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Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Location: Turkey & Greece Holiday
Price: from £1,280 pp
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Turkey and Greece Tour

Discover a wide variety of captivating sights on this 7 Night Turkey and Greece Tour including 3 Nights Mediterranean cruise from Turkey to Greece combined with a 4 Night exploring Turkey. All with your professional English-speaking guide, 5-star hotel accommodation and excursions.

The bustling capitals, coastal beauty and laid-back islands of Greece and Turkey are the focus, on a voyage from exotic Istanbul to fun-loving Mykonos, via Patmos, Heraklion, Santorini, and ancient Athens.

Turkey and Greece Tour is a small group tour of set departure dates with guaranteed departures with 2 persons.

Turkey and Greece Tour Highlights

  • Explore Turkey’s Trojan horses, ancient cities and bustling bazaars.
  • Indulge in Greek island hopping and take time to uncover remote ruins, gorgeous beaches and outstanding scenery.
  • Visit the ruins of the Roman health spa at Hierapolis & journey on to biblical Cappadocia.
  • Explore Athens, where ancient cliff-top monasteries and Spartan history mingle with the temples of Olympian gods.
  • Land and cruise of cosmopolitan cities of Turkey & Greece brimming with modern delights, archaeological sites filled with ancient splendour.
  • Turkey – A treat for the senses

    Turkey is a land of natural wonders and astonishing landscapes, situated at a point where the three continents of Asia, Africa and Europe are at their closest. Revel in the wealth of nature, and stunning geographical features, or stroll around the markets and Turkish bars sampling the divine cuisine.
  • Greece – A Place of Epic Stories and History

    Greece offers breathtaking natural beauty, ancient architectural masterpieces and an experience of a life-time. Shrouded in myth and legend, it’s a place of epic stories and history, and makes for the ultimate holiday destination.
  • TURKEY AND GREECE TOUR ACCOMMODATION AND ROUTING

    Arrive Istanbul
    1 Night HB in Istanbul

    Flight Istanbul to Izmir (included)

    3 Nights Full Board on Cruise Ship visiting: Patmos, Crete, Mykonos, Santorini Greek Islands

    1 Night Full Board in Pamukkale, Turkey

    1 Night Full Board in Cappadocia

    Flight Cappodocia to Istanbul (included)

    1 Night Full Board in Istanbul
    Depart from Istanbul Airport

  • Turkey Visa Information

    Holders of UK, Austrian, Irish, Portuguese, Spanish and US passports require visas. This can now be obtained online at https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ for approximately US$20. The visa is valid for a stay of up to three months (dependent on passport holder’s nationality). For a longer stay a visa from a Turkish Embassy is required. Visa regulations can change without notice; please check the current regulations in good time to obtain the appropriate visa if required.
  • UPGRADE

    Package costs are based on Standard 4-star hotels. Upgrade to 5 Star hotels by an extra £50 per person.
    On your Cruise – accommodation is based on Outer Cabins with fantastic sea-views. Please contact us for a discount if you would like the Inner Cabins.
  • Mediterranean Cruise Important Information

    The voltage of the electric current on our cruise ships is 110V AC. You are requested to carry your own transformer (AC to DC) and a schuko adaptor, since the sockets on-board might differ from those in your home country.

DELIGHTS OF TURKEY AND GREECE TOUR DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:

Day 1 – Arrive Istanbul Airport

You will be met at Istanbul airport and transferred to our hotel. Optional half day sightseeing tour in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Vicenza Hotel or similar – Standard 4 star
Holiday Inn Istanbul – 5 star or similar
Meals: Full Board

Day 2 – Istanbul / Izmir / Kusadasi / Patmos (Cruise) – EMBARK – AT SEA (B,L,D)

After breakfast transfer to the Airport for your flight to Izmir. Transfer to Kusadasi to embark on a 3 nights Greece Island cruise. Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey’s Aegean coast and the center of the seaside district.
Visit Patmos – a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Full Board

Day 3 – AT SEA – Crete-Heraklion/Santorini (Cruise) (B,L,D)

This morning we arrive at Heraklion, three miles away from the fantastic ruins of the Palace of Knossos. Discovered in 1899 and partially reconstructed, the elaborate Palace is believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos and the seat of ancient Minoan culture. The next island will be Santorini perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands, with its white-washed houses, narrow streets, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Full Board

Day 4 – AT SEA – Santorini/Athens/Mykonos (Cruise) (B,L,D)

We arrive at Piraeus,the port city of Athens, cradle of democracy and birthplace of Western Civilization. Athens is a vibrant city where old and new co-exist. The majestic Parthenon rises above the city, its ancient glory still visible in the time-worn Stone. The last island of the cruise will be Mykonos, hundreds of tiny chapels dot this blue and white-washed island with its beautiful windmills. Find a table on the waterfront and bask in the serenity of the sunset over its picturesque harbour.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Full Board

Day 5 – AT SEA and DISEMBARK -Mykonos/Kusadasi/Pamukkale (B,L,D)

Arrive Kusadasi at 07:00. We will proceed to the vast ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus. Once in the ancient city itself we will explore this ancient Roman city and visit the Library of Celcius, Temple of Hadrian, the Theatre and Odeon. After lunch continue to Pamukkale “the Cotton Castle” with its snow-white terraces formed by thermal waters cascading down the hillside. Visit the ruins of Hierapolis with its famous Necropolis, the Basilica, Theatre and Plutonium.
Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Pamukkale.

Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal -5 Star
or Lycus River – 5 Star or similar
Meals: Full Board

Day 6 – Pamukkale/Konya/Cappadocia (B,L,D)

After an early breakfast we set off for Cappadocia, with a visit to the Sultanhan Caravansarai on the way. Following Lunch in Konya we will visit the Mausoleum, Museum and Monastery Complex dedicated to Mevlana Celalettin Rumi, the founder of the mystical order often referred to as the “Whirling Dervishes”. Setting out once again we will enjoy our panoramic view of Cappadocia as we reach that strange and mystifying landscape. We will check into our hotel in Cappadocia where we will dine and spend the night.

Lykia Lodge or similar -Standard 4 star
Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel or similar – 5 star
Meals: Full Board

Day 7 – Cappadocia – Istanbul (B,L,D)
After breakfast we set off on a full day excursion that includes lunch. We begin our explorations of the famous and intriguing valley of Cappadocia, a unique region in which Nature has created an incredibly strange and colorful world of cones, columns and needles that were shaped by the wind and water erosion of the area’s volcanic tuff. Among the places we will visit are Goreme Open Air Museum and Underground City of Kaymakli .
Early evening transfer for your flight to Istanbul. We will have dinner and overnight at our hotel in Istanbul.

Vicenza Hotel or similar – Standard 4 star
Holiday Inn Istanbul – 5 star or similar
Meals: Full Board

Day 8 – Depart from Istanbul

Morning city tour including visit to the Grand Bazaar and Egyptian Spice Market.
You will then be transferred to Ataturk Airport to connect with you onwards flight back home.
Meals: breakfast, lunch


  • Turkey and Greece Tour Standard Package

    TOUR PER PERSON
    from £ 1280.00

  • read more 5 Star – Holiday Inn Istanbul

    Holiday Inn Istanbul is perfectly situated in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul,and only 50 metres from the Tram Station, allowing easy access to the historical sites nearby. The Hotel is 11 km from Ataturk Airport and Grand Bazaar is about a 10-minute tram ride away.

    Accommodation:Air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi include a seating area with an LCD satellite TV and modern furnishings. Each room is decorated in neutral colours and comes equipped with a minibar and tea-and-coffee making facilities.
    Check in: 2pm Check Out: 12pm
    Total Number of Rooms: 203 over 5 Floors

    Services and Facilities:outdoor swimming pool – Gym – Sauna – internet – 24 hr room service – restaurants – 1 Lobby Bar – business centre – Spa with Turkish bath – Wellness Club

  • read more 4 Star – Vicenza hotel Istanbul

    Vicenza Hotel is located in the heart of Istanbul with Vezneciler Metro Station just a few steps away. Its rooftop pool has beautiful far-reaching views of the historic city centre. Grand Bazaar is 1.3 km from the property. Laleli Tram Station is a 5-minute walk away, offering easy access to other sites in the city. Ataturk Airport is within 15 km.

    Accommodation:The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Vicenza feature a modern décor, decorated with wooden furniture. Rooms are equipped with flat-screen satellite TVs and have minibars. Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities are provided in each unit.

    Services and Facilities:indoor and outdoor swimming pool – Gym – Sauna – internet – 24 hr room service – restaurants – Bar – business centre – traditional Turkish bath – Wellness Club

  • read more 5 Star – Spa Hotel Collassae Thermal Pamukkale, Turkey

    This eco-friendly hotel offers comfortable accommodation just 4 km from the ancient city of Hierapolis.

    Accommodation:The air-conditioned rooms of Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal are tastefully decorated with colourful bedding and carpets. They all feature balconies. Some rooms also offer a private sauna and a hot tub.

    Services and Facilities:indoor and outdoor swimming pool – Gym – internet – 24 hr room service – 2 restaurants – 1 Lobby Bar – Business Centre – Spa with Turkish bath – Sana – Wellness Club – Tennis Court – Diving facilities – Mineral Bath facilities – Nightclub – Hair and Beauty Salon – Gift Shop.

  • read more 5 Star -Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel, Cappadocia, Turkey

    Set in Cappadocia’s landscape of fairy chimneys, Yunak Evleri is a unique cave hotel curved into a mountain cliff. It offers rooms dating back to the 5th century and a 19th-century Greek mansion. Cappadocia Cave Suites is located in the city of Goreme, one of the most beautiful and characteristic locales in the Cappadocia region. The famous fairy chimneys and fantastic colorful shapes of the landscape, make this region a natural wonder of the world.

    Accommodation:With 36 rooms, Yunak Evleri is small enough to be intimate, yet large enough to offer you privacy. Rooms at Yunak Evleri feature warm hardwood floors, traditional carpets and handcrafted furniture. Each has its own spacious marble bathroom with amenities. Some include a jacuzzi. Rooms offer breathtaking views of the Goreme Valley. All rooms have wi-fi, a mini fridge, a coffee maker and a complimentary tea-coffee basket.

    Services and Facilities:Cave Restaurant – Cafe -Tour facilities.

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