Melpomene Vacation - Athens, Mykonos, Istanbul, Capadocciaoffered by supplier M18195 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): Greece Turkey
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing
Season: April - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1505 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2730 Euro (EUR)
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 cruise ship, which will take you to Mykonos. Arrival, disembarkation & transfer to your selected hotel in Mykonos.
Day 4: Mykonos.
Day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, sea & the beauties of this unique island.
Mykonos is known around the world as the Ibiza of the Aegean, the most popular destination of the Mediterranean. An international "jet-set" known for its beautiful sandy beaches, hundreds of tiny white chapels and incredible night life. Stroll around the streets of the capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek islands and enjoy the great night life. It's easy to get lost in its maze of gleaming white walls dotted with blue domes and windows and balconies full of flowers. Have a coffee or a cocktail in one of the famous bars and promise to return for longer stay and more experiences. Do not miss the visit to the shrine of Delos in honour of the Greek god Apollo, which can be reached after a delightful boat ride.
Day 5: Mykonos – Athens.
Morning free. In the afternoon transfer to the port to embark the ferry boat to Athens. Balance of the day at leisure.
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. We begin our tour from the Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul at Agia Sophia. Built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD this church is one of the marvels of world architecture. Its massive dome dominates the skyline of old Istanbul. It is famed for its mosaics, including glittering portraits of emperors and empresses (closed on Mondays).
Next we visit the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial Mosque with six minarets. The Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held 100.000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire.
The Grand Bazaar was the commercial heart of the old city and its 4.000 shops are full of treasures – including carpets and kilims, silks, jewellery, ceramics, icons and leather goods (Closed on Sundays). Lunch in a local restaurant and continuation of our tour. Our afternoon will begin at Topkapi Palace which, from the 15th to 19th century, was the principle residence of the Ottoman Sultans (closed on Tuesdays).
Little Agia Sophia Mosque is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. It is early domed-basilica architectural plan of famous Agia Sophia which was applied here first time in the history.
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.
Departure for a full day tour of the extraordinary and fascinating Cappadocia starting with a visit to the underground city Kaymakli or Ozkonak, originally excavated by Christian communities, with a depth of 7 to 12 stories underground. Then we will go to Valley Güvercinlik (Pigeon Valley) and admire a panoramic view of the castle of Uchisar on top of a mound of volcanic rock crossed by tunnels and windows. In the afternoon, visit the open air museum of Göreme, World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Continued, visiting the vineyard where Pasabag are so-called "fairy chimneys". Dinner and accommodation.
Day 10: Cappadocia - Ankara – 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 flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
-3 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
-2 nights accommodation at Mykonos
-3 nights accommodation at Istanbul
-2 nights/ 3 days tour to Cappadocia, on full board basis.
-Half day Athens sightseeing tour
-Full day Istanbul sightseeing tour with lunch
-Ferryboat tickets Piraeus – Mykonos - Piraeus
-Air ticket Athens – Istanbul
-Air ticket Istanbul – Ankara + Kayseri - Istanbul
-Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
-All transfers as mentioned
Minimum price in sharing triple room low season, maximum price in single room high season.
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