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7 Nights/8 Days • 2 Cities • 6 Places

Travel to The Best of Athens and Istanbul

Tour Code: C02
From Athens

How will you visit Greece and Turkey on one trip? Book 8-day travel to the best of Athens and Istanbul. Athens Acropolis and Istanbul Blue Mosque give a stunning experience.

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Highlights

  • Old City Istanbul
  • Acropol of Athens
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Travel to The Best of Athens and Istanbul
7 Nights/8 Days • 2 Cities • 6 Places

Travel to The Best of Athens and Istanbul

Tour Code: C02
From Athens

How will you visit Greece and Turkey on one trip? Book 8-day travel to the best of Athens and Istanbul. Athens Acropolis and Istanbul Blue Mosque give a stunning experience.

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Start At 1.014 -15%
862 / Per Person
*Please contact us for instant prices.
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Itinerary

8 days Greece and Turkey package tour. This Turkey and Greece package tour includes old city part of Istanbul and Athens city with Acropolis ancient site.

  • Starting Points: Greece/Athens
  • Day 1 Athens

    Arrival in Athens International Airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Athens.

  • Day 2 Athens: Acropol
    Acropol

    08:00 am depart on a half day morning tour of Athens which includes a visit to the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Also view the House of Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, Presidential Palace, the Panatheanic Stadium (where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Hadrian`s Arch. After the morning tour, the afternoon is at leisure for you to further explore Athens on your own. (Optional afternoon tour to Cape Sounion to visit the Temple of Poseidon.) Overnight in Athens.

  • Day 3 Athens

    Athens, recorded history dates back 3,000 years, so naturally this capital city is a treasure trove of historically and culturally significant ruins. You may have one of our daily tours in this free day. Overnight in Athens.

  • Day 4 Istanbul

    Flight to Istanbul via Athens. Overnight in Istanbul.

  • Day 5 Istanbul: Topkapi palace, Sultanahmet square, Hagia Sophia Museum, Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque
    Topkapi palace, Sultanahmet square, Hagia Sophia Museum, Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque

    08:00 am pick up from the reception and depart for the tour. Visiting, Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Tour ends around 4:00 pm. Return back to the hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

  • Day 6 Istanbul: Bosphorus Boat Ride
    Bosphorus Boat Ride

    Even if you are a short term or long term visitor to Istanbul, a bosphorus cruise is really a good way to experience what Istanbul really looks like and its diversity. The Bosphorus strait connects the sea of Marmara to the Black Sea and separates Europe and Asia. During this excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Ciragan Palace, a lot of ancient villas and Rumeli fortress are worth seeing. After this excursion, you will visit Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar). You will find here mystical smells of different aromas of various spices and many shops selling vegetables, fruits, fish and flowers. End of the tour return your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

  • Day 7 Istanbul

    The day is free at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

  • Day 8 Istanbul

    Pick up 5 hours before your international flight and transfer to the airport. Have a safe trip back home!

  • End Points: Turkey/Istanbul

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Informations

  • What's Included

    • 7 nights nights hotel accommodation according to your selection as 3, 4 or 5 star.
    • Services of professionally licensed guides on regular local group tours.
    • Meals as B breakfasts, L lunch.
    • Transportation in a fully air conditioned, non smoking coaches on local tours and transfers.
    • English speaking guided tours mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Inbound and outbound airport transfers to/from your hotel.
    • All taxes, entrance & museum fees, baggage handling. (unless otherwise stated).
    • Athens Istanbul flight ticket/s.

  • What's Excluded

    • International airfares.
    • VISA needed for Turkey.
    • Tips to guide, driver, hotel staff etc (optional).
    • Items of a personal nature.
    • Harem and Treasure room entrance fees in Topkapi Palace.
    • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
    • Travel Insurance and medical services.
    • Greece Stayover Tax to be paid directly to hotels per room per night: 3* hotels €1.5 / 4* Hotels €3 / 5* Hotels €4

  • Travel Tips

    What to bring: Camera, Hat, Comfortable Footwear, Soft Drinks, Sun Cream, Sun Glasses.

  • Note

    This program may contain some hard walking tracks which are not suitable for senior and disabled people.

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FAQs

  • How to meet my tour guide?

    Your tour guide/staff will be waiting at pick up points such as your hotels’ lobby/main gate, a specific point etc. according to timing which you were given before tour date.

  • Can I state the departure time for my tour?

    Of course! We also operate tours on private basis, so you can customize the departure time, if it is a private service.

  • Can I choose the sights to visit on my own?

    On private tours. You can choose the sights and museums along with all sort of criteria you like by your agent according to content of service.

  • How to buy museum tickets?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • Am I traveling with a group on the tour?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • How about the transportation?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • How do I pay?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • What is the language of group tours?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • What type of restaurants do you use?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • How to pay for my services?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • Am I traveling with a group?

    If the museum tickets are included in your tour, you do not need to buy it as extra. But if the museum ticket/s is/are not included in your tour, still no need to buy tickets in advance, during the tour your tour guide will help you to purchase them. Official tour guides have priority at museum ticket offices.

  • Are any Vaccinations Required For tourist entering Turkey?

    There are no vaccination requirements for any international traveller. The World Health Organization web site, www.who.org, provides vaccination certificate requirements by country, geographic distributions of potential health hazards to travellers.

  • Can We Choose our Hotels?

    Yes, you can. All you have to do is just letting us know what hotels you would like to stay in while your agent creates your itinerary.

  • Do I Have to Pay Full Amount To Book A Package Tours?

    No. You will need to pay %50 of the total amount of your package tour in order to complete your booking. You will be required to pay the rest of the amount 30 days before your arrival day in Turkey.

  • Do I need a Visa To Turkey?

    Citizens of most of countries must have a visa to enter Turkey. U.S. citizens may obtain a visa upon entry into Turkey or in prior to departure from one of the five Turkish Consulates in the United States. Please find your state in the Turkish Consulates Jurisdiction (https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en).

  • How Can I Travel in Turkey?

    By Plane Virtually every major city in Turkey has air service and Turkish Airlines offers nationwide services. Most flights connect through Istanbul or Ankara, both of which have domestic and international terminals. You can check Turkish Airlines.

  • How Should Visitors Dress in Turkey?

    Casual wear is appropriate for most tour excursions. Women wear pants or skirts, but when visiting mosques it is recommended that they cover their heads with a scarf and both sexes should not wear shorts out of respects for religious customs.

  • Is it Safe to Travel in Turkey?

    Turkey is one of the safest countries in the world in which to travel, and its crime rate is low in comparison to many Western European countries. Interpol ranked Turkey as the safest holiday destination in Europe for travelers. Naturally, we recommend.

  • Should I exchange money before I go to Turkey?

    The highly favourable exchange rate makes travel to Turkey extremely affordable. Most banks in the U.S. do not have Turkish Lira. However, Turkish currency is easily obtainable upon arrival in Turkey at any exchange office or bank.

  • What are the departure dates of your tours?

    There is no specific date! You can just pick-up your own dates to depart your package tour! In another word, our tours depart every day all year-round.

  • What is a Turkish bath (Hamam)?

    Communal baths were used in Roman and Byzantine times, but as the name "Turkish Bath" suggests, they played a significant role in Ottoman culture. At a time when the concept of cleanliness was not yet accepted in Europe.

  • Where can I find information on Festivals, Fairs and other Events in Turkey?

    There are more than 100 festivals in Turkey every year. In addition to the local festivals organized in almost every city of the country, international culture and art festivals are held in major cities including Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Antalya.

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