Enchanting Turkey and Greece (Oct 2011)

We are now gathering participants for this tour to Turkey and Greece!

Explore Istanbul, Troy, Ephesus, and Athens among others. Includes a 3-day Greek Islands Cruise!


Tour Highlights:
See the beautiful Tokapi Palace, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Anzac Cove, Wooden Horse, St. Mary's Cottage, Island of Rose, Palace of Knossos, Acropolis Museum, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar



Enchanting Turkey and Greece (Oct 16-28, 2011)
Tour price from $2,988+ per person



* Minimum of 25 persons to run this tour.


Itinerary:

OCT 16 MANILA - ISTANBUL

Depart Manila. Board on prestigious airline, enjoy in flight entertainment and meals.

OCT 17 ISTANBUL (B, D)
Upon arrival; you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free, or perhaps explore Istanbul on your own pace, then dinner.

OCT 18 ISTANBUL (B, D)
After breakfast, have a full day tour of Istanbul which includes Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Dinner with belly dancing. Then back to hotel

OCT 19 GALLIPOLI–DARDENELLES– CANAKKALE(B, D)
After breakfast, departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove and Lone pine cemetery then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for dinner and overnight.

OCT 20 TROY - PERGAMUM – KUSADASI (B, D)
After breakfast visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, tour Pergamum And continue on to Kusadasi for overnight.

OCT 21 EPHESUS –ST.MARY’S HOUSE–KUSADASI (B, D)
After breakfast, sightseeing of the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. Then in the afternoon proceed to sightseeing tour of Sardis, one the seven churches of revelation in the bible.

OCT 22 EPHESUS – GREEK ISLAND CRUISES (B,D)
After breakfast transfer to pier and embark a cruise ship at Kusadasi for 3 days in the Greek Islands, enjoy amenities and entertainment on board.

OCT 23 CRUISE - RHODES (B,D)
A morning arrival in Rhodes, the island of Roses, you have a full day to explore on your own; you may join an optional sightseeing tour, or simply take a taxi to one of many nearby beaches for a swim in the crystal clear Aegean waters.

OCT 24 CRUISE - SANTORINI, HERAKLION (B,D)
This morning’s port of call is Santorini, where you are free to explore the land of the fabled Atlantis. Your next port of call is Heraklion Crete where you have a city tour which includes to the Palace of Knossos. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Then dinner.

OCT 25 ATHENS (B, D)
After disembarking from the cruise, you are transferred to your Athens hotel. The rest of the day is yours, now this is the time for shopping and explores Athens at your own pace, The proceed to the restaurant for dinner.

OCT 26 ATHENS (B,D)
After breakfast, you will meet by your English speaking guide in the hotel for full day sightseeing tour which includes a visit to the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Also view the House of the Parliament, the Memorial to the unknown soldiers, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, the Presidential Palace, the Panatheanic Stadium Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. Dinner and back to hotel.

OCT 27 ATHENS – MANILA (B)
After breakfast, the rest of the day is free until you transfer to the airport for flight back home.

OCT 28 ARRIVE  MANILA
Arrived Manila from a very memorable tour.




Santorini, Greece
Photo by Photoatlas.com



The Acropolis in Greece
Photo by citypictures.net


The Blue Mosque in Turkey
Photo by Suat Eman




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