Turkey through the Greek Islands SPECIAL OFFER!

Duration: 16 Days / 15 Nights
Lindos town, Rhodes island
per person in a triple room From 1686

     This package is a potpourri of some of the top travel destinations, each one adding its special bit to a journey of a lifetime. Starting from Athens, get to feel the alluring dichotomy between the ancient and the modern in the cosmopolitan capital of Greece. Then weigh anchors to the crescent-shaped island of Santorini, which is believed to be the source of the legend of lost Atlantis. An island that came out of the remnants of a volcanic eruption and steals your heart at first glance with its unique caldera formations backdropped by the infinite blue sea and the colorful sunsets. Next stop Heraklion, the largest city on the island of Crete. Enjoy your stay at this traditional island, discover its long history, unique local delicacies and feel the Greek hospitality.
     Continue your cosmopolitan Mediterranean tour with a visit to Rhodes, the 4th largest island of Greece known as the island of contrasts between the medieval monuments and the traditional elements, embellished with lacy beaches and pine covered mountains, archaeological sites and cosmopolitan tourist resorts. Then cruise to the cosmopolitan coastal resort town of Kusadasi and explore the remnants of an ancient civilization, along with a tour to Ephesus. And last but not least, Istanbul. A place of collision between the oriental and the occidental, a city that houses the best out of two continents. Take full advantage of your free time to explore a cultural hub scented with an old-world charm that begs to be wandered.

Available: Daily (April - October)

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Athens
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Crete (Heraklion city)
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Rhodes
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Kusadasi
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Istanbul
  • Ferry boat tickets Piraeus - Santorini - Crete (Heraklion city) & Rhodes - Turkey (Marmaris) in tourist class
  • Athens half day organized tour
  • Ephesus full day organized tour
  • Istanbul full day organized tour
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Meals: 15 breakfasts & lunch during full day tours in Turkey
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing tours
  • Hotel taxes

Not included:

  • International flight tickets
  • Domestic flight tickets Heraklion-Rhodes & Izmir-Istanbul
  • Rhodes port taxes, required to be paid on the spot
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages at lunch
  • Visa expenses, if necessary
  • Customary tips to drivers, guides and escorts

Day 1: Athens On Arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our driver. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2: Athens After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half day Athens sightseeing tour. The remaining afternoon is at your leisure.

Day 3: Athens/Santorini Morning transfer from your hotel to the port by our driver to embark on the ferry to Santorini.On arrival you have a transfer to your selected hotel for your 3 nights stay.

Day 3-6: Santorini Free days. Volcanic island,known as the "Lost Atlantis", fascinating for its white houses on the rocks and black sandy beaches.Opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable sunset in the capital "Fira" or the beautiful area "Oia".

Day 6: Santorini/Crete Transfer from your hotel to the port to embark on the afternoon ferry to Heraklion town of Crete.On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for your 2 nights stay.

Day 6-8: Heraklion/Crete Free days. Crete is the largest Greek island but your short stay in Heraklion town is the closest you can get to piecing together the threads of the story of the Minoan civilization through the structures the Minoans lived in, by visiting the Palace of Knossos located only 20-25 minutes from the centre of Heraklion. For many this is a must see and for some a major reason to visit Crete!

Day 8: Heraklion/Rhodes  Early afternoon transfer from your hotel to Heraklion airport to catch a flight to Rhodes. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for your 3 nights stay.

Day 8-11: Rhodes The largest of the Dodecanese, Rhodes is a history-lovers island visit it for its ancient temples and statues, little Byzantine churches, medieval palaces and castles and Turkish baths. The Old Town will enchant the romantics whereas conspicuous consumers can frequent the shops, restaurants, bars and coffee shops. On hot summer days its parks and squares are ideal for cool, leafy walks while the organized beaches along its indented coastline may tempt you to take a refreshing swim.

Day 11: Rhodes/Turkey Morning transfer from your hotel to the port to embark on the morning ferry to Marmaris in Turkey.On arrival you will be transferred by a driver to your hotel (3hrs ride) for your 2 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 12: Kusadasi/Ephesus After breakfast we meet you at your hotel, in order to start the Full day Ephesus tour. Ephesus is  one of the grandest cities in the Roman world. Drive to Meryemana and visit the house of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus the Capital of Asia Minor. After lunch visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules gate, the temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and fantastic Greco Roman theatre. Return to your hotel in Kusadasi for overnight.

Day 13: Kusadasi/Istanbul Transfer from your hotel to Izmir airport for a flight to Istanbul. On Arrival at Istanbul airport you will be transferred by a driver to your hotel for your 3 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 14: Istanbul After breakfast we meet you at your hotel in order to start the full day Istanbul tour. Visit the spectacular sights of the St. Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome, Topkapı Palace and Grand Bazaar.

Day 15: Istanbul  Free Day.

Day 16: Istanbul /Airport  You will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to Ataturk airport of Istanbul for your departure flight.

Day 1: Athens On Arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our driver. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2: Athens After breakfast we meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half day Athens sightseeing tour. The remaining afternoon is at your leisure.

Day 3: Athens/Santorini Morning transfer from your hotel to the port by our driver to embark on the ferry to Santorini.On arrival you have a transfer to your selected hotel for your 3 nights stay.

Day 3-6: Santorini Free days. Volcanic island,known as the "Lost Atlantis", fascinating for its white houses on the rocks and black sandy beaches.Opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable sunset in the capital "Fira" or the beautiful area "Oia".

Day 6: Santorini/Crete Transfer from your hotel to the port to embark on the afternoon ferry to Heraklion town of Crete.On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for your 2 nights stay.

Day 6-8: Heraklion/Crete Free days. Crete is the largest Greek island but your short stay in Heraklion town is the closest you can get to piecing together the threads of the story of the Minoan civilization through the structures the Minoans lived in, by visiting the Palace of Knossos located only 20-25 minutes from the centre of Heraklion. For many this is a must see and for some a major reason to visit Crete!

Day 8: Heraklion/Rhodes  Early afternoon transfer from your hotel to Heraklion airport to catch a flight to Rhodes. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for your 3 nights stay.

Day 8-11: Rhodes The largest of the Dodecanese, Rhodes is a history-lovers island visit it for its ancient temples and statues, little Byzantine churches, medieval palaces and castles and Turkish baths. The Old Town will enchant the romantics whereas conspicuous consumers can frequent the shops, restaurants, bars and coffee shops. On hot summer days its parks and squares are ideal for cool, leafy walks while the organized beaches along its indented coastline may tempt you to take a refreshing swim.

Day 11: Rhodes/Turkey Morning transfer from your hotel to the port to embark on the morning ferry to Marmaris in Turkey.On arrival you will be transferred by a driver to your hotel (3hrs ride) for your 2 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 12: Kusadasi/Ephesus After breakfast we meet you at your hotel, in order to start the Full day Ephesus tour. Ephesus is  one of the grandest cities in the Roman world. Drive to Meryemana and visit the house of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus the Capital of Asia Minor. After lunch visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules gate, the temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and fantastic Greco Roman theatre. Return to your hotel in Kusadasi for overnight.

Day 13: Kusadasi/Istanbul Transfer from your hotel to Izmir airport for a flight to Istanbul. On Arrival at Istanbul airport you will be transferred by a driver to your hotel for your 3 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 14: Istanbul After breakfast we meet you at your hotel in order to start the full day Istanbul tour. Visit the spectacular sights of the St. Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome, Topkapı Palace and Grand Bazaar.

Day 15: Istanbul  Free Day.

Day 16: Istanbul /Airport  You will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to Ataturk airport of Istanbul for your departure flight.

Rates per Person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1
SeasonTripleTwinSingle
April 01-May 31 & Oct 11-31168619773250
June 01-30 & Oct 01-10173420293353
July 01-31 & Aug 21-Sept 30188722023746
Aug 01-20191922383817

ADDITIONAL COSTS :

Estimated cost for the domestic air tickets Heraklion-Rhodes and Izmir-Istanbul Euros 250 per person.