Glories of Turkey and Greece

16 Days / 15 Nights

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Day 1 Thu: Istanbul – Arrival | Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.

 

Day 2 Fri: Istanbul | Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Covered Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B

Day 3 Sat: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale | Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. B D

Day 4 Sun: Troy – Pergamum – Izmir | Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to Izmir for overnight. B L D

Day 5 Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Izmir | Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. Afternoon Optional: tour of Sirince. B D

Day 6 Tue: Izmir – Pamukkale | Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. B D

Day 7 Wed: Hierapolis – Marmaris | Morning transfer to south, to the resort city of Marmaris, afternoon is free. B D

Day 8 Thu: Marmaris – Rhodes | Morning transfer to port for hydrofoil trip to Rhodes, Greece. Arrive and transfer to hotel for overnight. B

Day 9 Fri: Rhodes | A day of leisure; you may visit Old Rhodes or take an optional tour to Lindos. B

Day 10 Sat: Rhodes – Santorini | Transfer to the airport for a flight to Santorini. Arrival and transfer to your hotel for overnight. B

Day 11 Sun: Santorini | A free day to visit one of the many villages of Santorini, perched on top of the volcano, or enjoy a sun-soaked afternoon on the beach. B

Day 12 Mon: Santorini – Mykonos | Transfer to the pier for a hydrofoil or ferry ride to Mykonos. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the nightlife of Mykonos. B

Day 13 Tue: Mykonos | Explore the many beaches of Mykonos and absorb the ambiance of this Cycladic Island during this day at leisure. B

Day 14 Wed: Mykonos – Athens | Morning is free. Board on a ferry to Athens. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy an Optional: dinner with folklore dancing or visit the quaint Plaka area. B

Day 15 Thu: Athens | Tour Athens’ famed Acropolis with its breathtaking view and renowned Parthenon, followed by a visit to the Acropolis Museum. On your own, explore the Plaka with its open-air taverns and traditional shops. B

Day 16 Fri: Athens – Return | A Neon Tours representative escorts you to the airport for the flight home. B

Note: Greece portion is locally hosted

Duration: 16 Days/15 Nights
Tour Code: GLR

Price Includes:

  • First Class Hotels (4–5 Star)
  • Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast L lunch D dinner
  • Licensed guides throughout Turkey
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Arrival/departure transfers: only on arrival and departure days. Pre or post stay transfers are not included
  • Hydrofoil ticket from Santorini to Mykonos and Mykonos to Piraeus
  • Athens city tour

Price Excludes:

  • Flight from Rhodes to Santorini
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

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Departure Dates and Rates

Departure Dates (2017) P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Trpl
  • Oct 05, 12, 19, 26
$2,695 $1,100 $2,595
  • Sep 07, 14, 21, 28
$2,695 $1,200 $2,595
  • Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
$2,995 $1,200 $2,895
Departure Dates (2018) P/P in Double Single Supl. P/P in Trpl
  • Apr 19, 26
  • Jun 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Oct 04, 11, 18, 25
$2,695 $1,100 $2,595
  • May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Sep 06, 13, 20, 27
$2,695 $1,200 $2,595
  • Jul 05, 19
  • Aug 02, 23, 30
$2,995 $1,200 $2,895

Hotels

City Hotels 
 Istanbul  CONRAD ISTANBUL
 Canakkale  KOLIN HOTEL (SFC)
 Izmir  SWISSOTEL GRAND EFES
 Pamukkale  DOGA THERMAL HEALTH & SPA
 Marmaris  FANTASIA DELUXE HOTEL (DLX)
 Rhodes  MEDITERRANEAN
 Santorini  EL GRECO
 Mykonos  PETASOS BEACH
 Athens  HERODION