Diamonds of Mediterranean Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-22669
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Athens, Greece
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • City Tour
  • Parthenon
  • UNESCO Heritage site
  • Acropolis Museum
Starting in Athens and ending in Istanbul, the "Diamonds Of Mediterranean Tour" is a guided museum and gallery visits tour that takes 19 days. You will be traveling through Athens, Goreme, Perge and 13 other destinations in Greece and Turkey. "Diamonds Of Mediterranean Tour" is a group which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

This 19 day tour, starts from Athens, Greece, and ends at Istanbul, Turkey. Starting from Athens, island hop to Santorini and Mykonos before travelling along the Turquoise coast visiting Antalya and Fethiye. We the head inland to central Turkey to the moon-like Cappadocia before heading to magical Istanbul.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Athens
  • Day 2: Athens, Acropolis
  • Day 3: Athens to Santorini
  • Day 4: Santorini
  • Day 5: Santorini to Mykonos
  • Day 6: Mykonos
  • Day 7: Mykonos, Samos
  • Day 8: Ephesus, Sirince, Kusadasi
  • Day 9: Aphrodisias, Pamukkale
  • Day 10: Hierapolis, Salda Lake
  • Day 11: Fethiye
  • Day 12: Kayakoy, Antalya
  • Day 13: Perge, Aspendos
  • Day 14: Konya, Silk Road, Sille
  • Day 15: Cappadocia, Sultanhani Caravansary, Underground City
  • Day 16: Goreme open-air museum
  • Day 17: Ankara
  • Day 18: Istanbul Old City
  • Day 19: Istanbul
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 2 Overnight Athens at Athenaeum Grand Hotel / The Golden Age of Athens (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Santorini at Aegean Plaza Hotel / Rose Bay Hotel (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Mykonos at Manoulas Beach Hotel / Pelican Bay Hotel (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Kuşadası at Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (Boutique)
  • 1 Overnight Pamukkale at Adem Pira Hotel (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Fethiye at Marina Boutique Hotel (Boutique)
  • 2 Overnight Antalya at RuinAdalia Hotel (Boutique)
  • 1 Overnight Konya at Novotel Konya (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Cappadocia at Gamirasu Hotel (Boutique Cave)
  • 2 Overnight Istanbul at Point Hotel Taksim (Boutique)
Meal
  • 18 breakfast and 6 dinner
Transport
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle in Turkey
  • Transportation by ferry within the Greek islands
  • Transfers between ports and hotels
  • Tips except driver, guide and transfer staff
Guide
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour in Turkey
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for Athens city tour
Others
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cooking Course
  • Entrance fees
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver, guide and transfer staff
  • Visas, border or port taxes
  • Greece - Hotel Residence Tax, see tour notes for more details.
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
    • Any international flights are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
    • Travel insurance is not included in this Diamonds of Mediterranean Tour tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Diamonds of Mediterranean Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 44 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 13 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 July 2024, a deposit of 250 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 44 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Diamonds of Mediterranean Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Diamonds of Mediterranean Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. Maximum Group Size of 50.
2. Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested.
3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
4. In Greece the Hellenic National Tourism Organization has decided on a residence fee to be applied on hotel accommodation from 01/01/2018. The fees applied will be EUR 1.50 for 3* hotels, EUR 3.00 for 4* hotels and EUR 4.00 for 5* hotels, per room, per night and are not included in the tour price. This tax must be paid by the guests directly to the hotel before the end of the stay.
5. The Maximum group size for this tour in Greece is 50, The Maximum group size for the tour in Turkey is 20
6. Tours in Greece are in English as well as either French or Italian
7. This itinerary is subject to change dependent on Greek ferry schedules. Although it is rare, occasionally ferry schedules are changed and departures are cancelled without notice. If this occurs the program will need to be adjusted, and may mean you will spend less or more time in one location than originally planned for.
8. The Greek Island segment of this tour is semi-independent. Accommodation, ferry tickets and transfers to and from the ferry ports are arranged for you but there is no tour leader or guide. This part of the trip is all about relaxing and enjoying the Greek Island atmosphere.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Our 16 seater minivan will only carry a maximum of 8 people to adhere to distancing protocols against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transportation.
  • All passengers are required to have a negative PCR test, taken no more than 48 hours prior to departure.
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