14 Days Turkey and Greece Combination Tour to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Samos, Mykonos, Santorini and Athens
Day 1 Welcome to Istanbul
Upon arrival to Istanbul airport our transfer man will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name, in order to transfer you to your hotel. After check-in to the room, you will be given a brief instruction and review of your itinerary by Road Runner Travel representative. You have rest of the day by yourself to explore the area or relax at your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 Istanbul Old City Walking Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up for full day Istanbul old city tour to visit Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, The Hippodrome, Obelisk of Theodosius from Egypt, Serpentine Column from the Temple of Delphi, German Fountain, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace, after the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 Free Day in Istanbul
After breakfast, you have full day to explore bazaars or new city part of Istanbul by yourself. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 Flight to Cappadocia / North Cappadocia Tour (L)
This early morning the driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in order to transfer to the airport. At the set time you will fly (60 min) to Cappadocia airport. On the arrival to the airport and after picking your luggage there will be a represent to meet you at the exit and transfer to our office where you can leave your luggage and start for the guided North Cappadocia tour. At first we will visit the famous panorama of rock stones named Esentepe, following to Uchisar Castle(Byzantium period) form outside, Pasabag Valley, Dervent Valley and Tree Beauties Valley all are most important sights of North Cappadocia. Then we’ll head on to the ancient towns of Urgup and Avanos which is famous with red clay pottery where you can try your potting skills. Here will be the end of the day and we will transfer you to the hotel. Overnight in Goreme Town
Day 5 South Cappadocia Tour /Flight to Izmir (B,L)
This morning be the lucky one to greet the sun from the Balloon, which is the best experience of your 14 Days Turkey & Greece Tour. After your breakfast and check out, our guide will pick up from the hotel to start for South Cappadocia tour. We’ll head on to Meskender Valley and Rose Valley famous with its red colored stone formations, will explore the landscape of the area hiking around. Visiting Cavusin Village with those specific cave houses forming miraculous landscape of the area, beautiful Pigeon Valley which says a lot by its name. Be amazed by the fabulous view of the Love Valley and its panoramic view. We are lucky to visit that unique Kaymakli Underground City and feel the gravity of ancient community with 5 to 20 levels down full of rooms, wineries, tombs and even barns that been used centuries ago. Here you have a chance to attend to a traditional carpet ceremony At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Izmir. (Late flight) On the arrival to the airport and after picking your luggage there will be a represent to meet you at the exit and transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi area. Overnight in Kusadasi
Day 6 Pamukkale Tour ( B, L )
After breakfast, you will be picked up at the set time by your guide to head for full day Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour(2,5 hrs driving with stops and beautiful landscape) Upon our arrival in Pamukkale you will have a lunch break Today we will visit places as: The Gates of Ancient City of Hierapolis, necropolis and beautiful Ancient theater of Hierapolis, the calcified pools and waterfalls known as Travertines with its beautiful panorama that is the most intriguing parts of your 7 Days Turkey Tour because it looks like icy mountain; you can swim among ancient ruins of Kleopatra swimming pool or visit an Archeology Museum of Hierapolis. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 7 Ephesus Tour (B,L )
After breakfast, On the set time our guide will pick you up from the hotel to head on for Ephesus tour where we will visit: Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), the 25,000 seat amphitheatre, the famous Celsius Library , Temple of Hadrian and Ephesos amphitheatre with harbor street of Ephesus Ancient City; the final part will be House of the Virgin Mary and her last abode. This will be the end of the tour and you will be transferred back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 8 Ferry from Kusadasi to Mykonos via Samos ( B )
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Kusadasi Port to take the morning ferry to Samos, Greece. Arrival to Samos with free time at leisure to explore around the island till afternoon then make your way to Mykonos. Ferry takes 3 hours and 20 minutes to Mykonos. Arrival and transfer to the hotel and check-in. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 9 Full Day in Mykonos ( B )
Breakfast at hotel and a full day free at leisure for you to explore Mykonos.Mykonos is a lively and vibrant island, full of wonderful landscapes, winding small streets with boutiques(where you can enjoy your shopping), making it worth at least a few days visit. Moreover, you can enjoy your drink and food in one of the traditional restaurants that they offer multinational cuisine and admire the view of the unique traditional architecture. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 10 Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini ( B )
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to port for 2 hours fast ferry to Santorini. Upon arrival to Santorini our transfer man will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it, in order to transfer you to hotel, check in hotel and you have the rest of the day in Santorini. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 11 Full day in Santorini ( B )
Breakfast at the hotel, this beautiful volcanic island has so much to see, you need at list 2 to 3 days in Santorini Island to visit Fira town, right on the high cliff facing to amazing caldera view with traditional Greek restaurants, cafes and lots of handmade souvenir shops. Oia town has the most beautiful sunset view with traditional white Greek houses. You could do morning or afternoon boat tour to Nea Kameni volcanic island and hot springs. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 12 Full day in Santorini / Flight from Santorini to Athens ( B )
Breakfast at the hotel, you have full day in Santorini, end of the day at 18:45 you will be transferred to airport for 20:25 p.m flight to Athens, arrive in Athens at 21:10 p.m Upon arrival to Athens airport our transfer man will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it, in order to transfer you to hotel. Overnight in Athens.
Day 13 Haf Day Morning Athens Tour ( B )
After breakfast pick up from your Hotel to depart for the half- day Athens Tour. Today we will visit the House of Parliament which is well known for the unknown soldier’s tomb and the magnificent parade of the changing shift of soldiers. Our next visit will be the Olympian Zeus Temple, according to Mythology Zeus was the Father of Olympian (12) Gods. We continue to the Panathenaic Stadium where the ceremony of Panathinean games where taking place in order to honοr Athena Godness. Next visit will be the Academy and the University and then the National Library, where keeps all the great History of Athens. We follow our program visiting the Acropolis, one of the ancient buildings located on the top of Athens with significance history as well as Parthenon , Eretheion and the Temple of Athena Nike. Our last visit will be the Acropolis museum where you will have the chance to admire some of the most significant monuments in Greek history.Rest of the day is free time for you to enjoy the traditional shopping, cafes and reastaurants of Athens. Overnight in Athens.
Day 14 End of Your Tour / Transfer to Airport ( B )
After breakfast, check out from your room and we will arrange transfer to international airport according to your flight or you can extend your accommodation in Athens and use your airport transfer according to your flight date.
Flight tickets mentioned in the itinerary. Ferry tickets mentioned in the itinerary. All accommodation mentioned in the itinerary. All mentioned transfers in the itinerary. All tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees, except half day Athens tour. All tours with professional tour guide, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism. All meals mentioned by the itinerary Vegetarian meals available. Full travel insurance All domestic taxes.
What is not Included:
Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast) Transfer from Marmaris bus station to ferry port. Lunch in Athens half day tour. Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels. Items of a personal nature. Medical services.
Can be customized according to your wishes. This tour is available from 1st. of April to 30th. October There is no hidden cost. Departs daily.