DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
DAY 2: ATHENS
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arch, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Tour will end by visiting the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum, “State of the art” in museum construction and very rich in content. On Mondays the Acropolis museum is closed
Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops
DAY 3: ATHENS - MYKONOS
Morning transfer to the port in order to embark the ferryboat, which will take you to Mykonos . Arrival, disembarkation & transfer to your selected hotel in Mykonos.
DAY 4: MYKONOS
Day at your leisure in Mykonos , the international "jet-set", to enjoy the sun, the wonderful sandy beaches as well as the incredible night life.
DAY 5: MYKONOS - ATHENS
Morning free. In the afternoon transfer to the port to embark the ferry boat to Athens. Upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Athens.
DAY 6: ATHENS - ISTANBUL
According to departure flight transfer to Athens airport for the flight to Istanbul . Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your selected hotel in Istanbul. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 7: ISTANBUL
After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. Visits to the outstanding monuments of Ottoman & Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores. (closed on Sundays). Lunch at local restaurant & back to the hotel at dusk.
DAY 8: ISTANBUL – ANKARA - CAPPADOCIA
Morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Ankara , arrival and transfer to the city to visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk. On the way to Cappadocia visit the Caravanserai "Sultanhan". Continue to Cappadocia, dinner and overnight.
DAY 9: CAPPADOCIA
Full day tour of Cappadocia , visiting the underground city of Kaymakili. After lunch, continue to the Valley of Goreme, Zelve, Uchisar and Avanos. Time at leisure for shopping and transfer to the hotel, dinner & overnight.
DAY 10: CAPPADOCIA - KAYSERI - ISTANBUL
After breakfast, transfer to the airport of Ankara for the flight back to Istanbul. Arrival at Istanbul and transfer to the hotel
DAY 11: ISTANBUL - AIRPORT
According to your departure time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home
* 3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
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