Best of Turkey and Greece

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Tour Highlights: Turkey – Day tour of Istanbul, Anzac Cove and Gallipoli tour, visit Ancient Troy and the Ancient ruins of Ephesus. Greece – 3 day Greek Island cruise of Rhodes, Santorini and Heraklion, City tour and free time in Athens

Departures: All year round

Duration: 11 Days & 10 Nights

Cost: From $2375


DAY 1 – Istanbul

Arrival and transfer to your hotel for a welcome briefing.

DAY 2Istanbul

Full day tour of Istanbul including Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B

DAY 3 - Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale

Morning departure for Gallipoli to visit ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery, Chunuk Bair and Gabatepe War Museum before crossing the Dardanelles. Overnight in Canakkale. BD

DAY 4 – Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi

Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Tour the ancient Medical Centre, Asclepion in Pergamum before continuing onto Kusadasi where for overnight. BD

DAY 5 – Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi

Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s Cottage, where she spent the last years of her life. Afternoon Optional Tours to Sardis or Srince. BD

DAY 6 – Ephesus – Greek islands

Cruise After breakfast, transfer to the port and embark on your glorious cruise for 3 nights in the spectacular Greek Islands. Cruise: Louis Cruise Line BD

DAY 7 – Cruise – Rhodes

A morning arrival in Rhodes, the island of Roses. You have a full day to explore on your own; you may join an optional sightseeing tour, or simply take a taxi to one of many nearby beaches for a swim in the crystal clear Aegean waters. BLD

DAY 8 – Cruise – Santorini – Heraklion

This morning’s port of call is Heraklion, Crete where you may discover the town on your own or join an optional excursion to the Palace of Knossos. Later today sail to Santorini, where you can explore the island fabled to be the lost land of Atlantis. BLD

DAY 9 – Athens

After disembarking your cruise, you will be transferred to your Athens hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the sights of the bustling city of Athens, named after the ancient Greek Goddess, Athena.

DAY 10 – Athens

Enjoy a city tour to the world-famous Acropolis with its spectacular views and site of the renowned Parthenon, followed by a visit to the New Acropolis Museum. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Athens. B

DAY 11 – Athens

Begin a Classical Tour of mainland Greece or transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

Note: Many other hotels are available. Please contact Touchdown Tours if you have a specific preference.

 

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