Fantastic Greece & Turkey

Discover Greece and Turkey in this 17-day tour! Begin your tour by exploring the natural beauty of one of the most famous Islands, Mykonos. Relax in the sunshine and enjoy exotic cocktails in the picturesque island of Santorini. And continue the tour with the wonders of Turkey starting with the capital of culture Istanbul, followed by the battle fileds of Gallipoli, and magical landscapes of Cappadocia. It’s a fantastic way to experience both cultures of Greece and Turkey at one go!

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

17 Days

Greece / Turkey

Athens / Istanbul

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5 & 4 & 3 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

5

1 reviews

In-Depth Explorer,Island Hopper

May to September

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Get a taste of Ancient history and Island living in Greece. Then visit all the unmissable gems of Turkey on this 17-day adventure from Athens to Istanbul.
  • This tour includes an international flight from Athens to Istanbul and domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul to save on discovery time.
  • Kick-start your adventure in Athens, exploring iconic sites and learning of the ancient myths and legends from the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus and more on a guided Athens city tour.
  • Spend four nights in the Greek Islands – Soaking up plenty of sunshine, seafood and free time to explore the white-wash buildings and quaint towns of Mykonos and Santorini.
  • Enjoy extended 3-night stays in both Istanbul and Fethiye, witness the breath-taking landscapes of Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys and get your swimsuit ready for a day of bathing in the natural, white springs of Pamukkale.
  • Visit the historical heartlands of Turkey, including the shores of Gallipoli and ancient cities of Troy, Pergamum and Ephesus.
  • Get your fix for adrenaline sports with optional extras including hot-air ballooning over Cappadocia, a day trip to Delos Island, quad-biking through Santorini or paragliding over Fethiye’s coastline.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Asklepion

The Asklepion is a famed ancient medical center built in honor of Asclepius, the god of healing. It was also the world's first psychiatric hospital.

Athens

You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.

Blue Mosque

The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

Cappadocia

A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

Dalyan

Home of the famous Caretta Caretta turtles. Take the most popular mud bath in Turkey, and then a fantastic boat trip is to take you to Iztuzu beach.

Ephesus

The best preserved ancient town in Turkey, Ephesus embarks you on a journey to ancient times while roaming the streets.Celcius Library is the most important remains of it.

Gallipoli

Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Anzac Cove, Johnston's Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Raod, Quinn's Road and more…

Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

Istanbul

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here.

Mykonos

Greece’s most famous with blue flag beaches, whitewashed streets and vibrant nightlife. You won’t want to leave the ‘The Island of the Winds’!

Pamukkale

Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis.

Saklikent

This huge canyon is a natural beauty where you can do trekking to reach to breathtaking sceneries and secret waterfalls.

Santorini

The most beautiful sunset in the world... This volcanic island has unique scenery with its multi-colored cliffs and beaches.

Topkapi Palace

Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

Troy

Troy is the name of the Bronze Age city attacked in the Trojan War. The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other...

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5 & 4 star hotels in Turkey, 4 & 3 star hotels in Greece

Meals

16 breakfasts, 7 Dinners

Transportation

A/C coach, economy class ferry, flight from Greece to Turkey.

Airport Transfer(s)

Transfers from the ferry ports to the hotels and from hotels to the ferry ports

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local tour leaders

Flight

Flight between Greece & Turkey

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  

Departing

Finishing

Availabilty

Deal/Discount

Price Per Person ( $ )

Sat 28 May 2022

Mon 13 Jun 2022

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25 % Off

$4365 $3274

June 2022

Sat 4 Jun 2022

Mon 20 Jun 2022

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25 % Off

$3694 $2771

Sat 11 Jun 2022

Mon 27 Jun 2022

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$3694 $2771

Sat 18 Jun 2022

Mon 4 Jul 2022

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$3694 $2771

Sat 25 Jun 2022

Mon 11 Jul 2022

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$3790 $2843

July 2022

Sat 2 Jul 2022

Mon 18 Jul 2022

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25 % Off

$3806 $2855

Sat 9 Jul 2022

Mon 25 Jul 2022

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$3806 $2855

Sat 16 Jul 2022

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Sat 23 Jul 2022

Mon 8 Aug 2022

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$3902 $2927

Sat 30 Jul 2022

Mon 15 Aug 2022

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$3902 $2927

August 2022

Sat 6 Aug 2022

Mon 22 Aug 2022

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Sat 13 Aug 2022

Mon 29 Aug 2022

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Sat 20 Aug 2022

Mon 5 Sep 2022

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$3902 $2927

Sat 27 Aug 2022

Mon 12 Sep 2022

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$3886 $2915

September 2022

Sat 3 Sep 2022

Mon 19 Sep 2022

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$3806 $2855

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Mon 26 Sep 2022

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$3774 $2831

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Mon 3 Oct 2022

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$3694 $2771

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Available

25 % Off

Start 28 May

End 13 Jun

Per Person in Share Room

$4365 $3274

June 2022

Available

25 % Off

Start 4 Jun

End 20 Jun

Per Person in Share Room

$3694 $2771

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25 % Off

Start 11 Jun

End 27 Jun

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$3694 $2771

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25 % Off

Start 18 Jun

End 4 Jul

Per Person in Share Room

$3694 $2771

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25 % Off

Start 25 Jun

End 11 Jul

Per Person in Share Room

$3790 $2843

July 2022

Available

25 % Off

Start 2 Jul

End 18 Jul

Per Person in Share Room

$3806 $2855

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25 % Off

Start 9 Jul

End 25 Jul

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$3806 $2855

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Start 16 Jul

End 1 Aug

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$3806 $2855

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Start 23 Jul

End 8 Aug

Per Person in Share Room

$3902 $2927

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25 % Off

Start 30 Jul

End 15 Aug

Per Person in Share Room

$3902 $2927

August 2022

Available

25 % Off

Start 6 Aug

End 22 Aug

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$3902 $2927

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25 % Off

Start 13 Aug

End 29 Aug

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$3902 $2927

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25 % Off

Start 20 Aug

End 5 Sep

Per Person in Share Room

$3902 $2927

Available

25 % Off

Start 27 Aug

End 12 Sep

Per Person in Share Room

$3886 $2915

September 2022

Available

25 % Off

Start 3 Sep

End 19 Sep

Per Person in Share Room

$3806 $2855

Available

25 % Off

Start 10 Sep

End 26 Sep

Per Person in Share Room

$3774 $2831

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25 % Off

Start 17 Sep

End 3 Oct

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$3694 $2771

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Budgeting for This Tour

Greece’s currency is the Euro (EUR / €) and credit or debit cards are accepted across all major Islands. However, on the smaller Islanders cash remains king! While every traveller's spending habits may differ slightly, we have estimated the average daily expenses to help with budgeting for your next trip. Here you will find the average cost for a meal or drink and advice for best practice in tipping.

Meals

Lunch at restaurant

US$ 10-15 

Dinner at restaurant

US$ 15-20 

Sandwich at a stall

US$ 3-5

Crepes

US$ 1-2 

Drinks

Bottle of water

US$ 0.6 

Coffee

US$ 3-4

Tea

US$ 1-2 

Bottle of beer

US$ 4-6

Whether you prefer to shop at markets, boutiques or retail malls – Greece has it all! This popular tourist destination provides travellers with an abundance of options for purchasing timeless souvenirs to reminisce on their trip. While traditionally haggling was once commonplace across Greece, tourism has now brought standardisation to pricing, meaning shoppers can score themselves beautiful Greek handicrafts without the tiresome back and forth of bargaining.

Kompoloi

Countrywide

The Kompoloi, or worry beads, are a staple in Greek tradition, made from a strong of resin beads tied together with string so they can be turned through your fingers as you ponder life. They make for a fantastic souvenir for friends or family as they’re sold all over the country and provide a slice of ancient Greek tradition.

Mati Talisman

Countrywide

The Evil Eye Talisman, called Mati in Greek, is integral to Greek culture and folklore. The Mati eye is considered to protect its user and their family from evil spirits and jealousy. You’ll find it all over the country from souvenir stands to jewellery stores. Prices for a glass Mati charm start at approximately 3 USD.

Ouzo

Countrywide

Popular since the 14th century when Greek monks began to drink the potent substance, Ouzo is an Anise-flavoured, local liquor which can be purchased all over Greece for very cheap! A 7cl bottle of good quality Ouzo starts at about 15 USD.
How to budget
Optional Activities

Delos Island Tour: EUR 50

Quad Biking: EUR 35

Volcano Tour: EUR 20 

Group Dinner: EUR 20-25

How to budget
Daily Personal Spending

The currency in Greece is the Euro. A few examples of approximate prices:

- Crepe: EUR 1.50

- Sandwiches: EUR 2,50 - 3

- A bottle of beer: EUR 3,5

- Muffins: EUR 0,30-2,

- Mid-range restaurant meal: EUR 12-15
How to budget
Shopping

From jewellery and bags to antique and collectors’ stores, Greece offers plenty of treasures for travellers looking for something special.

Whilst on a Greece tour, you’ll encounter many markets and stalls, which present plenty of unique and different items. You will also come across high-end boutique stores and shopping malls, which sell plenty of expensive items and are home to major fashion names.

Accommodation

PRESIDENT HOTEL
Athens
4 Star

Located in the center of Athens and 500 m from Panormou Metro Station, President Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a beautiful rooftop terrace with a swimming pool.

ALEX HOTEL
Mykonos
4 Star

This hotel is centrally located in the Mykonos town, close to all restaurants, taverns and bars and beach of Mykonos, also offers an outdoor swimming pool to it’s guests.

NEW HAROULA HOTEL
Santorini
3 Star

New Haroula hotel is located in the centre of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The hotel offers an outdoor pool the rooms and a balcony overlooking the pool or the bougainvillea garden.

LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
Istanbul
5 Star

Hotel continues its deep meaning that coming from its history which is adjacent to the most important historical monuments of the city, is the only five-star hotel in the region.

KOLIN HOTEL
Canakkale
5 Star

The 5-star hotel in Gallipoli is a perfect place to relax and prepare for the upcoming big tour. The large swimming pool and the delicious open buffet add up to the comfortable rooms they offer.

MARINA HOTEL
Kusadasi
4 Star

This hotel has a seafront location in the Aegean coast, only 250 metres from the beach. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a terrace with panoramic views of the sea and Kusadasi Marina.

HOTEL GREENLAND
Fethiye
4 Star

This hotel is located in heart of pine forest where it’s peaceful, calm. And this hotel has a large swimming pool to offer as well as daily attractions and close to Oludeniz beach.

HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL
Pamukkale
4 Star

This hotel is located in Karahayit regions where is famous with it's mineral hot waters and this hotel offers an absolute relaxation with it’s hot thermal pools & spa center.

AVRASYA HOTEL
Cappadocia
4 Star

This is a very special place in Cappadocia which has been shaped by magic hands of nature. The hotel is in the intersection of the real world and the world of fairies. Also in a very good location.

Accommodation
Athens
PRESIDENT HOTEL
4 Star
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Mykonos
ALEX HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Santorini
NEW HAROULA HOTEL
3 Star
Accommodation
Istanbul
LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
5 Star
Accommodation
Canakkale
KOLIN HOTEL
5 Star
Accommodation
Kusadasi
MARINA HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Fethiye
HOTEL GREENLAND
4 Star
Accommodation
Pamukkale
HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Cappadocia
AVRASYA HOTEL
4 Star

Tour Reviews

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5/5 1 reviews
  • Accomodation 5
  • Transportation 4
  • Value for Money 5
  • Guide 5
  • Overall 5

Gita Astari Alwin

This was my first time visiting Turkey and it has been an amazing experience. My father and I enjoyed the food, the sights, and the various historical spots, natural views and the various activities. I would like to thank our guide Yavuz and our driver Engin for the wonderful tour.

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Get a taste of Ancient history and Island living in Greece. Then visit all the unmissable gems of Turkey on this 17-day adventure from Athens to Istanbul.
  • This tour includes an international flight from Athens to Istanbul and domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul to save on discovery time.
  • Kick-start your adventure in Athens, exploring iconic sites and learning of the ancient myths and legends from the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus and more on a guided Athens city tour.
  • Spend four nights in the Greek Islands – Soaking up plenty of sunshine, seafood and free time to explore the white-wash buildings and quaint towns of Mykonos and Santorini.
  • Enjoy extended 3-night stays in both Istanbul and Fethiye, witness the breath-taking landscapes of Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys and get your swimsuit ready for a day of bathing in the natural, white springs of Pamukkale.
  • Visit the historical heartlands of Turkey, including the shores of Gallipoli and ancient cities of Troy, Pergamum and Ephesus.
  • Get your fix for adrenaline sports with optional extras including hot-air ballooning over Cappadocia, a day trip to Delos Island, quad-biking through Santorini or paragliding over Fethiye’s coastline.
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