Greece and Turkiye in One

Greece | turkiye

Tour Cost: based on twin / triple sharing

Experience 2Nights Premium Cave Hotel in Cappadocia and 3Days stay in Santorini with Volcano and Hot Springs Boat tour!

USD 3,888 – ALL IN

– Includes full-board meals, all taxes, tippings, and unique experiences

– Via Emirates Airlines out Manila

May 12-28, 2024

EMIRATES AIRLINES FLIGHTS

EK 33512MAYMNLDXB2355-70445-1
EK 20913MAYDXBATH1050-11500-1
EK 12227MAYISTDXB1925-10055-2
EK 33228MAYDXBMNL0335-21615-2

INCLUSIONS

  • Roundtrip Economy Class Airline Ticket and Taxes with PH Tax 
  • Athens or Thessaloniki to Istanbul Flight w/ 23kgs luggage allowance
  • High-speed ferry from Athens to Santorini v.v. 
  • Santorini Volcano plus Hot Springs Boat Cruise and Santorini cable car ride
  • Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
  • 12 Nights Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing based on local 4* categories 
  • 2 Nights Premium Cave Hotel in Cappadocia
  • Professional Tour Director all through-out plus Local License Guides 
  • Tours and Sightseeing on modern air-conditioned private coach
  • Meals as indicated (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, and D – Dinner)
  • City Taxes, Hotel Taxes, Tourist Taxes, and Permits
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sights
  • 1Pc daily bottled water on coach
  • Water during meals
  • Pre-Departure Orientation 
  • Travel Kit and Souvenir 
  • Mandatory tips to Tour Director, Local Guides, and Driver

EXCLUSIONS AND OTHER FEES

  • Schengen Visa fees and Processing

  • Personal Travel Insurance

  • Others which are not mentioned in the inclusions such as Optional Tours

BOOKING CONDITIONS

  • Non-Refundable deposit of USD 500.00 pp upon booking*
  • Full Cancellation will be applied to any cancellation done one month  before departure*
  • If the group fall below 30, your Travel Agent has the right to cancel or reschedule the tour or supplement fee may apply
  • MINIMUM OF 30 PASSENGERS TO RUN THIS PROGRAM
    (Except for lockdowns, wars, or medical reasons, Admin fee may apply)

REQUIRED VISA

  • Schengen Visa and Turkiye Visa 
  • Deposit is required to secure Visa Letters from Operator
  • Kindly refer to respective Embassy for complete list of Visa Requirements and Forms

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

We, our employees, sub –agents shall be responsible only for making arrangements as your travel agent. It shall not be responsible and liable for any accident, loss, injury, and damage to property in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services resulting directly or indirectly from any occurrence or defects of vehicles, breakdown of equipment, acts of God, strikes, civil disturbances, theft, delay or cancellation or change in the itinerary. Baggage is at owner’s risk throughout the trip. The company shall not hold liable in any form on any health problem/s that may occur during the trip brought about by pre-existing illness/es, disclosed or undisclosed by the passenger to us. We reserve the right to terminate servicing any participant who in its opinion is prejudicing the harmony of the tour group, a burden to the group or for any reason by his/ her conduct hinders the successful operation of the tour. Payment of reservation fee/ total tour cost shall constitute to all the provisions in the tour booking, payment and cancellation policies and conditions of responsibilities stated herein.

THERE IS NO REFUND FOR ANY UNUSED SERVICES
ITINERARY MAY SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REARRANGE DEPENDS ON ACTUAL GROUND SITUATION

CONTACT / VISIT AND RESERVE AT:

MAKATI OFFICE
Unit 218 La Fuerza Plaza 2, 2241 Chino Roces Ave., Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Landline: +632-8732-7098
Mobile: +63921-375-1526

 

ANGELES OFFICE (no visitors allowed, for company operations only but allowed to receive passenger documents )
Unit 802B Marquee Residences Pulung Maragul Angeles City
2009 Pampanga

 

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+63 9178938267
+63 9257595181
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Website

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EMIRATES AIRLINE FLIGHTS

EK033512MAYMNL-DXB2335HRS / 0445HRS
EK020913MAYDXB-ATH1050HRS / 1500HRS
EK012227MAYIST-DXB1925HRS / 0055HRS
EK033228MAYDXB-MNL0335HRS / 1615HRS

ITINERARY

The Best Seller!

DAY 01 / MAY 12: DEPARTURE AIRPORT, Philippines
Check-in airline, enjoy inflight amenities and entertainment on-board.

DAY 02 / MAY 13: ARRIVAL ATHENS, Greece (D)
Welcome to Athens, the capital city of Greece! Meet and greet by our Tour Director. Upon arrival, we will proceed directly to hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 03 / MAY 14: ATHENS (B/L/D)
Breakfast inside hotel then board your coach and start to explore the city by visiting the world-famous site of the Acropolis to see the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erectheion, and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the Parthenon. Followed by a short trip around Athens to visit Panathenaic Stadium through the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Garden, Hadrian’s Arc, St. Paul’s Church, the Schliemann’s House (Numismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square, Parliament House, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Russian Orthodox Church. Have a chance to shop at the Monastiraki Area. As the day ends, dinner then back to our hotel in Athens.

DAY 04 / MAY 15: ATHENS – SANTORINI (B/-/D)
Early or boxed breakfast, check-out then we head to port of Piraeus for our ferry going to Santorini. Relax onboard then we arrive to perhaps one of the most breath-taking islands in the world! Enjoy a pleasant walking tour of the cities of Fira and Firostefani. Free activity then gather again for dinner in local restaurant. Check-in hotel.

DAY 05 / MAY 16: SANTORINI FULL DAY (B/L/D)
Breakfast inside hotel then start the full day tour of Santorini. We will enjoy boating to the volcano, hot springs, and Thirasia Island. In the afternoon, continue by visiting Pyrgos Village and Pyrgos Castle. We will also proceed to Kasteli Village, the highest point of Santorini. And ofcourse the breath-taking visit to Oia, a village famous for its white and blue buildings with charming sunset views. Free time for souvenir shopping then as the day ends, we will have dinner then back to our hotel.

DAY 06 / MAY 17: SANTORINI – ATHENS (B/-/D)
Breakfast inside hotel and check-out. Have a photo-stop opportunity at the charming village of Megalochori. Afterwards, enjoy Red Beach and Black Sandy Beach of Perivolos & Kamari. Have free time until we gather and prepare to leave this beautiful island. We will proceed to port for our ferry going back to Athens. Arrived in Athens, continue to hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 07 / MAY 18: ATHENS – DELPHI – KALAMBAKA (B/L/D)
Breakfast in the hotel, check-out then depart on tour. Drive north, along the highway, passing the town of Thebes, connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus Rex, the mountain village of Arachova then arrive in Delphi, the Navel of the Earth. On the slopes of Mt. Parnassus lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Pass by to see and hear the story of Castalia Spring and then enter the archaeological site. See the Doric Temple, the Treasury of the Athenians, and the Ancient Theatre. Visit also the museum housing masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture such as the bronze charioteer. See the modern town of Delphi before  continue  driving  north,  passing  towns  and   villages  of  central Greece to Kalambaka, the town nestling at the foot of Meteora. Arrive in the evening and transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner then rest for overnight.

DAY 08 / MAY 19: METEORA – THESSALONIKI, Greece – ISTANBUL, Turkiye via flight (B/-/D)
Have an early breakfast, check-out then board our coach as we visit 2 of the Meteora monasteries. Standing amid striking scenery, perched on top of huge rocks, which seem to be suspended in mid-air. Inside, see exquisite specimens of Byzantine arts, manuscripts, and jewellery. In the noon time, depart for Thessaloniki. Upon arrival, have short free time in this historical city. Flight to Istanbul. Arrival Istanbul International Airport. Meet and assist with our guide. Transfer to our hotel for check in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 09 / MAY 20: ISTANBUL FULL DAY (B/L/D)

After breakfast board your coach and let’s begin this exciting journey! We proceed to visit Roman Hippodrome where horse chariot races and events were held. Proceed to visit the Blue Mosque-Sultan Ahmet Mosque. Then visit Topkapi Palace – the seat of the Ottoman Empire, after it shifted its capital from Bursa to Istanbul. It is today, a museum palace with a wide collection of Kitchen wares and Porcelains, Treasuries, Royal Antiques, Courtyards, Holy Relics, etc. Then visit St. Sophia Museum. In the afternoon, free time at the famous Grand Covered Bazaar and Spice Bazaar.

DAY 10 / MAY 21: ISTANBUL – CANAKKALE (TROY) (B/L/D)
After breakfast board your coach as begin our scenic drive down to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles during WWI. Then we will cross the second strategic waterway, the Dardanelles, and land in Asia. We will visit, Troy Ancient City, the famous mythology city in Homer’s epic poem, lliad, one of the oldest settlements in the world. Drive to Canakkale, make a stop in Canakkale city center to see the Wooden Horse from movie ‘Troy’.

DAY 11 / MAY 22: CANAKKALE – IZMIR – KUSADASI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to Pergamon and visit the Temples of Trajan, Acropolis, Dionysos, Zeus, and Athena and the theatre overlooking to the plain of Bergama. Lunch in Bergama then drive to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight.

DAY 12 / MAY 23: KUSADASI – EPHESUS – PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
Following breakfast, drive to Selcuk town then visit House of Virgin Mary on top of Mt. Coressos. Also visit the famous Ancient ruins of Ephesus. After lunch continue to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle). The area is famous for a carbonate mineral left by the flowing water, the shimmering, snow-white limestone, shaped over millennia by calcium-rich springs. We will also visit the Roman Baths which is also in the area. Transfer to hotel for dinner and enjoy Thermal bath.

DAY 13 / MAY 24: PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast and before we start the long drive to the beautiful city of Cappadocia, we can visit a Shopping Outlet then transfer to Konya for lunch and visit Mevlana Museum, the home of Whirling Dervishes. Then continue drive to Cappadocia. Two nights stay in a Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.

DAY 14 / MAY 25: CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
Today we visit the incredible Underground City of Kaymakli where early Christians lived secretly in order to survive and keep their faith. A photo opportunity at the Pigeon Valley and at the foot of the Uchisar Castle. After lunch, proceed to the Goreme Valley open air museum to visit the rock carved churches. Followed by the famous local pottery and carpet. We will also provide time for souvenir shopping in Cappadocia. Then proceed to dinner and back to our hotel. (Optional Hot Air Balloon ride in the morning if weather permits)

DAY 15 / MAY 26: CAPPADOCIA – ANKARA – BOLU (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visit carpet making and fairy chimney before we drive to the capital city of Turkey, Ankara and visit Ataturk Museum. Lunch will be in local restaurant then proceed to Bolu. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 16 / MAY 27: BOLU – ISTANBUL END (B/L)
After breakfast, continue to Istanbul then we will first experience Bosphorus Cruise along the shores of the legendary Bosphorus, the natural gateway that divides Asia and Europe. Lunch will be in local restaurant then short free time for shopping. Transfer to airport and flight back to Manila.

DAY 17 / MAY 28: ARRIVAL AIRPORT, Philippines
Home sweet home 🙂

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