Best of Greek Islands and Turkey


MULTI COUNTRY VACATION - Departs Thursdays - 10 days/8 nights program including 6-night Greek Islands cruise and Istanbul & Athens hotel stay with breakfast. Includes all meals on board the cruise, transfers and sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.

Includes

  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
  • International roundtrip airfare if air & land package is selected
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Cruising
  • Airport taxes
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program

Excludes

  • Porterage
  • Shore excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Port taxes
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

USA-Istanbul

(THU)- Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Istanbul.

Day

2

Istanbul-Arrival

(FRI)- You are greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day is free to explore Istanbul.

Day

3

Cruise-Istanbul

(SAT)- You will be picked up from your hotel for a full-day tour of Istanbul. Tour Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, and the Hippodrome. Last stop is the Grand Bazaar before transfer to your 6-night cruise. The ship departs from Istanbul at 7:00 pm for overnight cruise to Kusadasi.(B,L,D)

Day

4

Cruise-Kusadasi

(SUN)- Arrive in Kusadasi at 3:30 pm. Consider joining an optional excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus. The ship departs at 10:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Santorini. (B,L,D)

Day

5

Cruise-Santorini

(MON)- At 10:00 am arrive in Santorini. You have a full day to explore idyllic villages or enjoy local wine at a restaurant with a magnificent caldera view (optional). The ship departs from Santorini at 6:30 pm. (B,L,D)

Day

6

Cruise-Crete

(TUE)- Arrive in Agios Nikolaos, on the fabled island of Crete, at 6:30 am. You will have a full day to explore the town on your own or join an optional excursion to the Palace of Knossos. The ship departs from Crete at 6:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Rhodes. (B,L,D)

Day

7

Cruise-Rhodes & Symi

(WED)- Arrive in Rhodes at 7:00 am. You have the option to explore the Old Town or visit idyllic Lindos. At 2:00 pm continue your cruise to Symi. Arrive in Symi at 4:30 pm. You will have time for an optional tour or explore this island on your own. The ship departs from Symi at 8:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Chios. (B,L,D)

Day

8

Cruise-Chios & Mykonos

(THU)- Arrive to the port of Chios at 7:00 am. You will have time to explore the island on your own. At 12:00 pm proceed to Mykonos. You will arrive in Mykonos at 5:30 pm. Consider an optional excursion or explore the island on your own. The ship departs from Mykonos at 11:00 pm for an overnight cruise to Lavrion, Athens. (B,L,D)

Day

9

Athens

(FRI)- Early morning (6:00 am) arrival in Lavrion to disembark the ship. You will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon join a city tour of Athens including a visit to the famed Acropolis with its breathtaking view. (B)

Day

10

Athens-Return

(SAT)- Transfer on your own to the airport. (B)