Highlights of Turkey and Greece

 

 

12 Days from $2275 Land Only






3 Nights Istanbul, 5-Day Tour of Turkey, 2 Nights Athens 3-Day Greek Island Cruise



DAY 1, SAT: ISTANBUL
Arrival in Istanbul. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 2, SUN: ISTANBUL
Today enjoy a tour of Istanbul, including Hagia Sophia Church, now a museum, the Blue Mosque, the Byzantine Hippodrome and Topkapi Palace. Evening at leisure. (B,L)
DAY 3, MON: ISTANBULUl
Spend the day at leisure or visit on your own the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinth of more than 4,000 shops. (B)
DAY 4, TUE: ISTANBUL / CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Tour Goreme's rock chapels decorated with 6th century frescoes, Zelve's cliff-side Byzantine monastic complex and Uchisar's natural citadel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. (B,L,D)
DAY 5, WED: CAPPADOCIA / PAMUKKALE
Today depart for Pamukkale. En route visit the famous mausoleum of the sufi philosopher Mevlana. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale. (B,L,D)
DAY 6, THU: PAMUKKALE / KUSADASI
Early morning visit the unique Cotton Fortress, the white calcium cascades and one of the first modern spa centers of the ancient world, Hierapolis. Then drive to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)
DAY 7, FRI: EPHESUS / KUSADASI
Today enjoy a morning tour of the world-famous city of Ephesus including St. Mary's Cottage. Admire the Greco-Roman architectural masterpieces like the Library of Celsus, the Great Amphitheatre where St. Paul preached, the Temple of Hadrian and more. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. (B,L,D)
DAY 8, SAT: KUSADASI / PATMOS*
After breakfast you will be transferred to the pier to board the ship for the cruise to the Greek Islands. Today you will arrive in the Greek island of Patmos where you can take an optional excursion to the Monastery and Cave where John the Divine wrote the book of Revelation. (B,L,D)
DAY 9, SUN: HERAKLION / SANTORINI
Arrive in Heraklion, the capital of Crete. Take an optional excursion to the Palace of Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization. Sail on to Santorini, the volcano island, one of the most unforgettable places in the world. Walk in the narrow streets of the town of Thera or visit the beautiful village of Oia, perched on the rim of the caldera offering panoramic views of breath-taking beauty. (B,L,D)
DAY 10, MON: PIRAEUS / ATHENS
Disembark after breakfast. Transfer to your hotel. Remainder of your day at leisure to explore this fascinating city on your own. (B)
DAY 11, TUE: ATHENS
After breakfast board the motor coach for a morning tour of Athens. Visits include the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum. Free afternoon to visit the Archaeological Museum with its magnificent treasures or walk the narrow streets of Plaka, the old quarters of the city. (B)
DAY 12, WED: ATHENS / USA
After breakfast transfer to the airport. (B)

* An additional amount will be collected for the transfer from Lavrion

3-Day Cruise - Idyllic Aegean

SAT: Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

SAT: Samos, Greece

Sun: Milos, Greece

Mon: Athens (Lavrion*), Greece

Sailing Dates:

July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

 

 


Airfare between Istanbul and Cappadocia
3-night hotel accommodations in Istanbul with breakfast daily
Full day guided tour of Istanbul including lunch
5-day/4-night guided tour of Turkey, as per itinerary, including all meals.
2-night hotel accommodations in Athens with breakfast daily
Athens city tour including the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum
3-day/2-night cruise to the Greek Islands of Patmos, Crete and Santorini with all meals and entertainment. Inside cabins with two lower beds. Port Taxes and ship gratuities. Cabin upgrades available
All transfers as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Porterage of one suitcase per person
24-Hour “Emergency” Hotline
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program.

Highlights of Turkey and Greece   starts in Istanbul on Saturdays.
Homeric Tours will offer competitive airfares from USA in conjunction with your tour request
Land Only  (Double)   Single Prices
Istanbul TRYP By Windham (4*) Sultanahmet Palace
Cappadocia Dinler (5*) Dinler (5*)
Pamukkale Lycus River (4*) Lycus River (4*)
Kusadasi Pine Marina (4*) Pine Marine (4*)
Athens Golden Age (4*) Radisson Blu Park (5*)
oct 11, 18, 25, 2014 $2,269 $2,439
Mar 7, 2015 $2,295 $2,345
Mar 14, 21, 28, 2015 $2,295 $2,345
Apr 4, 11, 2015 $2,275 $2,345
apr 18, 25, 2015 $2,295 $2,365
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015 $2,309 $2,389
jun 6, 13, 20, 2015 $2,309 $2,389
Jun 27, 2015 $2,295 $2,365
Jul 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015 $2,295 $2,365
aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015 $2,295 $2,365
Aug 29, 2015 $2,335 $2,409
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26, 2015 $2,335 $2,409
Oct 3, 2015 $2,335 $2,409
Oct 10, 17, 2015 $2,289 $2,365
     

Land Only  (Single) Land Only Prices
(DBL)
Istanbul TRYP By Windham (4*) Sultanahmet Palace
Cappadocia Dinler (5*) Dinler (5*)
Pamukkale Lycus River (4*) Lycus River (4*)
Kusadasi Pine Marina (4*) Pine Marine (4*)
Athens Golden Age (4*) Radisson Blu Park (5*)
oct 11, 18, 25, 2014 $3,014 $3,327
Mar 7, 2015 $3,050 $3,090
Mar 14, 21, 28, 2015 $3,095 $3,099
Apr 4, 11, 2015 $3,090 $3,099
apr 18, 25, 2015 $3,090 $3,135
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015 $3,129 $3,165
jun 6, 13, 20, 2015 $3,129 $3,165
Jun 27, 2015 $3,129 $3,120
Jul 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015 $3,129 $3,120
aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015 $3,129 $3,120
Aug 29, 2015 $3,159 $3,200
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26, 2015 $3,159 $3,200
Oct 3, 2015 $3,159 $3,200
Oct 10, 17, 2015 $3,099 $3,135
     


- Hotels featured above may be substituted according to the availability.
- Additional nights in Athens are available upon request.
- Homeric Tours will provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
- Land-Only prices are per person based on double/triple occupancy.
- Package prices do not include international air travel
- Additional nights in Istanbul are available upon request.