TOUR COLLECTION

GREEKS & TURKS( SEPT 1 - 12, 2018)
Day 1: Sat, Sep 01 NEW YORK -ISTANBUL

Leave JFK 1a aboard Turkish Airlines for Istanbul Meals, free drinks and entertainment arriving same day at 4:45p. Meet, and greet and transfer to your hotel

Day 2, Sun Sept 02: HISTORIC ISTANBUL

After breakfast Full day tour of Istanbul, highlights include Blue Mosque, Topkapy Palace, Haghia Sophia. After lunch Return to your hotel to explore the Sunday Flea market by the Grand Bazaar (B/L)

Day 3, Mon, Sept 03 BORPHOS CRUISE /ASIA SIDE

Breakfast, drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Then embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After lunch driving across the first Bosphorus Bridge & head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which offers 360° panoramic views of Istanbul overlooking the Sea of Marmara and also visit Beylerbeyi Palace (B/L)

Day 4, Tues, Sept 04 ISTANBUL

At leisure to explore on your own

Day 5, Wed Sept 5 ISTANBUL-ANKARA

Early morning departure by high speed train to the Capital Ankara. Your opportunity to experience the countryside. Upon arrival visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and other ancient attractions during this private sightseeing tour in Ankara. Discover remains from the Stone and Neolithic ages and learn about the Hittites, Phygians and Uratians as you venture into the past with your expert guide. Plus, this tour uncovers the history of the Citadel of Ankara and Ataturk Mausoleum. Radisson Blu (BL)

Day 6, Sept 06: ANKARA

Ankara is a historic as well as commercial city packed with traditional bazaars and modern shopping centers. In fact, there are so many shops to choose from that it’s a good idea to plan where to go shopping in Ankara. Guide will accompany you to Malls, Shopping streets and bazars. (B)

Day 7, Thurs, Sept 07 ANKARA-ATHENS

Morning flight to Athens. Start with a guided stroll around top Athens attractions such as Syntagma Square, the charming old Plaka district, and more. After lunch check -in Melia Hotel (B/L)

Day 8, Fri, Sept 08 ATHENS

After breakfast, take a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis to see its classical showpieces, including the Parthenon. Finish with a scenic afternoon trip to see the Temple of Poseidon, a 5th-century BC temple perched on sea cliffs at Cape Sounion. (B/L)
After lunch, Hit Athens’ premier shopping streets in style on this private, half-day shopping tour. Following pickup from your hotel, relax as you’re chauffered around the Greek capital to high-end Voukourestiou Street, Attica department store and the open-air Monastiraki market. Pick up luxury items at internationally renowned retailers like Cartier and Prada, and hunt for treasures at the flea market (B/l)

Day 9, Sat, Sept 09 : ATHENS

Today you will have the full day to explore more of this ancient city, or explore further afield. We recommend you join our full-day optional tour to Delphi and the Temple of Apollo, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greek history. Delphi was the center of the ancient world and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site (B/L)

DAY 10, Sun Sept 10: FERRY MYKONOS

This morning, we take the short drive to the port of Piraeus to board your ferryboat and cruise toward the islands. This afternoon, we arrive at the Island of Mykonos, world famous for its windmills, whitewashed buildings, and domed churches. This charming island is just 33 square miles and has a resident population of around 10,000. Tour & overnight (B/L)

DAY 11, Mon Sept 11: SANTORINI-ATHENS

After breakfast at the hotel, this morning we leave Mykonos and take the fast ferry to the volcanic island of Santorini. Here you will arrive to witness the majesty of the island’s spectacular 1000 foot high volcanic cliffs. Also famous for the vista of its stacked whitewashed houses of Fira (the main town) perched on the side of the caldera, Santorini is one of the most photographed Greek Islands. On the southern side of the island, the resorts of Kamari and Perissa are famous for their black volcanic sand and Santorini is also renowned for producing some of the best wine in Greece. Ferry back to Athens and overnight (B/L)

Day 14, Tues Sept 12: 10, Fri, ATHENS-ISTANBUL-NEW YORK

Afternoon departure for New York via Istanbul arriving at 10p (B)

TOUR TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • RATE: $2550.00 PP TWIN ROOM, $450.00 ADD-ON FOR SINGLE ROOM $300.00
  • NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT: $300 REQUIRED. MONTHLY PAYMENTS OF $300 
  • FINAL PAYMENT DUE: MARCH 2018
  • VISA: VISA REQUIRED FOR TURKEY
  • HEALTH: Yellow Fever Vacination
  • MEAL: BREAKFAST AND EITHER LUNCH OR DINNER INCLUDED DAILY
  • HOTEL: DELUXE HOTELS IN EACH CITY
  • INCLUDED: A/C BUS TRANSFERS TO SHOPPING OUTLETS WITH GUIDES, TOURS IN EACH CITY
  • BAGGAGE: 2 bags plus one carry-on
  • PAYMENTS: All major credit cards accepted plus 3% s/c. Payments by check made payable to Access Africa Corp
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