Enchanting Santorini Paradise

Enchanting Santorini Paradise

12 DAYS - 11 NIGHTS
4 Places covered.
3N-Athens
2N-Santorini
4N-Istanbul
2N-Cappadocia

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Itinerary :
DAY - 1

Arrive in Athens

Your journey begins with your arrival at Athens International Airport. Upon landing, our friendly staff will greet you and ensure your smooth transfer to the hotel. Get ready to indulge in the warm hospitality and captivating atmosphere of Athens. Rest and recharge, for tomorrow holds exciting adventures.

DAY - 2

Half Day Athens City Tour

Start your day early at 8:00 AM with a half-day morning tour of Athens, a city steeped in ancient wonders and timeless beauty. Begin your exploration with a visit to the iconic Acropolis, where the Parthenon majestically stands. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history as you explore the Acropolis Museum. As the tour continues, marvel at the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, and the National Library. Witness the changing of the Evzones, adorned in their picturesque uniforms. Capture the grandeur of the Presidential Palace and soak in the ambiance of the Panathenaic Stadium. Admire the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and pass through the iconic Hadrian's Arch. After a morning filled with discoveries, the afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure.

DAY - 3

Delphi Tour

On day 3, we venture beyond Athens to the mythical Delphi, a place of great significance in ancient Greek history. Departing from Athens at 8:00 AM, we arrive in Delphi, where you'll be enchanted by the archaeological site and the impressive Temple of Apollo. Explore the Treasury of the Athenians and let the ancient tales captivate your imagination. At 6:30 PM, we return to Athens, leaving you with cherished memories of Delphi's rich heritage.

DAY - 4

Ferry Transfer to Santorini

After a delicious breakfast, it's time to bid farewell to Athens as we embark on a morning ferry to the captivating island of Santorini. Prepare to be mesmerized by the island's ethereal beauty as we transport you to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy as you please. Relax on one of the island's breathtaking beaches, adorned with golden, red, or black sands, or venture into the charming capital, Fira, and immerse yourself in its vibrant atmosphere. Alternatively, flights between Athens and Santorini are also available for your convenience.

DAY - 5

Leisure Day in Santorini

Today, indulge in a day of pure relaxation or exploration, as you desire. Santorini offers an array of enchanting experiences. Unwind on the idyllic beaches, basking in the Mediterranean sun, or delve into the island's rich culture and traditions. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the charming villages perched atop the cliffs, sample exquisite local cuisine, and witness the magical sunset that has captivated hearts for centuries. Let Santorini cast its spell upon you, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

DAY - 6

Flight to Istanbul

Embark on an exciting journey as we fly from Santorini to Istanbul via Athens. Brace yourself for an extraordinary blend of East and West, where ancient history and modern charm collide. Upon arriving in Istanbul, you will be transferred to your hotel. Take a moment to absorb the vibrant energy of this captivating city, setting the stage for the adventures to come.

DAY - 7

Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour

At 8:15 AM, our expert guide will pick you up from the reception, commencing a captivating tour through the Byzantine and Ottoman relics that define Istanbul's grandeur. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Haghia Sophia, witness the majestic Blue Mosque, and relish the atmosphere of the historic Hippodrome. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of the Grand Bazaar, a treasure trove of unique finds (please note that the Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and Feast days). The tour culminates with a visit to the magnificent Topkapi Palace, where opulence meets history. Around 4:00 PM, the tour concludes, and you are free to relax and savor the delights of Istanbul at your own pace.

DAY - 8

Leisure Day in Istanbul

Today is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Immerse yourself further in the allure of Istanbul or take advantage of the optional tours available. Explore the hidden gems of the city on the "Circle Istanbul" tour, uncovering the secrets known only to the locals. Alternatively, embark on the Full Day Bosphorus Tour and witness the mesmerizing beauty of Istanbul from the shimmering waters of the Bosphorus. The day is yours to create memories that reflect your desires and passions.

DAY - 9

Flight to Cappadocia & Sightseeing

Rise and shine! At 5:00 AM, we pick you up from your hotel, preparing you for an enchanting flight to either Kayseri or Nevsehir, the gateways to Cappadocia's wonders. Upon arrival, embark on a captivating sightseeing tour. Discover the unique landscapes of Devrent Valley and the extraordinary fairy chimneys of Monk's Valley (Pasabagi). The tour continues to the Goreme Open-Air Museum, where ancient cave churches paint a vivid picture of history. Conclude the day with a visit to Uchisar, a natural rock castle that will leave you awe-inspired. Around 5:00 PM, we transfer you back to your hotel, allowing you to savor the magic of Cappadocia.

DAY - 10

Cappadocia Tour with Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride

Get ready for an unforgettable day of exploration. At 9:30 AM, depart from your hotel and venture into the enchanting Red Valley. Marvel at the rock-cut churches that adorn the landscape and embark on a scenic 4-5 km hike through the mesmerizing Gulludere Valley. Next, visit Çavusvillage, renowned for its houses and churches that showcase Christian clergy life. After a delightful lunch, we continue to the picturesque Pigeon Valley, a true natural wonder. In the afternoon, delve into the depths of Kaymakli underground city, where early Christians sought solace in faith. As the day comes to a close, we transfer you back to your hotel, ensuring a restful night's sleep. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the optional Hot Air Balloon Ride, an ethereal adventure that unveils Cappadocia's unmatched beauty from above.

DAY - 11

FlightBack to Istanbul

On day 11, we bid farewell to the captivating landscapes of Cappadocia as we pick you up from your hotel, two hours before your departure, and transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival, you have the afternoon at leisure to reflect on the memories created during this extraordinary journey. Take the time to explore Istanbul's hidden corners or indulge in some last-minute shopping, ensuring you bring a piece of this vibrant city back home with you. Overnight in Istanbul, savoring the final moments of this remarkable adventure.

DAY - 12

Departure

As your journey comes to an end, we ensure your departure is seamless and stress-free. Three hours before your international flight, our team will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport, bidding you farewell with warm wishes and cherished memories. Have a safe trip back home, carrying the magic of Athens, Santorini, Istanbul, and Cappadocia in your heart.



As you embark on this extraordinary adventure, immerse yourself in the wonders of ancient civilizations, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant cultures. Let the beauty of Athens, the allure of Santorini, the enchantment of Istanbul, and the mystique of Cappadocia create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime. Prepare to be captivated by these remarkable destinations, where history, beauty, and wonder converge to create an unforgettable experience.

Tour Information :

Embark on a mesmerizing journey to Greece, a country steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty. This carefully crafted tour by Holidays Crowd offers an immersive experience of Athens, Santorini, Istanbul, and Cappadocia. Get ready to explore ancient ruins, stunning islands, and vibrant cities as you delve into the heart of Greece. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐥 When it comes to planning your Greece tour, timing is everything. The best time to visit Greece is during the spring and autumn seasons, from April to June and September to October. The weather during these months is pleasant, with mild temperatures, fewer crowds, and affordable prices. You can enjoy comfortable sightseeing, outdoor activities, and indulge in the local culture without the scorching heat or excessive tourist rush. 𝐖𝐡𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐇𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐂𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐝? Holidays Crowd is your ultimate companion for a memorable Greece tour. With years of experience in crafting exceptional travel experiences, they ensure every aspect of your journey is taken care of. From luxurious accommodations to expert guides, they go the extra mile to make your trip seamless and unforgettable. Their attention to detail and personalized service sets them apart, guaranteeing you a hassle-free and enriching travel experience. 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐃𝐨 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐬, 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐢, 𝐈𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐛𝐮𝐥, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚 Athens: A City of Ancient Marvels Uncover the timeless wonders of Athens, the historical capital of Greece. Marvel at the iconic Acropolis, where the Parthenon stands proudly, offering breathtaking views of the city. Explore the fascinating ruins of the Ancient Agora and step back in time at the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Discover the charm of Plaka, the old neighborhood filled with winding streets, traditional tavernas, and vibrant markets. Santorini: Paradise on Earth Set foot on the enchanting island of Santorini, a jewel in the Aegean Sea. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of its whitewashed buildings, cascading down the cliffs overlooking the deep blue sea. Wander through the narrow streets of Oia and capture the famous sunset views. Relax on the pristine beaches, indulge in delectable local cuisine, and delve into the island's rich history at the ancient site of Akrotiri. Istanbul: Where East Meets West Crossing into Turkey, you'll find yourself in Istanbul, a city that bridges two continents. Explore the iconic Hagia Sophia, a magnificent architectural masterpiece. Lose yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, a treasure trove of spices, textiles, and intricate crafts. Cruise along the Bosphorus Strait and witness the stunning blend of European and Asian cultures that define this unique city. Cappadocia: Fairy Chimneys and Hot Air Balloons Prepare to be enchanted by the otherworldly landscape of Cappadocia in Turkey. Marvel at the surreal rock formations known as "fairy chimneys" and explore the ancient cave dwellings carved into the soft tuff. Experience the magic of a hot air balloon ride at sunrise, as you soar above the breathtaking valleys and witness a truly awe-inspiring spectacle. 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐕𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐬, 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐢, 𝐈𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐛𝐮𝐥, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚 Athens: Acropolis and the Parthenon Ancient Agora Temple of Olympian Zeus Plaka neighborhood Santorini: Oia Red Beach Akrotiri archaeological site Kamari Beach Istanbul: Hagia Sophia Blue Mosque Topkapi Palace Grand Bazaar Cappadocia: Goreme Open-Air Museum Uchisar Castle Devrent Valley Love Valley 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐥 𝐓𝐢𝐩𝐬 Pack comfortable footwear for walking tours and exploring archaeological sites. Carry a hat, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle to stay protected and hydrated. Familiarize yourself with local customs and etiquette to show respect for the culture. Don't forget your camera to capture the stunning landscapes and architectural marvels. Sample traditional Greek and Turkish cuisine for a truly authentic culinary experience. 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐀𝐯𝐨𝐢𝐝 Avoid drinking tap water; opt for bottled water instead. Be cautious of pickpockets, especially in crowded areas. Respect dress codes when visiting religious sites in Istanbul and Athens. Avoid excessive sun exposure during the peak hours of the day. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐁𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 Athens to Santorini: Approximately 200 miles (320 kilometers) by ferry or a short domestic flight. Santorini to Istanbul: Approximately 220 miles (355 kilometers) by air. Istanbul to Cappadocia: Approximately 465 miles (748 kilometers) by air. Embark on a captivating journey through Greece with Holidays Crowd and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural wonders. Explore ancient ruins, unwind on pristine beaches, and witness breathtaking landscapes. Let the enchantment of Greece leave an indelible mark on your heart and create memories to last a lifetime.

Inclusions / Exclusions :

INCLUSIONS

• Hotel Accommodation on a breakfast basis.

• Services of professionally licensed guides on local tours (Group tours)

• Meals: Breakfasts & Lunch.

• Transportation in fully air-conditioned, non-smoking minivans on local tours (Group)

• English-speaking guided tours as mentioned in the itinerary.

• Inbound and outbound airport transfers to/from your hotel.

• All taxes, entrance & museum fees, baggage handling. (unless otherwise stated & some exceptions inside of the sites/museums)

Exclusions

• Visa Private Tours

• International airfares.

• VISA needed for Turkey.

• Tips to guide, driver, hotel staff etc.

• Harem and Treasure room entrance fees in Topkapi Palace.

• Travel Insurance and personal expenses.

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