Homeric Explorer

 SM

 

12 Days from $2308 - Land Only,

Kids cruise FREE


Greece, Egypt & Israel


2 Nights Athens, 3-Night Greek Island Cruise, 3 Nights Cairo, & 3 Nights Tel Aviv



Day 1, Wed: ATHENS:
Upon arrival in Athens you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2, Thu: ATHENS:
Morning half day sightseeing tour of Athens. Visits include the Acropolis and its museum, the Panathenaikon Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896, and much more. The afternoon is at leisure. (B)
Day 3, Fri: ATHENS/ PIRAEUS/ MYKONOS:
After breakfast you will be transferred to the port to board your 3-night cruise to the Greek Islands & Turkey. Your first port of call is Mykonos. Enjoy the whitewashed houses and the picturesque windmills. (B,L,D)
Day 4, Sat: KUSADASI/ PATMOS:
Arrive in Kusadasi. Drive to ancient city of Ephesus and visit one of the world's largest open air archaeological museums. Then on to 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 5, Sun: HERAKLION/ SANTORINI:
Arrive in Heraklion, the capital of Crete. Visit the Palace of Minos at Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization. Sail on to Santorini, the volcano island, one of the most unforgettable places in the world. Visit the beautiful village of Oia, perched on the rim of the caldera offering panoramic views of breathtaking beauty. (B,L,D)
Day 6, Mon: PIRAEUS/ CAIRO:
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)
Day 7, Tue: CAIRO:
After breakfast begin your full day tour, visiting the Egyptian Museum, home of the world's greatest collections of antiquities from the Pharaonic period. Continue your sightseeing to the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. Visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar before returning to your hotel. (B,L)
Day 8, Wed: CAIRO:
A full day at leisure in Cairo, or you may wish to join one of the optional tours listed on this page. (B)
Day 9, Thu: CAIRO/ TEL AVIV:
After breakfast this morning transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Tel Aviv. Upon arrival in Tel Aviv you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remaining of the day is at leisure. (B)
Day 10, Fri: JERUSALEM/ BETHLEHEM:
After breakfast drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King Davidís Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Waling Wall, the Kotel and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue to Bethlehem* and visit the Church of Nativity. Drive back to Tel Aviv. ** Note: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. *You must carry your passport on this day. This full day tour can be substituted with a Jerusalem tour that visits Jerusalemís New City (Knesset, Israelís Parliament, Holocaust memorial) instead of Bethlehem. Please inquire. (B)
Day 11, Sat: MASSADA/ DEAD SEA:
Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea and Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod. Continue to the Dead Sea. Enjoy the unique opportunity to swim and float in the Dead Sea. Return to your hotel for overnight. ** Note: This full day tour can be substituted with a tour to Nazareth and Tiberius or a tour to Caesarea, Haifa Acre and Rosh Hanikra. Please inquire. (B)
Day 12, Sun: TEL AVIV:
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport. (B)

2-nights hotel accommodations in Athens.
3-night cruise to the Greek Islands & Turkey including all meals and entertainment. Inside cabins with two lower beds. Cabin upgrades available.
Two shore excursions: Spectacular Oia village and choice of ancient Ephesus through the Ages (Kusadasi) or Panoramic Samos
Drink package inclusive of non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks (for adults 18 and over) on Greek Island cruise.
Athens sightseeing tour including the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum.
3-night hotel accommodations in Cairo
Full day sightseeing tour of Cairo, including the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Entrance fees and lunch are also included.
3-night stay hotel accommodations in Tel Aviv
Full day tour to Jerusalem and Bethlehem
Full day tour to Massada and Dead Sea
Breakfast daily
All transfers as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Porterage of one suitcase per person
Orientation by Homeric Tours representative at Athens hotel
24-Hour "Emergency" Hotline
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program

Homeric Explorer SM  starts on Wednesdays.
Homeric Tours will offer competitive airfares from USA in conjunction with your tour request
Land Only  (Double)   Single Prices
Athens Golden Age Athens Hilton
Cairo Pyramids Park Ramses Hilton
Tel Aviv Melody Tel Aviv Renaissance
mar 28, 2018 $2,327 $2,648
apr 4, 2018 $2,327 $2,648
apr 11, 2018 $2,349 $2,592
apr 18, 2018 $2,366 $2,592
apr 25, 2018 $2,426 $2,652
May 2, 9, 16, 2018 $2,385 $2,704
may 23, 2018 $2,422 $2,759
may 30, 3018 $2,325 $2,704
jun 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 $2,325 $2,704
Jul 4, 11, 18, 2018 $2,325 $2,644
jul 25, 2018 $2,308 $2,644
aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 $2,325 $2,774
aug 29, 2018 $2,368 $2,719
sep 5, 12, 2018 $2,415 $2,809
sep 19, 2018 $2,452 $2,865
Sep 26, 2018 $2,490 $2,903
Oct 3, 2018 $2,608 $3,018
Oct 10, 17, 24, 2018 $2,538 $2,948
     

Land Only  (Single) Land Only Prices
(DBL)
Athens Golden Age Athens Hilton
Cairo Pyramids Park Ramses Hilton
Tel Aviv Melody Tel Aviv Renaissance
mar 28, 2018 $3,431 $4,020
apr 4, 2018 $3,431 $4,020
apr 11, 2018 $3,470 $3,912
apr 18, 2018 $3,521 $3,912
apr 25, 2018 $3,613 $4,004
May 2, 9, 16, 2018 $3,531 $4,115
may 23, 2018 $3,681 $4,223
may 30, 3018 $3,439 $4,115
jun 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 $3,439 $4,115
Jul 4, 11, 18, 2018 $3,439 $3,995
jul 25, 2018 $3,388 $3,995
aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018 $3,439 $4,219
aug 29, 2018 $3,480 $4,110
sep 5, 12, 2018 $3,562 $4,261
sep 19, 2018 $3,711 $4,369
Sep 26, 2018 $3,677 $4,405
Oct 3, 2018 $3,849 $4,561
Oct 10, 17, 24, 2018 $3,779 $4,491
     


- A Greece City(accommodation)tax of up to 4 euros per person per night is additional and will need to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-out.
- Supplement for one person traveling alone $255 in addition to the single supplement.
- Kids Cruise Free applies only as 3rd or 4th passengers sharing a room with 2 full paying passengers.
- Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Triple occupancy and children prices are available upon request.
- Port Taxes and ship gratuities of $168 are additional.
- Hotels featured above may be substituted according to the availability.
- Homeric Tours can provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
- Tours can be extended as desired, please inquire directly.