World Torus | Europe Tour

Greece, Turkey & Aegean Sea Cruise 12 Days

Tour code: US03



Year of 2017 Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
3/28 $2800 $900 $3700 $800
4/25 $2800 $1000 $3800 $800
5/16 $2800 $1100 $3900 $800
6/20 $2800 $1300 $4100 $800
7/25 $2800 $1300 $4100 $800
8/29 $2800 $1200 $4000 $800
9/26 $2800 $1100 $3900 $800
10/17 $2800 $900 $3700 $800
Remark:
1. Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U. S. dollars based on two adults sharing one room, double occupancy. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement. 2. Airfare listed above includes fuel surcharge and tax. Roundtrip international airfare is based on Turkish Airlines, New York (JFK) departure (includes air ticket from Athens (ATH) to Istanbul (IST). For departure other than New York (JFK), please add appropriate USA add-on fares:
Eastern Standard Time Zone: $200
Central Standard Time Zone: $200
Monutain Standard Time Zone: $300
Pacific Standard Time Zone (except LAX, SFO): $300
San Francisco (SFO) (Apr-May, Oct) & Los Angeles (LAX): $200
San Francisco (SFO) (Jun-Aug): $300
LAX (Apr-Oct) / SFO (Apr-May, Oct).........................................$200
SFO (Jun-Aug)............................................................................$300
LAX (Apr-Oct) / SFO (Apr-May, Oct).........................................$200
SFO (Jun-Aug)............................................................................$300
Airline fuel surcharge and tax may change at any time. Customers are responsible for these charges. 3. Children under 12 (2-11 years of age) share room with two adults and not asking for extra bed, they will be charged 85% of a regular adult fare, if they need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, they will be charged at the regular adult fare. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.

Itinerary

Day 1   USA - Athens, Greece

We depart USA for Athens, Greece. Cross the Atlantic Ocean. Athens is the capital of Greece, and the oldest city in Europe city unique heritage.

Day 2   Athens

Arrived in Athens, be met and transfer to our hotel for overnight accommodation. In the evening enjoy dinner at hotel.

  • Includes Dinner
Day 3   Athens - Acropolis - Plaka - Athens

After breakfast, starts with a city tour of Athens, meeting three neoclassical buildings of the Academy, University and National Library, passing by the Parliament Building and Constitution Square, onto the Temple of Zeus, the Stadium, where the First Olympic Games were held in 1896, and the Statue of Harry Trumann. Next a guided tour of the Acropolis will follow, seeing four fabulous buildings that stand on it, the Parthenon*, the Erechtheion, the Temple of Victory, and the Propylaea. Conclude the day with a guided visit to the New Acropolis Museum*. Enjoy some free time in Plaka before heading back to our hotel.

  • Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4   Athens - Agean Sea Cruise - Mykonos

After breakfast, we leave hotel to the dock in Lavrion to board the Aegean Sea Cruise. Later arrive at Mykonos, the most cosmopolitan island in Greece, famous for its amazing sandy beaches, picturesque villages and the vibrant nightlife. Roundtrip shuttle service from port to Mykonos Downtown* will be specially arranged by Peony Tours for your convenience. Dinner on board and overnight while sailing to Kusadasi, Turkey.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5   Kusadasi, Turkey - Patmos, Greece

In the morning, we arrive at the port of Kusadasi. Disembark for an inclusive half-day excursion to Ephesus*. The tour leads us to the Temple of Diana, Fountain Trajian, the Forum, the Odeon (Concert Hall), Library of Celsus, Thermal Baths of Scolastika, and the Great Theatre. Walk along the Arcadian Way, where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession. Then, visit the House of Virgin Mary*. Before heading back to the harbor, enjoy some free time in Grand Bazaar. Lunch on board while sailing to Patmos, an island where St. John wrote the Book of Revelation. On arrival, why not take an optional excursion to the Grotto of Revelation and St. John’s Monastery? Dinner on board and overnight, while sailing to Crete Island.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6   Crete - Santorini - Oia Village Excursion

Crete is the largest and the most rugged of the Greek islands, also the home of the great Minoan Civilization and the mythological home of Zeus. The Half-day Tour to Knossos Minoan Palace is optional for you to participate. Drive through the town of Heraklion, arrive in the Knossos Excalvations. Here, your guide will lead you on a journey of discovery to the sophisticated culture that flourished thousands of years ago on this island. Lunch on board while sailing to Santorini, an ancient island that endured one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history and is famous for breathtaking scenery. Our Santorini visit features an inclusive Half-day Excursion to Oia Village*. An unique opportunity to admire the panoramic view of the Aegean Sea and nearby islands will be given.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7   Lavrion - Olympia - Nafpaktos

In the morning, the ship arrives in Lavrion. Disembark and drive to Peloponese. On the way to Olympia, make a short stop at the famous Corinth Canal. In Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and Zeus' sacred place, a guided tour leads us to the archaeological site and museum including the Olympic Flame, the symbol of the Olympic Games. Continue our drive to Nafpaktos for dinner and accommodation.

  • Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8   Nafpaktos - Delphi - Athens

After breakfast, we drive to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world and the most important oracle in the classical Greek. Visit the ancient Sanctuary of Apollo and the Museum, then walk through the sacred way to the archaeological site, visiting some different treasures including the Temple of Apollo, the Theater, and the Castalia Fountain. Return to Athens later and check in to our hotel.

  • Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9   Athens  - Istanbul, Turkey

In the morning, we are transferred to airport for a flight to Istanbul, the largest city and administrative capital of Turkey. Upon arrival take an orientation tour of the city. Enjoy Dinner at hotel this evening.

  • Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10   Istanbul - Bosphorus Cruise - Istanbul

After breakfast, we take coach to old city for a full day city tour. Morning visits feature the majestic Suleymaniye Mosque, Chora Museum, and the Spice Bazaar. After free time for lunch, take a Cruise on the Bosphorus*, the legendary strait separating Europe and Asia. Along the strait, take in the landmarks: the Dolmabahce, Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden 19th cenutry seafront mansions and villages. Coach back to hotel after disembarkation from the cruise. In the evening, meet up with your fellow travelers for Traditional Turkish Dinner Show.

  • Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Day 11   Istanbul

After breakfast, we take coach to old city for another a full day city tour. Our morning tour features visits to the magnificent St. Sophia Church and Topkapi Palace. Enjoy free time for lunch and later, perhaps take an optional tour to Underground Cistern. In the afternoon sightseeing tour, admire the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque), Hippodrome and Obelisks, and the maze Grand Bazaar. Later in the evening gather with your fellow travelers to toast your journeys at dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Day 12   Istanbul - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to the airport and fly homeward. You will be in the United States the same day.

  • Includes Breakfast

Meals

Breakfast daily at hotel. 
Lunches or dinners provided as specified in the itinerary.

HOTELS

Athens.....................Electra Palace Hotel (4 star)
Nafpaktos.................Nafs Sup (4 star)
Istanbul....................Hotel Sura-Hagia Sophia (4 star)
Aegean Sea Cruise.....Louis Cruises 


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