ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL & EVENING DINNER CRUISE
After arriving at Istanbul International Airport, you will meet our local representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Just relax and enjoy the evening cruising around the Bosphorus Strait. Let’s not forget delicious onboard meals superbly prepared by the chef. It’s possible to choose fish or meat menu consisting of three courses. What will make the evening more memorable is a rich show program including Gypsy Dance, Dervish show, Henna Ceremony, Belly Dance, Caucasian Show, Anatolian Dance Show, Drum Show, and Live DJ performance. Return transfer to the hotel is arranged at midnight.
CLASSIC ISTANBUL TOUR INCLUDING BLUE MOSQUE, HIPPODROME, HAGIA SOPHIA AND TOPKAPI PALACE
Your tour starts at Hippodrome Square and covers the Obelisk from Egypt, the Serpentine Column from Delphi and the fountain of Willhelm II as the first stop. You continue to the Blue Mosque, one of the largest of Istanbul. It is one of the principal adornments on the skyline and also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets. Then you visit St. Sophia, one of the most magnificent Byzantine churches, and nominated the 8th wonder of the world by many historians. Continue to Topkapi Palace, the imperial residence from which the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled but today a museum holding large collections of Japanese and Chinese porcelains and displaying holy relics. After Topkapi Palace, you will proceed to Little Hagia Sofia. The tour ends at the Grand Bazaar tempting souvenir-hunters with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewelry, and leather. Lunch in a local restaurant and hotel pick up and drop off are included in the tour price.
Collect luggage hotel and our representative will be waiting at the lobby for you who will transfer you to the airport. (Domestic flight included from Kayseri Airport to Izmir Aiport) Arrival in Izmir and transfer to a hotel in Kusadasi.
PAMUKKALE TOUR FROM KUSADASI (SHARED) WITH LUNCH
Upon our arrival to Pamukkale Village, brilliantly white dramatic travertine appears in the distance which is visually quite stunning. Firstly we have our lunch at a local restaurant. Then we visit Hierapolis. Then we begin our approach to the white calcium ponds filled with heavily mineralized therapeutic warm water flowing from the hot springs around. We take off our shoes and have an interesting walk in these natural pools for a while. We also go to the public Antique (or Cleopatra's) hot spring pool which is the only one in the world where one can swim on fluted drums of fallen marble columns from the nearby ancient site. The pool is constantly refreshed by an inflow of hot calcium-laden mineral water. After the tour transfer back to the hotel.
KUSADASI - MYKONOS BY FERRY VIA SAMOS
After breakfast, checkout and transfer to Kusadasi Port to board your ferry to Samos (Pythagoreio Port) at 09:00hrs – 10:30hrs. Take a cab on your own from Paythagoreio port to Vathi Port (Samos and board your ferry to next destination i.e Mykonos at 12:45hrs which will reach Mykonos at 18:10hrs Arrival in Mykonos and transfer to a hotel in Mykonos.
You can view the sunset from Little Venice and enjoy a swim in the pristine beach waters Explore the beautiful town at your own pace.
After a scrumptious breakfast, travel from the hotel to Mykonos Port and board the ferry to Santorini Island. On arriving Santorini, rest in the hotel and then enjoy the rest of the day as you explore the island and admire the spectacular view.
SANTORINI - VOLCANO CRUISE
On this day, after a sumptuous breakfast, you will be picked up for a delightful cruise at the world-famous Caldera and its hot springs. Here is a chance to visit the active volcano of Santorini, walk on the dried lava and reach up to its peak. During this unique experience, feel the heat beneath your feet and watch the steam of sulphuric gases rise from the earth. After this, visit the thermal springs and step into the blue waters to swim towards the springs (35 - 36 degrees Celsius). Finally, visit the sister island of Santorini, Thirasia, where you can enjoy a swim, head to the village or simply relax. After a fun-filled day, you must return to the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.
On this day, you are transferred to Thira port to board your ferry to Athens. After arriving at Athens port you will be transferred to your hotel in Athens by our representative.
CITY SIGHTSEEING HOP ON HOP OFF - ATHENS TOUR WITH ACROPOLIS ENTRY TICKETS
Admire panoramic views of the city on a Hop-on, Hop-off bus tour of Athens - Learn about the fascinating history of ancient Greece - Audio guide available in 12 languages - Acropolis Entry tickets
Today, after relishing a tasty breakfast, head to Athens Airport for your departure flight. Your delightful holiday ends here. Enjoy your journey back home.