Greece and Turkiye in One

Greece | turkiye

Tour Cost: based on twin / triple sharing

Min. 30 Pax

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

USD 3,888 – ALL IN

– May 12-28, 2023

USD 2,110

– Package cost if TURKIYE only

– May 19-28, 2023

May 12-28, 2023

INCLUSIONS

  • Roundtrip Economy Class Airline Ticket and Taxes
  • Athens to Istanbul Flight 
  • High-speed ferry from Athens to Santorini v.v.
  • Corinth Canal Boat Tour and Bosphorus Cruise
  • Santorini Volcano and Hot Springs Boat Tour
  • 12 Nights Hotel Accommodation – Twin sharing based on local 4* categories
  • 2 Nights Premium Cave Hotel
  • All meals as indicated (B – Buffet Breakfast, L – Lunch, & D – Dinner)
  • Professional Tour Director all through-out
  • Tours & Sightseeing on modern air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sights
  • City and Hotel Taxes
  • 1Pc daily bottled water on coach
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Travel Kit & Souvenir
  • Travel Insurance w/ Coverage for COVID-19 (up to 75yrs old)
  • Mandatory tips to Tour Director and Driver

EXCLUSIONS AND OTHER FEES

  • Visa Expenses
  • Beverages during meals other than water
  • 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

CONTACT / VISIT AND RESERVE AT:

MANILA OFFICE
Unit 1 2nd floor, AC Herrera Bldg, 1170 Roxas Boulevard corner Arsenio Cruz Herrera Street ( formerly Arquiza Street) Ermita, Manila

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

 

Mobile/Viber/WhatsApp

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+63 9257595181
+63 9213751526

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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

DAY 01 / MAY 12: DEPARTURE MANILA, 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. Start a short tour 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 before dinner. Evening transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.

DAY 03 / MAY 14: ATHENS – CORINTH CANAL – 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. Lunch enroute to the Corinth Canal and experience Boat Tour. As the day ends, back to our hotel in Athens. 

DAY 04 / MAY 15: ATHENS – SANTORINI (B/-/D)
Breakfast inside hotel, 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 early evening and transfer to the hotel for check in. Dinner then rest for overnight.

DAY 08 / MAY 19: METEORA – ATHENS (B/L/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 Athens. Arrive back in the early evening. We continue to Plaka, the old quarter with its array of shops and boutiques. We will have our dinner at a local restaurant there. Free time to walk around and shopping until we transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.

DAY 09 / MAY 20:  FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL, Turkiye (B/L/D)

ATHENS – ISTANBUL FLIGHT VIA PEGASUS AIRLINES 10:15 DEP / 11:30 ARR

Packed breakfast will be served. Board your coach and drive to airport to catch your flight to Istanbul, Turkey. After airport formalities, meet your Tour Director. Have lunch, we then visit Spice Market which is also called Egyptian Bazaar then the famous Grand Covered Bazaar of Istanbul which covered by hemispheric domes-houses 4, 000 shops. Free time to enjoy shopping. As the day ends, proceed to hotel for check-in and overnight.

DAY 10 / MAY 21: ISTANBUL (B/L/D)
Today, we proceed to visit Roman Hippodrome where horse chariot aces 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, experience Bosphorus Cruise along the shores of the legendary Bosphorus, the natural gateway that divides Asia and Europe.

DAY 11 / MAY 22: ISTANBUL – CANAKKALE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will 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 explore the ruins of legendary Homer’s Troy with its famous Trojan wooden horse, best known for being the setting of the Trojan War and many cities built on top of each other. The ancient city of Troy, was immortalized by Homer in his epic the “Iliad and and Odissey.’’

DAY 12 / MAY 23: CANAKKALE – IZMIR – KUSADASI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to Pergamon and visit the Temples of Trajan, Acropolis, Dionysos, Zeus, and Athena. Then the theatre overlooking to the plain of Bergama. Lunch in Bergama then drive to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight.

DAY 13 / MAY 24: KUSADASI – EPHESUS – PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
Following breakfast, drive to Selcuk town to 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. Also visit the Roman Baths which is in the same area. Transfer to hotel for dinner and enjoy Thermal bath.

DAY 14 / MAY 25: 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 Leather Shopping Outlet then transfer to Konya for lunch. We will also see Mevlana Museum, the home of Whirling Dervishes. Then continue our journey towards Cappadocia. Experience two nights stay in a Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.

DAY 15 / MAY 26: 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 carpet making and fairy chimney. Free time will be given for souvenir shopping in Cappadocia. Proceed for dinner and back to our hotel.

DAY 16 / MAY 27: CAPPADOCIA – BOLU – ISTANBUL (B/L)
Early morning check-out then proceed to Bolu and spend lunch. Continue to Istanbul and head directly to airport for flight back home.

DAY 17 / MAY 28: ARRIVAL MANILA, Philippines
Home sweet home ☺

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ANGELES, PAMPANGA
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