HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY & GREECE
Cultural tour of Turkey & Greece

Two of Europe's richest civilisations have been combined in one 14 days journey. We start with Constantinople - or modern day Istanbul in Turkey and through Canakkale, Troy, Pergamum, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale and Marmaris we cross over to the historical city of Rhodes in Greece. Santorini, Mykonos and Athens are gifts of Greece to the modern world.

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Tour Information
Tour Duration : 14 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Avg. Tour Size : 25 persons
Includes international air
Tour Price (from) : US$
Day 01: Arrive Istanbul (TURKEY)
Day 02: Istanbul
(B)
Day 03: Istanbul/Canakkale (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 04: Canakkale/Troy/Pergamum/Kusadasi (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 05: Kusadasi/Ephesus/Kusadasi
(B, D)
Day 06: Kusadasi/Hierapolis/Pamukkale/Marmaris (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 07: Marmaris/Rhodes (Ferry) (GREECE)
(B)
Day 08: Rhodes/Santorini (Flight)
(B)
Day 09: Santorini
(B)
Day 10: Santorini/Mykonos (Ferry)
(B)
Day 11: Mykonos
(B)
Day 12: Mykonos/Athens (Ferry)
(B)
Day 13: Athens
(B)
Day 14: Depart Athens
(B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Arrive Istanbul (TURKEY)

Upon your arrival at Ataturk Airport, you will be met by our representative before transfer to your Hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Check in time starts at 1500 hrs.
Overnight:Novotel Karakoy Hotel (2 nights)

Day 02: Istanbul

After breakfast we head out to visit Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Spice Market. (B)

Day 03: Istanbul/Canakkale (Drive)

Morning depart for Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th regiment memorial.  Cross the Dardanelles.  Arrival in Canakkale for an overnight stay.
Overnight: Kolin Hotel, Canakkale (1 night) (B, D)

Day 04: Canakkale/Troy/Pergamum/Kusadasi (Drive)

Continue the drive to legendary to Troy; the site where the legendary Trojan War took place. Crossing the legendary mountain Ida arrival to Pergamum visit Acropolis before continue to Kusadasi.
Overnight: Ramada Resort or Charisma Hotel, Kusadasi (2 nights) (B, D)


Day 05: Kusadasi/Ephesus/Kusadasi

A short drive this morning to visit Ephesus.  After the visit we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets & leather. (B, D)

Day 06: Kusadasi/Hierapolis/Pamukkale/Marmaris (Drive)

Today’s drive to Pamukkale will be through the meander plains and cotton farms.  Enjoy the beauty of the cascading limestone structures and visit ancient Hierapolis.  Continue to Marmaris.
Overnight: Ors Maris Hotel, Marmaris (1 night) (B, D))

Day 07: Marmaris/Rhodes (Ferry) (GREECE)

This morning you will be transferred to the pier for a ferry ride to Rhodes. Meet & transfer to the hotel.
Overnight: Hotel Mediterranean, Rhodes (1 night) (B)

Day 08: Marmaris/Rhodes (Ferry) (GREECE)

Today you will be taking a flight to Santorini. Meet & transfer to the hotel.
Overnight: El Greco Hotel, Santorini (2 nights) (B)

Day 09: Santorini

Day free at leisure. (B)

Day 10: Santorini/Mykonos (Ferry)

Transfer to the pier for a hydrofoil or ferry ride to Mykonos. Meet & transfer to the hotel.
Overnight: Pelican Bay Hotel or Kosmoplaz Hotel, Mykonos (2 nights) (B)

Day 11: Mykonos

Day free at leisure. (B)

Day 12: Mykonos/Athens (Ferry)

Morning take a ferry, which takes around 5 hours to Athens.  Meet & transfer to the hotel.
Overnight: Athenian Callirhoe Hotel, Athens (2 nights) (B)

Day 13: Athens

Day free at leisure. (B)

Day 14: Depart Athens

Morning transfer to the airport for your flight out. Check out time is by 1100 hrs. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Departure Dates
English Speaking Departures (Please contact us for information on French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking departures).

2017

May 13, 20 & 27; Jun 03, 10, 17 & 24; Jul 01, 08, 15, 22 & 29; Aug 05, 12, 19 & 26; Sep 02, 09, 16, 23 & 30

Tour Price

We accept payment in US $ (US Dollars), CA $ (Canadian Dollars) or equivalent EURO (for clients outside North America). Bestway Tours & Safaris offers conversion rate protection. Once full payment has been received, and no modification has been made to the tour itinerary, we will honour that rate. For complete payment procedures, please click here

Departure(s) Per Person on Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
2017 US$ 2890 US$ 1190
US$ 220 supplement surcharge for traveling during Jun 17 to Sep 02.


Notes

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Inclusions


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • Ferry tickets and domestic airfare: Rhodes/Santorini (based on current applicable fare)
  • 17 Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • All sightseeing and transfers by private transportation only in Turkey, while all services in Greece is join-in-basis.
  • Services of local English speaking guide only in Turkey
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites included in the itinerary
Not Included
  • International airfares
  • Insurance/visas
  • Tips/gratuities

Estimated International Airfare (International airfare is NOT included in this tour)

CANADA(West Coast)
US$ 1400

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1400

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1200

USA(East Coast)
US$ 1200

Participants

This tour operates on a minimum of 02 and average tour size of 25 participants

Customised Itinerary

If you would like to have a tour on dates other than the above ones or with a customised itinerary, please contact us and we will be happy to work out an exclusive program for you.

Contact Info
You may e-mail us at bestway@bestway.com or call 1-604-264-7378. Residents of U.S.A./Canada may call us toll free at 1-800-663-0844.