Herodotus Turkey Aegean Islands All Inclusive Cruise 11 DaysPlease, note! This tour offer has expired. For similar tour offers currently available search here.
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 100 people
Destination(s): Greece Turkey
Specialty Categories: Boating and Sailing Island Vacation
Season: July - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1235 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3405 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. Afternoon free to visit the old Athens city (Plaka) with lots of restaurants, taverns and souvenir shops.
Day 3: Athens - Santorini: Early morning transfer to Piraeus port to embark the ferryboat to Santorini. Upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel
Day 4: Santorini – volcano cruise: Free day on the magical island of Santorini. Enjoy a sail boat ride (included in the package) to the small islands of Nea Kameni & Palea Kameni located inside the caldera and hot springs with green and yellow waters. The capital of Fira is located on the top of the island, is a town with whitewashed houses, narrow streets, outdoor cafes & beautiful shops.
Day 5: Santorini – Cruise: Free morning in the island for your last shopping or just the relax and enjoyment of the view of the volcano and the Aegean Sea. In the afternoon we will take you to the port to embark your cruise ship for 6 unforgettable days in the Aegean Sea.
Day 6: Marmaris (optional tour to Rhodes): To the south west of Turkey, in the province of Mugla, we find the beautiful coastal city of Marmaris. Because of its strategic location is an important meeting point of the Mediterranean Sea with the Aegean Sea, and thus the port activity and Tourism is important. Its proximity to the Greek territory created a ferry service to the island of Rhodes (optional excursion) to stop cruise crowd. A lush natural setting with excellent water sports. Tourism is one of the main income sources because it has a large center nautically popular along with two large marinas and more small. Marmaris is a city where find a large variety of Turkish souk, typical quality items like leather, copper, jewellery and carpets. A walk very popular is to go for the Boulevard from the beach or the street Bars Old Town and taste products typical of the area as honey or enjoy a Marmaris folk show. Another attraction tourist part of its pristine beaches is the Castillo, after its restoration in 1979, became in a magnificent museum with seven galleries and courtyard decorated with seasonal flowers.
Day 7: Izmir (Ephesus: Today enjoy this magnificent city, Izmir, located on the coast of the Aegean Sea and being the third Turkey's largest city. Its port is the second in importance of Asia Minor after Istanbul. Great part of the city was destroyed by fire in 1922, but retains many mosques and churches and beautiful old houses that overlook their narrow streets. Smyrna, as per Greek name,has one of the seven churches of Revelation, the Church of St. Polycarp. For a different angle the city has a cable car that climbs 420 m above sea level, offering a panoramic view of the surroundings and the Aegean Sea, almost always sunny, in all its fullness. This is a city of beautiful beaches where we can enjoy water sports or sunbathing. Smyrna is considered, despite its great wealth historical, as the most modern and modernized city of Turkey.
Day 8: Istanbul: Morning arrival to the mythical city of Istanbul. A full day in this ancient city with elegant countless minarets and mosques. The mixture of East and West has resulted in some of the most impressive architectural monuments worldwide as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Another essential thing that must experience in Istanbul is to be lost in the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest markets in the world of its kind, where the colours and smells of the mountains of spices, multicolour clothes and gold and silver work intoxicate us for hours. Haggling is, of course, the norm throughout purchase.
Day 9: at sea: Enjoy a full day on board, both relaxing and soaking up the sun, reading a good book from the library, running for a prize with one of the quizzes or learning some new Greek dance steps. Start the evening with your favourite cocktail in one of the lounges of on deck and after a delicious dinner; enjoy an international show time and disco.
Day 10: Mykonos: Our cruise calls at Mykonos, known worldwide as the Aegean Ibiza, a most popular Mediterranean destination. Know the streets of their capital that are considered the most beautiful of the Greek Islands and enjoy great night life too. Disembarkation and transfer to your hotel.
Day 11: Mykonos Day at leisure in Mykonos to enjoy the sun, the sea & the beauties of this unique island. It's easy to get lost in its labyrinth of gleaming white walls dotted with windows and blue domes and balconies overflowing with flowers. No to miss the visit to the Sanctuary of Delos in honour of the Greek God Apollo, which can be reached after a delicious boat ride.
Day 12: Mykonos – Athens : At the indicated time you will be transferred to the port for your ferryboat to Piraeus. Upon your arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Athens.
Day 13: Athens - airport: At the appropriate time, according to your departure flight, we will transfer you to the airport.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
Minimum price in triple room, maximum price in single room.
Port Taxes, fuel and other charges Euro 195 per person