6-Days Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey

Duration: 5 Nights | 6 Days
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6-Days Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey

If you wish to explore two of the most historic cities in the world in an action-packed trip, this holiday tour package '6-Days Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey' is just perfect for you. Enjoy a day Cruise from Athens to the Saronic Islands including visits to the islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina with important city sightseeings and historic site visits at both Athens and Istanbul. Reachout to our expert travel consultant to customize a vacation for you in Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey. 


Itinerary

  • Arrival Athens

    Welcome to Athens, Greece. Meet your driver on arrival at Athens International airport and transfer in the comfort of your private vehicle to your hotel for check-in. Rest of the day is at leisure for you. Overnight at your hotel in Athens.

    Recommended : Dinner at a typical Greek Tavern with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.

  • Athens - City sightseeing with Acropolis Museum

    Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, Later meet your guide to start your tour of historical Athens city. Your expert professional guide will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium ( Venue for 1st Olympic Games of the modern times, year-1896 ), former Royal Palace to experience change of guards, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament, the memorial of the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library and the Syntagma square.

    In the afternoon, you will visit Acropolis - the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens including the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena, the Erechtheion and the Parthenon. Continue to the new Acropolis museum, before you return to your hotel in Athens for a good night sleep. Overnight at your hotel in Athens.

  • Athens - Cruise to the Saronic islands

    After breakfast, meet your driver for a comfortable transfer to the port for your one day Cruise to the Saronic Islands. During this day cruise sailing you will visit the island of Hydra, the island of Poros, the island of Aegina with enough time to explore the beautiful islands. Reach back to Athens port late in the afternoon and transfer back to your hotel in a comfortable vehicle . Overnight at your hotel in Athens.

  • Athens - Departure - Arrival Istanbul - Bosphorus cruise

    After a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel it's time for some last minute souvenir shopping at Plaka, a historical neighbourhood in Athens before you meet your driver at the hotel for your comfortable transfer to the Athens airport. 

    Take your flight to the Turkish city of Istanbul, a place where 'East meets the West'. On arrival at Istanbul airport meet your driver and transfer to you hotel for check-in. Later in the evening enjoy a Bosphorus cruise . Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul.

  • Istanbul - Full Day City Tour of Istanbul

    Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Istanbul, later meet your professional guide to embark on a full day tour of Istanbul to see the top attractions of the city including historical Sultanahmet neighbourhood, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome, Palace of Basilica Cistern and finally the famous Grand Bazaar. Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul.

  • Istanbul - Grand Bazaar - Departure

    After breakfast at the hotel. It is time free for you to do some last minute souvenir shopping at famous Grand Bazaar before you meet your driver at the hotel for your comfortable transfer to Istanbul airport to take your flight back home.


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Questions & Answers

Q.

What is the best time to travel to Istanbul, Turkey ?

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You may choose to travel to Istanbul anytime of the year.

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Can I take a ferry to travel from Athens to Istanbul ?

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Flight is the best way to travel from Athens in Greece to Istanbul in Turkey. There is no scheduled ferry option to travel between these two cities.

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Can you assist for Greece visa application ?

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Our holiday consultant will be happy to assist and provide you with details of Greece visa application process. Greece visa application requires you to make an application personally for biometric details.

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When is the best time to travel to Greece ?

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Summers is the best time to travel to Greece. If you do not plan to visit Islands and only wish to explore Athens and historical sites in and around Athens you may choose to travel to Athens anytime of the year.

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Can I take visa on arrival for Turkey ?

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If you have a valid Indian passport and a valid visa for Schengen or United States of America, you can apply for Turkey visa online and secure the visa to enter Turkey. However if you do not a have a valid visa for Schengen or United States of America you need to apply for the visa at Turkish embassy before your travel.

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Which airlines is best for this tour 'Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey' from India ?

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Turkish airlines is the best airline for this holiday tour package 'Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey' You must plan in advance to secure the cheapest or promotional fare. Turkish airlines offers flight connections from Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad to Athens via Istanbul, you may take a stopover in Istanbul on return.

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Can you include Indian food in your holiday tour package 'Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey' ?

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Yes, there are many good Indian restaurants available both at Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey. We can include meals at Indian restaurant in our holiday tour package 'Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey'.

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Can you include Jain Meals in your tour package ?

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Indian restaurants in Athens and Istanbul will be happy to accommodated your request for Jain meals, please feel free to ask our expert travel consultant to ensure Jain meals included in your holiday tour packages 'Best of Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey'.

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Is the tour price payable in Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) ?

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Please ask our consultant. We will be happy to facilitate tour price payment by credit card. You may choose an option of Equated Monthly Installment (EMI). This is however between you and your back. La vacanza can only facilitate this option for you.