Best of Greece and Turkey Tour 13 Days

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday,
13 Day
6 City
16 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Istanbul
  • Cappadocia
  • Ephesus
  • Pamukkale
  • Athens
  • Mykonos
  • Santorini

Tour Program

Your private transfer assistant will meet you at the airport upon arrival in Istanbul and escort you to your hotel. They will assist with check-in, provide a brief overview of the city, and answer any questions.

 

The rest of the day is yours to relax or participate in a night cruise with dinner & show, or enjoy a pampering session at the Hamam Cimberlitas. You will meet with your guide tomorrow at 09:30 am

HOTEL INFO
 
Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn

Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn is a historical hotel where eastern hospitality meets western comfort. Situated within the Byzantine Empire's last standing walls at the cros..

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Transfer to the Istanbul airport catch flight to Kayseri. 

You'll be treated to breathtaking vistas of Turkey's diverse landscapes, from rolling hills to picturesque valleys.

 

Today's highlights : 

  • Rose Valley: Begin the day with a leisurely hike through the Rose Valley to visit the rock-churches and appreciate the natural beauty of the landscape. 
  • Cavusin: Continue to Cavusin, an ancient Christian village and in the afternoon, explore Kaymakli Underground City, an amazing place, carved deep into the rocks and dating back as far as the 8th-century. 
  • Kaymakli Underground City: This underground complex was greatly extended during the Byzantine period, when it was used for protection against enemy raids, and is composed of many different levels and floors which reveal fascinating secrets about daily life in Byzantium. 


Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

HOTEL INFO
 
Evanthia Cave Hotel

Evanthia is a historical Greek mansion built in late 18th century and owned by Evanthia Ignathio who was a healer and dedicated her life to cure with her gift inherited from Sai..

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Breakfast at the hotel. 
We recommend starting the day with an unforgettable Hot Air Balloon flight (Optional) over the landscapes of Cappadocia.

 

Today's highlights:

  • Dervent Valley: Later in the morning, visit the beautiful Dervent Valley where you'll see a large concentration of small fairy-chimneys and many unique rock formations, some of which resemble animals and human figures, hence the area has been nicknamed 'Imagination Valley'.
  • Open-Air Museum of Goreme: In the afternoon, explore the Open-Air Museum of Goreme, where rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back as far as the 10th-century.

After the tour, transfer to the airport for Izmir flight and then transfer to Kusadasi for the overnight.

HOTEL INFO
 
Ramada Hotel & Suites Kusadasi

Situated on a site of approximately 20.000m2 right at the entrance of the city, Ramada Hotel & Suites Kuşadası is unequalled resort with its beautifully landscaped gardens, ..

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Day starts by pick up from your hotel at 10:00 AM, after a 20 min drive you will reach Magnesia Gate of Ephesus Ancient City.

 

Today's highlights : 

  • Visit the iconic Library of Celsus and the Grand Theater.
  • Explore the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • Discover the Terrace Houses (optional) and gain insight into daily life in ancient Ephesus.
  • Enjoy a delicious Turkish lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Explore the House of the Virgin Mary (optional), a pilgrimage site for many.

After the tour you will be taken to your hotel in Kusadasi.

HOTEL INFO
 
Ramada Hotel & Suites Kusadasi

Situated on a site of approximately 20.000m2 right at the entrance of the city, Ramada Hotel & Suites Kuşadası is unequalled resort with its beautifully landscaped gardens, ..

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You will be picked from hotel early in the morning to join our Pamukkale tour group in Pamukkale. 

 

Highlights of the day : 

  • Hierapolis Ruins: Our first stop is Hierapolis, an ancient city with a rich history and civilization. While exploring the archaeological site, you'll find relics of large structures, streets, and artifacts that reveal the life of the people who lived here.
  • Temple of Apollo: The city's historical significance is symbolized by the Temple of Apollo, a classical masterpiece in the ruins. The temple's architecture shows its ancient cultural value.
  • Calcium Terraces: The white calcium terraces that constitute Pamukkale a natural treasure can be walked gently. Mineral-rich hot springs created this stunning, cascading scene.  

After the tour, you will be transfered to Denizli airport to take Istanbul flight, overnight Istanbul.

HOTEL INFO
 
Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn

Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn is a historical hotel where eastern hospitality meets western comfort. Situated within the Byzantine Empire's last standing walls at the cros..

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You will be picked by our guide for a walking tour to the hearth of Ottoman and Byzantine at 09:30 am for a full day tour. Overnight in Istanbul.

 

Highlights of the day:

  • Topkapi Palace (Optional): Delve into the opulence and grandeur of the Topkapi Palace, where Ottoman sultans once resided. Marvel at the intricate architecture, exquisite artifacts, and stunning views of the Istanbul skyline.
  • Blue Mosque: Step inside the enchanting Blue Mosque, adorned with its famous blue tiles, and immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of this architectural masterpiece.
  • Hippodrome: Journey back in time at the Hippodrome, once the center of Byzantine entertainment and chariot races. Discover ancient obelisks and monuments that tell tales of the city's glorious past.
  • Hagia Sophia (optional): Be awe-struck by the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its impressive domes, breathtaking mosaics, and the fascinating amalgamation of Byzantine and Islamic influences.
  • Grand Bazaar: Indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleys filled with colorful stalls, offering a wide array of Turkish treasures.
HOTEL INFO
 
Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn

Millennium Istanbul Golden Horn is a historical hotel where eastern hospitality meets western comfort. Situated within the Byzantine Empire's last standing walls at the cros..

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You will fly to Athens and we will transfer you to your hotel. Tomorrow you will meet with your local guide at 09:30 am

HOTEL INFO
 
Athens Cypria Hotel

Athens Cypria Hotel is a charming and elegant hotel located in the heart of Athens. With its ideal location, just steps away from the famous Syntagma Square, the hotel is a perf..

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After your breakfast and, at the agreed time, you will commence the panoramic tour of the Athenian Neoclassical Center.

  • The Athenian Neoclassical Center: You will see  the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the University, the Library, and National Academy, the Ilion Palace, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Gate, the Panathenaic Stadium, and many other monuments and sites of great interest. 
  • AcropolisYour next stop will be the "sacred rock", the spectacular, unique and magnificent Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum.

The entrance fee to both sites is included. You will learn all there is to know about their history and background from the licensed English-speaking Tour Guide accompanying you on this tour.

 

At the end of the visit, you can either choose to return to your hotel or set out on your own adventure through the charming and picturesque streets of Plaka.

 

After the tour overnight in Athens.

HOTEL INFO
 
Athens Cypria Hotel

Athens Cypria Hotel is a charming and elegant hotel located in the heart of Athens. With its ideal location, just steps away from the famous Syntagma Square, the hotel is a perf..

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Your private ride to the port of Piraeus will be arranged by your assistant in the morning. 


There, you'll board a ferry to the renowned island of Mykonos, renowned for its picturesque views during the ideal time of day for sun-decking and gazing at the Aegean's deep blue waters. 


Mykonos, meaning "heap of stones" or "rocky place", is named after the hero Mykonos, son of Delos' King Anius. On arrival, a representative who speaks English will be there to greet you, escort you to your hotel and show you around the famous island. 


Spend the rest of the day relaxing and experiencing the laid-back way of life on Mykonos.The rest of the day is free to enjoy it as you please: walk in the scenic alleys during daytime, while at night immerse yourself in the island's big party scene. 


Overnight in Mykonos.

HOTEL INFO
 
Mykonos Cactus Hotel

The Mykonos Cactus Hotel is a charming and stylish hotel located on the beautiful island of Mykonos. The hotel boasts a stunning outdoor pool surrounded by cactus gardens, provi..

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Spend the day exploring the stunning island of Mykonos, known as the gathering place of the international jet set, with its gorgeous beaches, stylish shops, and lively nightlife. 

 

Mykonos' cuisine, predominantly Mediterranean, features vegetables, olive oil, and various fish and seafood dishes seasoned with spices like oregano and basil. 


A quick ferry ride takes you to the historic island of Delos, believed to be the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis according to Greek mythology. This small island, inhabited since 3000 B.C., was once a major cultural hub in antiquity.

HOTEL INFO
 
Mykonos Cactus Hotel

The Mykonos Cactus Hotel is a charming and stylish hotel located on the beautiful island of Mykonos. The hotel boasts a stunning outdoor pool surrounded by cactus gardens, provi..

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After savoring a delicious Greek-style breakfast, our representative will pick you up at the designated time in one of our private vehicles and take you to the port. 


Your next destination is the endlessly inspiring island of Santorini. As you approach the island, marvel at the capital city of Fira, with its white houses perched atop cliffs and overlooking the volcano. The rest of the day is yours to roam the narrow streets and fully immerse yourself in this breathtaking world.


A representative who speaks English will be there to greet you at the port, take you to your hotel, and provide a brief overview of the island's attractions. 

HOTEL INFO
 
Exi Castle Suites Santorini

Exi Castle Suites Santorini is a luxurious hotel located on the picturesque island of Santorini, Greece. This boutique hotel offers stunning views of the Aegean Sea and is surro..

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Free day for you to explore at your own pace this magical island, considered to be the lost continent of Atlantis

 

The name of the island was given by the Venetian Giacomo Barozzi owing to the presence of a chapel dedicated to Saint Eirini. His descendants remained until 1576, when it became part of the Duchy of Naxos and until the Turkish conquest by Piyale Pasha. 


Overnight Santorini.

HOTEL INFO
 
Exi Castle Suites Santorini

Exi Castle Suites Santorini is a luxurious hotel located on the picturesque island of Santorini, Greece. This boutique hotel offers stunning views of the Aegean Sea and is surro..

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At the agreed time, you will be transferred to the airport of Santorini, from where you will board your flight to Athens and end of our services.

Tour Details Tour ID 84

Best of Turkey and Greece Tour: 13 Days of Enchantment

This 13-day tour explores Turkey and Greece's most intriguing places. Istanbul, Turkey's cultural center, is where the tour begins. From there, you will fly to Cappadocia to see the amazing rock formations and ride a hot air balloon over the fairy chimneys. Next, you'll explore Ephesus, known for its well-preserved Roman remains. 

 

Next, you'll visit Pamukkale's hot baths and Hierapolis. After Turkey, you'll fly to Athens, democracy's cradle. Mykonos and Santorini are your final stops, where you may relax on their beautiful beaches and watch the sunsets. This wonderful journey combines history, culture, and natural beauty.


✅ Guarantee departures 
✅ Small groups max 8 person 
✅ Local Guides 
✅ Stress free travel package 
✅ Skip-the-line express entry tickets to attractions 

✂ If you want to customize this tour please contact, so we can offer you more of Turkey Dream.

✈ Travel by air instead of long bus journeys


Departures : Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 


Departure Place : Istanbul  Airports


Duration : 13 Days


Highlights

  • Istanbul
  • Cappadocia
  • Ephesus
  • Hierapolis
  • Athens
  • Mykonos
  • Santorini

When you open the booking form ( after you click make reservation button) you will see optional activities, so you can add them in your tour and you can customize it as you wish.

✅Inclusions :

  • 3-night accommodation in Istanbul.
  • Tour through inland Turkey with local English-speaking guides and Half Board.
  • 1-night accommodation in Cappadocia in 4* or 5* hotels.
  • 1-night accommodation in Pamukkale in 4* or 5* hotels.
  • 1-night accommodation in Izmir in 4* or 5* hotels.
  • 2-night accommodation in Athens.
  • 2-night accommodation in Mykonos.
  • 2-night accommodation in Santorini.
  • Full-day city tour with an official English-speaking guide and lunch in Istanbul.
  • Half-day city tour with an official English-speaking guide in Athens.
  • Acropolis Museum tour with an official English-speaking guide.
  • Guided evening walking tour through Monastiraki, Plaka and Anafiotika.
  • Entrance fees to all the archaeological sites and museums as per description.
  • Air ticket Istanbul - Cappadocia - Istanbul.
  • Air ticket Istanbul - Athens (23 kg + 8 kg).
  • Air ticket Santorini - Athens (23 kg + 8 kg).
  • Ferry tickets with numbered seats Piraeus-Mykonos.
  • Fast ferry tickets with numbered seats Mykonos-Santorini.
  • All transfers as mentioned in this itinerary.
  • 24/7 emergency phone line.
  • Daily breakfast.

❌ EXLUSIONS

  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Optional additional tours or activities 
  • Tips for guide & driver

Accomodation hotels are listed in "Tour Program", you can see them.

If you book 2 people your room will be double room, if you prefer seperated twin beds please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

If you book 3 people your room will be triple room, if you prefer 1 double + 1 single room please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

In cases other than the above situations, please submit your requests in the booking form use "Notes and Requests"

Q1: What is the duration of the Best of Turkey and Greece Tour?
A1:
The Best of Turkey and Greece Tour extends over 13 delightful days, offering an enchanting journey through the most captivating destinations in both Turkey and Greece.

Q2: Which destinations are covered in this 13-day tour?
A2:
This comprehensive tour encompasses the best of both Turkey and Greece. In Turkey, you'll explore the vibrant city of Istanbul, the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, the ancient ruins of Ephesus, Pamukkale, and more. In Greece, you'll visit the historical treasures of Athens, the stunning island of Santorini, and other remarkable sites.

Q3: What experiences can travelers expect during the tour?
A3:
Travelers can expect a diverse array of experiences, from marveling at iconic landmarks and ancient ruins to enjoying scenic beauty and experiencing local cultures. Explore bustling cities, picturesque islands, and archaeological wonders, all in one unforgettable journey.

Q4: Is this tour suitable for solo travelers and families alike?
A4:
Absolutely! The Best of Turkey and Greece Tour is crafted to cater to all types of travelers, whether solo adventurers, families, or groups. With expert guides, seamless logistics, and a well-rounded itinerary, the tour ensures a remarkable and immersive experience for everyone.

# For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

# For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

Comments
Lexi E.

The 13-day tour of Turkey and Greece was an epic adventure. From the bustling streets of Istanbul to the mystical landscapes of Cappadocia, each destination offered a unique experience. The historical marvels of Ephesus and the natural beauty of Pamukkale, combined with the captivating allure of Athens and the Greek islands, made this tour truly unforgettable heart

Stanley C.

This tour was a perfect combination of Turkey and Greece's treasures. Exploring Istanbul's vibrant markets, floating over Cappadocia in a hot air balloon, and wandering through ancient Ephesus and Pamukkale were remarkable experiences. The grand finale on the stunning islands of Mykonos and Santorini was pure bliss

Hazel G.

The 13-day tour through Turkey and Greece was a dream come true. From the rich history of Istanbul and the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia to the ancient wonders of Ephesus and Pamukkale, every destination left us in awe. Ending with the enchanting Greek islands was the perfect way to conclude an unforgettable journey.

Kristy M.

The 13-day tour of Turkey and Greece was an incredible journey through history, culture, and natural wonders. From the vibrant streets of Istanbul to the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, the ancient ruins of Ephesus, and the thermal pools of Pamukkale, the tour showcased the best of both countries. The finale in Athens and the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini added a touch of paradise to this unforgettable experience heart

britney s.

The combination of history, culture, and natural beauty on this tour was truly breathtaking, and I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to experience it all.
 

Anonymous

From exploring the ancient ruins of Ephesus to sailing on the Mediterranean Sea, our tour of Greece and Turkey was filled with incredible and unforgettable experiences.
 

Alehandro e.

The friendships we formed on this tour will stay with us for a lifetime, and we are so grateful for the opportunity to have shared this incredible journey together.
 

Anonymous

I learned so much about the history and culture of Greece and Turkey on this tour, and it really gave me a new appreciation for these amazing countries.
 

Anonymous

I can't believe how much we were able to see and do in just 13 days - from the Acropolis in Athens to the beaches of Bodrum, our tour was jam-packed with amazing experiences.
 

britany

The food, accommodations, and overall organization of our tour were top-notch, making it one of the best travel experiences I've ever had.
 

Anonymous

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking to experience the rich history, culture, and natural beauty of Greece and Turkey.
 

a.j.

I will always cherish the memories of our 13-day tour of Greece and Turkey, and I am so grateful to our tour agency and guide for making it such a special experience.
 

angela w

From exploring the ancient ruins of Athens to cruising the Aegean Sea and visiting the stunning landscapes of Turkey, our tour was truly a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
 

mahmoud hanif e.

Our tour guide was amazing - knowledgeable, friendly, and always willing to go above and beyond to ensure that we had the best possible experience.
 

costasias r.

Thanks to the expert planning and guidance of our tour agency, our trip to Greece and Turkey was filled with unforgettable adventures and experiences.
 

Anonymous

Our 13-day tour of Greece and Turkey was an absolute dream come true, and we couldn't have asked for a better travel experience.
 

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