Akshaya India Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.,


8 Nights / 9 Days: Turkey with Greece

Day 01
India / Istanbul

Meet and greet at Istanbul airport. Transfer to the hotel. (Early check-in subject to availability, but we will do our best.) PM Bosphorus Cruise along the Bosphorus, the winding strait separating Europe & Asia. Bosphorus coastline is a delightful mixture of the past and the present where one can enjoy the grand splendour and quaint beauty of the ancientwooden mansions, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages and visit of Spice Market (closed on Sundays). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02

After breakfast visit of the city including Byzantine Hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from Egypt by Theodosius and the Serpent Column taken from Delphi by Constantine, followed by the visit to Blue Mosque, which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet. The last stop is the Grand Covered Bazaar (closed on Sundays) dating back to 15th century. It covers over 4,000 shops under one roof. PM free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.


Day 03
Istanbul / Kaysery / Cappadocia

After breakfast transfer to the apt for morning flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival meet with assistant and drive to Cappadocia. Visiting Kaymakli or Derinkuyu Underground City; carved out of rock and completely self contained. More than 200 people lived on each of seven floors with the last one 250 feet underground. Then see the citadel of Ortahisar and the old Cavusin Village and itscave houses. Lunch followed by a walking tour of Red Valley and a visit to Urgup Wine House.Dinner and overnight at hotel. Acropilis Theatre, Kaymakli Underground City

Day 04

Breakfast at hotel and then visit Dervent Valley, Pasabagi Fairy Chimneys and Avanos Village.After lunch at a typical local restaurant Pigeon Valley and the natural citadel of Uchisar visited,followed by Goreme Open-Air Museum, which is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns.These tall free standing cones of stone curve and twist as if pulled from earth like taffy. Othersare tall like fairy chimneys. The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries. Visitsome caves on the cliffs to see Byzantine frescoes decorating early Christian churches. Dinnerand overnight at hotel.

Acropilis Theatre, Kaymakli  Underground City

Day 05
Cappadocia - Istanbul - Athens

Breakfast at hotel and proceed to Airport to board your flight for Athens. Arrive in Athens Airport - - Meet assistance at Athens Airport upon arrival - Private transfer to the Hotel inAthens . In the evening, pick up from the the hotel for Athens By Night tour with Dinner and Folk Show The tour starts with avisit to the main Greek port of Piraeus, passing by the mostimportant points of the city (City Hall, picturesque yacht'sharbour of Microlimano etc). Following the principal avenues and passing by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Garden, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University,National Library, Old Parliament we arrive at Plaka. Short pleasant walk through the old unique Athens city to one of the popular taverns for dinner with live bouzouki music and Greek folk dances. N.B. Drinks at the tavern are not included in the price Return to the hotel . Overnight(D)

Day 06
Atens City Tour

After breakfast pick up from the hotel for Half day morning Athens City Tour. Enjoy a tour ofAthens, combining many of the city's principal modern and classical sights. This tour includesan overview of the modern city and striking contrasts to the remains of its glorious past. Driveby the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square,the Panathenian Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896). See vistas of the Presidential Palace (ex Royal Palace), government buildings and elegant homes. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, NationalLibrary and Omonia Square. In contrast, we visit the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus and thecrowning beauty and glory that was Athens, the Acropolis with its many monuments atop itsrocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike andthe Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens. Return to the hotel . Afternoon free at leisure - Overnight at Hotel.

Goreme Open-Air Museum, Ayasofya, Microlimano Yatcht

Day 07
Full Day Delphi Tour

After breakfast departure for One day Delphi: We are passing by OLYMPIC STADIUM to seethe Athens 2004 Olympics main venue. We continue through Thebes, LEVADIA (short stop)and Arachova for Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. Pass by CASTALIASPRING, visit at the archaeological site the TEMPLE of APOLLO famous for its oracle and theMUSEUM of Delphi, with it's spectacular finds, including the bronze Charioteer, the NaxianSphinx and the Statue of Antinoos. After lunch return to Athens via the picturesque mountainvillage of ARACHOVA, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractivehand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese (short stop). Overnight in Athens.

Day 08
Cape Sounion

After breakfast morning free at leisure In the afternoon, pick up from the hotel for Half day afternoon Tour to Cape Sounion Depart for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal roadwhich affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens mostbeautiful suburbs (Glyfada,Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to CAPE SOUNION where you will visit the5th century B.C. TEMPLE of POSEIDON with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views inthe world(on a clear day you can see at least seven islands). The precipice is a sheer 197 footdrop to the sea and evening, free at leisure - Overnight (B)

Day 09
Athens - Exit

After breakfast to the hotel and according to flight schedule, transfer to the airport for flight back home.

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Package Cost includes:

  • 08 Nights accommodation as per itinerary

  • 04 Breakfast, 02 Lunch & 02 Dinner in Turkish portion

  • 04 Breakfast & 01 Lunch in Greek portion

  • Deluxe a/c coaches throughout the tour for all transfers and visits

  • Professional qualified English speaking guide for all visits in the program

  • English speaking assistant for departure transfers

  • All taxes and our services

  • All relevant Entrance fees

Package Cost Excludes:

  • Tips and Porterage

  • Any meals other than specified

  • Any increase in the airfare, airport taxes, hotel rates prior to the departure

  • Any surcharges involved during Trade Fair, Exhibitions, Conferences , Festivals etc

  • Any drinks during meals

  • Any personal expenses

  • Anything else not specifically mentioned in the program

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