Best Of Turkey And Greece With 3-day Cruise

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4.9 Based on 10 Reviews
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 6-80 yrs
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-40577
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English, Spanish
  • Starts Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
  • +10
The tour "Best Of Turkey And Greece With 3-day Cruise" starts and ends in Istanbul. This is a cruise trip that takes 12 days taking you through Istanbul, Pamukkale, Crete, Istanbul and 8 other destinations in Greece and Turkey. This is a guided private tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Best of Turkey and Greece  with 3-day cruise  is a combination of our favorite places in Turkey and Greece in 12 days with a 3-day Ocean cruise to visit Patmos - Crete and Santorini.    This is a full-service escorted tour with entry fees to the sights as mentioned.We start in Istanbul and discover the highlights: Topkapı Palace, Bosphorus Strait, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar and we will drive  to Ankara, the capital city of modern Turkey then drive to  Cappadocia via Salt Lake to discover land of fairy chimneys with Göreme Valleys. We ill continue to  Pamukkale with its white cascades and thermal waters close Hierapolis. Heading west to Kuşadası to visit Ephesus and Temple of Artemis. We will transfer you to Kuşadası port to take an Ocean Cruise M/V CELESTYAL OLYMPIA to follow best of Greek Islands: Patmos of Dodecanese Islands, Crete (Heraklion) and Santorini. The tour will conclude in Athens. You will have the opportunity to visit the capital of Greece too.We think you will be enchanted with the varied sights, tastes and culture of the region and you will appreciate the nicely paced journey that allows you to discover and enjoy both the best of Turkey and Greece.
  • Day 1: Istanbul Arrival
  • Day 2: Istanbul
  • Day 3: Istanbul - Ankara
  • Day 4: Ankara - Cappadocia (via Salt Lake)
  • Day 5: Cappadocia
  • Day 6: Cappadocia - Pamukkale
  • Day 7: Pamukkale - Ephesus - İzmir
  • Day 8: Kuşadası - Patmos
  • Day 9: Crete - Santorini
  • Day 10: Athens Arrival
  • Day 11: Athens
  • Day 12: Departure from Athens
  • 9 Nights 4****  Accommodations in hotels , 2 night Ocean cruise accommodation in inside cabin (IA or IB class) with Celestyal Cruise .  Please consult us for outside cabins during your reservation.
  • Istanbul  4****  Hotel Yigitalp ou Grand Gulsoy ou similar
  • Ankara 4**** Hotel Point ou Latanya ou Anadolu Downtown ou Green park ou similar
  • Cappadocia 4**** Hotel Dinler Urgup ou Perissia ou Avrasya ou Dinler Nevsehir ou similar
  • Pamukkale 4**** Hotel Colossae ou Richmond ou Adempira ou Lycus River ou similar 
  • İzmir 4**** Hotel Kaya Prestige or Blanca or smilar
  • Athens  3*** Central (standard room) or similar
  • Local VAT (18%) and Hotel Stay-over taxes(2%)
  • 11 breakfasts , 3 lunches , 7 dinners
  • Beverage package including alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages during cruise meals.
  • All transfers per itinerary with AC bus
  • Entrance fees to the Museums mentioned in the program
  • HER-02: Minoan Palace of Knossos-1st European Civilization Excursion on the ocean cruise ship.
  • Port Taxes (Mandatory) 205USD
  • Flights 
  • Meals other than mentioned.
  • Drinks (water , beweages etc) except for mentioned during cruise
  • Personal expenses (mini bar, shopping etc)
  • Tips to the guide and driver 
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 10 reviews
  • Nadine S.
  • On Oct 31 2022
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Turkey: 5/5 Our experience was made better by our tour guide, Nadir. His knowledge of the country is exceptional. He also ensured that we have the best time (which we did) - he provided us with something to read/watch/listen to... Read more
  • Doris B.
  • On Oct 20 2022
5 - Excellent
Perfect tour!! The itineraries are all educational. Nadir, our tour guide did a very good job. This tour is highly recommended.
  • Debby N.
  • On Sep 16 2022
5 - Excellent
I am not normally a tour person, normally I travel solo. I found this tour to be excellent. It was very well organized with lots of diversity. Most tours are only on a bus. On this tour we travelled by plane, boat, and van. We... Read more
  • Henric V.
  • On Jul 29 2022
5 - Excellent
We chose Eskapas for the second time and we are not disappointed All transfers, ferries and accommodation organized well without problems and people were very helpful by giving us good information. The transfers were on time and... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best Of Turkey And Greece With 3-day Cruise tour. You can cancel the tour up to 48 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 47 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 05 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 05 July 2024, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 47 days before trip departure.

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