Tour Highlights: Turkey – City tour of Istanbul, visit Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, the Ancient ruins of Troy famous for the wooden horse and the Ancient ruins of Ephesus, free afternoon in Marmaris. Greece – free time in Rhodes, Santorini and Mykonos.
Departures: All Year Round
Duration: 16 Days & 15 Nights
Cost: From $
DAY 1 – Istanbul
Arrival and transfer to your hotel for a welcome briefing.
DAY 2 – Istanbul
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 – Kusadası – Pamukkale
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale, where you will see the famous white lime cascades. Visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools at our hotel. BD
DAY 7 – Hierapolis – Marmaris
Morning transfer to the southern resort city of Marmaris. Afternoon is yours at leisure. BD
DAY 8 – Marmaris – Rhodes
Morning transfer to the port of Marmaris for your hydrofoil trip to Rhodes, Greece. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel and overnight. B
DAY 9 – Rhodes
A day of leisure; you may visit Old Rhodes Town with its beautiful cobble stone streets or take an optional tour to the Acropolis of Lindos. B
DAY 10 – Rhodes – Santorini
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Santorini. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for overnight. B
DAY 11 – Santorini
A free day to visit one of the many villages of Santorini, perched on top of the volcano, or enjoy a sun-soaked afternoon on the beach. B
DAY 12 – Santorini – Mykonos
Transfer to the pier for your hydrofoil or ferry crossing to Mykonos. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the nightlife of Mykonos. B
DAY 13 – Mykonos
Explore the many beaches of Mykonos and absorb the ambiance of this Cycladic Island during this day at leisure. B
DAY 14 – Mykonos – Athens
Board on a ferry to Athens. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy an optional dinner with folklore dancing or visit the quaint Plaka area. B
DAY 15 – Athens
Tour Athens’ famed Acropolis with its breathtaking view and renowned Parthenon, followed by a visit to the world famous New Acropolis Museum. On your own, explore the Plaka with its open-air taverns and traditional shops. B
DAY 16 – Athens – Return
After breakfast this morning, one of our colleagues will escort you to the airport for your onward flight. B
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