanbul. (Breakfast  )

This morning we have the last chance to see fabulous Cappadocia from our hotel since we must leave for the Istanbul flight after breakfast. Transfer to hotel and check-in are the following processes from arrival to Istanbul. Ready to go to Misir Carsisi (Spice Bazaar) to examine how they are experts on varieties of spices, deserts, dried nuts, and fruits under the ornithic atmosphere of Ottoman times. Lunch is in an authentic restaurant then embark to a nice boat for Bosphorus Cruise. You will see the natural and man-made beauties of Istanbul Strait which is separating European and Asian lands. You are lucky that may observe the matchless landscape of the strait with several waterside mansions, palaces, historical estates, on both sides of the straits. Maiden Tower and Rumeli Fortress (very crucial in the conquest of Constantinapolis) will be the bonus of the cruise.
Overnight stay in Istanbul. ( Breakfast  )

Breakfast and free time till your airport transfer. Private Istanbul Airport Transfer and Flight back to your country. ( Breakfast )
Hope to meet with you again another one Turkey holiday.

* In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the guide may make changes in the tour program.
* Incidental expenses will be incurred by us in case of a change by Guide in the itinerary at Turkey.

Customized Tours
We can create a tour program on your request and offer an itinerary that suits your personal, educational, cultural, and budgetary requirements. Please contact us with your requests.

Price Period Package Per person in
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** Tour prices are based on per person in double room share.
** Discount rates to be applied per person from the list price for groups of more than 20 people.
** Discount per person above 20 Person
21 -25  Person = 15 € 
26 - 30 Person = 25 € 
31 - 35 Person = 55 € 
36 - 40 Person = 65 €

Price includes

Transfer / Athens Airport - Athens Hotel / 1 way

Transfer / Thessaloniki Hotel - Thessaloniki Airport / 1 way

Transfer / Kayseri Airport – Cappadocia Hotel – Kayseri Airport / 2 ways

Transfer  / Izmir Airport –  Kuşadasıl Hotel – Pamukkale to Denizli Airport / 2 ways

Transfer  / Istanbul Airport –  Istanbul Hotel – Istanbul Airport / 2 ways

12-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast (5 nights in Greece & 7 nights in Turkey)

9  Dinners (5 dinners in Greece + 4 dinners in Turkey)

All tours as per the itinerary

Professional, licensed English speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour

Private air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicles with experienced driver

All parking, highway, bridge fees

Museum and other entrance fees as per the itinerary.

VAT & City Tax

Price Excludes

Personal expenses

Visa and other payments required in Greek and Turkish customs

İnternational and Domestic Flights

Lunch and Beverages during lunch and dinners

Travel Insurance (compulsory)

Meals other than specified

Hotel minibar and other expenses

Optional additional tours

Guidance and driver grants (per person per day 8 USD)

  (Cash payment made to guide on arrival day)

Incidental expenses will be incurred by us in case of a change in the itinerary or hotels.

Cancellation Policy
- For cancellations made 30 days before the tour, 100% refund. ( Except for the % 15 Service Charge, Flight ticket, mandatory expenses, and Bank Commission,)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission, and mandatory expenses )
- For cancellations made 14 – 11 days before the tour, 30% refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 10 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.

- Travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise,
  similar hotels are booked.  
- In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the Guide may change the tour program. 
- The locations given in the itinerary can be changed with other places if they are closed.  
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and
   cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps. 
- You must wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen in summer months, and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, an umbrella, etc. in winter.  
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.  
- You will need your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.

Gold Package Hotels

GREECE Hotels (5 Nights)
Athens  (2)           -  Hotel Boss Boutique  5*  
Delphi (1)             -  Fedriades Delphi Hotel 3*
Kalambaka (1)      -  Hotel Diavani Mateora 5*
Thesseloniki (1)    -  Holiday Innl 5*
TURKEY Hotels (7 Nights)
Cappadocia (2)      -  MDC Cave Hotel
Kuşadası (1)           -  Korumar Hotel 5*
Pamukkale (1)        -  Colossae Hotel 5*
Istanbul  (3)           -  Sheraton City Center 5*

Standard Package Hotels
GREECE Hotels (5 Nights)

Athens  (2)            -  Breeze Boutique Hotel 4*  
Delphi (1)              -  Fedriades Delphi Hotel 3*
Kalambaka (1)       -  Hotel Diavani Mateora 5*
Thesseloniki (1)     -  Capsis Hotel 4*
TURKEY Hotels (7 Nights)
Cappadocia (2)      -  Dedeli Konak Cave 4*
Kuşadası (1)           -  Korumar Hotel 5*
Pamukkale (1)        -  Colossae Hotel 5*
Istanbul  (3)           -  Novotel Bosphorus 4*

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, similar hotels are booked.


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  • Tour Code : EN-101
  • Duration : 13 Days
  • Start : Athens - Greece
  • End : Istanbul - Türkiye
  • Tour Season : 1 April - 15 November
  • Transfer : Vehicle and Aircraft
  • Distance : 1.900 Km
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