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Day 1 Thu: Istanbul | Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.


Day 2 Fri: Istanbul | Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding Harem),Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner withbelly dancing entertainment. B


Day 3 Sat: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale | Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit  Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. B D


Day 4 Sun: Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi | Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to Kusadasi for overnight. B L D


Best of Turkey & Greece

11 Days - 10 Nights

Day 5 Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi | Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. Afternoon Optional: Tour of Sirince. B D


Day 6 Tue: Ephesus – Greek islands Cruise | After breakfast transfer to pier and embark on a cruise ship at Kusadasi for 3 days in the Greek Islands. Cruise: Celestyal Cruise Line B D


Day 7 Wed: 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. B L D


Day 8 Thu: 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. Your next port of call is Santorini,where you are free to explore the land of the fabled Atlantis. B L D


Day 9 Fri: Athens | After disembarking from the cruise, you are transferred to your Athens hotel. The rest of the day is yours. B


Day 10 Sat: Athens | A morning city tour of the famed Acropolis with its dominating view and site of the renowned Parthenon, followed by a visit to the Acropolis Museum. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Athens. B


Day 11 Sun: Athens – Return | Begin a Classical Tour of mainland Greece or transfer to the airport for the flight home. B


Note: Cruise line Celestyal Cruise (Standard Inside cabin Cat LA)


Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

Tour Code: BTGR


Price Includes

  • First Class hotels with private facilities

  • Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner

  • Licensed guides throughout Turkey

  • Private air-conditioned transportation

  • Luggage handling

  • Local taxes and service charges

  • Arrival/departure transfers: only on arrival and departure days. Pre or post stay transfers are not included

  • Private arrival transfer from Piraeus port to Athens Hotel

  • 2 nights accommodation in standard room on BB basis

  • Athens city tour

  • Private departure transfer from Athens hotel to Athens airport


Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional tours

  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

  • Port taxes and Turkey embarkation fee total of $189

  • Supplementary cost for Standard Outside Cabin (Cabin Cat XA) per person in double $90

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