Best of Greece

9 Nights / 10 Days

Average Temperature : 29°C/10°C

Overview

Day 1 India – Athens
Arrive at Athens International Airport and start your Classical Greece tour. Transfer to the hotel for Check in. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

Day 2 Athens
After early breakfast, pick up from hotel and proceed for Athens city tour. You’ll see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896.  Then, as you continue, pass by the Royal Palace, the private residence of Greece’s Prime Minister. Keep a lookout for the Euzones, the Palace’s guards in their colourful uniforms! You will also be able to appreciate many incredible landmarks drenched in history, such as Hadrian’s Arch, the Greek Parliament in Syntagma Square and Athens’ memorial to the Unknown Soldier. Also discover the beauty of world-renowned modern institutions such as the University, the National Library and the Academy, named after the famous Academy founded by the philosopher Plato in the classical Greek era.
Last but not least, you will visit the Acropolis, an old plateau abundant with various symbols of ancient Greece, the most magnificent of which are the remains of the Parthenon. You will be able to contrast this wonder of antique architecture with its modern attaché, the New Acropolis Museum, also an aesthetically astounding construction, as is, perhaps, the whole city of Athens, or at the very least, its history. Overnight in Athens.

Day 3 Athens – Nafplion – Olympia
Today after breakfast, pick up from hotel and travel to the Corinth Canal for a short stop at this engineering marvel. Drive to Epidaurus, visit the archaeological site and the Theatre, which famous for its remarkable acoustics and then on to Nafplio for a quick look at this quaint town. Drive to Mycenae where you visit the archaeological site, then depart. for Olympia, through the central Peloponnese area passing the cities of Megalopolis and Tripoli, arrive in Olympia where dinner is provided and you will stay in a hotel overnight.

Day 4 Visit Olympia Site, Overnight Delphi
In the morning visit the archaeological site and the museum of Olympia. Drive via Patra to Rio, cross the channel to Antirio across the new suspension bridge considered the longest and most modern in Europe. Arrive in Nafpaktos, then continue to Delphi, for dinner an overnight stay.

Day 5 Delphi, Journey back to Athens
Arriving in Delphi, the tour visits the Ancient Sanctuary of Apollo. You will visit the Delphi Museum where one can see among other archaeological treasures, the unique bronze charioteer, then proceed through the sacred way to the Athenian treasury and the Temple of Apollo. Delphi is one of the national treasures of Greece. The tour returns to Athens in the late afternoon.

Day 6 Athens – Santorini (by flight)
Morning after breakfast check out hotel and transfer to Athens airport to board your flight to Santorini. Arrive Santorini, transfer to hotel and check in. Santorini is awesome island with magnificent views. Overnight in Santorini.

Day 7 Santorini
Today after breakfast you will enjoy a sunset cruise with the below itinerary. The bus will pick you up from your village’s meeting point going to Athinios port! The tour starts at 14:30am from Ammoudi or Athinios port. It sails below the caldera towards the Hot Springs where it will make its first stop for 30 minutes and the guests can swim. Then it sails south where it passes Aspronisi island, Akrotiri, the Indian Rock and the ancient lighthouse. 2nd stop to the Red Beach area for 30 minutes for photo shooting, swimming and snorkeling. Last stop to the White Beach area where it stops for 1 hour and 30 minutes. (These cannot be visited during a normal coach tour) At this stop we prepare the BBQ menu while the guests can also swim and snorkel. Then it sails towards Oia where the catamaran will stop for the guests to watch the sunset. The tour ends at either Ammoudi or Athinios port where the buses will be waiting for you and you will be dropped off at the starting meeting point!

Day 8 Santorini – Mykonos (by Ferry)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Santorini port for your ferry to Mykonos. Arrive at Mykonos Island. Transfer to hotel and check in. Day free for relaxing. Overnight in Mykonos.

Day 9 Mykonos
Today after breakfast day free for relaxing, shopping and having fun. Nightlife of the island will be unforgettable for you.

Day 10 Mykonos – Athens (by Ferry) – India (by Flight)
After breakfast proceed to Mykonos port for your ferry to Athens. Arrive Athens port and transfer to Athens Airport for your international flight back to India.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in 3 nights Athens, 2 nights Santorini & 2 nights Mykonos with breakfast –
    • 3* – Adams, Paolas town & Melina or similar with daily breakfast.
    • 4* – Athens Cypria, Three Shades Mykonos & Milos Villas or similar with daily breakfast.
    • 5* – Royal Olympic, Mykonian Mare & Astro Palace or similar with daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers in Athens for the route airport – hotel – airport & port – airport
  • Private transfers in Santorini for the route airport – hotel – port
  • Private transfers in Mykonos for the route port – hotel – port 
  • Ferry tickets in Economy class including port taxes
    – Santorini – Mykonos with high speed vessel
    – Mykonos – Rafina port with high speed vessel 
  • Half day Athens city tour with Acropolis museum and Parthenon with a/c coach & Tour Guide + entrance fees to Acropolis museum & Parthenon
  • 3 day Classical Greece tour from Athens with accommodation & breakfast and lunch or dinner daily –
    4* Amalia hotel Olympia
    4*Amalia hotel Delphi
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel in Athens for 3 day Classical Greece tour from Athens.
  • Sunset Cruise on organized basis with SIC land transfers from/to meeting point.

Exclusions:

  • Airfare
  • Visa Fees.
  • Goods and Service Tax @ 5%.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Any other item or expenses not specifically mentioned under inclusions.

Prices

TOUR COST           

3* 4* 5*
PRICES EUR 1180 EUR 1232 EUR 1455

Supplement Cost For Extra Night – EUR  35 to EUR 115 per person

Note: 

  • Prices are per person on Double Sharing basis.
  • Hotel Check in usually at 1400 hrs. and check out 1100 hrs.
  • Prices are based on the lowest run of the house rates at designated hotels.
  • Surcharges may apply during peak season or high occupancy periods.
  • Date Specific price will be quoted based on clients travel dates.