Day 1 Thu: Istanbul – Arrival | 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 Covered Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly 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 – Izmir | 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 Izmir for overnight. B L D

Glories of Turkey & Greece

16 Days - 15 Nights


Day 5 Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Izmir | T our the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. Optional: Dinner at local restaurant. B

Day 6 Tue: Izmir – Pamukkale | D rive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. B D

Day 7 Wed: Hierapolis – Marmaris | Morning transfer to south, to the resort city of Marmaris, afternoon is free. B D


Day 8 Thu: Marmaris – Rhodes | Morning transfer to port for hydrofoil trip to Rhodes, Greece. Arrive and transfer to hotel for overnight. B


Day 9 Fri: Rhodes | A day of leisure; you may visit Old Rhodes or take an optional tour to Lindos. B


Day 10 Sat: Rhodes – Santorini | Transfer to the airport for a flight to Santorini. Arrival and transfer to your hotel for overnight. B


Day 11 Sun: 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 Mon: Santorini – Mykonos | Transfer to the pier for a hydrofoil or ferry ride to Mykonos. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the nightlife of Mykonos. B


Day 13 Tue: Mykonos | Explore the many beaches of Mykonos and absorb the ambiance of this Cycladic Island during this day at leisure. B


Day 14 Wed: Mykonos – Athens | Morning is free. 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 Thu: Athens | Tour Athens’ famed Acropolis with its breathtaking view and renowned Parthenon, followed by a visit to the Acropolis Museum. On your own, explore the Plaka with its open-air taverns and traditional shops. B


Day 16 Fri: Athens – Return | A Neon Tours representative escorts you to the airport for the flight home. B


Note: Greece portion is locally hosted


Duration: 16 Days / 15 Nights 
Tour Code: GLR 


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

  • Hydrofoil ticket from Santorini to Mykonos and Mykonos to Piraeus

  • Athens city tour


Price Excludes

  • Flight from Rhodes to Santorini

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional tours

  • Customary tips to guide and drivers