You can discover the magical destinations in these two countries with our combination program available all year round!

Itinerary

14

days
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Athens, Santorini, Athens

Day 1: Arrive in Istanbul
Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Old City
Day 3: Half Day Spice Market & Bosphorus Cruise
Day 4: Istanbul to Cappadocia by Flight
Day 5: Full Day Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia
Day 6: Full Day Underground Cities of Cappadocia
Day 7: Cappadocia to Izmir by Flight
Day 8: Full Day Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary
Day 9: Izmir to Athens by Flight
Day 10: Half Day City Tour of Athens including the New Acropolis Museum
Day 11: Athens to Santorini by Regular Ferry
Day 12: Free Day in Santorini
Day 13: Free Day in Santorini
Day 14: Santorini to Athens by Flight & End of Tour

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Day

1

Arrive in Istanbul

Arrive in Istanbul Airport and proceed to meeting point. Transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

* No meals included.
** We will provide the arrival transfer according to your flight details.

Day

2

Full Day Istanbul Old City

After the breakfast, meet your guide at the lobby and begin the day with visits to the most important sites of once imperial Constantinople; Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome of Constantinapole and Sultanahmet Mosque, also named "Blue Mosque". Free time in the Grand Bazaar. After lunch, discover the official and primary residence, Topkapi Palace, the primary residance of the Ottoman sultans for centuries. End the day with a slow paced, relaxing walking tour inside the palace. Transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

3

Half Day Spice Market & Bosphorus Cruise

After the breakfast, meet your guide for Half Day Bosphorus Cruise, along the Bosphorus by seeing Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Ottoman Summer palaces, Rumeli & Anadolu fortresses, forested hills, Bridges and shore villages with Ottoman architecture. Finally, stroll through the Spice Market also called Egyptian Bazaar, is filled with the athmosphere of the exotic East. After the tour transfer back to your hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

4

Istanbul to Cappadocia by Flight

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cappadocia. Arrive Cappadocia, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

5

Full Day Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia

Meet at the hotel lobby in the morning and visit to Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to Avanos which is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. In the afternoon, visit Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Various panoramic viewpoints of castles and fairy chimneys such as Esentepe for Goreme valley, Uchisar and its castle, Pigeon Valley. Transfer back to the hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

6

Full Day Valleys & Underground Cities of Cappadocia

Hike through the Rose Valley. During the hike, visit several cave churches, cave houses and cave tunnels. Then visit the old Christian village of Cavusin. After lunch continue on to see the marvel of construction that is the Kaymakli Underground City, the largest one of the 36 underground cities in Cappadocia. Before The Roman Empire accepted Christianity as the official religion, early Christians take shelter in these underground cities to avoid from pagan persecutors. After the tour transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

7

Cappadocia to Izmir by Flight & Transfer to Kusadasi

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport to take the flight to Izmir. Arrive Izmir, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi. Time at leisure. Overnight in Kusadasi.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

8

Full Day Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby for a full day Ephesus tour. First visit is to House of Virgin Mary, where she is believed to have spent her last times. Then proceed to Ephesus Antique City and see theArtemis Temple, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Library of Celcus, the Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, the Temple of Domitian, the Theater, believed to be the largest outdoor theater in the ancient world, and some other ruins. After the tour, transfer back to the hotel.
Time at leisure. Overnight in Kusadasi.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

9

Izmir to Athens by Flight

Pick up from your hotel in Kusadasi and transfer to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to take the flight to Athens. Arrive Athens, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure, overnight in Athens.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

10

Half Day City Tour of Athens including the New Acropolis Museum

Morning guided visit of Acropolis, the new museum for Acropolis and sightseeing tour of the Greek Parliament building, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Adrian’s Arc, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, Zappeion Gardens, the Royal Palace, the Stadium, the Academy etc. After the tour, transfer back to hotel. Free afternoon. Overnight in Athens.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

11

Athens to Santorini by Regular Ferry

We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to port for ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival in Santorini you will be met by our local transfer man and transferred to your hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in Santorini.

* Breakfast is included.
** Please advise if you would like to take high-speed ferry or flight.

Day

12

Free Day in Santorini

All day free to discover and enjoy this breathtaking Greek island on your own. Overnight in Santorini.

* Breakfast is included.
** For optional daily tours please check our organized tours.

Day

13

Free Day Santorini

All day free to enjoy the island on your own. Overnight in Santorini.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

14

Santorini to Athens by Flight & End of Tour

Pick-up from your hotel and transfer to airport. Take the flight back to Athens. Arrive Athens International Airport.
End of services.

* Breakfast is included.

Services

Included

  • Airport meetings and transfers with deluxe A/C vehicle. (Arrival & departure transfers are provided considering all participants arrive & depart with the same flight.)
  • Accommodation in the hotels for 13 nights.
  • Sightseeing tours, including professional English speaking guide, entrance fees and transportation in air conditioned vehicles.
  • Meal plan as stated at the itinerary.
  • Flight tickets; Istanbul-Cappadocia, Cappadocia-Izmir, Izmir-Athens, Santorini-Athens.
  • Ferry tickets; Athens-Santorini.
  • Local taxes.

Excluded

  • Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
  • Any drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
  • Entry visa.
  • Overnight taxes in Greece.

Dates

You can start this program any day all year round, depending on the flight and ferry schedule.

Please contact to your agent for the most suitable dates for you.

Pricing

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Notes

Can you customize this package according to our needs?
Sure, the program is fully flexible and any changes can be made according to your comments which will help us to create the perfect package for you. You can shorten or extend the itinerary, add or remove the days/destinations/tours or change the transportations (regular ferry/high speed ferry/flight).

How soon in advance should we book?
We strongly recommend our guests to book as early as possible to take the advantage of discounted rates and availabilities.

How can we book?
We have a secure payment website and you can pay by your credit card online. As alternative, you can also pay by bank transfer.

Do you need full payment at the time of booking?
A deposit of 30% is required at the time of booking. We accept payments via credit card or wire transfer. The balance is due 30 days prior to departure. In case reservation is made within 30 days of departure, the entire cost of the trip must be paid at the time of booking.

How do we get the confirmation?
As soon as we receive your payment, we will start securing your reservations. Once they have been secured, you will receive the confirmed travel itinerary with all services noted along including our local destination management contact details.
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