DAY 1: ATHENS
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your selected hotel. Balance
of the day at leisure.
DAY 2: ATHENS
Morning sightseeing tour of Athens including all famous monuments: the
Panathenaic Stadium, the ex. Royal Palace, the Temple of Olympian Zeus,
the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the
Academy, the University, the National Library and the Constitution Square
(Syntagma). Tour ends with visit at the Acropolis and the New Acropolis
Museum (except Mondays). Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 3: ATHENS/HYDRA-POROS-EGINA
Morning transfer to Piraeus port pier, to embark the cruise ship for a full day
cruise to the islands of Hydra, Poros & Aegina with lunch on board. Return
to your hotel in Athens in the evening.
DAY 4: ATHENS/DELPHI
Full day excursion to the archaeological site of Delphi, once known as the
centre of the Earth. Lunch en route, evening return to Athens.
DAY 5: ATHENS/ISTANBUL
At the appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight
to Istanbul. Upon your arrival you will be met and then transferred to your
selected hotel in Istanbul. Balance of the day at leisure.
DAYS 6: ISTANBUL
Full day Istanbul sightseeing tour with lunch, including the Topkapi Palace
Museum, the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia or St. Saviour and the Grand Bazaar.
DAY 7: ISTANBUL/BOSPORUS
Departure for a small cruise to the Bosporus, the straight that separates
Europe from Asia. Enjoy the view to the wooden villas, the Palaces of marble
and the ancient fortresses. Disembarkation in the European side and return to
DAYS 8: ISTANBUL/TWO CONTINENTS
Departure to visit the intercontinental bridge of Bosporus and then continue
to the hill of Camlica on the Asiatic side to enjoy the marvellous panoramic
view of Istanbul. Visit the Palace of Beylerbeyi and a typical fishing village
along the Bosporus with time at leisure for shopping. Return to your hotel in
DAY 9: ISTANBUL/AIRPORT
At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport for your
|HISTORIC CAPITALS||GRAND TAHIR (Istanbul)|
|RIVA or FERONYA (Istanbul)|
POLIS GRAND or PRESIDENT (Athens)
|BARCELO ERESIN TOPKAPI or
GRAND CEVAHIR (Istanbul)
RADISSON BLU PARK or ATHENIAN CALLIRHOE (Athens)
|BED & BREAKFAST||BED & BREAKFAST||BED & BREAKFAST|
|RATES 2012 IN $ PER PERSON||2280||1805||1700||2645||1975||1840||3165||2225||2085|